Events

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

South Asia and the Institute: Transformative Connections

Researched by current MIT faculty, students, alumni, and staff, this historical exhibit tells the remarkable story of South Asia at MIT and MIT in South Asia...

South Asia and the Institute: Transformative Connections

Researched by current MIT faculty, students, alumni, and staff, this historical exhibit tells the remarkable story of South Asia at MIT and MIT in South Asia...

Join Writing Together Online to Beat Your November and December Deadlines

Days become shorter and deadlines get closer. Do not wait! Join Writing Together Online to finish your projects before the holidays. Our 90-min writing...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 7:30am to 9:00am
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Ten minutes for your mind @2:50 every day at 2:50 pm in multiple time zones Almost everything works better again if you unplug it for a bit, including your...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 7:45am to 8:00am
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Join Writing Together Online to Beat Your November and December Deadlines

Days become shorter and deadlines get closer. Do not wait! Join Writing Together Online to finish your projects before the holidays. Our 90-min writing...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 9:00am to 10:30am
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SAA Ceramics Sale

Join us for the semi-annual sale of ceramics that have been designed, built and created by students and instructors at the MIT Student Art Association. Work...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
12.SP51: Geophysics Seminar - Matt Wei (U. Rhode Island)

Overcome the challenge of detecting slow slip events offshore Detecting slow slip events offshore, especially in subduction zones, is important for both...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:00am
Building 54, Room 209
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Andreas Refsgaard: Doodle Tunes & Sounds from the Mouth

Try out Andreas Refsgaard's interactive exhibits, now on view at Lewis Music Library. A 2022-23 visiting artist at the MIT Center for Art, Science &...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 10:00am to 6:00pm
STAGE Seminar

Speaker: Niven Achenjang (MIT) Title: The descent obstruction Topics: Evaluation of torsors; Selmer set; weak Mordell-Weil theorem; descent...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 11:00am to 12:30pm
LNS Lunchtime Seminar

Scott Hertel The SPICE and HeRALD experiments for sub-GeV dark matter direct detection Abstract: The SPICE and HeRALD experiments aim to probe dark matter...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
MLK Scholar Presentation: "Is there a map to the stars: how do we navigate careers and build community in academic science?" with Brian Nord

"Is there a map to the stars: how do we navigate careers and build community in academic science?" The structures and policies of academic science reflect...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Icon of meditation with a graphic of a lotus flower

This live, virtual 15-minute class is a combination of simple stretches to release tension in the body and guided meditation to mentally reset during the...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 12:00pm to 12:15pm
Steven Strogatz (Cornell University)

Speaker: Steven Strogatz (Cornell University) Title: Reflections on a year at the Museum of Mathematics Abstract: At the end of August 2021, I began a...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 12:00pm
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2.671 Go Forth and Measure Final Project Poster Sessions (Session 1)

From discovering if your plants will grow faster when exposed to heavy metal music to brewing the strongest coffee, students in class 2.671 Measurement and...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
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, December 06, 2022 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Planetary Lunch Seminar (PLS) - Nicole Shibley (Princeton)

Exploring Europa’s Ice Shell: Insights from Earth Sea ice, grown from a freezing ocean, is a fundamental feature of Earth’s Arctic Ocean and may also exist...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Building 54, Room 517
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Thesis Defense: Talya Levitz

Drennan lab I “Structural and biochemical investigations into the Neisseria gonorrhoeae ribonucleotide reductase” I Password: enzyme

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 1:00pm
How to Revise: Strategies for Focusing and Improving Your Writing Projec

Revision is more than just a stage in the writing process. It’s an opportunity—to focus, develop, even discover what you want to say and how to best connect...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
MSE Seminar Series: Flavia Vitale

Speaker: Flavia Vitale, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Pennsylvania Title: Multimodal, Multiscale,...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Join us in person to celebrate at the MIT non-denominational chapel. This classic 1955 Eero Saarinen structure is the perfect spot for a few minutes of...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 2:30pm to 3:15pm
Building W15: MIT Chapel
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PSFC Seminar: R. Juarez

Advances in fusion neutronics developed for ITER design Rafael Juarez, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia Abstract: ITER is the largest fusion...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
MIT PSFC, NW17-218
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Alina Marian (Northeastern University)

Featured Speaker: Alina Marian (Northeastern University) Title: On quot schemes of rank zero quotients over a curve. Abstract: I will discuss various...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thesis Defense - YounHun Kim

Speaker: YounHun Kim Title: Algorithms for Reconstructing Biological History from Genomic Data

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 3:00pm
Biology Colloquium

Speaker: Kelly Nguyen, MRC, Cambridge, UK Host: Seychelle Vos Title: TBD The Biology Colloquium is a weekly seminar held throughout the academic year —...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Diego Mendoza-Halliday

Speaker: Diego Mendoza-Halliday, Research Scientist, McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MITVisual attention and working memory are two different...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Lior Alon (MIT)

Featured Speaker: Lior Alon (MIT) Title: Fourier quasicrystals and stable polynomials Abstract: The Poisson summation formula says that the countable sum...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 4:00pm
The Effect of Macroeconomic Uncertainty on Firm Decisions

Yuriy Gorodnichenko (UC Berkeley) w/ Olivier Coibion and Saten Kumar

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 4:15pm to 5:45pm
Tasuki Kinjo (University of Tokyo)

Featured Speaker: Tasuki Kinjo (University of Tokyo) Title: Cohomological Donaldson-Thomas theory for 2-Calabi--Yau categories. Abstract: Cohomological...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
MIT Number Theory Seminar

Speaker: Roy Zhao (University of California Berkeley) Title: Heights on quaternionic Shimura varieties Abstract: We give an explicit formula for the...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Icon of meditation with a graphic of a lotus flower

This live, virtual 20-minute class is a combination of simple stretches to release tension in the body and guided meditation to release tension in the...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 5:00pm to 5:20pm
Happy Hour Tuesday with MS&PC Conversation Group

Come relax at the end of the day with the MS&PC conversation group! Meetings are held on Zoom. Please contact ecgatmit@gmail.com if you would like to...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Critical Elements for Trademark Success

File. Register. Renew. Enforce. (free, virtual) This area of IP law is actually fraught with many pitfalls and misunderstandings. For each field in the...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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Spain@MIT is organizing a Christmas event for the Spanish-speaking community on campus to celebrate the end of the term! We plan to serve some traditional...

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Tuesday, December 6, 2022