Events

Thursday, February 22, 2018

(Men's Swimming and Diving) NEWMAC Championship vs. MIT

(Men's Swimming and Diving) NEWMAC Championship vs. MIT, Hosted By MIT -- Cambridge, Mass., 6:00 PM

(Women's Swimming and Diving) NEWMAC Championship vs. MIT

(Women's Swimming and Diving) NEWMAC Championship vs. MIT, Hosted By MIT -- Cambridge, Mass., 6:00 PM

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...

Human Genome Editing with CRISPR: Ethical Considerations from a Catholic Perspective

A lecture by Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, OP (MIT PhD '96), Professor of Biology and of Theology at Providence College.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 5:30am
 
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 22, 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 22, 2018 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
 COG3 Seminar: Richard Gaschnig (UMass Lowell)

Non-traditional Stable Isotope Tracers in Solid-Earth Systems Molybdenum, uranium, and thallium experience measureable isotope fractionation in...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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 22, 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 22, 2018 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
Special Chez Pierre seminar

Marco Polini - Italian Institute of Technology “Topological and quantum plasmonics”

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 10:30am to 11:30am
Class of 2020 Ring Sales

An event for 2020's to purchase their rings. Make sure to bring $50 for a deposit AND your ID!

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 11:00am to 4:00pm
MIT Energy Club Seminar Series: Generating Energy from Thin Air

MIT Energy Club – Lunch with a Professor Seminar Series Professor Karthish Manthiram is an Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering. He received his...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 11:45am to 12:45pm
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 22, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch & Learn: 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 22, 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 22, 2018 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Personal Storytelling 101 - Workshop

How do you tell a good story? Why should you want to? MITell is a storytelling group, meeting monthly on campus. If you’ve been thinking about sharing a...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 12:15pm to 1:15pm
Bruno Verdini: Winning Together

Join the Environmental Policy and Planning (EPP) Group for the first EPP lunch of the Spring 2018 term. The lunch will feature a talk by Bruno Verdini, ...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
“On the Political Meanings of the Transformation of Property and Ownership in the United States” with James DeFilippis

Title: “On the Political Meanings of the Transformation of Property and Ownership in the United States” This lunch talk is sponsored by the Housing City and...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
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 22, 2018 at 1:15pm to 2:30pm
Academic Interviewing and Offers Panel

Faculty panelists will address the process of searching for academic positions, effective interview strategies, and ways to successfully navigate this...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
MS&PC Crafternoon

Join us for an afternoon of crafting. Get your creative wheels going and meet some of our lovely members. We will be making chalkboard paint crafts. We will...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 2:30pm
Policies in Relational Contracts

Mike Powell (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University)

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
 
Biological Engineering Seminar

Kasia Glowacka, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Re-engineering Photoprotection to Improve Crop Productivity Hosted by Douglas A....

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Focus On Russia: "Russia and Turkey: Strategic Alliance or Partnership of Convenience?"

Speaker: Dimitar Bechev, research fellow at the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. ...

Jennifer Finney Boylan reading

Jennifer Finney Boylan: She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders 4pm: Reception and book signing, Ting Foyer 5pm: Reading followed by Q&A Free and open to...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 4:00pm
Physics Colloquium: Lorenzo Sironi

Speaker: Lorenzo Sironi, Columbia University Title: Fast and Furious: Magnetic Reconnection in Relativistic Jets and Black Hole Coronae Abstract:...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sequential Information Design

Laura Doval (California Institute of Technology)

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
 
Capacity Management in Outpatient Care in the Presence of No-Shows

Mor Armony Professor of Operations Management NYU, Stern School of Business Abstract: Patient no-shows is a serious issue that significantly complicates...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Cross-fitting and Fast Remainder Rates for Semiparametric Estimation

Whitney Newey (MIT)

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
World History Seminar

“The Edge of the Petri Dish: Wizards and Prophets” Presented by Charles C. Mann In 2050, the world will have about ten billion people. How will we feed them...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Carleen Maitland: "ICTs for Refugees and Displaced Persons"

Expanding use of information and communication technology (ICT) together with the humanitarian reform agenda are changing both the experience of being a...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
GAME Paint Night

Take a break from those p-sets and conference papers, and join us at Paint Night. Create another masterpiece for your office wall or simply paint some happy...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Jennifer Finney Boylan reading

Jennifer Finney Boylan: She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders Building E51, Wong Auditorium (E51-115) 4:00pm: Reception and book signing, Ting...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
STAGE Seminar

Borys Kadets (MIT) Rigid analytic spaces, formal schemes and tubes Tate's theory of rigid analytic spaces gives a good category of p-adic analytic...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 5:15pm to 7:15pm
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Ananya Roy | Plans for Freedom: Sanctuary, Abolition, and Reconstruction in the Age of Trumpism

MIT Department of Architecture / Spring 2018 Lecture Series Organized with MIT Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Infinite Careers Alumni Speaker Series: Ali Wyne (Course 14, 15, 17; Class of ’08)

Want to network but don’t have the time to send countless emails or travel off campus for informational interviews? Good news! GECD and the Alumni...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Simple Person's Applied Math Seminar

SPEAKER: Alex Wein (MIT) TITLE: Estimation under group actions ABSTRACT: Imagine we want to recover an unknown vector given many noisy copies of it,...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Thursday, February 22, 2018