Events

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Kids event: Rainbow Dance

Recommended Ages: 18 months - 4 years Price per child: $30 (Second sibling $15) to Apartment 28A Parent Coordinator Box by Wednesday, 9/27/2017. Dates:...

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...

Wednesday, November 15, 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...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
Expecting and New Parents Group at Westgate

Led by MIT moms Teresa and Ruby, this is a weekly group for parents-to-be and parents of infants to crawlers to share information and support each...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:30am
MIT Museum

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

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 10:00am
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, November 15, 2017 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Artists Beyond the Desk presents Peter Allen

Peter Allen on piano playing selections from the KJV Holy Bible set word for word to original music

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
How the Iran-Saudi Rivalry is Coloring MENA Conflicts

This event is part of the Security Studies Program Wednesday Seminar Series. Joost Hiltermann is Program Director, Middle East & North Africa, at the...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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,...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
MTL Seminar Series: “Principles and Trends in Quantum Nano-Electronics and Nano-Magnetics for Beyond-CMOS Computing”

Ian Young, Intel An analysis of research in quantum nanoelectronics and nanomagnetics for beyond CMOS devices is presented. Some device proposals and...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
SLS Seminar: Hyodae Seo (WHOI)

"Distinct influence of air-sea coupling mediated by mesoscale SST and surface current in the two summer boundary current systems" The two summertime...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
The Ethics of Sensors and Networks: Is There Any Privacy in the Public Realm?

Part of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning's Planning Ideas that Matter: Urban Science: Regression to Technocracy or Pathway to Progressive Planning?

Jewish Atheism

Subjecting Judaism to the scrutiny of modern atheism's questions

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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, November 15, 2017 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Weekly Wednesday Meeting - Thanksgiving Dinner Tasting

Come join us for our annual Thanksgiving Dinner Tasting. We will serve a tasting of the full festive meal, so you can learn about all the dishes ahead of...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Engineering Career Fair Collaborative

Engineer your future - Meet representatives from companies across the country seeking engineering students for full-time and internship opportunities in...

"Interpreting Geochemical Biomarkers in the Light of Genomics"

EAPS Department Lecture Speaker: David Gold (Caltech) Biological compounds preserved in rocks can function as biomarkers, providing insight into...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Matěj Pec- Pierce Seminar Lecture Series

Semi-brittle Flow of Granitoid Fault Rocks in Experiments Matej Pec Abstract: Fault zones limit the strength of the lithosphere and operate under a broad...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
The Gender/Race Imperative - MLK Title IX Talk Series with Anita Hill

Fulfilling the Promise of Title IX in STEM: Exploring the Roles University Leaders Play Facilitated by Anita Hill Guest Speakers: Dr. Zorica Pantic,...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Whitehead Institute Seminar Series (Dr. Anne Brunet)

Speaker: Dr. Anne Brunet, Stanford University Title: "Understanding and modeling aging”

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 4:00pm
“Quantifying the relative influence of environmental factors and viruses on seasonal patterns of ecologically distinct populations within marine Synechococcus ecotypes”

Nathan Ahlgren, Clark University https://nahlgren.wordpress.com/ for The Microbial Systems Seminar

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Combinatorics Seminar

SPEAKER: Tamar Friedmann (Smith College) TITLE: The action of the symmetric group on a generalization of the free Lie Algebra: a CataLAnKe...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Inorganic Chemistry Seminar Series: Kyoung-Shin Choi, UW-Madison

Lecture Title: TBA

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
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Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations Seminar

SPEAKER: Ryan Goh (Boston University) TITLE: Vortices in Rapidly Rotating Boussinesq Convection ABSTRACT: We study long time asymptotics in the...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
F.E.W. Seminar: Self-Defense For You and Your Money

Financial Self-Defense Phishing, Ransomware, Identity Theft, Data Breaches….the list of cyber security attacks and threats against our financial and digital...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Waste Alliance Networking Event

Ever wanted to discuss waste over appetizers and beer? Well, here’s your chance! Come join the MIT Waste Alliance at Meadhall on Wednesday, November 15 from...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
From the Trenches: Startup War Stories

Join us for our next “from The Trenches” start-up war story with a VMS-affiliated entrepreneur. Our guest speaker will be entrepreneur Steve Kelly, a...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Refuge at MIT: Worship & Bible Study & Christian Fellowship

Join BSF for our time of REFUGE. Worship and Bible Study in the Christian Fellowship Lounge with snacks at 5:30pm. Enjoying singing and study of God's word...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 5:30pm to 6:50pm
Women of Color Feminisms in Authoritarian Times

GCWS Feminisms Unbound roundtable "Women of Color Feminisms in Authoritarian Times" Erica Edwards, Associate Professor of English and Presidential Chair in...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm
MISTI Japan: teamLab info session

Want to intern with a team of engineers, designers and “technical artists,” or people who turn static art into interactive works via programming? Apply for...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
(Men's Basketball) Bridgewater State University vs. MIT

(Men's Basketball) Bridgewater State University vs. MIT

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7:00pm
 
Aikido

Aikido is the modern Japanese martial art in which cheating is technique. We think that, as the size of your opponent approaches scary big, the...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Climate Changed Ideas Competition: Information Session Meet & Greet

INFORMATION SESSION AND MEET-AND-GREET: Please join us for an evening meeting to discuss the details of the Climate Changed ideas competition. The...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Wednesday, November 15, 2017