Events

Monday, November 5, 2018

Come Fly Away: Images of Flight from the Vail Rare Book Collection

Featuring selections from the extensive Vail Rare Book Collection and Vail Collection of Aeronautical Prints, Broadsides and Clippings, Come Fly Away is a...

Joan Jonas: Sources and Methods

Joan Jonas: Sources and Methods Joan Jonas describes her artistic methods in forthright terms. She recorded her own voice speaking poetry and prose and bits...

MICROCOURSE: EFFECTIVE PROBLEM SOLVING FOR TEAMS

Businesses today face more problems than they have time to solve. As a result, people admit they tend jump too quickly to solutions. But how can someone...

MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology; Lighter, Stronger, Faster: The Herreshoff Legacy; Gestural Engineering:...

Nature

MIT Media Lab Phd Neil Gaikwad and Isabel Moya Camacho have been invited to participate in a solo exhibition in Fall 2018 at the Wiesner Gallery. Arts at MIT...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 9:00am
Regression Models in R

This hands-on, intermediate R course will demonstrate a variety of statistical procedures using the open-source statistical software program, R. Topics...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 10:00am to 12:30pm
Mindful Movement in the MIT Chapel

Mindful Movement combines the ancient stretching techniques found in yoga with a focus on divine energy, to offer a revitalization of body, mind, and soul....

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 10:30am to 11:15am
U.S.- China Relations on the Eve of the U.S. Midterm Elections

Please join us as MIT Professors Yasheng Huang and Taylor Fravel informally discuss U.S.-China Relations on the Eve of the Midterm Elections. Cosponsored by...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 11:30am to 1:00pm
Chez Pierre Seminar

To be announced Condensed Matter Physics Seminar

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Om Under the Dome

To help you stay grounded and balanced, the MIT Libraries host 30-minute silent meditations in the Barker Reading Room. Sessions are held every Monday at...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 12:00pm to 12:30pm
K. Max Zhang | Can we heat our buildings with renewable electricity cheaper than natural gas?

MIT Department of Architecture Fall 2018 Lecture Series / Organized by the Building Technology Group Can we heat our buildings with renewable electricity...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Mondays in The Chapel

Please join us each week* for Mondays in the Chapel: Gratitude from 12:30-12:50pm. Mondays in the Chapel is a time for us to pause and come together in...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 12:30pm to 1:00pm
The Defamation Experience

The Defamation Experience, A Play by Todd Logan Monday, November 5, 20181:00 PM - 3:00 PM W20-306, Twenty ChimneysTHE DEFAMATION EXPERIENCE is a unique...

You're Applying to Medical School; DO YOU KNOW WHAT COPA IS?

Are you planning on applying to medical school next summer? If you are, know that MIT is here to help! MIT provides all students who received their...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Career Connect Consultation

**Please sign up in advance for a 30 minute appointment here: https://careerconnect.youcanbook.me/ ** This consult is reserved solely for the spouses and...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Geometry and Topology Seminar

Mikhail Khovanov (Columbia) Title: Foam evaluation for link homology Abstract: A formula of Louis-Hadrien Robert and Emmanuel Wagner allows to evaluate...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Scabs: The Social Suppression of Labor Supply

Supreet Kaur (University of California, Berkeley)

xTalk with Vasilis Kostakis

Speaking on: "New Technologies Won’t Reduce Scarcity, but Here’s Something That Might" In a book titled Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?, MIT scientists...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
 Special Seminar: Frank Pavia (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)

Contrasting Particulate Organic Carbon Regeneration Dynamics in Oxic and Suboxic Waters of the South Pacific The flux of particulate organic carbon (POC)...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Biological Chemistry Seminar Series: Ursula Jakob (University of Michigan)

"Role of Polyphosphate in Amyloidogenic Processes"

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Chemical Biology Seminar Series: Ursula Jakob (University of Michigan)

TBD

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
IDSS Distinguished Speaker Seminar - The Regression Discontinuity Design: Methods and Applications

Abstract: The Regression Discontinuity (RD) design is one of the most widely used non-experimental strategies for the study of treatment effects in the...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
People & the Planet Lecture: Veronica Coptis

ENVIRONMENTAL & ECONOMIC JUSTICE IN THE SOUTWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA COALFIELDS Veronica Coptis is the Executive Director of the Center for Coalfield Justice in...

Testing the theory of common stock ownership (joint with Lysle Boller)

Fiona Scott Morton (Yale School of Management)

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
The Local and Aggregate Effect of Agglomeration on Innovation:  Evidence from High Tech Clusters

Enrico Moretti (Berkeley)

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Applied Math Colloquium

J.S. Wettlaufer (Yale University, New Haven & Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stockholm) http://gauss.math.yale.edu/~jw378 Title: High Latitude...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Probability Seminar

Yilin Wang (ETH Zurich) Loewner energy via renormalization of Brownian loop measure We have introduced Loewner energy to describe the large deviation...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Topology Seminar

Dan Isaksen (Wayne State University) Motivic and equivariant stable homotopy groups I will describe various computational aspects of motivic and...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 4:30pm
American Nuclear Society pumpkin carving

The American Nuclear Society will carve pumpkins on Monday, Nov 5th. Funding provided by GSC Funding Board.

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 5:00pm
Felice Frankel: Picturing Science and Engineering

Join science photographer Felice Frankel as she shares her expertise in communicating science through photography, graphic design, and beautiful journal...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
 Disruptive Business Model Innovation

Disrupt or be disrupted. There is no middle ground. Yet, the pace of disruption is relentless, and many formerly iconic companies have become extinct. The...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 5:30pm to 8:00pm
60 Days of Wellness Challenge Kick-Off Event

The Free 60 Days of Wellness Challenge kicks-off Monday, November 5th, with a free and fun sign-up event! Join us in the Zesiger Center MAC at 5:30PM for a...

Killian Court

Arnav Tripathy (Harvard) A geometric model for complex analytic equivariant elliptic cohomology Taking cohomology of moduli spaces has typically provided...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Science Policy Initiative November Discussion: Climate Change

A recent UN Report has highlighted the imminent consequences of climate change. With record-breaking temperatures and extreme weather events becoming more...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:30am
The Awakening: An Afrofuturism-Inspired Multimedia Art Show

View, share, and interact with artistic pieces inspired by themes discussed in the book Dawn by Octavia Butler. We will explore transhumanism and human...

Virginia Valian: An Inclusive Academy

Join the MIT Press Bookstore in welcoming Virginia Valian to discuss her book An Inclusive Academy. Most colleges and universities embrace the ideals of...

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Boston Scientific - Company Presentation

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 7:30pm to 8:15pm

Monday, November 5, 2018