Events

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

(Sailing) Midweek Firefly, 5:00 PM

Grounded in extensive cognitive research on how we learn and observe, Communication and Persuasion in the Digital Age is a 2-day program designed to help...

In a rapidly expanding digital marketplace, legacy companies without a clear digital transformation strategy are being left behind. How can we stay on top of...

There is considerable buzz around disruptive, revolutionary innovation—we’re constantly told we need to do more of it, in every part of our business. But...

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

It’s a common challenge for decision makers: how do we make optimal choices with so many unknown variables? It turns out that business insights come from...

It’s a common challenge for decision makers: how do we make optimal choices with so many unknown variables? It turns out that business insights come from...

The MindHandHeart Innovation Fund seeks to leverage the enthusiasm and problem-solving skills of the MIT community to find new and inventive ways of...

Parsing the Universe, 2019 Center for Theoretical Physics, MIT, Cambridge, MA Artist Statement I am fascinated by technologies that extend human vision,...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 8:00am to 6:00pm

About this Series The EAPS Department Lecture Series sponsors talks given by leading thinkers in the areas of geology, geophysics, geobiology, geochemistry,...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 9:00am to 10:00am

Speaker: Tapio Schneider

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 9:00am to 10:00am

The first photograph of a black hole, the life of a NASA astronaut candidate, the future of space tourist habitats — Boston scientists have long been at the...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 9:30am to 10:30am

MIT Libraries’ Distinctive Collections seeks not only to help hold history for all, but also to inspire the new. In Mens et Manus: Making the Book at MIT we...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 10:00am to 4:00pm

Are you writing a literature review for a thesis or an article? Need to find background information and go deep into the literature to find out what has been...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

Speaker: Jack Hidary, Alphabet X, formerly Google X Abstract: Jack Hidary will take us through the nascent, but promising field of quantum computing and his...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

TBD

Fangzhou Lu (MIT PhD Student)

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 11:30am to 1:00pm

Meridian Singers, an a cappella chorus directed by Michael Barrett and open to all in the MIT community, is seeking new members. During our fall season, we...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 11:45am to 1:15pm

They say “a woman without her sister is like a bird without her voice”. Why not have both? ABD opens its Fall 2019 Season with a performance by vocalist and...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 12:00pm to 12:50pm

The MIT List Visual Arts Center presents List Projects: Farah Al Qasimi. In her richly textured photographs, Farah Al Qasimi considers how images inscribe...

Jacquelyn Schneider (Stanford University) Security Studies Program Wednesday Seminar In the movie WarGames, a 1980s teenager hacks into a U.S. nuclear...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Increase comfort with unexpected questions and awkward moments in job interviews. Do improv comedy activities in a fun & supportive environment to warm up...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Killian Court

Yu Zhao (MIT) K-theoretic Hall algebra of a surface and Feigin-Odesskii wheel conditions In this talk, we will discuss the K-theoretic Hall algebra of a...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

We will be joined by Sergeant David J. O’Connor from the MIT Police. Learn more about how the MIT Police keep our campus safe and secure, ask your questions...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Abstract: Plants give life to our planet by pulling critical reagents out of the soil from below (water and micronutrients) and out of the atmosphere from...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Are you applying to grad school this fall? Are you still working on your personal statement? If so, come to this active working session. There will be a...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Killian Court

SPEAKER: Mozhgan Mirzaei (University of California, San Diego) TITLE: Extremal Configurations in Point-Line Arrangements

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm

Title: "Mechanism of Formation of a Reactive Alkyl Thiolate-Ligated Fe(III)-Superoxo Intermediate Derived from Dioxygen"

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm

In 1979, after touring public housing sites with deplorable conditions, Massachusetts Superior Court Judge Paul Garrity ordered the Boston Housing Authority...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Muddy MWh events are cancelled until further notice, pending social distancing guidelines when the Institute reopens. **This event is 21+ with valid...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Sumo Logic founding VP and MIT alum, Bruno Kurtic, will be visiting campus to speak about 'Solving Real Problems for Real Businesses'. His plan is to talk...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

The 108 Upanishads are considered the essence of all the Vedas, and Shri Ishopanishad is foremost among them. Discover the distilled essence of all knowledge...

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Building 56, 162
Stream Available

Weeday Mass, Adoration and Confession

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 7:30pm

Beginner West Coast swing lesson 7:30-9; open social dancing 9-11:30, with more west coast swing music earlier in the evening, and more east coast / lindy...

Wednesday, October 2, 2019