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...

Community Wellness Classes: Registration Now Open!

Community Wellness offers a wide range of classes on a number of topics to help improve the quality of life for members of the MIT community. Classes are...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00am
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
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
 Sack Lunch Seminar (SLS) Series: Arnaud Czaja (Imperial College London)

Simulating midlatitude circulation changes: what might we gain from high resolution modelling of air-sea interactions? An important strategic question for...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
 Sack Lunch Seminar (SLS) Series: Arnaud Czaja (Imperial College London)

Simulating midlatitude circulation changes: what might we gain from high resolution modelling of air-sea interactions? An important strategic question for...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
 Sack Lunch Seminar (SLS) Series: Muge Komurcu (MIT)

About this SeriesThe Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Sack Lunch Seminar Series is an informal seminar series within PAOC that focuses on more specialized...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 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

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

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 On New Year’s Day 2019, the New Horizons spacecraft flew past 2014 MU69, a small primitive object located 43 AU...

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
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...

New Engel on Measuring Price Indices and Welfare

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
 
Weekly Wednesday Meeting

Every week we invite speakers from MIT, the community, or our group to share their expertise; we visit interesting places in Boston; or we socialize around...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 3:00pm to 12:00am
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
(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
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Valentin Haddad (UCLA Anderson)

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
 
MIT-Harvard Inorganic Chemistry Seminar: Dr. Stosh Kozimor (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
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S. Donald Sussman Fellowship Award Fireside Chat 1: Mathematics

Join us for a fireside chat with James Simons and Tomasz Mrowka, Professor of Mathematics. This is the first installment of the S. Donald Award Lectures by...

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
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
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

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
 
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