Events

Wednesday, January 18, 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...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 12:00am
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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...

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...

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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...

Golden Speaker Series: Kristala Jones Prather

Kristala Jones Prather is the Department Executive Officer of MIT Chemical Engineering with research interests in metabolic engineering, biochemical...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 1:30am to 2:30pm
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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...

Wednesday, January 18, 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...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 6:00am to 11:59pm
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A Crash Course in Basics of Programming, Replication and Numerical Methods

Victor Quintas-Martinez (MIT) (Please Note: the course will be offered in hybrid format. The zoom link is on the course website)

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 9:00am to 10:30am
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....

Wednesday, January 18, 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....

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 9:00am to 12:30pm
Golden Speaker Series: Muriel Medard

Muriel Medard is a Professor of Software Science and Engineering in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at MIT. She leads the Network...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 9:00am to 10:30pm
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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...

Wednesday, January 18, 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...

Wednesday, January 18, 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....

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
AI Challenges

We are no long accepting registrations or requests for this course. This will be a project-based IAP course that aims to develop new AI for a series of...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
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All Ages Playgroup

All kids from newborn age to 3.5 years old are welcome! You can bring siblings as well. It's a chance for kids to have fun while parents can chat, share...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 10:00am to
What is holography? It is not merely art!

What is holography? It's not just beautiful art – it's also a range of measurement techniques that let you record a 3D light field. Come learn the theory of...

Wednesday, January 18, 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...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 10:00am
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Pure Math Seminar

Speaker; Yair Shenfeld (MIT) Title: Optimal structures in convex geometry and combinatorics Abstract: Water droplets are round because the ball is the...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 10:00am to 11:00am
Tips, Tricks and Tools for Productive Writing: Managing Your Time and Expectations

Writing a dissertation can seem distinct from earlier work, with fewer deadlines, less structure, and less contact with others. At the same time, tackling...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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 Inappropriate Technology: Evidence from Global Agriculture

Jacob Moscona, MIT

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 10:30am to 12:00pm
Golden Speaker Series: Hugh Herr

Hugh Herr’s work in the emerging field of #Biomechatronics has earned him the title, “Leader of the Bionic Age.” Hugh Herr is a Professor of Media Arts and...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 11:00am to 12:30pm
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Meet the next generation of fusion scientists, and learn what they are doing at MIT to make this game-changing energy technology a viable carbon-free energy...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 11:00am to 2:00pm
Special Seminar in Organic Chemistry: Dr. Jose Roque (Princeton)

Title: Development and Application of Bond Cleavage Strategies: Skeletal Editing of Cyclic Amines and Electronically-Controlled C-H Activation Join in...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
How to Airtable IAP Workshop

Have you heard of Airtable but not sure what it is or what it can do? Are you already a novice Airtable user but want to leverage the tool more...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 11:45am to 1:00pm
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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...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Learn about Literature Reviews

Do you need to write a literature review for a paper, article or thesis? Need help getting started with structuring the review or background section, or...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Your Queer Career: Navigating Identity in the Job Search and Beyond

During this virtual workshop, you will have the opportunity to engage in critical self-reflection about your LBGTQ+ identity and how it can impact your work...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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Building A City’s Resilience to Extreme Heat Waves: Framing the Challenge

All MIT students are welcome! Framing challenges and problems is a crucial first step for addressing them effectively. In this two-day hybrid workshop, MIT...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Communicating Research Results to Inform Policy

Speaker: Talia Gerstle (Blueprint Labs), Amanda Schmidt (Blueprint Labs) Questions? Contact Eric Trueswell (erictrue@mit.edu)

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Using a telescope near the Charles River

Offers students alternative exploratory experience in teaching, learning, and researching. Through collaborative activities with open-ended experiments from...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
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PCBs!!!!!!!!! This class teaches the basics of Printed-Circuit-Board (PCB) schematic design, layout engineering, population, and debugging. General...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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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...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Investigating Leadership and Engineering through Film and Media: The Making of the Atomic Bomb

Using an award-winning BBC mini-series, along with supplemental references from film and books, participants will observe and discuss the leadership of one...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
minimalistic fuzzball

Walk through the fundamentals of working in the terminal (how to SSH, navigate directories, edit files, etc.), along with more advanced features, such as...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Student Art Association: IAP23 Introduction to Apparel Construction

