Events

Thursday, November 30, 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...

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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 2017 at 10:00am
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 30, 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 30, 2017 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Thursday, November 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 2017 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
xTalk: Interactivity & Connectedness in the Classroom: Digital Tools for Collaborative Learning

Dr Kyle Keane, with colleagues Ian Kim Riley, Andrew Ringler, and Mark Vrablic will introduce some digital tools and classroom management strategies to have...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
A Gathering to Honor and Celebrate the Life of Paul E. Gray

The MIT community and friends are invited to a memorial service for President Emeritus Paul E. Gray ’54 SM ’55 ScD ’60. Memories and messages for the Gray...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Prehealth Developing and Requesting Letter of Recommendation

A recent survey of 113 medical schools reported that non-academic data, such as letters of recommendations and the interview, are the most important aspects...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Biological Engineering Seminar

Gerald N. Wogan Lecture Sindura Ganapathi, Gates Foundation Saving Mothers and Newborn Lives: How Do We Innovate for SDGs? Hosted by: Jacquin C. Niles...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Environmental Sciences Seminar Series - Professor Cari S. Dutcher

Presenter: Professor Cari S. Dutcher, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Talk Title: Environmental Aqueous Interfaces with Micro- and Macro- Scale Flows:...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 4:00pm
Focus on Russia: "The Rise and Fall of 'Russkii Mir' (Russian World), 2014-2017"

Andrey Piontkovsky will discuss Russian efforts and Vladimir Putin's failure to propagate the myth of the "Russian World." Piontkovsky is a Russian...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Physics Colloquium: Xiangdong Ji

Speaker: Xiangdong Ji, Tsung-Dao Lee Institute, Shanghai and University of Maryland Title: Searching for Dark Matter Abstract: Dark matter is among the...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Service Outing to Daily Table

Serve with GAME volunteers at non-profit grocery storeHelp package/cook meals during a 3 hour shiftFree dinner and transportation to DorchesterBring your...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 4:00pm to 9:00pm
Brandeis Harvard MIT Northeastern Mathematics Colloquium

Maria Chudnovsky (Princeton) Title: “Induced subgraphs and coloring” Abstract: What causes a graph to have high chromatic number? One reason is that the...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
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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 30, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
 
Getting Good Stuff Done Collaboratively: Stakeholder Analysis & Engagement

All social innovation work takes place in the context of a particular culture, market, existing legal and policy framework, and intervention landscape where...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Lewis Music Library Composer Forum: Kate Soper

Spend an evening with Kate Soper, a composer, performer, and writer whose work explores the dramatic and affective quality of the human voice. Free and...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Initial Coin Offerings: The Rise of Crypto Capitalism

Q: How does a blockchain startup raise more than $257 million in about a month of activity? A: Initial coin offerings (ICOs) or token sales. According to...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 5:30pm to 8:00pm
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....

Leslie Robertson and SawTeen See | The Edward and Mary Allen Lecture in Structural Design

MIT Department of Architecture / Fall 2017 Lecture Series Leslie Robertson and SawTeen See The Edward and Mary Allen Lecture in Structural Design November...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Graduate Student Gallery Talk

Take a look at the List’s exhibitions from a new perspective. Join Prerna Sekhri (MIT Program in Integrated Design and Management and Sloan School of...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
STI Testing Clinic

For MIT students ONLY - join us on the 3rd floor of the Student Center for free and confidential STI testing with an MIT Medical clinician. Email...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Are We The Enemy? The Neuroscience of Conflict and Empathy

Join Dr. Emile Bruneau, Research Associate and Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication, and Dr. Karen Ross, Assistant...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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 30, 2017 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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 30, 2017 at 6:30pm to 7:00pm
 
(Men's Basketball) Salem State University vs. MIT

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

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 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 30, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Out And Out: Ex-Muslims Normalizing Dissent

How does Islam affect the conditions of equality? Can modern human rights flourish within a religious context? The panel of formerly Muslim atheists will...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
MITaly Giro dei Dolci (Italian Dessert Tour)

l Giro dei Dolci is the biggest event organized by MITaly during the year. During the event, we will organize several Dessert stations. In each station, each...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Thursday, November 30, 2017