Events

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

IAP: Battlecode

Battlecode is an IAP class and competition! You'll code an autonomous player to compete against others in a unique, real-time strategy game. Your player...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 12:00am
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Learn Golf, Meditation, Squash, or Fitness!

Join MIT Recreation this January for our Instructional Classes! We are offering 4-5 week courses to help you learn golf or squash, practice meditation, or...

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Need some motivation to get and stay active this winter? Join the MIT community for the getfit 2023 challenge that starts on Monday, January 30. getfit is a...

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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 10, 2023 at 2:45am to 3:00am
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IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge IAP 2023 Proposal Deadline

The IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge is MIT’s 20+-year-old annual program for student social innovators. This program is a great opportunity for students to...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 6:00am to 11:59pm
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SRG Materials Design Consortium Annual Meeting

This 2-day meeting reviews progress in computational materials design research under a multi-institutional consortium underway since its founding at MIT in...

Adventures in Scanning Electron Microscopy

This is an all-day session. It is offered on 3 days during IAP and each day covers the same material. It is fundamentally a training session. Attendees who...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
Just a few items that you'll need...

Students will each manufacture a functioning internal combustion engine. Advanced mill and lathe skills, both CNC and manual, will be taught and practiced....

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 9:00am to 12:30pm
Calipers and metal tubes

Students will each manufacture a functioning internal combustion engine. Advanced mill and lathe skills, both CNC and manual, will be taught and practiced....

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 9:00am to 12:30pm
Make your New Year resolution: write every day with the Writing Together Online during the IAP

It’s the time for resolutions again! Make your New Year resolution to write every day and join the Writing Together Online during the IAP. These 90-min...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 9:00am to 10:30am
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WCC Consultations are open during IAP 2023. 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 10, 2023 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
Bacterial Biocement

This workshop introduces students to the process of biocementing with microbes. Today, the production of cement for concrete accounts for 8% of global CO2...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
IAP: (Closed) Introduction to American Sign Language

Global Languages is offering a non-credit class, Introduction to American Sign Language, during IAP 2023. Ten sessions will be held from January 10 to...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 10:00am
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Manufacture a steel single speed bicycle frame, install parts, and ride it. Students will meet with D-Lab instructors for a required meeting in December to...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
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 10, 2023 at 10:00am to 11:55am
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Pure Math Seminar

Speaker: Hong Wang Title: Projection theorems and applications Zoom Link: https://mit.zoom.us/j/94994298254

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 10:00am
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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...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
Author rights workshop

When you publish in scholarly journals you’re usually required to give up some rights in your work. In this workshop, MIT librarians Katharine Dunn & Katie...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Author rights workshop (Online)

When you publish in scholarly journals you’re usually required to give up some rights in your work. In this workshop, MIT librarians Katharine Dunn & Katie...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Intermediate NMR - Shaped Pulses

The course will cover aspects of using shaped pulses in a variety of NMR applications. We will begin with practical aspects - applications, choice of pulse...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Aerial view

Leading change is never easy but the goal of global decarbonization requires a different approach than the traditional approaches. Although technical...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
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A bottom-up design of triblock bottlebrush copolymers

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. ET >>Register for this Zoom webinar. Zehao Sun, PhD candidate Materials Science & Engineering Classical...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 11:00am to 11:45am
Political Control and Repression

In 2021, the Freedom House reported a 16-consecutive-year decline in global freedom and estimated that 40 percent of the global population live in “Not Free”...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Special Seminar in Organic Chemistry: Dr. Martin Tomanik (Scripps Research Institute)

Title: Synthetic routes to (–)-myrocin G, (–)-euonyminol, and Pd(II)-catalyzed synthesis of bicyclo[3.2.1] lactones. Join in person or via Zoom (MIT...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
6.S099 Machine Learning Single-Cell Cancer Immunotherapy Competition

Offered: IAP 6 units (P/D/F), Undergraduate, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 am-1:00 pm. Prerequisite: Programming (e.g., Python) at the level of 6.1010....

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 11:30am to 1:00pm
Free Yoga, HIIT, Bootcamp Classes

Join MIT Recreation for their weekly noon Group Exercise classes. Members can join for free and non-members can buy a day pass. Class registration is...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
IAP - Nurturing Relationships

Research from behavior psychologists consistently demonstrates that people who prioritize and invest in relationships tend to perform better in their...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Informed Philanthropy in Theory and Action

Class now full - add your name to the interest form to receive information about future offerings of the class This IAP class can be taken as a...

Inside the Alchemist

Starting a company is not just about technology! Increase your knowledge and attend the Deshpande Center’s IAP course, “Legal Dos and Don’ts: What to Know...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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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, January 10, 2023 at 12:00pm to 12:15pm
Basics of Obtaining a Patent

So, you've submitted your invention disclosure to the MIT TLO, spoken with patent counsel, reviewed the application, it's being examined by the US Patent &...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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BioNanoLights

Explore the world of biologically guided nanomaterial production! This short IAP lab activity provides an introduction to biological research and basic...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
GIS Level 1: Introduction to GIS & Mapping (In person)

Learn how to read and interpret maps and data and use basic cartography principles to create maps that can be used in reports and presentations. You will...

