Events

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

(Sailing) Midweek Firefly

(Sailing) Midweek Firefly, 5:00 PM

Communication and Persuasion in the Digital Age - Oct 1-2, 2019

Grounded in extensive cognitive research on how we learn and observe, Communication and Persuasion in the Digital Age is a 2-day program designed to help...

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...

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

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...

Innovating in Existing Markets: Reviving Mature Products and Services - Oct 1-2, 2019

There is considerable buzz around disruptive, revolutionary innovation—we’re constantly told we need to do more of it, in every part of our business. But...

MIT Museum

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

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...

Machine Learning: From Data to Decisions (Spanish)

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...

MindHandHeart Innovation Fund

The MindHandHeart Innovation Fund seeks to leverage the enthusiasm and problem-solving skills of the MIT community to find new and inventive ways of...

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,...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
EAPS DLS - Special Lecture - Tapio Schneider (CalTech)

About this Series The EAPS Department Lecture Series sponsors talks given by leading thinkers in the areas of geology, geophysics, geobiology, geochemistry,...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 9:00am to 10:00am
Special Lecture: Climate Symposium

Speaker: Tapio Schneider

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 9:00am to 10:00am
HubWeek presents - Bodies in Space: The Next Generation of Exploration

The first photograph of a black hole, the life of a NASA astronaut candidate, the future of space tourist habitats — Boston scientists have long been at the...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 9:30am to 10:30am
Mens et Manus: Making the Book at MIT 

MIT Libraries’ Distinctive Collections seeks not only to help hold history for all, but also to inspire the new. In Mens et Manus: Making the Book at MIT we...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
 Writing your literature review: a hands-on workshop

Are you writing a literature review for a thesis or an article? Need to find background information and go deep into the literature to find out what has been...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
CBMM Special Seminar: Quantum Computing: Current Approaches and Future Prospects-Jack Hidary

Speaker: Jack Hidary, Alphabet X, formerly Google X Abstract: Jack Hidary will take us through the nascent, but promising field of quantum computing and his...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
New and Expecting Parents at Westgate

Led by MIT parents, "New and Expecting Parents Westgate" is a group for expecting parents or parents with young kids. Ages range from newborn to three years...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 11:00am
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, October 02, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Fangzhou Lu (MIT PhD Student)

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 11:30am to 1:00pm
 
Meridian Singers: Join us for fall rehearsals

Meridian Singers, an a cappella chorus directed by Michael Barrett and open to all in the MIT community, is seeking new members. During our fall season, we...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 11:45am to 1:15pm
Artists Beyond the Desk presents "Sister Act: Amanda & Samantha Casale"

They say “a woman without her sister is like a bird without her voice”. Why not have both? ABD opens its Fall 2019 Season with a performance by vocalist and...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 12:00pm to 12:50pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | List Projects:  Farah Al Qasimi

The MIT List Visual Arts Center presents List Projects: Farah Al Qasimi. In her richly textured photographs, Farah Al Qasimi considers how images inscribe...

Wargaming "War Games": How Likely is Thermonuclear Cyber War?

Jacquelyn Schneider (Stanford University) Security Studies Program Wednesday Seminar In the movie WarGames, a 1980s teenager hacks into a U.S. nuclear...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Improv Your Interview: Preparing for the Unexpected

Increase comfort with unexpected questions and awkward moments in job interviews. Do improv comedy activities in a fun & supportive environment to warm up...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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Geometric Representation Theory Seminar

Yu Zhao (MIT) K-theoretic Hall algebra of a surface and Feigin-Odesskii wheel conditions In this talk, we will discuss the K-theoretic Hall algebra of a...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Weekly Wednesday Meeting: Streetwise and Safe with the MIT Police

We will be joined by Sergeant David J. O’Connor from the MIT Police. Learn more about how the MIT Police keep our campus safe and secure, ask your questions...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Henry L. Pierce Laboratory Seminar Series - Prof. Abe Stroock

Abstract: Plants give life to our planet by pulling critical reagents out of the soil from below (water and micronutrients) and out of the atmosphere from...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
 
Personal Statement Workshop for Graduate School Applications

Are you applying to grad school this fall? Are you still working on your personal statement? If so, come to this active working session. There will be a...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Combinatorics Seminar

SPEAKER: Mozhgan Mirzaei (University of California, San Diego) TITLE: Extremal Configurations in Point-Line Arrangements

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Julia Kovacs (University of Washington): MIT-Harvard Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Title: "Mechanism of Formation of a Reactive Alkyl Thiolate-Ligated Fe(III)-Superoxo Intermediate Derived from Dioxygen"

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
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Housing as History: Columbia Point and Commonwealth

In 1979, after touring public housing sites with deplorable conditions, Massachusetts Superior Court Judge Paul Garrity ordered the Boston Housing Authority...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Refuge at MIT: Worship & Bible Study & Christian Fellowship

Join BSF for our time of REFUGE. Bible Study & prayer in the Christian Fellowship Lounge with snacks at 5:30pm. Enjoying study of God's word with undergrads,...

MIT Energy Club Presents: Muddy MWh

Join the energy community at the Muddy to talk about all things energy over drinks and free pizza. Kick back, relax, and socialize Energy Club style. Muddy...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
MIT Lincoln Laboratory - Company Presentation

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Sumo Logic Tech Talk

Sumo Logic founding VP and MIT alum, Bruno Kurtic, will be visiting campus to speak about 'Solving Real Problems for Real Businesses'. His plan is to talk...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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COURSE - SRI ISOPANISAD

The 108 Upanishads are considered the essence of all the Vedas, and Shri Ishopanishad is foremost among them. Discover the distilled essence of all knowledge...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Catholic Mass

Weeday Mass, Adoration and Confession

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 7:30pm
West Coast Swing lesson and dance

Beginner West Coast swing lesson 7:30-9; open social dancing 9-11:30, with more west coast swing music earlier in the evening, and more east coast / lindy...

Wednesday, October 2, 2019