Events

Thursday, September 20, 2018

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 Colombian Association Welcoming Dinner

To all Colombians, Colombianists and Colombia enthusiasts: come join us for a night of delicious food and great company This is the welcoming event to start...

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...

Instrumental Variable Identification of Dynamic Variance Decompositions

Mikkel Plagborg-Moller (Princeton University), Title TBA

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 4:30am to 6:00pm
Photographic Exhibit: "Surface Tension" by Peter Vanderwarker

From the artist's statement: I had two favorite courses in architecture school: One was titled Materials and Methods: it covered the details of what...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
Endicott House Autumn On-Campus Plant Sale

Autumn Plant Sale featuring outdoor fall plants and indoor house plants. Cash preferred.

Final Doctoral Thesis Defense: Zhibo Zhao

Zhibo Zhao on his final DMSE doctoral thesis defense titled, “Nanoscale Optoelectronic Properties in Traditional and Emerging Materials for Light-Emitting...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 10:00am to 12:00am
Choose to Reuse

First Choose to Reuse of the academic year is in LOBBY 13! Get free stuff as you reduce your impact on the planet by reusing instead of buying new! Drop-off...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
Get Involved: Enter the Digital Universe of Your Tween/Teen

Presenter: Jill Walsh, Ph.D., M.P.A.; Researcher and Lecturer, Boston University It’s no secret that digital technology and social media have an impact on...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Exhibition | List Projects: Delia Gonzalez

Miami-born, Athens-based artist Delia Gonzalez works in drawing, sculpture, music, film, dance, and performance. She draws inspiration from a broad range of...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Displacement Research & Action Network (DRAN) Social

The Displacement Research & Action Network, an initiative of the Program on Human Rights and Justice at MIT, is a global network on displacement and land...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
"The Genetic Intractability Barrier Of Bacteria - And How To Overcome It"

Christopher Johnston, The Forsyth Institute & Harvard School of Dental Medicine for the The Parsons Lab Microbial Systems Seminar Series @MIT

Thursday, September 20, 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, September 20, 2018 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Tableau – Visualization Workshop

Are you looking for an opportunity to practice creating some Tableau charts and dashboards? Are you looking for different ways to display your data? Are you...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Overcoming Stereotypes in Interviewing and Industry

Hear from industry professionals on how to navigate stereotypes during the interview process and throughout your career. You’ll learn strategies you can...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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“Improving Management with Individual and Group-Based Consulting: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Colombia” (w/ L. Iacovone & W. Maloney)

David McKenzie (World Bank)

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
 
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, September 20, 2018 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
MIT Press Essential Knowledge Book Launch

Please join us Thursday, September 20th at 3 p.m. in E18-304 for a presentation by Howard Herzog, Senior Research Engineer at the MIT Energy Initiative, on...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 3:00pm
Biological Engineering Seminar

Mikhail Shapiro, California Institute of Technology Talking to Cells: Biomolecular Engineering for Non-Invasive Imaging and Control of Cellular...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Henry L. Pierce Laboratory Seminar Series - Prof. Olga Fink

Deep Learning for Fault Detection and Isolation in Complex Industrial Assets Abstract: The amount of measured and collected condition monitoring data for...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
 
Organic Chemistry Seminar: Daniel Gryko (Institute of Organic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences)

Lecture title: TBA Gryko website: http://ww2.icho.edu.pl/DTG_group/ For more information, contact Shannon Wagner (wagners@mit.edu)

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Persuasion Meets Delegation

Anton Kolotilin (UNSW Business School)

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
 
Should We Model X in High-Dimensional Inference?

Lucas JansonAssistant ProfessorHarvard University Abstract: For answering questions about the relationship between a response variable Y and a set of...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
"Angles" Showcase

Join us for the fourth annual Angles showcase, a celebration of MIT student authors. Published by the Comparative Media Studies/Writing program, Angles...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
D.E. Shaw Information session

Representatives from D.E. Shaw will be on campus hosting an informaiton session to discuss career opportunities and answer questions about the company.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
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Thomas Allen Harris: “Collective Wisdom” Keynote

== Organized by the MIT Open Documentary Lab == Thomas Allen Harris is a critically acclaimed, interdisciplinary artist who explores conceptions of family,...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:50pm
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, September 20, 2018 at 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Cartooning Workshop Series

This workshop will cover the creation of short format comics- 1 to 2 pages. Each course will help you improve your drawing and storytelling abilities and...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
MIT System Design & 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...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Simple Person's Applied Math Seminar  (SPAMS)

SPEAKER: Boya Song (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) TITLE: Three-dimentional order and structure in growing biofilms ABSTRACT: *V. cholerae*...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Synaptic Stories

Join us for a night of storytelling as we delve into the deepest realms of the mind, wade through our internal wiring, and discover what makes us unique....

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:30pm
authors@MIT: Mark Stuart Day, Bits to Bitcoin

Join the MIT Bookstore in welcoming Mark Stuart Day to discuss his book, Bits to Bitcoin: How Our Digital Stuff Works. In Bits to Bitcoin, Mark Stuart Day...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
MIT Energy Club Kickoff!

Get involved with the largest club on campus and learn about the different resources available to energy-interested students. Talk one-on-one with students...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
PROFS PROFESSING PUBLICLY: Embracing a Religious Identity in Academia

Hear from some notable MIT faculty members about how they have navigated being religious while achieving a successful career in the top levels of academia....

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:30pm
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The Science and the Engineering of Intelligence

IEEE Computer, EMBS & GRSS Societies and GBC/ACM 7:00 PM, Thursday, 20 September 2018 MIT Room 32-G449 (Kiva) This talk will be webcast on the MIT CSAIL...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Thursday, September 20, 2018