Events

Friday, November 3, 2017

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...

WMBR Fundraising Week

WMBR, MIT's campus radio station, kicks off its annual fundraising drive on Thursday, November 2. Join us for an entire week of exciting programming and...

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 03, 2017 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
NSF Workshop on Low-Latency Wireless Random-Access

Please join us: NSF Workshop on Low-Latency Wireless Random-Access November 2-3, 2017 On-site Registration Welcome (free for the MIT Community) This...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
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 03, 2017 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
COG3 Seminar: Jeffrey Marlow (Harvard University)

“Methane & Microbial Communities: Uncovering New Habitats and Harnessing a Mysterious Metabolism” Methane metabolisms represent intriguing, challenging...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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 03, 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 03, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
GIS Level 2

Expand your experience with desktop GIS software and learn how to create and edit GIS files, re-project data, and use tools like Clip, Buffer, and Spatial...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 10:00am to 12:30pm
International Community Coffee Hour

Come meet fellow international students and learn about the resources available to you while enjoying breakfast.

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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 03, 2017 at 10:00am
Computation Research in Boston and Beyond Seminar (CRIBB)

SPEAKER: Patrick Dreher (MIT) TITLE: Challenges Optimizing HPC Applications within New Computer Architecture Environments ABSTRACT: The evolution of...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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 03, 2017 at 11:00am to 2:00pm
Career Connect: Networking

This workshop is designed to help participants understand the importance of networking in the job search process. It offers tips on how to prepare for and...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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 03, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Pure Math Grad Student Seminar (PuMaGraSS)

Tim Large: Symplectic Topology and Mirror Symmetry Abstract: Symplectic manifolds first appeared in classical physics, where Arnol’d realised that they have...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Mass

Catholic Mass

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Furry First Friday

Furry First Fridays, the popular therapy dogs program, continues for the fall term. Stop by Hayden Library to spend some time with furry friends from Dog...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Infinite Dimensional Algebra Seminar

Antun Milas (Albany) Partial and false theta functions in representation theory An important problem in vertex algebra theory is to study modular...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Make an Online Map: Intro to Carto

This workshop will introduce Carto as a tool for creating customized online maps and performing basic data analysis. We will learn how to find and add a...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Fast and efficient underwater propulsion inspired by biology

2017 Wallace Lecture. Biology offers a rich source of inspiration for the design of novel propulsors with the potential to overcome and surpass the...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Combinatorics Seminar

SPEAKER: Jan Volec (McGill University) TITLE: On large multipartite subgraphs of H-free graphs ABSTRACT: A long-standing conjecture of Erdős states...

Graduate Lecture Series: Taylor Perron (EAPS)

Rewiring River Networks: Dynamic Landscapes, Tectonics, and Biodiversity River networks shape mountain topography, transport water and sediment from...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
GAME Monthly Social

Come and hang out with Mechanical Engineering studentsSnacks and refreshements will be served!

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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STAGE Seminar

Speaker: Max Menzies Title: Euler Systems Part 1. Abstract: I will introduce Euler systems, motivating their axioms from a few properties of the only...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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GEA Social Hour

A social hour for graduate students from the Economics Department to interact in an informal atmosphere with each other. 21+

Friday, November 03, 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....

Does Physics Leave Room for Free Will? Modern Science and Human Choice

Lecture Description: The advent of quantum mechanics a century ago overturned the deterministic assumptions of classical physics and seemed to put...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 6:00pm
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Friday Night Services --Conservative

Kabalat Shabbat and Maariv for the Conservative community

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Friday Night Services --Orthodox

Kabalat Shabbat and Maariv for the Orthodox Community

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
MIT Energy Hackathon

Now in its 3rd year, the MIT Energy Hackathon brings opportunities for learning, problem solving, and networking to the forefront as teams develop rapid,...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 6:00pm to 9:30pm
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 03, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Shabbat Dinner

Shabbat Dinner @ MIT for MIT students

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 7:00pm to 10:00pm
GCF Large Group: Prof. Troy Van Voorhis (Chemistry)

This week, the Graduate Christian Fellowship will host Professor Troy Van Voorhis from MIT Chemistry. With Troy, who is a passionate and engaging speaker, we...

Hamlet - A Play Presented by the MIT Shakespeare Ensemble

Welcome to Elsinore, a city of stiff machismo and military pride, ruled over by the gruff but decisive Claudius and his former sister-in-law, Gertrude. To...

On BEETHOVEN’S Piano

Handel + Haydn Society Susanna OGATA, violin, Ian WATSON, fortepiano, Colleen McGARY SMITH, cello Pre-Concert Talk at 7:30pm Violin Sonata No. 6 in A...

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Spiderman: Homecoming

Psets can wait, the city can't. Free admission thanks to the De Florez Fund for Humor!

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Friday, November 3, 2017