Events

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Medical Interpreting Course

ActLingual and the Prehealth Advising Office are teaming up to offer a medical interpreting training this IAP through the University of Massachusetts Medical...

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Pause for ten minutes of daily mindfulness @2:50 PM EST every day (or 7:50 AM Eastern U.S. and Canada) Take a short break together because chronic...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 7:45am to 8:00am
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BWSI 2022!

Nominating high school students (rising seniors) for the MIT Beaver Works Summer Institute (BWSI) 2022 Summer Program prerequisite online courses is now...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 8:00am to 9:00am
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IAP: Planning for Small Cities

“NOTE: THE SITE VISITS WILL BE HELD IN THE SPRING ON DATES TBD. The meetings with municipal officials will be held as scheduled. The growth of large...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 8:00am to 3:00pm
MIT VMS Boot Camp Event: Crash Course in Enterprise B2B Sales 4 Startups

Presented by VMS Mentor Kent Summers: A 2-Day Crash-Course! As a popular (14+ year) IAP course on “B2B sales,” this workshop is consistently received by...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 9:00am to 12:00pm
HPEC System

The focus of this workshop is to introduce the role of High Performance Computing in research. Learn how to scale your application to run on HPC Systems...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 9:00am to 12:00pm
WCC Consultations are open during IAP 2022. Don’t wait -- schedule today!

The Writing and Communication Center offers free one-on-one professional advice from communication experts with advanced degrees and publishing experience....

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
GIS Level 1: Introduction to GIS & Mapping (In Person)

Our in-person GIS workshop is canceled but we will still be offering this workshop online on 1/4. Register here:...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
IAP: (Closed) Introduction to American Sign Language

Global Languages is happy to offer a non-credit class, Introduction to American Sign Language, during IAP 2022. Ten sessions will be held from January 5 to...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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Experiments at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) have achieved a record 1.3 megajoule energy output substantially exceeding, for the first time, the...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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Killian Court

Offered by Christopher Di Perna Students will learn basic welding techniques including: oxy acetylene welding, MIG welding, and TIG welding. Students are...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Literature Review Writing (2-session series)

Conducting and writing a literature review is a daunting multi-step process. In this two-session series, we will demystify the process of literature review...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:30am
Mathematics of Big Data book

Enrollment: Limited: Advance sign-up required Limited to 35 participants Attendance: Participants must attend all sessions Prereq: Matrix Mathematics Big...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:55am
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Nano Explorations: Peptide beacon integrated planar waveguide sensor for low-cost, rapid & highly sensitive detection of COVID19

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. EST >>Register for this Zoom webinar. Soumya Pratap Tripathy, PhD student Media Arts and Sciences MIT Media...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 11:00am to 11:45am
Killian Court

Offered by Tara Fadenrecht. Enameling is the process of fusing powdered glass to copper, steel or silver resulting in a glossy, colorful finish. Students in...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 11:30am to 1:30pm
AI STRATEGIES AND ROADMAP - VIRTUAL COURSE OPEN HOUSE

Acquire the skills and actionable strategies you need to lead, develop, and deploy an AI systems engineering approach that maximizes the value of your...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Gene Regulation and Expression Talk Series: "Fundamental Principles During the Egg-to-embryo Transition"

Dr. Andrea Pauli, Group Leader at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Vienna

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
20 Minutes of Calm: Meditation Community

20 Minutes of Calm Virtual Sittings--Online Meditation Sessions Tuesdays at 1PM ET

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1:00pm to 1:20pm
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The Alchemist

Are you interested in learning how to slow the hustle and bustle of the day? Want to learn techniques for managing anxiety and stress? Do you simply want...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
BioBots (BioMakers Workshop)

The BioMakers IAP Google Calendar (Check for Updates) Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-4 pm starting Jan 6th (+ Friday session 1/14 1-2 PM) Workshop...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
CMS.S61/S97 DJ Culture and Performance

Students will learn the foundational practices of the live DJ (disk jockey) and explore music and dance scenes across several generations and cultures....

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wiesner Building, E15-320
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IAP Non-Credit Activity: THERE ARE NO BAD SKETCHES / An introduction to Travel Drawing

Workshop exposes students to a multi-media way of capturing a sense of place through an observational tour of the Cambridge and Boston area. This course...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:30pm
IAP Seminar: Investigating Leadership and Engineering through Film and Media: The Making of the Atomic Bomb

Speakers: Andrew Silver, Film director, MIT and Sloan Alum Chris Boebel, Media Development Director, MIT Open Learning Enrollment limited: Advance sign-up...

