Events

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

At Home on an Unruly Planet: Finding Refuge on a Changed Earth - book cover image

As part of the Boston Public Library's Central Author Talk Series, science journalist and author Madeline Ostrander will discuss her recently published book...

to 7:00pm
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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 24, 2023 at 12:00am
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Online Seminar on Undergraduate Mathematics Education

Today at Noon! Speaker: Tim Chartier (Davidson College & The Museum of Mathematics) Details: Sports analytics is a growing field. How do you get in the...

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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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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, January 24, 2023 at 2:45am to 3:00am
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Catalytic Capital Drives Impact at Scale: Lessons from the Field

Join us January 23-25, 2023 for a pilot course designed to help philanthropic asset owners and impact-first intermediaries deploy and/or aggregate catalytic...

Computational modeling for clean, reliable, and affordable electricity

Monday, January 23-Friday, January 27, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm ET each day (5 classes) NEW Location: E51-145 Register by January 20. Email Pablo Duenas...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 9:00am to 1:00pm
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The Dual-use Ventures non-credit, 3-day IAP course helps technology startups navigate early-stage challenges in market research, use cases, and federal...

Tuesday, January 24, 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 24, 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 24, 2023 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
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Overview During this hands-on workshop, you will be introduced to parallel and GPU computing in MATLAB for speeding up your applications and offloading...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 9:30am to 12:30pm
The Promise of Quantum Computers - In Theory and in Practice

We reached a full capacity of 55. Thank you but future registrations will not be accepted. Quantum computers are the hottest buzz word in deep tech, but...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 9:30am to 2:30pm
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 24, 2023 at 10:00am
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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 24, 2023 at 10:00am to 11:55am
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Real World Design for Software Engineers/Entrepreneurs (IAP)

January 24 and 25 from 10am-12pm How might we elevate the design super powers of software engineers? We are living in an age where software is critical for...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Styling Your Academic Writing: Cut It In Half

This five-session series will equip you with the tools to take your academic writing style to the next level. This interactive workshop series will offer...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 10:00am to 11:30am
Conflict of Interest and Startups at MIT

MIT’s sponsored research exceeds $750M annually, with funding received from federal agencies, private foundations, and industry. MIT also has a global...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 11:00am to 12:30pm
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Leading the Energy Transition - MITEI IAP non-credit course

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

Tuesday, January 24, 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 24, 2023 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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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 24, 2023 at 11:30am to 1:00pm
Book Discussion

Looking for an interesting read? The Book Discussion group will host virtual meetings via Zoom. Please write to Maxine Jonas (jonas_m@mit.edu) to be added...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 11:30am to 1:00pm
An unidentified soldier clasping their hands together

Special IAP Seminar hosted by the MIT Security Studies Program (SSP) Abstract: Lieutenant Colonel Rangel most recently served a command beginning the...

Tuesday, January 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 2023 at 12:00pm to 12:15pm
minimalistic fuzzball

Learn how types can help you be a better programmer! We'll learn some functional programming, and some type theory principles that apply no matter what...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Green plant made out wool on a white planter with 2 wiggle sticker eyes on it.

Make a needle felted succulent with Alex Makes Art! Spots for this event are limited and available on a first come, first served basis. This felting...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 12:15pm to 1:00pm
Planetary Lunch Seminar (PLS) - James Rogers (LPSC)

Exoplanets and the road to the radius gap Abstract: The observed population of small, close-in exoplanets is bifurcated into two distinct types by the...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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An Adafruit ESP32-S3 Feather microcontroller

Registration for this class is now closed. In this 2 session course, learn the basics of the Internet of Things (IoT) and build an Internet-enabled...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Career Panel: Predocs, Research, and Academia

Eryn Heying (Blueprint) Jesse Gubb (J-PAL)

Tuesday, January 24, 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...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Legal Tools for Data: Barriers and Bridges

Congratulations—you’ve got research data! This session will walk you through the dos and don’ts associated with research data and artifacts, all of those...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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MIT Beaver Press: Advanced Workshop (Part 2 of 3)

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

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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 24, 2023 at 1:00pm to 3:30pm
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A petroglyph in Anton Valley, Panama. Photo Credit: Betzy Arosemena

How can community knowledge and community histories, including images and audio, be archived and encoded in a way that is readable and accessible for...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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 24, 2023 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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 24, 2023 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Separation Science: High Performance Liquid Chromatography

Overview Theory, operation, and application of analytical-scale liquid chromatographs used in chemical analyses and research, especially for pharmaceutical...

Tuesday, January 24, 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 24, 2023 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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Overview If you are interested in expanding the usage of your custom MATLAB applications, algorithms, and supported Simulink simulations beyond your...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 1:30pm to 3:30pm
MathWorks Logo

Overview During this hands-on workshop, you will be introduced to parallel and GPU computing in MATLAB for speeding up your applications and offloading...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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 24, 2023 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Polish your Syllabus: Increase Transparency & Purpose to Support Student Belonging

In this interactive workshop facilitated by the Teaching + Learning Lab (TLL), and Student Support Services (S3), participants will consider and discuss the...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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 24, 2023 at 2:00pm
vesak celebration

An informal session with Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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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 24, 2023 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
MIT-Harvard-MSR Combinatorics Seminar

Speaker: Matthew Kwan (Institute of Science and Technology) Title: Edge-statistics in Ramsey graphs Abstract: An n-vertex graph is called C-Ramsey if...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
BioMakers Logo

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...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Learn all about UROP, including how to prepare yourself for the UROP search/interview process, and key ways to identify UROP opportunities. There will be...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
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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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 2023 at 5:00pm to 5:20pm
minimalistic fuzzball

Learn how types can help you be a better programmer! We'll learn some functional programming, and some type theory principles that apply no matter what...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Graphic of person in seated position with the word 'yoga' below it

This yoga practice provides the opportunity to relax and de-stress as well as to stretch, strengthen, and balance your body. The practice begins with a...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
MIG Welding Lamp Class (multi day non-credit)

To enter the lottery, please fill out this form by 12/20/22: https://forms.gle/U8W5kmDv1CqtCV5P8 MIG Welded Lamp IAP Term 2023 Course Instructor: Cat...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Nuts and Bolts of New Ventures

The nuts and bolts of preparing a New Venture Plan and launching the venture will be explored in this 34th annual course offering. The course is open to...

Reporting on Cities With Laura Bliss

Do you care about cities, neighborhoods and local communities? Have you ever thought about being a journalist, or simply trying your hand at writing for...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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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 24, 2023 at 6:00pm to 8:30pm
MIT Bridge Club

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

Tuesday, January 24, 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 24, 2023 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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...

Tuesday, January 24, 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 24, 2023 at 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Tuesday, January 24, 2023