Events

Tuesday, January 25, 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...

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...

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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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2022 at 8:00am to 3:00pm
Killian Court

Adventures in Scanning Electron Microscopy is an activity offered by Donald Galler. The activity offers training and introduction to electron microscopy. No...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
Computational modeling tools for promoting low-carbon electricity

Monday, January 24-Friday, January 28, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm ET each day (5 classes) Location: E51-376 Register by January 19. Email Pablo Duenas...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 9:00am to 1:00pm
Killian Court

Offered by George Varnavides. Generative art is a type of audiovisual art generated using an algorithm. It often lies at the intersection of mathematical...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 9:00am to 11:00am
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 25, 2022 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
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 25, 2022 at 9:30am to 11:30am
IAP Course: A practical introduction to biomechanics

Most of us learn to breathe and walk and move at a time that we can’t recall much from and use these skills throughout our lives without really knowing how...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 10:00am
Innovation: A Road to Disaster?

In this webinar, led by Professor Luis Perez-Breva, we will break free from the misconceptions of innovation and debunk innovation as it is widely defined....

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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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 25, 2022 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
MITEI UROP Proposal Workshop

MIT Energy Initiative and the Chemical Engineering Communication Lab are hosting a workshop for grad students who supervise UROPs on energy research. In...

Tuesday, January 25, 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 25, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:55am
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Physics PhD Thesis Defense: Parth Patel

You are cordially invited to attend the following thesis defense. ’’Quantum transport in strongly interacting, ultracold Fermi gases in box...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 10:00am
Room 26-214
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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 25, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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ORC IAP Seminar 2022

Operations Research Center IAP Seminar 2022: Operations Research is a powerful area for applications involving energy process design, waste minimization,...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
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 Writing your literature review: getting started with the libraries

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...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Manage Your PDFs and Citations: Zotero & Mendeley

Using citation management software to create and maintain a collection of references or PDFs is common and important in today’s academic world. These tools...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
MIT TLO Speaker Series Image

The rise of applied data science, digital humanities, machine learning, and artificial intelligence has resulted in an increased need for computational...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 11:30am 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 25, 2022 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Lunch Break: Introduction to Mindfulness (VIRTUAL)

Mindfulness can offer us tools to cope with stress, anxiety and uncertainty, and a consistent practice can lead to greater tranquility, wisdom and...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 12:15pm to 1:00pm
20 Minutes of Calm: Meditation Community

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

Tuesday, January 25, 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 25, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
The Food System

Acquire professional systems engineering skills while you help make MIT campus more sustainable! In this two-day virtual workshop (IAP, not for credit),...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
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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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2022 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wiesner Building, E15-320
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Experiment with antennas and analog/digital circuits!

Design, build and test your own full-duplex radio with real-world hardware/software engineering! Full-duplex technology is revolutionizing the wireless...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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 25, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:30pm
IAP Presentation: Kalila Jackson-Spieker and Yiping Li (J-PAL North America)

Promises of Summer Youth Employment Programs

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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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 25, 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 25, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
AI and Our Human Future: IAP Discussion Seminars with Dean Dan Huttenlocher and Eric Schmidt

EVENT LIMITED TO MIT STUDENTS. Daniel Huttenlocher, Dean of the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing, and Eric Schmidt, Co-founder of Schmidt Futures and...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Genetown: Biotech's History in Kendall Square

Biotechnology and science are often thought of as abstract ideas, but where they take place has long lasting consequences for how innovation and invention...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Groupflow - Leveraging AI to untangle the surprising link between ethics, happiness, and business success

This IAP course will teach you how to measure and increase individual happiness and wellbeing, team collaboration and performance, and organizational culture...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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R for the true beginner

Heard of R but not sure what it does? Want to dive into it but not sure how to get started? In this session, we will go through the basics of R from what it...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
UNBOXING RELIGION: Christian History: A Quick Trip Through 2,000 Years

In this series of virtual classes, ORSEL chaplains and guests will introduce you to the world’s religious traditions. Attend one session, or as many as you...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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 25, 2022 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Introduction to CRISPR (BioMakers Workshop)

Schedule: 2 hour sessions (Jan 17th, Jan 19th, Jan 25th, Jan 27th in the afternoon 3 pm - 5 pm). Only sign-up for one session! Workshop Contact: Ellie Feng,...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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 25, 2022 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Beyond the Lab: Journey from Scientist to Founder with E14 Fund

Are you a scientist or engineer curious about starting a deep tech company? Do you want to visit MIT startups in action and learn from founders who have...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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 25, 2022 at 4:00pm
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 25, 2022 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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 25, 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 25, 2022 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Lecture: Medinas of the Maghreb and the concept of Islamic city: Between texts and models.

On the question of an archetypal model of the Islamic city, several regional scholars and Orientalists have tried to give some answers, each focusing on a...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Mass before IAP Catholic lecture

MIT Chapel

Tuesday, January 25, 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 25, 2022 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Coded Bias

Sasha Costanza-Chock, Shalini Kantayya, Safiya Noble and Kishawna Peck speak with Ethan Zuckerman to discuss biases, equity, transparency, and governance as...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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IAP Catholic Series Lecture 3: Phenomenological Consideration of the Holy Eucharist

A Phenomenological Consideration of the Holy Eucharist (lecture with Q&A) The first talk is a brief introduction to Husserl's Phenomenology and is...

Scientific Computing in Python: A NumPy Crash-Course Cluedump

NumPy is the standard tool for manipulating arrays of numeric data in Python, and has heavily influenced the design and implementation of many other...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 7:00pm 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2022 at 7:30pm
Reconstructing Religion: Can Religious Faith Contribute to the Public Good?  Should it have a Place in the Public Square?

How did the church get to the point where Christianity as a tradition and Christians, in particular, are often looked at with derision and as an anchor...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Tuesday, January 25, 2022