Events

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Annual Radio Fundraiser for WMBR!

WMBR 88.1FM, MIT's campus FM radio station, kicks off its annual fundraising drive on Thursday, November 8. Join us for an entire week of exciting...

Come Fly Away: Images of Flight from the Vail Rare Book Collection

Featuring selections from the extensive Vail Rare Book Collection and Vail Collection of Aeronautical Prints, Broadsides and Clippings, Come Fly Away is a...

Joan Jonas: Sources and Methods

Joan Jonas: Sources and Methods Joan Jonas describes her artistic methods in forthright terms. She recorded her own voice speaking poetry and prose and bits...

MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology; Lighter, Stronger, Faster: The Herreshoff Legacy; Gestural Engineering:...

2018 MIT Research and Development Conference

What’s hot at MIT? What new technologies are being tested that might impact your industry? How can you keep up with innovation from across the Institute? The...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:30am to 5:00pm
The Truth Is the Whole: Essays in Honor of Richard Levins

We are pleased to invite you to a book launch: The Truth is the Whole: Essays in Honor of Richard Levins, in partnership with the Boston chapter of Science...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:30am
Nature

MIT Media Lab Phd Neil Gaikwad and Isabel Moya Camacho have been invited to participate in a solo exhibition in Fall 2018 at the Wiesner Gallery. Arts at MIT...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 9:00am
DMSE Senior Internship / Thesis Presentations

The DMSE Senior Internship and Thesis Presentations is happening today!! Come by The Chipman Room, 6-104 to see what the Seniors of Course 3 have been up to!

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 9:30am to 3:30pm
Expecting and New Parents Group at Westgate

Led by MIT mom Colleen, this is a weekly group for parents-to-be and parents of infants to crawlers to share information and support each other. For more...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Newcomers Office Hour

Are you new to MIT and MIT Spouses & Partners Connect? Want to learn about how to participate in our meetings and groups? Have questions about childcare,...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
 Group Advising: Explore Prehealth

Would you like to explore a career in healthcare/medicine? Not sure where to start? Grab your lunch and drop by this group advising session where you can ask...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
EAPS Sack Lunch Seminar (SLS) Series: Elizabeth Sibert (Harvard)

A history from the bottom of the sea: Fish, Microfossils, Marine Ecosystems, and Global Change Short Abstract: Ray-finned fishes are the most diverse group...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective

Throughout his six-decade career, Tony Conrad (American, 1940–2016) forged his own path through numerous artistic movements, from Fluxus to the Pictures...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Paying For College: Knowing The Options

Presenter: Jeanne Mahan, M.A.; Senior Manager, College Finance, College Coach While students are working diligently to get into college, parents are facing...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Russia's Use of Semi-State Security Forces Abroad

SSP Wednesday Seminar Kimberly Marten (Columbia University)

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
xTalk with Willem van Valkenburg

Speaking on: the "Impact of Online Education on Campus Education" In September 2013 the first TU Delft MOOC started. Five years later Willem van...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Negotiating Job Offers

This workshop will examine the many variables that exist during the evaluation and negotiation process of job offers. How do you know if this job is right...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Urban food security in the age of vulnerability: The Singapore story

Join visiting scholar Md. Saidul Islam from Nanyang Technological University Singapore for the second event in his guest lecture series. As the world's...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Weekly Wednesday Meeting: Thanksgiving Tasting

Join our annual Thanksgiving tasting. Sample the turkey and traditional side dishes of this American holiday. Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what we...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
EAPS Department Lecture Series - Whitney Behr (ETH Zurich)

Constraints from exhumed rocks on the mechanical behavior of the deep subduction interface Host: Matej Pec About this Series Weekly talks given by...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 4:00pm
Geometric Analysis Seminar

Joaquín Pérez (University of Granada) Title: "The embedded Calabi-Yau conjecture for embedded minimal surfaces of finite genus" Abstract: We will explain...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 4:00pm
Henry L. Pierce Laboratory Seminar Series with Prof. Satish Nagarajaiah

Sparse Structural System Identification and Strain Sensing - New Developments Abstract: This seminar addresses the important problems of sparse system...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Pledge-and-Review Bargaining: From Kyoto to Paris

Bard Harstad (University of Oslo). Economics Department-wide Seminar.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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Anthony DeFusco (Northwestern University)

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Combinatorics Seminar

SPEAKER: Mathias Schacht (Hamburg & Yale) TITLE: Powers of Hamiltonian cycles in randomly augmented graphs ABSTRACT: Powers of Hamiltonian cycles in...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
2018 Tsukimi Festival

Come enjoy authentic Japanese foods (Sushi, Donburi), trying on traditional Japnese clothes (Kimono), tea ceremony, band performance including Japanese anime...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Advanced Music Performance Jazz Recital

This one hour recital will feature original composition by the Jazz AMP students. Peter Godart (piano), Talia Khan (voice), Ini Oguntola (clarinet), Alan...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 5:00pm
Grand Strategy, Security, and Statecraft Speaker Series

Charles A. Kupchan is Professor of International Affairs in the School of Foreign Service and Government Department at Georgetown University, and Senior...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
MIT Reads community discussion: "Dawn," by Octavia Butler

The MIT Libraries invites you to join a discussion of the MIT Reads fall selection: Octavia Butler's Dawn, chosen in partnership with the Black Students'...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
FEW Seminar: Self Defense for You & Your Money

Financial Self-Defense Phishing, Ransomware, Identity Theft, Data Breaches….the list of cyber security attacks and threats against our financial and digital...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
 Exploring New Worlds: An Odyssey to Humanity 2.0

Our species is facing an ever-growing series of large-scale challenges from global malnutrition to climate change, endangered species, political upheavals,...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Koru Mindfulness - for students only

Open your mind and manage your stress! Koru is a four-week introduction to the practice of Mindfulness. Koru has been proven to help participants decrease...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:15pm
MIT System Design and Management Info Evening

Please join us at MIT for an information session on MIT’s System Design and Management (SDM) program, which offers a master’s degree in engineering and...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Thresholds Journal: SCATTER!

Please join MIT Bookstore in partnership with the Department of Architecture for a discussion of Thresholds 46: SCATTER!. Thresholds is the annual...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Life - A Vedic Perspective

Origins Club first meeting for this fall - An introduction to spirituality and life from the Vedic Perspective.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Sagan Day: Great Old Ones -- What the Most Ancient Stars Can Tell Us about the Early Universe

"The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:15pm to 9:00pm
Gold Mass for Scientists

On the Feast of Albert the Great, patron saint of scientists, Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, O.P. (PhD '96) will celebrate a special Mass for Scientists. Reception...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:30pm
Gold Mass for Scientists

On the Feast of Albert the Great, patron saint of scientists, Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, O.P. (PhD '96) will celebrate a special Mass for Scientists.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:30pm to 8:15pm

Wednesday, November 14, 2018