Introduction to Atomistic Simulations

First principles methods, such as Density Functional Theory (DFT), become an essential research tool and have proven useful to study functional properties...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Let’s Design Board Games! Explore a Playful Way to Tackle Social and Cultural Issues (day 2 of 5)

This is a 5-day design workshop that focuses on designing board games. It introduces how board games help raise awareness, propose interventions, and resist...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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MIT's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 1:00pm to 3:30pm
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So, you want to write an NIH grant and need to know more about their new policy on Data Management & Sharing Plans (NOT-OD-21-013, effective 25Jan2023)? This...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Pleasures of Poetry 2023

Pleasures of Poetry meets this IAP 2023, and this year for four days before IAP begins, in 14E-304 from 1-2 p.m. every weekday from January 3-20, with the...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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 10, 2023 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Blood, Sweat, and Labor: The Human Damage of Architecture

Instructor: Gabriel Castro-Andrade This workshop is a study on the prolonged human damage incurred by construction workers building the things we design. We...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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IAP 2023 Stand-Up Comedy Crash Course

Do you want to make people laugh? Here’s your chance. In this crash course, you will go from the fundamentals of comedy writing and performance technique to...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 2:00pm
IAP Course: 6.S090 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 10, 2023 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
IAP Woodworking Workshop - Veneer Marquetry Box

IAP is in the cold month of January - so let’s start with a seasonally relevant engineering problem that we all can relate to. A part-empty box of tissues....

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Come test your skills at Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arrangment. Hiroko Matsuyama, an accomplished instructor of the Ohara School of Ikebana, will...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Book Talk: Power and Progress: Our Thousand-Year Struggle over Technology and Prosperity

Daron Acemoglu (MIT)

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Disagreeing Well

This IAP course is a four week interactive workshop in which participants will engage in dialogue across difference and develop skills of empathic listening...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
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Ten minutes for your mind @2:50 PM EST every day (Eastern U.S. and Canada) Take a short break together because chronic uncertainty may cause anxiety,...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 2:45pm to 3:00pm
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"Generation and function of anti-viral T cells" , 1st talk in the series "Visulalizing Immune Responses: The Importance of the Lymph Node"

Ulrich H. von Andrian, MD Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Professor of Immunopathology,Dept. of Immunology, Harvard Medical School Program Leader, Basic...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Journey of Self Discovery

• Yoga of the Mind and Soul • Foster wellbeing and mindfulness through the insights of the spiritual philosophies • Oceanic motivation, inspiration...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Student Art Association: IAP23 Tuesday Beginning Pottery Wheel A

This class will introduce you to the basics of wheel throwing, trimming, and glazing your creation. Learn basic techniques that will allow you to...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 4:00pm to 6:30pm
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, January 10, 2023 at 5:00pm to 5:20pm
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Weekly hangouts are SSOMIT's regular meetups for nontheist and nontheism-curious members of the MIT community, to get to know and keep in touch with one...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Launch into Spring: Internship Lab

Still not certain about your summer plans? Still weighing your options? Join CAPD to help you develop a plan to find an awesome summer experience. This is...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 5:30pm to 6:00pm
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12"x12" LED Light Sign (Multi-day non-credit class)

To enter the lottery, please fill out this form by 12/20/22: https://forms.gle/cunzR1zHM8BWcwZU7 Beginers highly encouraged! Course Instructor: Cat...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Student Art Association: IAP23 Cut and Paste: Composite Image-Making with Photoshop

This course provides an introduction to Photoshop with the goal of developing techniques for composite image-making. No prior experience with Photoshop is...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Fall on Memorial Drive

Weekly ACBL Bridge tourament open to the whole MIT Community. Competition in a friendly atmosphere. ACBL...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 6:30pm to 9:30pm
MITNA Bluewater IAP Session: Intro to Bluewater

Join us online to learn more about the bluewater sailing program at MIT. All are welcome! We will be running a series of sessions during IAP, some virtual...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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MIT Outing Club: Winter School Lecture Series

Do you enjoy being outdoors but don't know what to do when the temperature drops? Do you live for summer but suffer in winter? Are you cooped up from...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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This IAP course will help you master the fundamentals needed to succeed in any entry-level technical interview at top-tier IT companies. We will also touch...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 7:00pm to 9:30pm
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Student Art Association: IAP23 Tuesday Beginning Pottery Wheel B

This class will introduce you to the basics of wheel throwing, trimming, and glazing your creation. Learn basic techniques that will allow you to...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Tuesday, January 10, 2023