Events

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

MIT Water Summit: Water & Food Nexus

As populations continue to grow and demand for food rises, the role of water in meeting future food needs will become increasingly critical. This year’s MIT...

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...

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...

IDSS Distinguished Lecture Series - Nicholas Christakis (Yale)

The Institute of Data, Systems, and Society host monthly talks by academic and industry leaders from around the world for the IDSS Distinguished Lecture series.

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 4:30am to 5:30am
MIT Walk-in Flu Clinic at MIT Medical

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...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 6:30am to 10:00am
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...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
EmTech 2017

EmTech is your opportunity to discover future trends and to understand the technologies that will drive the new global economy. It's where tech, business,...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 9:00am to 7:00pm
Tips & Techniques for Time Management

Do you feel as though you can’t keep up with all of the requests, emails, and papers that come across your desk? Does it seem that you spend too much time...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 9:00am to 12:00pm
Thesis Defense - Sharon A. Newman (EAPS)

"Taphonomic Studies of Fossil Preservation In Coarse-Grained Siliciclastic Environments" A public presentation of the thesis will be given by the...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 9:30am to 10:30am
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...

Tuesday, November 07, 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...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 10:00am
Fixing Our Broken Sleep

Presented by: Rick Clerici, Certified Clinical Sleep Educator; Director, Clear Mind Systems Do you struggle to get a good night’s sleep? If so, you are not...

Tuesday, November 07, 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,...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
PICS Seminar: Chris Spalding (Caltech)

About the Series The MIT Planetary Lunch Colloquium Series [PlCS] is a weekly seminar series organized within the EAPS department. Colloquia topics span the...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Women in Course XII (WiXII) Tiny Tea: "Navigating Barriers to Professional Success"

During this Tiny Tea, we will be discussing barriers to success such as: Chronic illnesses and DisabilitiesMental Health DisordersLearning...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
November Eastgate Dessert Break

Take a break and enjoy some cupcakes as you mingle with other residents and rest of MIT community!

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 4:00pm
PDE/Analysis Seminar

Kay Kirkpatrick (Urbana-Champaign) Title: Fractional Schroedinger equations, dynamics and decoherence Abstract: We want to justify certain model equations...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 4:00pm
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The Migrant Passage: Survival Plays and Clandestine Journeys from Central America

The Migrant Passage draws upon over two years of in-depth, multi-sited ethnographic fieldwork along human smuggling routes from Central America across Mexico...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
MIT Number Theory Seminar

Kazim Buyukboduk (UC Dublin & Koc-Istanbul) Title: “Iwasawa theory of modular forms over imaginary quadratic fields at $p$-non-ordinary primes” ...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Physical Chemistry Seminar Series

Professor Chad Rienstra, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign "Frontiers in Solid-State NMR and Applications to Parkinson’s Disease and Antifungal...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
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Toddler Play Group at Westgate

All kids from 1.5-3.5 years old are welcome! You can bring siblings as well. On our first class we will paint pictures with animals, cars, nature, geometry...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Balancing Power & Influence: Reflective Practice While Getting Good Work Done

An interactive workshop for students engaged (or thinking about engaging) in social impact work, that will consider how unbalanced power dynamics due to...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 5:00pm 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....

Launch Smart Clinic – Digital Health

At the Digital Health Themed Launch Smart Clinic, startups present a 20-minute pitch for feedback from our panel of experts + the audience. Launch Smart...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Beatriz Colomina & Mark Wigley | Are We Human? Rethinking Agency

MIT Department of Architecture / Fall 2017 Lecture Series Beatriz Colomina is Professor of History and Theory in the School of Architecture and founding...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Lam Day at MIT

Join the Lam Research recruiting and product teams on Tuesday, November 7, at Flat Top Johnny’s located at One Kendall Square for appetizers, drinks,...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 6:00pm
Mens et Manus America: Taking on the Divide: Good Jobs and Shared Prosperity in Rural America

When it comes to rural America, stereotypes abound. We often miss the innovation, resilience, and revitalization that is happening every day in communities...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Weekly Secular Forum: The Search for Life (group outing)

This weekly forum will be an outing. An event about searching for life on other planets will take place this evening starting 7pm at the Nonprofit Center in...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 6:20pm to 9:30pm
(Men's Squash) Boston College vs. MIT

(Men's Squash) Boston College vs. MIT

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 7:00pm
 
Pride

The final film in the WGS film series Organizing Women. U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Pride

Third in the WGS film series Organizing Women. U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Search for Life: How do scientists know what to look for out there?

Scientists are probing the farthest reaches of the universe looking for an answer to a long-standing question: Are we alone? But the search for life out...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Graphic Means

Graphic Means, explores graphic design production of the 1950s through the 1990s—from linecaster to photocomposition, and from paste-up to PDF. Tickets for...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Tuesday, November 7, 2017