Events

Wednesday, January 25, 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 25, 2023 at 12:00am
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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...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 2:45am to 3:00am
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Coffee Social

Stop by before you start your day to grab a coffee or tea and a breakfast treat! Connect with old friends, meet new ones, and let's talk about the kind of...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 8:30am to 9:30am
A Crash Course in Basics of Programming, Replication and Numerical Methods

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

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 9:00am to 10:30am
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...

Wednesday, January 25, 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...

Wednesday, January 25, 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 25, 2023 at 9:00am to 10:30am
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Physics PhD Thesis Defense: Jinxiang Zhu

You are cordially invited to attend the following thesis defense. ’’Data-driven study of major disruption prediction and plasma instabilities across...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 9:00am
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 25, 2023 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
Introduction to Thermo-Calc

This activity is an introduction to the Thermo-Calc software and how it may be used to perform thermodynamic calculations and simulations. Throughout this...

Wednesday, January 25, 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...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 9:30am to 2:30pm
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 25, 2023 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Machine Learning for weather prediction with MATLAB and Python

Part 1 Engineers and data scientists work with large amounts of data in a variety of formats such as sensor, image, video, telemetry, databases, and more....

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Parents Connect event: Toddler Time

All kids from newborn age to 3.5 years old are welcome! You can bring siblings as well. This peer-led group will allow you to meet other parents and...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 10:00am
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...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
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...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
Styling Your Academic Writing: Help It Flow

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...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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How does it feel to be a problem online? In The Souls of Black Folk, W.E.B. Du Bois famously noted that there is a point at which every Black American comes...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 11:00am to 12:30pm
Lieutenant Colonel Drake standing next to a fellow soldier in Afghanistan

Special IAP Seminar hosted by the MIT Security Studies Program (SSP) Abstract: Interested in what it was like on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan?...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 11:00am
IAP MIT Values Workshop sponsored by MindHandHeart

What does Excellence and Curiosity, Openness and Respect, and Belonging and Community mean at MIT? What do they mean to you? MindHandHeart invites you to sit...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
Newcomers Office Hour In-person

Are you new to MIT and MIT Spouses & Partners Connect? Want to learn about how to participate in our meetings and groups? Have questions about childcare,...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 11:00am
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 25, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
IAP: Cooking with Antoinette & ABAC

Our virtual cooking sessions are resuming! Join ISO staff member Antoinette Browne for a joint cooking session with ISO and ABAC. You can join in the...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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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...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Carpentries@MIT: Intro to UnixShell/Python/Git

Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) Techniques

AFM techniques can be broken down into the following general categories: contact, single frequency tapping, multifrequency and 2-pass modes. We will spend 3...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Communicating Research Results to Influence Policy

Sarah DiCioccio (J-PAL) Talia Gerstle (Blueprint) Lisa de Rafols (J-PAL)

Wednesday, January 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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...

Wednesday, January 25, 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 25, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Machine Learning for weather prediction with MATLAB and Python

Part 1 Engineers and data scientists work with large amounts of data in a variety of formats such as sensor, image, video, telemetry, databases, and more....

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Open House at the Koch Institute Core Facilities

Come join us at an open house event hosted by the Swanson Biotechnology Center of the Koch Institute. Take an afternoon to get to know many of the shared...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
STARR FORUM Iran and the Struggle for 'Normalcy': Woman, Life, Freedom

Zoom Webinar/Registration Required: https://bit.ly/IranUprisings The death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini on September 16, 2022, in government custody sparked...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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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...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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 25, 2023 at 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Using Search Tools for Market Research (MIT Only)

When conducting research related to intellectual property, especially in the areas of patents and market research, there are some tools that you should keep...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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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...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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How can the MIT community – with our research, projects, forks, and imagination - create a more just and sustainable food system in the age of climate...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Fulbright Info Session

Learn how to apply for a Fulbright fellowship! The Fulbright US Student Program offers grants to over 150 countries for an academic year of research,...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Crocheted purple whale

Do you love cute stuffed animals and crochet? Want to learn a new skill over IAP? Sign up for a 3-day crochet workshop and learn to crochet your own...

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 25, 2023 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Weekly Wednesday Meeting in-person

These weekly meetings are organized by the MS&PC staff and volunteers for the spouses and partners of MIT students, scholars, staff, and faculty. Each...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 2:00pm
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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,...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 2:45pm to 3:00pm
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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 25, 2023 at 3:00pm to 5:30pm
“Navigating competition in a world of collaborative science”

Dr. Jesse Boehm, PhD - Chief Scientific Officer, Break Through Cancer & Principal Investigator, MIT Koch Institute for Integrative Research Dr. Benjamin Sun,...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 3:00pm
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...

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Learn to use a variety of cricut skills over three days! Starting with an intro to illustrator and cricut design space, participants will learn a few...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
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 25, 2023 at 4:30pm to 7:00pm
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...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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Join the MIT List Visual Arts Center for a screening of the documentary Ursula von Rydingsvard: Into Her Own. Get a behind-the-scenes look at a woman...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
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 25, 2023 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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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,...

3 MIT Alumni on their Medical School Experience

Do you wonder what medical school is really like?Then join MIT’s Prehealth Advising for a panel of 3 current medical school students – also MIT alumni - to...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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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...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 6:00pm to 10:00pm
MIT Heavy Metal 101: Heavy Metal 101: Music and Culture (2023)

An introduction to Heavy Metal. Topics include the musicology of Heavy Metal as well as an examination of its culture. This multimedia extravaganza covers...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Aikido Practice

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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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...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 7:00pm to 9:30pm
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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 25, 2023 at 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Wednesday, January 25, 2023