Events

Tuesday, January 17, 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 17, 2023 at 12:00am
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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 17, 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 17, 2023 at 6:00am to 11:59pm
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Mashnee under sail

MIT Sailing's Bluewater Program currently sails Boston Harbor in a 1902 racing sloop, Mashnee, designed by MIT alum Nathaneal G. Herreshoff. Join us online...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 6:30am to 7:30am
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Tuesday, Jan 17 through Friday, Jan 2020 at 3:15 pm. See the registration page for updated classroom information and FAQ. To harness the power of the...

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 17, 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 17, 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 17, 2023 at 9:00am to 12:30pm
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Join us for the first ever MIT Systems Awareness Research Conference, hosted in Cambridge, MA, U.S.A this January 17-19, 2023. Come together with...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
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 17, 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 17, 2023 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
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 17, 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 17, 2023 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
The Alchemist

Speaker: Matthew Rosenzweig (MIT) Title: Recent progress on mean-field limits for systems with Riesz interactions Abstract: In statistical physics, many...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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 17, 2023 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
Tips, Tricks, and Tools for Productive Writing: Building a Supportive Community for Feedback and Motivation

This workshop will provide an introduction to the concept of peer review writing groups: small groups self-organized specifically as a space for workshopping...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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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 17, 2023 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
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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 17, 2023 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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“How to Talk to a Science Denier”

Lee McIntyre, PhD Author and Research Fellow, Center for Philosophy and History of Science, Boston University This talk will detail how to address science...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 11:00am
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 17, 2023 at 11:30am to 1:00pm
CCTR Open House and Demo Activities

This open house event will showcase the newly renovated and reimagined Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR), which handles everything...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
F-35 Fighter Jet aproaching KC-135 Stratotanker for refueling

Special IAP Seminar hosted by the MIT Security Studies Program (SSP) Abstract: The technology and capability of aerial refueling provides the United...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 12:00pm
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 17, 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 17, 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...

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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 17, 2023 at 12:00pm to 12:15pm
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 17, 2023 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Data Bites: Writing better READMEs

Are you sharing research data or code? Make sure others can find and understand it! README files are standard for software, but they provide useful basic...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 1:00pm to 1:30pm
GIS Level 3: Using Python for Geoprocessing in ArcGIS Pro and Geopandas

Are you a GIS user and a novice Python programmer? We will help you to automate geoprocessing tasks and document processing steps for future use using Python...

IAP Discussion: Urban Planners Read the Gorgias

What is the role of oratory and power in a democratic society? Is it worse to do wrong or to be wronged? What is the difference between knowledge and true...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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 17, 2023 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Typical machine learning classes teach techniques to produce effective models for a given dataset. In real-world applications, data is messy and improving...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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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 17, 2023 at 1:00pm to 3:30pm
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MIT Reactor Design, Safety Features, & Simulator Hands-On Exercise

MIT’s Nuclear Reactor Lab is home to a 6MW thermal research reactor located on MIT’s campus, the MITR. In this IAP activity, participants will learn about...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Organize your research: Getting started with citation management tools

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 17, 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 17, 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 17, 2023 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Small-Scale Agricultural Climate Resiliency

Sarah Coughlin (J-PAL) Jack Ellington (J-PAL)

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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 17, 2023 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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CMS.S60 Watching the Watchmen: Superheroes in Comics and Television

A detective superhero who will stop at nothing to reveal the monstrous truth. A messianic visionary convinced he alone can right a wicked world, and a blue...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Data Bites: Writing better Data Availability Statements

Are you sharing research data or code? Make sure others can find and understand it! Data Availability Statement (DAS) has become a required section for...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 1:30pm to 2:00pm
Solar Powered IoT Environmental Sensor

Learn how to design and make a solar powered temperature and humidity sensor that utilizes the Internet of Things (IoT) to store data. No prior programming,...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Beyond the Lab: Journey from Scientist to Founder

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 17, 2023 at 2:00pm to 6:00pm
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 17, 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 17, 2023 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
IAP Course: A brief introduction to e-beam lithography

E-beam lithography enables advanced semiconductor chips; without e-beam lithography minimum features sizes would be limited to approximately 200 nm. In...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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 17, 2023 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Modern Zero Knowledge Cryptography

The Modern Zero Knowledge Cryptography IAP program surveys recent advancements in ZK crypto over the last ten years, with a strong emphasis on their...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Blue and yellow flag of Ukraine

An MIT community info session to bring together diverse stakeholders to talk about how we can create projects that support Ukraine in this grievous time of...

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 17, 2023 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Envisioning the Future of Computing Prize Workshops

The Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Computing (SERC), a cross-cutting initiative within the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing, in collaboration with...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
The Strength and Fragility of AI

Join the Director of Strategic Industry Engagement of MIT’s Schwarzman College of Computing, Aude Oliva, and MIT’s Technology Licensing Officer of software...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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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 17, 2023 at 2:45pm to 3:00pm
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Strengthening Women’s Roles in Society

Alex Chen (J-PAL) Ana-Maria Colina (J-PAL) Eitan Paul (J-PAL) Beatriz Velho (J-PAL)

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Powering the Energy Transition

MIT Graduate students from all disciplines please join us on Tuesday January 17 in E19-319 or Thursday January 19 on Zoom for an information session on the...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Journey of Self Discovery

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

Tuesday, January 17, 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 17, 2023 at 4:00pm to 6:30pm
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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 17, 2023 at 5:00pm to 5:20pm
Launch Into Spring: Resumes & Cover Letters

Struggling to add that recent UROP? Not sure what to include from high school experiences? Join CAPD for a flash presentation on resumes and cover letter....

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 5:00pm to 5:30pm
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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 17, 2023 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Launch Into Spring: Drop-in Resume & Cover Letter Advice

Still unsure about how to format a resume, or if you should include those work experiences from high school? We’ll answer questions about your resume 1-1...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 5:30pm to 6:00pm
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Learn trendy rug-tufting and retro latch-hooking (70’s style shag rug). Make a decorative pillow or cool wall art. Space is limited to 20 people....

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 17, 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 17, 2023 at 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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 17, 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 17, 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 17, 2023 at 7:00pm to 9:30pm
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 17, 2023 at 10:00pm to 11:55am
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Tuesday, January 17, 2023