Events

Wednesday, February 27, 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...

February School 2019

Below are the events currently scheduled for February School 2019. Most workshops have limited places. To sign up for a workshop event, please email...

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...

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, February 27, 2019 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
Hans Tursack | Pietro Belluschi Fellowship Exhibition

MIT Department of Architecture Keller Gallery, Room 7-408 On view February 13 - March 2, 2019 Hans Tursack is a designer and artist from Philadelphia,...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 9:00am
Affect & Decision-Making in Health and Disease

Speaker: Tali Sharot, PhD; University College London Abstract: The ability to use information to adaptively guide behavior is central to intelligence. My...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 10:00am to 11:15am
February School 2019: Gardening Workshop

Gardening Workshop Laura Knott Wiesner Gallery (W20-209) February 27th, 10am-1pm It may seem that gardeners are growing tomatoes, or zucchini, or pumpkins,...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Expecting and New Parents group

Led by MIT mom Colleen, this is a weekly group for parents-to-be and parents of infants to crawlers to share information and support each other. For more...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Newcomer 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, February 27, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Book Discussion

The MIT Women's League's book group meets monthly over lunch hour on campus throughout the academic year to talk about works of fiction, biography, and...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 11:30am to 1:00pm
East Campus New Parent Support Group

This is a peer-led monthly group for new parents to share information and support each other. Free and no registration required. Just drop in! You're...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Kapwani Kiwanga: Safe Passage

Kapwani Kiwanga (b 1978, Hamilton, Canada) is a Paris-based artist who traces historical narratives, excavating and considering the global impact of...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Kathleen Ryan: Cultivator

New York-based Kathleen Ryan’s work in sculpture is distinguished by her virtuosic grasp of materials, ranging from poured concrete, cast iron, carved...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Triadic Coercion: Israel's Targeting of States that Host Nonstate Actors

SSP Wednesday Seminar Series Boaz Atzili (American University) SUMMARY "Triadic coercion," is a situation in which one state targets another state for...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
getfit Tunnel Walk

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

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:10pm to 12:55pm
 PICS Seminar: Cathy Olkin (Southwest Research Institute)

Exploring the Kuiper Belt with New Horizons The New Horizons spacecraft was developed to carry out an initial reconnaissance of Pluto and the Kuiper Belt....

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Public Program | Sketch Session: Hidden Life of Inanimate Objects

Join the List Visual Arts Center in gallery sketching inspired by Kathleen Ryan. Take a closer look at Kathleen Ryan’s sculptures through guided looking and...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:30pm
Faculty Forum Online: A New Low-Cost Method for High-Precision Radiation Therapy

A Physics World’s top 10 breakthrough of 2018. Eric Ford ’92, a professor at the University of Washington Medical Center, was recently named in Physics...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 1:00pm to 1:45pm
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...

February School 2019: Ecosystem, The Sentence Verses the Line and the Line Verses the Sentence

Ecosystem: The Sentence Verses the Line and the Line Verses the Sentence Kevin McLellan Wiesner Gallery (W20-209) February 27th, 2-4pm We must consider that...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
A New Engel on Price Index and Welfare Estimation

David Atkin (MIT)

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2:45pm to 4:00pm
(Men's Lacrosse) MIT at Lasell College

(Men's Lacrosse) MIT at Lasell College

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 3:00pm
 
Geometric Analysis

Camillo De Lellis (IAS Princeton) Title: “The oriented Plateau problem and a question of Almgren” Abstract: The theory of integral currents allows to solve...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Weekly Meeting: Conversation Cafe

You are invited to join our annual Conversation Café. We will be discussing the spaces we spend our days in – from our neighborhoods to the MIT campus and to...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Quantifying the Competitive Adsorption Between Biomacromolecules and Surfactants at the Air/Water Interface

Seminar 3:30 PM Refreshments 3:00 PM Prof. Raymond Tu, Department of Chemical Engineering, City College of NY, CUNY

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 3:30pm to 4:45pm
"Efficient Bubbles?"

Valentin Haddad (UCLA Anderson)

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
 
(Women's Lacrosse) Keene State College vs. MIT

(Women's Lacrosse) Keene State College vs. MIT

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 4:00pm
 
Eloranta Summer Research Fellowship Info Session

Come learn about the Peter J. Eloranta Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships. Awarded each spring to MIT undergraduates who have submitted proposals to...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Henry L. Pierce Laboratory Seminar Series - Prof. J.N. Reddy

On Locking-Free Shell Finite Elements Abstract: In this lecture, shell finite elements based on seven-parameter and twelve-parameter shell theories for...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Combinatorics Seminar

SPEAKER: Asaf Shapira (Tel Aviv University) TITLE: The removal lemma against an unknown distribution ABSTRACT: The removal lemma, in its most...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
MIT-Harvard Inorganic Chemistry Seminar: Dr. Stosh Kozimor (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Title: TBA

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
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Wed...4:30pm  Fireside Chat with Dr. James Simons  (Prof. Tomasz Mrowka Moderator): Math, Money, and Making a Difference

The S. Donald Sussman Fellowship Fireside Chat Series (in three parts): celebrating the exceptional career of Dr. James Simons (SB '58). Part 1:...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
ACTUALITY AND REALITY IN THE AR/VR WORLD: Perspective from a Zen Buddhist Priest

Rev. Takafumi Zenryu Kawakami travels the world giving talks about the zen & mindfulness, and how these practices can help improve our everyday lives. His...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Get Connected: Energy Peer Mentorship

Are you an MIT student who's starting a new internship or job this summer? Nervous about starting at a new company or in a new field? Not sure what to...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
What Should Cities Do?

Avoiding the impacts from global warming by 1.5 degrees Celsius, as outlined in the 2018 IPCC special report, would require shifts on a global scale similar...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
“The Good Stuff”: The Intersections of Work, Leisure, and Relational Bonding on Tumblr and Patreon

Although the Pokémon GO phenomenon of 2016 has waned, the economies of internet fame and content production remains robust. Drawing from their dissertation,...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
 Energy Storage: New Business Models Fuel Rapid Growth

There’s Room for Start-ups Energy storage has always been a part of the power system, but mainly at the edges - think uninterruptible power system storage,...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:30pm to 8:30pm
MIT Ventureships Pitch Night

At our Startup Pitch event, we invite students interested in entrepreneurship (from any course background!) to join us and hear the exciting pitches from our...

Wednesday, February 27, 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 Lincoln Laboratory - Company Presentation

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Warburg Pincus LLC - Company Presentation

Warburg Pincus LLC is a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing. The firm has more than $47 billion in private equity assets under...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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(Men's Volleyball) Emmanuel College vs. MIT

(Men's Volleyball) Emmanuel College vs. MIT

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00pm
 
Hayden Renovation Community Workshop - POSTPONED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED to MARCH 6, 7-9pm Please see this event listing for the rescheduled workshop. This is your chance to hack the library -- help...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Bread and Bones: Swing dance with live band

Join the MIT Lindy Hop Society for a night of swing dancing to the tunes of Amy Kucharik & Tiger Moan! Swing dance lesson 7:30-9 pm, open social dancing...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:30pm to 11:30pm
Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:30pm to 8:15pm

Wednesday, February 27, 2019