Events

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Medical Interpreting Course

January 8 – 31, 2024 Mondays-Thursdays from 6-9 pm over Zoom Our application for the 2024 IAP Medical Interpreting Course is now open. This 4-week IAP...

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Sisters in Making: Prototyping and the Feminine Resilience

Sisters in Making works to explore and reveal the multi-level efforts of women surrounding the invention and implementation of Core Rope Memory and Magnetic...

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Need some motivation to get and stay active this winter? Join the MIT community for the 20th anniversary of the getfit challenge! getfit 2024 will start on...

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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 10, 2024 at 7:45am to 8:00am
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Make your New Year resolution: write regularly with Writing Together Online

It’s the time for resolutions! Make your New Year resolution to write regularly and join Writing Together Online during IAP 2024. We offer two 90-minute...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 8:00am to 11:00am
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Computational Materials Design Short Course

This course will provide valuable insights into how the ICMD® platform and Materials by Design® technology can be utilized to design, develop and deploy...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 8:30am to 5:00pm
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This course will provide valuable insights into how the ICMD® platform and Materials by Design® technology can be utilized to design, develop and deploy...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 8:30am to 5:00pm
Join the MIT Women's Chorale

Come sing with the MIT Women’s Chorale! We are a concert choir open to women from all portions of the MIT community. Rehearsals for our spring season will...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
Mural Painting in the Hobby Shop Artist David Teng-Olsen

Class: Mural Painting in the Hobby Shop Artist David Teng-Olsen Instructor: David Teng Olsen – Boston based Artist/Muralist Scheduled Date(s) January:...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 9:00am to 4:00am
Non-Credit IAP 2024: Rubik's Cube 101

Learn how to solve a Rubik's Cube and receive a FREE RUBIK'S CUBE! 1/10: Beginner's method 1/17: CFOP method 1/24: Commutators 1/31: Blindfolded...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 9:00am to 11:00am
The Creature: Walking Garbage

The Creature: Walking Garbage Non-Credit IAP 2024 Workshop January 10th to 12th, WRF 9:00-12:00; @3-415 The garbage needs more attention! In “Purity...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 9:00am to 12:00pm
Understanding Copyright, Software and Data as Intellectual Property

Join us to get an overview of copyright law with considerations of its history and relevance to IP. Copyrighted works – whether writings, art, software, or...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 9:45am
 IAP 2024: Quechua at MIT! A non-credit class.

Global Languages is happy to offer a non-credit class, “Quechua at MIT” during IAP 2024. Ten sessions will be held from January 9 to January 23, 2024, from...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:30am
Build a Wood Lamp

Instructor – Ken Stone Sessions – 7 Enrollment Limited to 6 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Prereq: Hobby Shop Membership Fee: $100 class and material...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
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 10, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Global Languages is happy to offer a non-credit class, Introduction to American Sign Language, during IAP 2024. Ten sessions will be held from January 9 to...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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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...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Instructor with sample bike

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...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Newcomers Office Hour

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 living,...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 10:00am
A cartoon alien giving a thumbs up surronded by icons of people learning, books, and other educational concepts.

Do you have a passion for teaching and working with students in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field? Join this five-part overview series...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:00am
MATLAB Online + GitHub

Session Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm EST, followed by TA hours - 12:00pm to 1:30pm In this session, you will learn how to use MATLAB Online and GitHub to...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 10:30am to 1:30pm
Chinese Watercolor Brush Painting

Fundamentals of Chinese brush paintings for novices and experienced painter alike. We will cover the classical four gentlemen for novices and go onto more...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Disagreeing Well

A Dialogue Lab providing training in empathic listening and intellectual hospitality, based on the work of the Ideos Institute. In these polarized times,...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
IAP24 Making Art for Scientists

This intermediate studio course is designed for scientists and engineers conducting research who want to bridge the gap between their academic topics of...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 11:00am to 1:30pm
The Past, Present, and Future of Health Care Reform

Speaker: Jon Gruber Questions? Contact Eric Trueswell (erictrue@mit.edu)

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
MLK Quilting Sessions

For this year only, in celebration of the 50th anniversary, we are making a quilt as a community project. We warmly invite you to contribute a square of...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Styling Your Academic Writing: Clear It Up

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 teach...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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A martial art known for its many health benefits, tai chi is a moving study in meditation.Designed for small spaces, this class covers fundamental tai chi...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 12:00pm to 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...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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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 10, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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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 10, 2024 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
EC.S00/ EC.S12 Climate Solutions and Action: 100% Decarbonization of MIT’s Buildings by 2035

EC.S00/ EC.S12: The goal of this special IAP Learning Opportunity is to provide participants with a “how to” decarbonization manual, along with experiential...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
MEC x FuturesForge

