Events

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Safety Culture Video Contest

Safety is embedded in the MIT Culture and now we want you to show the community. Create and Submit a 3-4 minute Video Illustrating Safety Culture in Action...

Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960–80s

Durdy Bayramov (1938-2014) grew up in an orphanage in Turkmenistan and overcame the significant challenges of his youth to become an acclaimed Eurasian...

Photographic Exhibit: "Surface Tension" by Peter Vanderwarker

From the artist's statement: I had two favorite courses in architecture school: One was titled Materials and Methods: it covered the details of what...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
China Comes to Tech: 1877-1931

In 1877, the first student from China matriculated at MIT. By 1910, China was sending more students to MIT than any other foreign country. From these...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: Big Bang Data; The Enemy by Karim Ben Khelifa; György Kepes Photographs; Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson; Robots...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 10:00am
World Diabetes Day

Join MIT Medical's Diabetes Care Team on World Diabetes Day, November 14th, 11am-1pm in the atrium of Building E25. We'll have free blood glucose...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Exhibition | Heimo Zobernig: Chess Painting

Heimo Zobernig : chess painting features the work of Vienna-based artist Heimo Zobernig (b 1958, Mauthen, Austria) whose art practice includes sculpture,...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
MIT SDM Systems Thinking Webinar Series: "How to Pick Breakthrough Technologies Using Network and Game Theory"

In this webinar, SDM alumna Nissia Sabri will describe a systematic framework of analysis that combines network theory and game theory concepts to help...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Study Abroad Info Session for Course 22 Majors!

Programs highlighted: Imperial College London Semester Exchange in the UK – Spring 2019University of Tokyo Exchange in Japan – Spring 2019MIT-Madrid...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 12:00pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Gray Space” & “Displaceability: New Foundations of Contemporary Urban Regimes

Please join the Displacement Research Action Network (DRAN) for a lecture with Prof. Oren Yiftachel, Ben-Gurion University, Bersheeba, “Gray Space” &...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 12:15pm to 1:30pm
PICS Seminar: Leslie Young (SwRI)

"Selected Updates from the New Horizons Mission to the Pluto System" In this informal talk, I will present a sampling of recent papers relating to the Pluto...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Tuesday Free English Conversation

Join us for a quick hour of practicing English with native speakers at round tables in Building W11-190. Make friends. Exchange culture. Practice American...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Microscale Investigation of Fluid-Fluid and Fluid-Mineral  Interactions Dictating Transport through Porous Media

Presentation title: Microscale Investigation of Fluid-Fluid and Fluid-Mineral Interactions Dictating Transport through Porous Media Presenter: Wen Song, ...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 2:00pm
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Quick & Dirty Data Management: Five Things You Should Absolutely Be Doing with Your Data 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...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Biology Colloquium Series (November 14th)

Speaker: TBD: Title: TBD. The Biology Colloquium is a weekly seminar held throughout the academic year, featuring distinguished speakers in many areas of the...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:15pm
PDE/Analysis Seminar

Tristan Buckmaster (Princeton) Title: Nonuniqueness of weak solutions to the Navier-Stokes equation Abstract: For initial datum of finite kinetic energy...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 4:00pm
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Quantum Limits on the Information Carried by Electromagnetic Radiation

LIDS Seminar Series Speaker: Massimo Franceschetti Affiliation: University of California, San Diego Abstract In many practical applications...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Seminar in Global Infectious Disease

Mechanisms of Entamoeba histolytica Adaptation to Environmental Stresses Presented by Professor Serge Ankri Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
MIT Number Theory Seminar

Zev Rosengarten (Stanford University) Title:“Tamagawa Numbers of Linear Algebraic Groups” Abstract: In 1981, Sansuc obtained a formula for Tamagawa numbers...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Toddler Play Group at Westgate

All kids from 1.5-3.5 years old are welcome! You can bring siblings as well. On our first class we will paint pictures with animals, cars, nature, geometry...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
MIT Tough Tech Founders Forum: Funding for Research-based Ventures

Commercializing science-based innovations is inherently a high-risk endeavor. So much is unknown and unproven; Will the technology work? Is there a genuine...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Major / Minor Info Session MIT Global Studies & Languages

Info Session and Dinner. Learn how you can satisfy many HASS and Institute requirements and gain valuable language and cross-cultural skills. Considering a...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Aikido

Aikido is a Martial art that emphasizes blending with the attacker, rather than confronting the attacker with hard techniques such as punches and kicks....

Seminar on Applied Algebra and Geometry

Speaker: Anirbit Mukhrejee, Johns Hopkins University Title: Mathematics of Neural Networks Abstract: A plethora of exciting mathematics questions have...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Get Smart on Legal Landmines: What To Know When Starting Your Startup

Learn how to avoid the most common costly mistakes - the legal landmines - when starting your company from WilmerHale attorney Gary Schall at this MIT...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Infinite Suburbia Book Launch and Reception

Please join us for Infinite Suburbia Book Launch and discussion with Alan Berger, Joel Kotkin, and David Luberoff. Infinite Suburbia is the culmination of...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Mary Roberts | The Poetics of the Orientalist Interior

MIT Department of Architecture / Fall 2017 Lecture Series HTC Forum is organized by Elizabeth Brown and Caroline Murphy, PhD students, History, Theory and...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
mitBEEF presents: Intro to Butchering with Chef Chris Walker

Mmmm, beef. Have you ever wanted to learn wear it comes from, or how to cook the perfect steak? Come learn as Chef Chris Walker explains the history of...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Open Beit Midrash Learning with MIT Grad Hillel

Open Beit Midrash, an energetically diverse Jewish learning community in Cambridge-Somerville, will be holding its next round of learning at MIT Hillel.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sagan Day: Seeking Life Beyond Our Pale Blue Dot

The Secular Society of MIT will celebrate Carl Sagan Day this year, to honor and remember the popular astronomer and science communicator Carl Sagan, with a...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Contra Dance with live folk music

Twirl your partner, and everyone else's! Contra dancing is an American folk dance with live music. The steps are easy, you can improvise with your partner,...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017