Events

Friday, November 17, 2017

(Men's Water Polo) MIT vs. Northeast Water Polo Conference Championship

(Men's Water Polo) MIT vs. Northeast Water Polo Conference Championship

MIT Reads Community Discussion: Americanah

The MIT Libraries invites you to join the discussion about Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah, chosen in partnership with My Sister’s Keeper. Americanah...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 12:00am to 1:00pm
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...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
BU Law Clinic

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston University School of Law have established two free clinics to offer student innovators and entrepreneurs...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
Chemistry Student Seminar (CSS)

Chemistry Student Seminar (CSS) is a student-organized seminar series that host graduate students and postdocs to share their research in a friendly and...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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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...

Friday, November 17, 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...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 10:00am
MIT S&PC Cooking Group

The MIT Cooking Group is open for all the MIT community. For those who love and have a passion for food and cooking. Our members have a varied level of...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 11:00am to 2:00pm
Center for Excitonics/Perovskite Seminar Series

How to assess operational stability of perovskite solar cells with reversible degradation? Speaker: Eugene Katz Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 12:00pm
FISH Seminar: Greg McLaskey (Cornell U.)

"Laboratory generated earthquakes from meter-scale to mm-scale with heterogeneous fault properties" Laboratory generated earthquakes and acoustic emissions...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Hack Your Mind: How Does Mindfulness Meditation Change the Mind and Brain?

Join us for the first program of the semester of our Hack Your Mind series with Dr. Susan Gabrieli. Gabrieli is a neuroscientist and Senior Research...

Friday, November 17, 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,...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Pure Math Grad Student Seminar (PuMaGraSS)

David Corwin Abstract: TBA

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Rachely Rotem/MODU Architecture & Rami El Samahy/over,under

MIT Department of Architecture / Fall 2017 Lecture Series Rachely Rotem leads MODU with years of experience designing a wide range of project types and...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Apocrypha: New York City Takes On Modern Architecture, 1927-62

Between 1930 and 1960, New York emerged as a center for the arbitration of architectural Modernity while, paradoxically, the city’s own built production...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Science Writing Admissions Information Session

Come meet faculty, learn about the program and ask questions. Light refreshments provided.

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
When Curriculum Becomes Art Practice: Educational Experience as Intentionally Disruptive Pedagogy

Lecture & Performance Friday, November 17, 2017 / 2:00–4:00pm MIT Building 9-255 Free and open to the public; registration encouraged. In his final...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Career Connect: Interviewing

This workshop emphasizes practical tips to consider in preparation for job interviews. It gives participants an opportunity to learn what to do, as well as...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Brighten-up your Water Bottle!

It's November, everything is busy before Thanksgiving, and you lost your water bottle!Fear not! The Graduate Association of Mechanical Engineers comes to the...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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Ira Rabin- CEE Special Seminar

Characterization of the Dead Sea Scrolls by Advanced Analytical Techniques. For many years after the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, text analysis and...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Graduate Lecture Series: Glenn Flierl (EAPS)

"Zooplankton Aggregations: Physics and Behavior" In Massachusetts Bay, copepods are a major part of the food chain for the whales. Dense aggregations of...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
COG3 Seminar: William Leavitt (Dartmouth College)

"Taking vitals after death: quantitative isotopic & proteomic indicators of a sulfate reducers metabolic state" Microbial sulfate reduction (MSR) is central...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Daniel Cardoso Llach | Designing the Computational Image / Imagining Computational Design

MIT Department of Architecture / Fall 2017 Lecture Series Organized by Moa Carlsson, PhD Candidate, Design & Computation Group at MIT, MIT Department of...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
STAGE Seminar

Speaker: Lynnelle Ye Title: Euler systems and the Main Conjecture Abstract: We will explain the use of Euler systems in the proof of the Main Conjecture....

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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 Stargazing with EAPS is ON!

**UPDATE 11/17** The skies are clearing so stargazing is ON tonight! It will be cold and windy, so dress appropriately—winter jacket, hat, gloves, warm...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
(Women's Basketball) Regis College vs. MIT

(Women's Basketball) Regis College vs. MIT, Tufts University Invitational

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 5:30pm
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....

Friday Night Services --Conservative

Kabalat Shabbat and Maariv for the Conservative community

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Friday Night Services --Orthodox

Kabalat Shabbat and Maariv for the Orthodox Community

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
GCF Faculty Dinner

The Graduate Christian Fellowship is hosting their annual dinner with faculty members! Come and fellowship with professors as brothers and sisters in Christ....

(Men's Squash) MIT at Navy

(Men's Squash) MIT at Navy

Friday, November 17, 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...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
GCF Faculty Dinner

The Graduate Christian Fellowship is hosting their annual dinner with faculty members! Come and fellowship with professors as brothers and sisters in Christ....

Shabbat Dinner

Shabbat Dinner @ MIT for MIT students

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Grad Hillel Shabbat Dinner

Share a Shabbat dinner and enhance your Jewish education with the Jewish graduate student community. Open to all graduate students. For more information,...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 7:30pm to 10:00pm
HSA Movie Screening 2017: Petrina Hronia

Join us this Friday, Nov 17 for the screening of two works of the famous Greek director Pantelis Voulgaris: - 7.30pm: documentary "The Chronicle of the...

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 7:30pm to 11:00pm
(Men's Water Polo) Brown University vs. MIT

(Men's Water Polo) Brown University vs. MIT, NWPC Tournament - Game 2

Cars 3

Come down to 26-100 for the third installment of the Cars franchise! This event is free admission thanks to the De Florez Fund for Humor

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Ha Ha Land

A free joint improv-apella show with Roadkill Buffet and the Asymptones!

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 8:00pm
MIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Adam Boyles, music director Sibelius: Symphony No. 6 in D minor, Opus 104 Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Opus 68

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Friday, November 17, 2017