IAP Workshop: Crafting your Thesis Proposal

Your Ph.D. thesis proposal is likely your first foray into writing a research or grant proposal. Different from a research paper or report, it represents an...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Introduction to Atomistic Simulations

First principles simulations is a useful tool for materials research providing description of functional properties and chemical processes at the atomic...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Killian Court

Offered by Shaymus Hudson. Students in this class will learn the techniques necessary for lost wax coating of metals. They will first make models of the...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Typical English Table

Class is now meeting again IN PERSON for Fall 2021. Led by an actual ESL teacher & native English speakers to help you improve your English speaking...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
MITx and the Evolution of Online Learning: Celebrating 10 Years of MITx

We invite you to join us as MITx celebrates ten years of online learning! MITx supports MIT’s mission for a better world by sharing MIT-quality educational...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Pleasures of Poetry 2022

Pleasures of Poetry meets this IAP 2022 in 14E-304 from 1:00 - 2:00pm every weekday through the first three weeks of IAP (Jan. 3-21), with the exception of...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Data Management: File Organization

Do you struggle with organizing your research data? Wonder if there’s a better way to arrange and name your data files to optimize your work? This workshop...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
IAP Non-Credit Activity: Bookmaking with Risography

This course will overview the main concepts surrounding bookmaking, art books, self publishing and various printing techniques using risography, rolling...

Introduction to Defense Contracts

The Department of Defense is the largest customer in the world, spending approximately $500 billion in contracts every year. It is also one of the most...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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IAP Course - nanoStories: Workshop on science communication at the nanoscale

Designed for students with an interest in science communication and STEAM outreach. Guided by instructors, in each two-hour class students will explore a new...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 2:30pm
Book Discussion:  The Territories of Science and Religion

Are science and religion inherently opposed? Have they always been? Not necessarily, argues distinguished scholar Peter Harrison in The Territories of...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Professor Gabriela Schlau-Cohen, MIT Department of Chemistry

TITLE: Action at the nanoscale: Single-molecule studies of protein motion

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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techno-inquiry

With this reading group, we aim at slowing down and promote critical reflection over the work we do everyday. We will do this by investigating, together,...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Image by Daryl Finnegan

This four week workshop will focus on composite forms; forms created from the combining of two or more wheel thrown parts. Learn the ‘how to’s’ of making a...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 4:00pm
Cultivating Strong Career Mentors during your PhD and Postdoc

Mentors are important at every stage of your career. As a PhD and postdoc, learn how to strengthen the relationship with your research advisor, as well as...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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MAS.S73: Moving Beyond The Replication Crisis: How to Spot Misleading Social Science and Design Better Experiments

Offered for 3 credits P/D/F and open to listenersMeets T/Th 4-6p in E15-359 (1/11, 1/13, 1/20, 1/25, and 1/27) Course Description The replication and...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
UROP Project Planning Workshop for Supervisors

Join us as we review key characteristics of a successful UROP experience, and tips and strategies to develop a UROP project that best helps the UROP student,...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Credit Nicole Tariverdian

This four-week painting intensive begins with a simplified drawing—no need for expertise—of a subject of the student’s choosing. The under-drawing guides the...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 4:30pm
DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy): Life skills workshop

Missing something in your life skills tool box? Amidst all of the events in the past 20 months, you may feel that you have less capacity to easily tolerate...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Ulan Bator

Virtual info session (IAP, not for credit) for a new six-unit spring course where students tackle real-world climate & sustainability challenges. All...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 5:00pm to 5:30pm
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MIT Heavy Metal 101 IAP 2022

Not a Metallurgy class! This veteran crash-course is coming back in full force and will have you head banging, air guitaring, and devil horn raising in no...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Totally Teapots

Oval, wavy, stretched, or crazy, the teapot is a wonderful subject that will show us a balance between functionality and creativity. In this four week...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 7:00pm
Winter School 2022

Winter School is a chance to learn how to safely go on winter adventures. We lead a variety of day trips on the weekends for beginners to advanced outdoors...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
iGEM Infosession

A ~1 hour info session about iGEM and how MIT students can get involved for the 2022 season. Learn more at https://biomakers.mit.edu/igem/ or email...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 7:00pm
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Credit Nicole Tariverdian

This four-week painting intensive begins with a simplified drawing—no need for expertise—of a subject of the student’s choosing. The under-drawing guides the...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 7:30pm
Science and Faith - friends or foes? (Part 1) - Is there Evidence for God in the Universe? Do the Laws of Nature Point to God or lead us away from the idea of a God?

Many people have difficulty reconciling modern science with the Christian faith(as well as other faith traditions) - especially the Biblical account of...

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Tuesday, January 11, 2022