Join the MIT Entrepreneurship Club and alumni-founded Futures Forge this IAP to practice the skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur or...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
GIS Level 1: Introduction to GIS & Mapping (Online)

Learn how to read and interpret maps and data and use basic cartography principles to create maps that can be used in reports and presentations. You will...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Software -Define Radio IAP

Software-defined Radio (SDR) technology is having a tremendous impact not only in consumer devices but also in the areas of rapid prototyping and research...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
IAP Non-Credit Class: Setting the Table – Representing HER

Class runs from January 10-26, 2024, MWF 1-5 pm. The workshop, 'Setting the Table — Representing HER' spans three weeks and focuses on equipping students...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Music in Video Games

How does the music of a video game impact how you play it? How do we describe the features of music that lead us to feel a certain way when we play...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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So, you want to write an NIH grant and need to know more about their new policy on Data Management & Sharing Plans (NOT-OD-21-013, effective 25Jan2023)? This...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Pleasures of Poetry 2024

Pleasures of Poetry meets this IAP 2024 in 14E-304 from 1-2 p.m. every weekday from January 8-26, with the exception of MLK Jr. Day (Jan. 15). This popular...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Tablesaw Fundamentals

Learn how to safely use a table saw and leave with a small box of your own design. You must be able to attend all 4 sessions. I will hold a lottery for...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
A 3D printed model of the James Webb Space Telescope.

Providing physical and tactile models, is a great way to both attract potential audiences to your research and to communicate key aspects of your research to...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 1:30pm to 3:30pm
IAP24 Painting Portraits

This course provides an overview of the process of painting portraits, focusing on composition, color, values, and textures. Although the class will be...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 1:30pm to 4:00pm
The Engine: How we Support "Tough Tech" Startups and Make Investments

Learn about the Engine's approach to investments and supporting companies. The Engine, built by MIT, is a venture capital firm that invests into "Tough...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 1:45pm
Biobots Workshop (Introductory)

In this workshop, students will learn biofabrication and biohybrid design tools to build their own soft robotic device out of myoblast cells derived from...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Communicating Your Science Visually

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

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Generative AI & Music Workshop [IAP 2024]

Interested in the applications of Generative AI to the areas of musical expression and composition? Join us this IAP for a 3-week workshop during which we...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 2:00pm 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 10, 2024 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
IAP Non-Credit Class: Setting the Table – Representing HER

Class runs from January 10-26, 2024, MWF 1-5 pm. The workshop, 'Setting the Table — Representing HER' spans three weeks and focuses on equipping students...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Introduction to Meditation

Techniques such as meditation, rooted in ancient contemplative practices, have emerged as powerful tools that may be able to support well-being, focus,...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 3:45pm to 5:00pm
a short tumbler glass with an etched koi fish design

Etch your own design into a beverage glass! Make a vinyl sticker stencil and do a simple chemical etch. A variety of glasses are available for you to take,...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Graphis of a person sitting in lotus pose

Thinking about learning to meditate in 2024? IAP is a great time to try it out. This Mindfulness Mini-Course offers a variety of meditation techniques with...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Recreation Tour - Zesiger Center

In 2024, it's all about Launch Your Wellness. What does that mean? It can mean learning about our membership and our facilities. It can also mean coming back...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
MIT Arts Studios. Credit Timothy Hyunsoo Lee.

This course provides an introduction to how physical computation can be utilized within an artistic practice. Students will be introduced to the Arduino IDE...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 4:30pm to 7:00pm
MIT Arts Studios. Credit: Jason Pastorello.

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 10, 2024 at 4:30pm to 7:00pm
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Many people think gentle yoga is too easy and not an effective form of fitness. Think again! You can practice yoga in ways that are both active and gentle at...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Refuge Dinner, Worship & Bible Study

Join us for our "Refuge Dinner & Worship" our weekly Wednesday night group at 5:30pm. It is a time for fellowship, worship, prayer, and to study from God's...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Childbirth Preparation Class

This 6-week course offers expecting parents full evidence based information about birth and the ability to learn coping techniques such as relaxation,...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 6:00pm to 8:15pm
Launch Into Spring: Understanding Internship Recruiting

Explore exciting career opportunities at our Understanding Internship Recruiting event, open to all students, and early career attendees (first years and...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Prehealth Alumni Panel

Join MIT’s Prehealth Advising for a panel of current medical school students – also MIT alumni - to get answers to your most pressing questions about medical...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Rooted

Join us for a creative experience of relaxation and rejuvenation, led by Marlene Boyette, Malaika Bonafide, and Skooby Laposky. Yoga instructors Marlene and...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
MIT Arts Studios. Credit: Jason Pastorello.

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 10, 2024 at 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Wednesday, January 10, 2024