Events

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Author Function

Computer-generated poetry and fiction has been imagined for decades, even centuries. In recent years, this sort of literary art has not only been produced;...

The February School

The MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology graduate students will set up a temporary school as an intervention into the nested ecosystem of education at...

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, February 15, 2018 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
Exhibit | This Garden Is a Town

Anne Whiston Spirn / West Philadelphia Landscape Project Keller Gallery, Room 7-408 Gardening is a life-embracing act, an act of faith and hope. It can also...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 9:00am 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, February 15, 2018 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies; György Kepes Photographs II; Gestural Engineering: The...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
Choose to Reuse

Get free stuff as you reduce your impact on the planet by reusing instead of buying new! Drop-off clean, reusable items beginning at 8:00 AM. Choose up to...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
Webinar: Albedo, Climate, & Urban Heat Island

The United Nations predicts that nearly 70 percent of the global population will live in urban environments by the year 2050. This rapid urbanization is...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 11:00am
BetterMIT Innovation Week: Entrepreneurship & Innovation Resource Roundup

Hosted by: UA Innovation Committee & MIT Innovation Initiative As part of BetterMIT Innovation Week, the MIT Innovation Initiative will be hosting an...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 11:30am to 1:30pm
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, February 15, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Exhibition | Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974-1995

Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974-1995 recovers a historical moment and a body of work in the history of media art that has been largely overlooked...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
How to Work a Career Fair

Many students are overwhelmed when attempting to navigate a career fair with hundreds of employers. Come learn what to do in preparation for the fair, what...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Thursday Free English Class for International Students & Spouses

For over 20 years we have provided a FREE ENGLISH conversation time around tables with American English speakers for international grad students, scholars...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 1:15pm to 2:30pm
Brio to Cognos Conversion Workshop

During this session, we will cover the following topics: Learn how Brio queries dataLearn how Cognos queries dataConfigure Cognos to use a query as its...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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, February 15, 2018 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Thesis Defense

Abe Weintraub Young Lab Title: "Transcriptional Regulation and Genome Structure”

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 2:00pm
 Biological Engineering Seminar

Wenjing Wang, Stanford University Molecular Tools for the Temporally Resolved Labeling of Activated Neurons and Detection of Protein-protein...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Harvard Political Economy Seminar Series

Raul Sanchez de la Sierra (Harvard University)

Physics Colloquium: Raphael Bousso

Speaker: Raphael Bousso, University of California, Berkeley Title: Black Holes, Quantum Information, and Unification Abstract: The study of black holes has...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Ratings-Based Price Discrimination

Gonzalo Cisternas (MIT Sloan)

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
The Making of the Modern Metropolis: Evidence from London

Steve Redding (Princeton University) Joint with Harvard University

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
 
Economic Predictions with Big Data: The Illusion of Sparsity

Domenico Giannone (Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Harvard University)

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
 
IMES DSS Seminar: Dr. Mauro Ferrari

Seminar Title: “Post-Nanomedical Vistas” Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm Location: E25-111 Faculty Host: Dr. Alex Shalek IMES is happy to host the President and CEO...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
From the Ashes: Film Screening with Producer Sidney Beaumont

Join a screening of "From the Ashes" followed by a discussion featuring the film’s producer, Sidney Beaumont From Appalachia to the West’s Powder River...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 5:00pm to 9:00pm
STAGE Seminar

David Corwin (MIT) "Connections and Local Systems" In this talk, we will explain the differential geometric notion of a connection on a vector bundle,...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 5:15pm to 7:15pm
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Kurt Forster | ​​​​​​​The Sites and Sounds of Shells: Modern Concert Halls

MIT Department of Architecture / Spring 2018 Lecture Series How could an elitist institution acquire a virtually unique standing around the world?...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Public Program | Graduate Student Talk | Visible Secrecy

Take a look at the List Center’s exhibitions from a new perspective. Join Agnes Cameron of the MIT Media Lab Viral Communications group to discover more...

Simple Person's Applied Mathematics Seminar (SPAMS)

SPEAKER: Aden Forrow (MIT) TITLE: Controlling network dynamics with designed Laplacian spectra ABSTRACT: Complex real-world phenomena across a wide...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Evening Seminar: Taxes

Taxes can be confusing, especially if you haven’t had to file a return before. This discussion will cover the basics of the income and gift taxes from how...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm
AUDITIONS for sci-fi opera HMS Pinafore

The MIT Gilbert and Sullivan Players are thrilled to announce auditions for an exciting new production of H.M.S. Pinafore, or The Lass that Loved a...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Darwin Day: Everything You Know About Sex is Wrong

Why does sex exist? What are males for? Is the gender binary real? And why does a microbe have the swingingest sex life of all? Darwin Day is a celebration...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 7:15pm to 9:00pm
The Islamic Jesus: A bridge between Islam, Christianity—and even Judaism. Featuring: Mustafa Akyol

Religious tensions between Islam, Christianity and Judaism are some of the most complex, consequential and ominous challenges in today’s global community....

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 7:15pm

Thursday, February 15, 2018