Events

Thursday, February 28, 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,...

Thursday, February 28, 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,...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:00am
Catching FIRE: Developing a First-Year Innovation & Research Experience

The next presentation in the TLL Speaker Series will feature Dr. Patrick Killion, Director of Discovery-Based Learning and Founding Director of First-Year...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fix My Road: What Can YOU Do (With Your Smartphone) to Make OUR Infrastructure Great Again While Addressing Climate Change?

In this webinar, we propose a new, crowdsourced way to assess the state of infrastructure. Using acceleration data from a smartphone mounted inside of a...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 11:00am
 
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, February 28, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Forced from Home: Displacement Assessment in Boston Chinatown

At a time of increasing displacement, gentrification and insecure housing, this event marks the release of the first report from MIT DRAN on the displacement...

Thursday, February 28, 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...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
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...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
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...

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, February 28, 2019 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Thesis Defense: Lauren Cote

Reddien Lab I "The instructive roles of muscle cells in planarian regeneration”

 "Rational Expectations, Stable Beliefs, and Stable Matching"

Qingmin Liu, Columbia University

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Biological Engineering Seminar

Amanda Martinot, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center From A to Z: Animal Models and Adenoviral Vectors for TB and Zika Vaccine Development Host: Douglas...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 4:00pm
Climate conversation: Setting the DUSP research agenda

In October of 2018 the IPCC released a special report on the potential to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels in response...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 4:00pm
Development and Applications of New Synthetic Strategies for Polymer Science

SPECIAL TIME[this seminar only]: 4:00 PM (3:30 refreshments---IN BUILDING 18 LOBBY)/SEMINAR IN ROOM: 6-120 Prof. Brett P. Fors, Department of Chemistry and...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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MIT Colloquium on the Brain and Cognition featuring Venkatesh Murthy, PhD

Lessons from the olfactory system Animals sense the chemical world to guide their behaviors. Fluctuating mixtures of odorants, often transported in fluid...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sigma-Aldrich Lecture in Organic Chemistry: Brett P. Fors, Cornell University

Lecture title: Development and Applications of New Synthetic Strategies for Polymer Science Fors website: http://fors.chem.cornell.edu/brett-p-fors/ For...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Starr Forum: Abolish ICE?

Please Note: This event will now start at 4:00pm, 30-minutes earlier than previously advertised. Experts discuss US immigration policies Main speaker:...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Deep Neural Networks for Estimation and Inference:  Application to Causal Effects and Other Semiparametric Estimands

Max Farrell (U Chicago Booth School of Business)

Simple Person's Applied Mathematics Seminar  (SPAMS)

SPEAKER: Ashwin Narayan (MIT) TITLE: Improving visualization algorithms for high dimensional datasets ABSTRACT: Exploratory analyses of large,...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Simple Person's Applied Mathematics Seminar (SPAMS)

SPEAKER: Ashwin Narayan (MIT) TITLE: Improving visualization algorithms for high dimensional datasets ABSTRACT: Exploratory analyses of large,...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
 
Urban China Workshops - MIT China Future City Lab

The MIT China Future City Lab brings academia, government, entrepreneurs, and industrial partners together to address complex problems of urbanization in...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:15pm
February School Closing Reception

A reception to celebrate the closing of February School 2019.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Thursday, February 28, 2019