Events

Thursday, January 19, 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...

Thursday, January 19, 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...

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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 2:30am to 4:00pm
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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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 2:45am to 3:00am
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Portland is well known as a place to get good food and beer, or maybe as a good home base for an outdoors-related trip to Maine. But did you know that this...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 7:00am to 8:00pm
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Students will each manufacture a functioning internal combustion engine. Advanced mill and lathe skills, both CNC and manual, will be taught and practiced....

Thursday, January 19, 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....

Thursday, January 19, 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...

Thursday, January 19, 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...

Thursday, January 19, 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....

Thursday, January 19, 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...

Thursday, January 19, 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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
The Alchemist

Join us on Thursday, January 19 to learn about MIT’s master’s degree in engineering and management! Program staff, including SDM Executive Director Joan...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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Astreas Astronaut Microgravity Space Truffle Food Health Nutrition IAP Startup NASA

Humans are returning to the Moon, and eventually Mars! But what will they eat on the way there? What role does food play in the success of a human...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
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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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
Tips, Tricks, and Tools for Productive Writing: Constructive Procrastination as a Part of a Healthy Writing Process

Society tells us that procrastination is bad, when in fact it can be a useful part of the writing process. In this workshop, Susan Spilecki, WCC Instructor...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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....

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 11:30am to 1:00pm
(FULL; waitlist open) How to Hack Your Learning: Strategies for Becoming a More Effective Learner (IAP Workshop Series)

Do you want to become a better learner? In this 3-day workshop for MIT students we will use the science of learning to identify evidence-based strategies for...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
ESI's Second Climate Justice Workshop

The MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative invites MIT faculty and staff to join us in developing ESI's Climate Justice program at a second workshop on...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 12:00pm to 3:00pm
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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
IAP COURSE - HANDLING NEGATIVITY

We are excited to announce a four-part workshop on Handling Negativity, one of the most popular IAP courses. In this workshop, HG Sadananda Dasa, the...

Thursday, January 19, 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...

Jenna Aronson Thesis Defense: Developing Tools to Physically Magnify Biological Substrates for Clinical Applications

Speaker: Jenna Aronson Advisor: Edward Boyden In person location: Singleton Auditorium, 46-3002 On Zoom:...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 12:00pm
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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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 12:00pm to 12:15pm
Advanced Bacterial Photography: Opti coli

An extended format of the Bacterial Photography Workshop, users gain additional experience in design and the cloning process. In 6 sessions, students learn...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Data Bites: Backing up your stuff

Computers can get lost or stolen. Data can become corrupted. Hardware can fail. Setting up a solid backup system is key to avoiding data loss and restoring...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 1:00pm to 1:30pm
IAP Non-credit Activity: Tax Issues for Employees and Entrepreneurs

This course intends to expose students to a broad range of tax issues that students will encounter shortly after graduation as an entrepreneur or an...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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...

Thursday, January 19, 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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
MIT Beaver Press: Introductory Printing Workshop

In this workshop, participants will set a text of 150 characters (including spacing) of their own choice and print this text on MIT's Beaver Press, a...

Thursday, January 19, 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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 1:00pm to 3:30pm
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Make your own shop apron

Come make your own personalized shop apron. Whether you're machining steel, mixing chemicals, or working on a new baking recipe, keep your clothes clean and...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
The Role of the National Technology and Industrial Base (NTIB) in Support of U.S. National Security

Special IAP Seminar hosted by the MIT Security Studies Program (SSP) Abstract: First established by U.S. law in 1994, the NTIB originally comprised the...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 1:00pm
Understanding Islam and Muslims

Islam is frequently talked about in the media, but continues to be a mystery to most people. What is the Muslim's concept of God? The afterlife? Who was...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Understanding Islam and Muslims

Islam is frequently talked about in the media, but continues to be a mystery to most people. What is the Muslim's concept of God? The afterlife? Who was...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Working with Education Data

Jim Shen (Blueprint)

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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...

Thursday, January 19, 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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Data Bites: Finding a data repository

Do you have a long-term home for your research data? Somewhere it can be persistently accessed so that other researchers can replicate your research or to...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 1:30pm to 2:00pm
MIT Beaver Press: Advanced Workshop (Part 1 of 3, with DDC)

This three-part workshop, limited to six people, is designed for individuals who have completed a Beginner Workshop or have previous experience with the...

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,...

Thursday, January 19, 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...

Thursday, January 19, 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...

Thursday, January 19, 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...

Thursday, January 19, 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....

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Intro to Google Earth Engine

Learn the fundamentals of Google Earth Engine (GEE), a cloud-based platform that enables large-scale processing of satellite imagery for remote sensing...

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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,...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 2:45pm to 3:00pm
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An introductory workshop to DNA editing in E. coli using CRISPR/Cas9. Participants will learn the basic mechanism of CRISPR and then transform E. coli with...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Pursuing Academic and Industry Trajectories Simultaneously

Not sure if you want to apply for positions in academia or pursue an industry job? You can do both! Join this workshop to learn more about job search...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Traditional Dance Music of Ireland

Boston is famous for being one of the great centers of Irish traditional music outside Ireland, and live musicians can often be heard playing the dance tunes...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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...

Student Art Association: IAP23 Thursday 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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Front Door to Innovation

The “Front Door to Innovation” convening has a simple goal: to lower the barrier to innovation. Students are invited to meet one another inside MIT’s hub...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 5:00pm to 5:20pm
The Institooters!

Improve your flute skills while learning and performing fun, beautiful music in a wide range of musical styles from the 16th-21st centuries. Bass flutes,...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
tufted rug with hippie van, latch hook tool, small latch hook magnets (egg, frog, shell, starfish), an owl pillow, a rug tufting gun in use

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 Alternative Processes

While the silver-gelatin process has been the dominant mode of analog photographic print-making since the 1890s, many other chemical processes have been used...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Learn to play bridge IAP 2023 flyer

Learn how to play Bridge for fun and/or for tournament competition. No experience necessary! Beginners are encouraged but not required to attend all...

Thursday, January 19, 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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Student Art Association: IAP23 Thursday 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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 7:00pm to 9:30pm
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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 8:00pm to 12:00am
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...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm
IAP Salsa and Bachata Class

Join Ballroom Dancing Club at MIT for class every Thursday to learn basics of these super fun social Latin dances! No prior experience of partner required!...

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Thursday, January 19, 2023