Explore the basics of clothing construction and design, from inception to completion of a simple pullover top. Learn to draft a custom pattern, explore...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 1:00pm to 3:30pm
What Every International Student and Trainee Should Know about U.S. Employment

Dan Beaudry, former head of campus recruiting at Monster.com, shares the potent job search system used by many international students and trainees to find...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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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...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Author rights workshop (In-person)

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...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 2:00pm 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...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 2:00pm to 6:00pm
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In this workshop, you will learn biofabrication and biohybrid design tools to build your own soft robotic device out of myoblast cells derived from mice...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Book Talk: Risky Business: Why Insurance Markets Fail and What To Do About It

Amy Finkelstein (MIT) Raymond Fisman (BU)

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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ELISA, or Enzyme Linked ImmunoSorbent Assay is a plate-based biological quantification technique. It can be used to quantify soluble proteins and hormones,...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Introduction to LaTeX with Overleaf

Interested in creating documents using LaTeX? Need a refresher on LaTeX and BibTeX? Want to get started with Overleaf, the online LaTeX collaborative writing...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Dr. Ahmad Bahai

Please join us for the January MIT.nano Seminar Series: Dr. Ahmad Bahai Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Texas Instruments Date:...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Student Art Association: IAP23 Printing with Light: Photosensitive Processes

This course provides an introduction to two photo-sensitive processes for capturing images without a camera: cyanotype printing and screenprinting. We will...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 3:00pm to 5:30pm
“Communicating your science visually”

Dr. Sebastian Lourido, Associate Professor, MIT Biology, Whitehead Institute In this interactive workshop, participants will learn how to use Adobe...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Eloranta Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Info Session

The Peter J. Eloranta Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships are awarded each spring to MIT undergraduates who submit proposals for their own novel...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
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Golden Speaker Series: Marin Soljacic

Marin Soljacic’s research focuses on intersections between Artificial Intelligence and Physics. Specifically, how physics insights can create even more...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Kimono in Theory and Practice (Wednesday)

Note: This class is currently full. If you would like to join the lecture portion of each class, you are welcome to attend. But registration for the...

Breadboard wired up

Explore the different effects archetypes, categories, and flavors - what does a phaser sound like, and how is a flanger different? What even is the...

The Imperative of Justice: Incubating Community-Engaged and Indigenous-led Climate Justice Research Partnerships

Please join the MIT Climate Nucleus and the Environmental Solutions Initiative (ESI) for an evening of celebrating and exploring environmental and climate...

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Conjugated Polymers Inspired by Crystalline Silicon Daily life depends on the ubiquitous semiconductor silicon: computers, solar cells, and many more....

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Student Art Association: IAP23 Super Bowls A

Explore the world of clay through a variety of techniques used to create the bowl. Wheelthrowing and handbuilding methods are combined to construct a bowl...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 4:30pm to 7:00pm
Spring at the Stata Center

Speakers: Henry Lieberman, MIT CSAIL, and Christopher Fry, Haddington Dynamics (formerly Media Lab, Sloan) Popular press articles whipsaw the public between...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Sol Lewitt's colorful Terrazzo floor including red, green, orange, purple, and yellow tiles.

Join the MIT List Visual Arts Center for a screening of the documentary Sol LeWitt by director Chris Teerink. Siscover more on life and philosophy of artist...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Science and Ethics in Industry

This IAP course will examine ethical frameworks and real-life case studies to explore normative questions about what kind of future MIT students, scholars,...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Felt cloche hat with plaid pattern and decorative felt bow

This class is now waitlisted - complete this form to put your name on the waitlist and receive advance notice about future classes Over three IAP evenings,...

IoTFestival

Bringing back a series of lecture topics from the early days of IAP . This will touch upon IoT, SBCs and dev boards.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Matthew Bagedonow

Aikido Practice

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Problem Solving Strategies for Technical Interviews

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...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 7:00pm to 9:30pm
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Viewing the sky using a Wallace telescope.

Have you always wanted to try astrophotography, but were discouraged by the light pollution on campus? Or have you always wanted to try connecting your DSLR...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 7:00pm to 12:00am
Student Art Association: IAP23 Super Bowls B

Explore the world of clay through a variety of techniques used to create the bowl. Wheelthrowing and handbuilding methods are combined to construct a bowl...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 7:30pm to 10:00pm
IAP Rumba/Cha cha Round Dance Class

Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up Attendance: Each class will build on prior classes, so try to attend all classes. Prereq: none Learn rumba and...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Wednesday, January 18, 2023