Events

Thursday, November 29, 2018

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...

Digital Transformation: from AI and IoT to Cloud, Blockchain and Cybersecurity

In a rapidly expanding digital marketplace, legacy companies without a clear digital transformation strategy are being left behind. How can we stay on top of...

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 Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal; Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the MIT Center for Advanced Visual...

Machine Learning: From Data to Decisions

It’s a common challenge for decision makers: how do we make optimal choices with so many unknown variables? It turns out that business insights come from...

Assemblies and Nature

Artists Neil Gaikwad and Isabel Moya Camacho show the contrast between the synthetic and the organic, from a nature-inspired design to a design-inspired...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 9:00am
CSHub Webinar: Development of a Rapid and Reliable Test Method to Better Predict ASR in Job Mixtures

Alkali-silica reaction (ASR) is second to corrosion as the leading cause of the premature deterioration of concrete structures in North America. This webinar...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 11:00am
Webex  
Spring Sustainability Showcase

Interested in learning about courses in sustainability at MIT? Or interested in pursuing the Sustainability Certificate at MIT Sloan? Join the Sustainability...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 11:45am to 12:45pm
Choosing Quality Senior Care

Presenter – MIT Work-Life Center Staff These monthly introductory discussions are designed specifically for those who are currently caring for an aging...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Civility & Respect Meeting

Civility and Respect gathers on the last Thursday of each month at noon in 2-142 to hold an open and honest discussion open to all support staff, staff, and...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
2-142  
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...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
"Bacterial pathogens hijack host machinery to promote cell-to-cell spread"

Becky Lamason, MIT for the The Parsons Lab Microbial Systems Seminar Series @MIT

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Career Connect Consultation

**Please sign up in advance for a 30 minute appointment here: https://careerconnect.youcanbook.me/ ** This consult is reserved solely for the spouses and...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
MIT D-Lab Tour

Visit MIT D-Lab and learn about how we work with people around the world to develop and advance collaborative approaches and practical solutions to global...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Winterfest 2018

TODAY! President Rafael Reif and Mrs. Christine Reif invite the MIT community to Winterfest 2018! Join your friends and colleagues for refreshments and a...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Biological Engineering Seminar

Paul Blainey, MIT Integrating Optics, Microfluidics, and Genomics to Understand How Genes and Cells Work Hosted by Douglas A. Lauffenburger For more...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
MIT Colloquium on the Brain and Cognition with Tamar Makin, Ph.D.

The neural fingerprints of a missing hand: from phantoms to artificial limbs Tamar Makin, Ph.D. Following arm-amputation, brain areas that previously...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
“Heterogeneous Globalization: Offshoring and Reorganization” (w/ A. Bernard, V. Smeets, and F. Warzynski)

Teresa Fort (Dartmouth) **OE Seminar joins Intl. Seminar @ 4:00 in E62-550**

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
 
Artificial Intelligence for Structural Estimation

Elena Manresa (NYU)

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
IdentityX Series Abroad: The LGBTQ+ Experience Abroad - Being Out in the World

Open to MIT students of all sexual orientations and genders, this session is an opportunity for queer-identified students to share their experiences of...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Program on Political Economy

Nancy Qian (Northwestern University)

Composer Forum Series: Yi Yiing Chen

Apollo and Dionysus Taiwanese composer, pianist and music educator Yi Yiing Chen’s music has been described as “very different, showing the composer’s...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5:00pm
Composer Forum Series: Yi Yiing Chen

Apollo and Dionysus Taiwanese composer, pianist and music educator Yi Yiing Chen’s music has been described as “very different, showing the composer’s...

The Language of Civic Life: Past to Present

When everyday citizens interact about politics today, they often do so (1) anonymously and (2) in digital space, which results in a kind of aggressive chaos....

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dept EECS-MISTI Go Global Open House Info Session

EECS Students: Come learn about summer 2019 global internship opportunities through MISTI! 278 EECS students (undergrads and grads) went abroad through...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Om Under the Dome

To help you stay grounded and balanced, the MIT Libraries host 30-minute silent meditations in the Barker Reading Room. Sessions are held every Monday at...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Brazilian Zouk Workshop & Social

Come learn the fundamentals of Brazilian Zouk (Latin partner dance)! One hour social to follow. Jonathan (DUSP-MIT) and Dana (ISO, International Students...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Essential Knowledge Series

Join us at the MIT Press Bookstore for a discussion among three authors of The MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series. The MIT Press Essential Knowledge...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Graduate Student Art Talk | “Always already confined”: Tony Conrad's Politics of Roleplay and Improvisation

Take a look at the List Center’s exhibitions from a new perspective. Join Walker Downey of the History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture and Art...

Screening & Conversation: Hira Nabi, "Gadani: Mazdoor, Jahaz, aur Machli"

MIT Department of Architecture Fall 2018 Lecture Series Organized by Rosalyne Shieh, Marion Mahony Emerging Practitioner Fellow, MIT Department of...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
(Men's Basketball) Pine Manor vs. MIT

(Men's Basketball) Pine Manor vs. MIT

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 7:00pm
 
MITaly Italian Dessert Tour (Giro dei Dolci)

The Dessert Tour of Italy (aka Giro dei Dolci) is our biggest event of the year. It’s goal is to let the MIT community experience the immense diversity of...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Thursday, November 29, 2018