Events

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Irrawaddy River: People, Landscapes & Boats

The Irrawaddy River is the major waterway and largest river in Myanmar. It flows from north to south and it is used by Burmese people daily to take baths, do...

Vermeer Through a New Lens

This exhibition is by Boston-based writer and artist and 2007 MIT alumni Will Dowd. These thirteen prints use the paintings of Vermeer—those paragons of...

Accelerate beyond your wildest dreams!

MIT's Accelerate Competition applications are now OPEN! Accelerate helps early-stage teams build out their ideas with the support of industry experts and...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 1:00am to 12:00pm
Envisioning Hayden Library

With a renovation of Charles Hayden Memorial Library, the MIT Libraries aim to create physical spaces that reflect the library of the future — one that is...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
GIS Level 1: Introduction to GIS & Mapping

Learn the basics of visualizing geographic information and creating your own maps in a Geographic Information System (GIS). We will introduce open source and...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 10:00am to 12:30pm
Secret Belgian Binding

Learn the non-adhesive sewn bookbinding style known as Secret Belgian binding using colorful boards, papers, and thread. Materials will be provided. We will...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
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, January 08, 2020 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fiber Crafts Group

The Fiber Crafts Group invites you to join them as you start a new handwork project or finish an old one. The casual environment lends itself perfectly to...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | List Projects 20: Becca Albee

Becca Albee (born Portland, ME) is a Brooklyn-based artist whose photo-based installations often emerge from her encounters with historical materials,...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
getfit 2020 Kick Off Event

Staff from getfit will be available to answer your questions and provide information about local fitness options. You’ll also have the chance to win door...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Meditation for Your Wellbeing

Second Wednesday of the month, 12:10pm - 12:40pmCommunity Wellness at MIT Medical offers drop-in meditation and relaxation sessions. Sit back and relax - no...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 12:10pm to 12:40pm
Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream

Jonathan Gruber (MIT)

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
 
Pleasures of Poetry

Free and open to the public; as well as staff, alumni, and students (non-credit IAP activity). This popular activity – which aims to reach all those with an...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Taking the Next Step in Academic Science Series: "Tips in K99 Grant Writing"

Pau Creixell Postdoc, Koch Institute Nora Kory Postdoc, Whitehead Institute Rebecca Lamason Assistant Professor, MIT Pulin Li Assistant Professor,...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Quick and Dirty Data Management: 5 things you need to be doing now

Do you have data? (Who doesn't?!) Learn about the five basic things you can do now to manage your data for future happiness. These tools and techniques...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Physics Ph.D. Thesis Defense: Yiheng Duan

You are cordially invited to attend the following thesis defense. ’’Enhanced Light-atom Interaction in an Optical Resonator ’’ Presented by Yiheng...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 3:00pm
The Hard (and Soft Metal) Decisions in Life

About this Event: The Hard (and Soft Metal) Decisions in Life Mak Saito Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Wednesday, January 8th at 3pm - 4pm followed by...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Monthly Afternoon Break

Monthly Afternoon Break: Every second Wednesday, starting Sept 11 Co-sponsored by the ISO and MIT Postdoc Association, with support from MindHandHeart & the...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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,...

(Men's Basketball) MIT at WPI

(Men's Basketball) MIT at WPI

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 at 6:00pm
 
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, January 08, 2020 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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, January 08, 2020 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Swing dance lesson and social

The MIT Lindy Hop Society hosts free swing lessons and social dances throughout the month of January. Beginners welcome, no partner necessary. The lessons...

Wednesday, January 8, 2020