Events

Thursday, January 31, 2019

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...

Leadership & Innovation for Technology Professionals

Effective leadership can help companies innovate more effectively. Learn how to be a leader who inspires innovation and creativity in your team with the new...

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...

Parsing the Universe:  Paintings by Jane Goldman

Parsing the Universe, 2019 Center for Theoretical Physics, MIT, Cambridge, MA Artist Statement I am fascinated by technologies that extend human vision,...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
# HOW TO HANDLE NEGATIVITY

Life can be disheartening. Things go wrong, people do wrong, we ourselves do wrong. Our best-laid-plans can be wrecked by one massive upheaval or thwarted by...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 10:00am to 11:00am
The Future of Social Security

Peter Diamond (MIT)

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 10:30am to 12:00pm
 
Meditation in the MIT Chapel

Meditation is the practice of cultivating our minds. This is done through letting go of negative states of mind, cultivating positive states of mind, and...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 11:00am to 11:45am
The CSHub in Retrospective and Perspective: Role of Molecular Modeling and Simulations

In this webinar, we share personal observations and commentaries on how the Concrete Sustainability Hub has evolved as an academic-industrial alliance at...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 11:00am
 
Working After Graduation: Immigration Concerns

Boston Immigration Attorney Visit Iandoli Desai & Cronin P.C., Boston Law Firm, specializing in immigration, will present a seminar focusing on rules...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:30pm
 
Civility & Respect Meeting

Civility and Respect gathers on a Friday toward the end of each month at noon in Building 2 to hold an open and honest discussion open to all support staff,...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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MIT List Visual Arts Center | List Projects: Mary Helena Clark

Mary Helena Clark (b 1983, Santee, South Carolina) works in film, video, and installation, manipulating traditional narrative conventions in cinema to render...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
A Sampling of Careers in Science

Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry -- Abraham Weintraub, Scientist, Cedilla Therapeutics Alla Sigova, Scientist, Camp4 Robert Ihry, Investigator,...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
MINITAB Statistical Software: Experimental Designs for Robust Product/Process Optimization

MINITAB is a powerful statistical software for process optimization and research enhancement. It provides Zero-Defects and optimum yield for product and...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Wayfair Site Visit

Wayfair is solving complex business problems through the newest and most innovative software in e-commerce. They leverage open source technology to create...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 1:00pm to 2:30am
getfit Tunnel Walk

Want to get exercise on your lunch break but don't want to go outside? Join the tunnel walk for a brisk 45-minute walk led by a volunteer through MIT's...

Career Connect Consultations

**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, January 31, 2019 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Data Visualization: Introduction to Tools and Principles

This introductory session will provide an overview of concepts and tools for visualizing data. Attendees will be introduced to web-based, open-source tools...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Discotheque Music and Technology

The disk jockey - selector, crate digger, musical host, turntablist. This seminar looks at the evolution of music, technologies, and practices of the modern...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Organic Chemistry Seminar: Andy McNally, Colorado State University

Lecture title: Selective Functionalization of Pyridines, Diazines and Pharmaceuticals via Heterocyclic Phosphonium Salts McNally bio:...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Data Management for Postdocs and Research Scientists

Are you creating or managing research data? This hands-on workshop will provide an overview of data management topics, including file organization and...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
 Digital audio recording basics for non-experts

Want to make your own podcast, or record yourself playing the piano, but feel intimidated by all of the menus, dials and knobs on digital audio equipment, or...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Bridging the Bi-Partisan Divide: A Hands-On Workshop Towards Depolarization

Research and personal experience show that polarization is increasing in the United States. The great challenge is to encourage people to move from a...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 5:00pm
Bridging the Bi-Partisan Divide: A Hands-On Workshop Towards Depolarization

Thursday, January 31, 5:00 - 8:30P, MIT Room 66-160 Both research and personal experience show that polarization is increasing in the United States. This...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 5:00pm to 9:00pm
How to write an SOP (aka the Standard Operating Procedure)

Have you ever been asked to write an SOP and have you gone “an-S-O-what?”? Well, we are going to get together and sort it out: What exactly is an SOP?How...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Law Panel featuring Wolf Greenfield

Have you considered going to law school? Are you interested in learning more about career paths in Intellectual Property? Curious about how a PhD can be...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
MIT Science Policy Initiative IAP Social

On Thursday, January 31, MIT Science Policy Initiative will be holding its annual IAP Social. Please join them between 6:30 and 8:00 pm at the R&D Pub...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Reason for God (Free dinner and lecture + Q & A)

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday night during IAP to explore questions and objections to belief in God and Christianity! FREE DINNER! Reason for God is...

MIT Outing Club: Winter School Lecture Series

Do you enjoy being outdoors but don't know what to do when the temperature drops? Do you live for summer but suffer in winter? Are you cooped up from...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Thursday, January 31, 2019