Events

Friday, December 15, 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...

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
Holiday Craft Fair

The perfect gift may be as close as Lobby 10! From beautifully crafted cutting boards to fragrant soaps to hand-knit scarves and hats or semi-precious...

Friday, December 15, 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, December 15, 2017 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
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...

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
Final Doctoral Thesis Defense: Qiaochu Li

Mr. Qiaochu Li on his final DMSE doctoral thesis defense titled, “Designing Dynamic Mechanics in Self-Healing Nanocomposite Hydrogels.” Thesis...

Friday, December 15, 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, December 15, 2017 at 10:00am
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, December 15, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Finals Week Study Breaks

Seasonal stress got you down? Take a break at your favorite MIT Libraries locations. We’ll be there with a word of encouragement and some tasty...

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Physics Ph.D. Thesis Defense: Boris Braverman

You are cordially invited to attend the following thesis defense. ’’Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics with Ensembles of Ytterbium-171’’ Presented by Boris...

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 2:00pm
PSFC Seminar: Matthew Kunz

Many space and astrophysical plasmas are so hot and diffuse that they cannot be rigorously described as fluids. These include the solar wind, low-luminosity...

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Brains, Minds + Machines Seminar Series: Have We Missed Half of What the Neocortex Does? Allocentric Location as the Basis of Perception

Please note the change in start time. This talk will be starting at 4:30 pm on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. --- Speaker: Jeff Hawkins, Co-Founder,...

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
**CANCELLED** Stargazing with EAPS

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
GAME Monthly Social

You have all successfully made it to the end of the semester! Now take a breath, and join us at the Bush Room (10-105) to enjoy some wine, cheese, and good...

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
STAGE Seminar

Speaker: Alex Smith Title: Understanding Selmer groups using Iwasawa theory Abstract: Given an elliptic curve $E$ over a global field $K$, the $K$ points...

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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PRIMES Math Reading Groups Mini-Conference

Open to the public 5:30 pm: Ashley Chen and Allen Wang, “Hyperplane arrangements: Intersection posets, characteristic polynomials, and regions” (mentor...

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 5:30pm
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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....

Bulgarian Students' Day Celebration

Dec 8th is traditionally celebrated as the day of all college students in Bulgaria to honor their academic accomplishments. Come and celebrate together...

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday Night Services --Conservative

Kabalat Shabbat and Maariv for the Conservative community

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Friday Night Services --Orthodox

Kabalat Shabbat and Maariv for the Orthodox Community

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 6:00pm to 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, December 15, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Shabbat Dinner

Shabbat Dinner @ MIT for MIT students

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 7:00pm to 10:00pm
The MIT Logarhythms Present: THE BACHELOGETTE

You are cordially invited to one of the hottest FREE events of the season: the Rose Ceremony. Watch seventeen eligible bachelogs sing their hearts out to win...

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 8:00pm
HSA Christmas Party

Join us for a massive holiday party to celebrate the end of the year with a blast, the way Greeks like to do it! The menu includes: - 4 hours of dancing to...

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 9:00pm to 1:00am

Friday, December 15, 2017