Events

Thursday, November 16, 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...

Thursday, November 16, 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...

Thursday, November 16, 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...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 10:00am
CMS Graduate Admissions Information Session

Come meet faculty and students, learn about the program and ask questions. Light refreshments provided. And stick around campus for the 5pm CMS alumni panel...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
Career Connect - LinkedIn Lab

LinkedIn Lab Explore the many ways LinkedIn can help you in your career exploration and job or internship search. We will begin with an overview of LinkedIn...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 11:00am
Choose to Reuse

Get free stuff as you reduce your impact on the planet by reusing instead of buying new! Drop-off clean, reusable items beginning at 8:00 AM. Choose up to...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
International English Bible Class

International students, scholars and spouses are invited to join us for a look at the Christian Bible to practice English and learn something new from God's...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch & Learn: Insurance Concepts

Insurance is a useful tool in the Financial Planning Toolbox, but education is key to make the personal decision of what risk to take and what risk to pay to...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:00pm 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,...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Raising Children Who Care About Others and Their Communities

Presented by Luba Falk Feigenberg, Ed.D., Psychologist, Educator, Researcher and Consultant Children face complicated situations that challenge their...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Strategic Relationships at Work Webcast: Creating Your Circle of Mentors and Peers

http://alumic.mit.edu/s/1314/03-alumni/wide.aspx?sid=1314&gid=13&pgid=40076&content_id=42992

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:00pm
Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel Open House

Visit MIT's iconic Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel. Guests can go inside the tunnel, which will be in operation, and receive a certificate designating them an...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
iREFS Office Hours

Walk-in office hours for graduate students to directly access an iREFS to talk to! iREFS is a graduate student group that provides confidential peer support...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Free Conversational English Practice for International Students & Spouses

For over 20 years we have provided a FREE ENGLISH conversation time around tables with native English speakers for international students, scholars and...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 1:15pm to 2:30pm
Thursday Free English Class

For over 20 years we have provided a FREE ENGLISH conversation time around tables with American English speakers for international grad students, scholars...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 1:15pm to 2:30pm
Career Connect Consultation

**Please sign up in advance for a 30 minute appointment here: https://careerconnect.youcanbook.me/ ** This consult is for the spouses and partners of...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Roles and the Data Warehouse

MIT staff members are invited to join IS&T for a class discussing the Roles database and its connection to the MIT Data Warehouse. Topics to be covered will...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
MIT Walk-in Flu Clinic at Tang Center

MIT Medical's flu clinics are the fastest and easiest way to receive your shot — no appointment necessary! We encourage all eligible members of the MIT...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Biological Engineering Seminar

Scott L. Diamond, University of Pennsylvania Multiscale and Patient-specific Systems Biology Hosted by Douglas A. Lauffenburger For more information...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Inspiring Engineering Lecture Series: HAAS Formula 1 Team

Computational Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamic Development in Formula 1 The Department of Mechanical Engineering is pleased to be hosting an Inspiring...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Physics Colloquium: Wei Li

Speaker: Wei Li, Rice University Title: Nearly "Perfect" Quark-Gluon Droplet at the Smallest Scales Abstract: In high energy collisions of large, heavy...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
When Curriculum Becomes Art Practice: Educational Experience as Intentionally Disruptive Pedagogy

Seminar Thursday, November 16, 2017 / 4:00–6:00pm Registration required, location confirmed with registration. This seminar will serve as an overview...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
ORC Fall 2017 Seminar Series

The OR Center organizes a seminar series each year in which prominent OR professionals from around the world are invited to present topics in operations...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
 
2017 CMS Alumni Panel: Matthew Weise, Karen Schrier Shaenfield, Ainsley Sutherland, and Sean Flynn

Join us for this year’s alumni panel, when we hear from four alums of the graduate program in Comparative Media Studies as they discuss their experience at...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
A Systems Approach to Getting Good Stuff Done: Framing the Problem & Theory of Change

Every innovation has a "theory of change" associated with it - an explicity or implicit logic about how the new hardware, software, process, model, etc. will...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
JSPS Fellowship info session for postdoc and graduate students

Do research in Japan before you complete your PhD. Be a postdoctoral fellow in Japan. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science offers a fully-funded...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dinner and a (Science) Story

Join the PKG Center as we invite Science and Communications to sit down at the same table for an engaging new series of events: Dinner and a (Science) Story....

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Starr Forum: Rebel Power: Why National Movements Compete, Fight, and Win

Book talk with Peter Krause PhD '11, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Boston College and a Research Affiliate with the MIT Security Studies...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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....

Christian Kerez | After Ornamental Space

MIT Department of Architecture / Fall 2017 Lecture Series Five years ago, Christian Kerez taught a studio at the Harvard Graduate School of Design titled...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Simple Person's Applied Math Seminar (SPAMS)

Speaker: Matthew Brennan (MIT) Title: Algorithms for Planted Clique Abstract: In the planted clique problem, given an n-vertex Erdos-Renyi random graph...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6:00pm
GRE Study group

If you are preparing for the GRE and would like to practice and regularly meet wiht MIT Spouses & Partners members who are preparing for the same thing, this...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Silent Meditation

Come and join us for practice of silent meditation.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Silent Meditation

Come and join us for practice of silent meditation.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Toddler & Preschool Gymnastics

When: Thursdays (October 19th-December 14th; 6 weeks) Two sessions: 6:30-7 pm (Toddler:15 months to 2.9 years old) OR 7:05-7:35 pm (Preschool: 2.9-5 years...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6:30pm to 7:00pm
 
Drawing Courses at Eastgate

Drawing Courses at Eastgate Please join us on Thursday evenings for relaxing art-making and instruction. A end once or every week on a drop-in basis, no...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
It's Time for a New Old Language

IEEE Computer Society and GBC/ACM It's Time for a New Old Language Guy L. Steele Jr., Oracle Labs 7:00 PM, Thursday, 16 November 2017 MIT Room 32-G449...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Religion without Religion? Innovation and Disruption in America’s Spiritual Spaces

Join Angie Thurston, Ministry Innovation Fellow at Harvard Divinity School and co-author of howwegather.org, as she charts the rapidly changing culture of...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:15pm

Thursday, November 16, 2017