Events

Thursday, December 6, 2018

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...

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...

Performance & Design Week

A week-long exhibition of theater arts student work. Free and open to the public Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm. design work by students in 21M.601 Drawing...

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
MIT China Forum:  China's Universities in Perspective

Yingyi Qian Professor of Economics, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University. Distinguished Professor of Arts, Humanities and Social...

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 11:30am to 1:00pm
MIT Distinguished Seminar Series in Computational Science and Engineering

Making Sparse Fast Saman Amarasinghe Professor and Associate Department Head, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Massachusetts...

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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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, December 06, 2018 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
CANCELLED - "Strain-level variation in the microbiome of the female genital tract"

Matt Hayward, The Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard for the The Parsons Lab Microbial Systems Seminar Series @MIT This event has been cancelled -...

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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, December 06, 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, December 06, 2018 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
“Competing for the Quiet Life: A Theory of Market and Ownership Structure” (w/ P. Legros & Z. Udvari)

Andy Newman (BU)

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
 
xTalk with Prof. Emanuel "Ely" Sachs

Speaking on: "Guided Discovery as a Teaching Method" The term “Guided Discovery” refers to a teaching and learning environment where students are actively...

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Complementary Information and Learning Traps

Annie Liang (University Pennsylvania)

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
 
Brandeis Harvard MIT Northeastern Mathematics Colloquium

Wilfrid Gangbo (UCLA) Title: “Laplacian operators and Brownian motions on the infinite symmetric product of ℝd” Abstract: Consider the heat equation t un =...

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Dolores film

Film "Dolores" followed by a Q&A with Roxana Rivera from SEIU. 4-370Thurs Dec 6thPizza at 5pmFilm at 5:30pmSponsored by WGS + SA+P About the film: ...

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 5:00pm to 8:30pm
Evaluating the Relationship Between MIT and the Saudi Monarchy

Please join us for this substantive forum that will explore ethical questions and potential conflicts of interest generated by the recent agreements between...

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Evaluating the Relationship Between MIT and the Saudi Monarchy

Please join us for this substantive forum that will explore ethical questions and potential conflicts of interest generated by the recent agreements between...

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 5:15pm to 6:30pm
LBGTQ Spirituality & Faith Series: In Conversation with Yiscah Smith

Join us for dinner and conversation as we continue our series exploring multiple aspects of identity in a variety of religious and spiritual traditions. Hear...

Thursday, December 06, 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, December 06, 2018 at 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Building a Better Internet: David D. Clark and Josephine Wolff

Join the MIT Press Bookstore in welcoming David D. Clark and Josephine Wolff to discuss their new books: David D. Clark’s Designing an Internet and Josephine...

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Simple Person's Applied Mathematics Seminar  (SPAMS)

SPEAKER: Haihao Lu (MIT) TITLE: Gradient Boosting Machines: New Insights, Algorithms, and Improved Complexity ABTRACT: The gradient boosting machine...

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Addiction: Facing the Opioid Epidemic in Massachusetts

Join us for an important discussion on the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history. In partnership with WGBH, the Museum is proud to offer a free, special...

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
"Design a New Internship Program" Dinner with the PKG Center

Help Design a New Paid Internship Program (dinner will be provided) Join us for an informal dinner and help us design a new paid undergraduate internship...

Securing a World of Physically Capable Computers

IEEE Computer Society and GBC/ACM 7:00 PM, Thursday, 6 December 2018 MIT Room 32-G449 (Kiva) This talk will be webcast on the MIT CSAIL Youtube channel...

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 7:00pm
(Men's Basketball) MIT at Salem State University

(Men's Basketball) MIT at Salem State University

Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 7:30pm
 
HSA Christmas Party

Join us for our annual legendary dance party to celebrate the end of the semester and the upcoming holidays! Our fiesta will feature: - 4 hours of dancing...

Thursday, December 6, 2018