Events

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Image: Student presents at the Creative Arts Competition. Credit: HErickson, Arts at MIT

How to Talk (and Write About) Your Arts-Based Venture This IAP series will help prepare students to present their ventures in writing and discussion in a...

Mass before IAP Catholic Lecture

Mass before IAP Catholic Lecture

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...

Nuts and Bolts of New Ventures

Nuts and Bolts of New Ventures is offered for credit as 15.393. It is also open to others on a Not for Credit basis. This 6 evening session course...

At 2:50 logo

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 18, 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 18, 2022 at 8:00am to 9:00am
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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 18, 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 18, 2022 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
Killian Court

Offered by Prof. Greg Olson and Clay Houser. This activity is an introduction to the Thermo-Calc software and how it may be used to perform thermodynamic...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 9:30am to 12:30pm
Stata Center and public art

With visiting professor Martin Henz. We can understand some computer programs in the way we solve math equations: by performing one simple algebraic step...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
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IAP Course: Eyes in the Sky

Hands-on Workshop for using UAVs in mapping the built environment and Climate Change risk assessment (Non-credit) Enrollment Limit: 15 students Complete...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 10:00am to 2:30pm
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 18, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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PSFC logo in square. White letters on red background

Instabilities in the Crab Nebula jet; magnetic reconnection in the magnetopause; collisionless shocks in the universe, caused by supersonic plasma flows....

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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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 18, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:55am
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Styling Your Academic Writing (4-session series)

This four-session series will equip you with the tools to take your academic writing style to the next level. You will learn how to clarify your meaning in...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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IAP - Decoding Happiness

While everyone seeks happiness seldom does one find true happiness. Modern cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience still find it hard to explain...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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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 18, 2022 at 11:30am to 1:30pm
Cancelled -- Gene Regulation and Expression Talk Series: "Single-cell Epigenomics: Gene Regulation at Unprecedented Resolution"

Dr. Jason Buenrostro, Assistant Professor at Harvard University

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 12:00pm
Infinite Careers: May-Li Khoe

Join May-Li Khoe, MIT SB and MEng in EECS, and hear about her career journey, gain advice about your own career, and ask questions. May-Li Khoe is a...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Practical Machine Learning

If you are interested in attending, please join the mailing list here: https://forms.gle/D2wWadwE1u1iA6H67. We will be using this to send out links to class...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
SSP Military Fellow Mark Hamilton, Lieutenant Colonel, US Air Force

The Iranian hostage rescue attempt––dubbed Operation Eagle Claw––is an often-cited but less understood mission that contributed to the creation of United...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Fiber Crafts Group

It's a good time to get creative and finish that project! The Fiber Crafts Group offers the space to craft online with friends. Meetings will be held...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
20 Minutes of Calm: Meditation Community

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

Tuesday, January 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2022 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Killian Court

Offered by Mike Tarkanian. Students will learn basic blacksmithing techniques using traditional tools to hand forge mild steel. Drawing a taper, forming a...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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 18, 2022 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wiesner Building, E15-320
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GIS Level 2: Introduction to Spatial Analysis

Expand your experience with desktop GIS software and learn how to use analysis tools to query data, conduct spatial statistics, and analyze vector and raster...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:30pm
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 18, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:30pm
IAP Presentation: Kim Dadisman (J-PAL North America) and Laina Sonterblum (J-PAL North America)

Generating and Utilizing Evidence in Social Policy

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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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 18, 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 18, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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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 18, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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 18, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Crocheted purple whale

Do you love cute stuffed animals and crochet? Want to learn a new skill over IAP? Sign up for a 3-day crochet workshop and learn to crochet your own...

For registration, use https://forms.gle/n3ATNnFFrir8XLCY7

Islam is frequently talked about in the media, but continues to be a mystery to most people. What is the Muslim's concept of God? The afterlife? Who was...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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 18, 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 18, 2022 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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 18, 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 18, 2022 at 4:00pm
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 18, 2022 at 4:30pm
Building the Independent Nation: Morocco’s architectural heritage, 1940-1980

This lecture will highlight some of the built experiences in Morocco between 1940 and 1980, assessing its significance within the long cultural history of...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
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 18, 2022 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Marketing to Humans: Crafting Content Marketing and SEO Strategy

Content strategy and SEO need to change to keep up with the growing competition for attention and evolving online purchase behavior. Whether you’re selling...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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3 MIT Alumni on their Medical School Experience

Do you wonder what medical school is really like? Then join MIT’s Prehealth Advising for a panel of 3 current medical school students – also MIT alumni - to...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Mass before IAP Catholic Lecture

Mass before IAP Catholic Lecture

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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 18, 2022 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Radically Rethinking Entrepreneurship: How product diseases kill startups and what to do instead

This virtual 2-session seminar challenges conventional wisdom that the key to entrepreneurship is to iterate quickly, fail-fast-learn-fast, and pivot till...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Engineering a Successful Career Plan

You wouldn't undertake a 20 week project without first making a plan; what about a 20 year project? Your career is a major source of money, success, and...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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IAP Catholic Series Lecture 1: Phenomenological Consideration of the Holy Eucharist

A Phenomenological Consideration of the Holy Eucharist The first talk is a brief introduction to Husserl's Phenomenology and is philosophical in nature. The...

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 18, 2022 at 7:00pm
Using Philanthropy to Spark Government Innovation in Food Access, Education, and Guaranteed Income: A Conversation with Jill Shah, President, Shah Family Foundation

Join Ruth Lehmann, Director, Whitehead Institute, and Jill Shah, President, Shah Family Foundation, as they discuss philanthropy as a catalyst for government...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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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 18, 2022 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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 18, 2022 at 7:30pm
Hypocrisy: If Jesus Christ is so Good, Why is the Church so Bad?

In a recent survey at MIT, students were asked, “For you, what makes Christianity or God's existence difficult for you to believe?” The most picked answer...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Tuesday, January 18, 2022