Events

Wednesday, January 17, 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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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 17, 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 17, 2024 at 8:00am to 11:00am
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An Introduction to All-electron Density Functional Theory (DFT) for Structural Materials Design. NOTE: Lecture in morning; Hands-on Lab in afternoon)

This two-day course gives a foundational exploration into the principles and applications of Density Functional Theory (DFT), a powerful computational...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 9:00am to 12:00pm
IAP Course: MIT.nano: Into the Structure-Verse: An introduction to crystallographic structure determination with x-rays and electrons

This course is designed to introduce attendees to best practices in crystallographic structure determination with x-rays and electrons. Attendees will learn...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 9:00am to 1:00pm
IAP Course: MIT.nano: Make your own chip inside the lab!

Step inside MIT.nano’s fab to create a 1x1 inch chip with your favorite image to take home with you! We will work inside the MIT.nano cleanroom: learn how...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 9:00am to 12:00pm
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 17, 2024 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
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 17, 2024 at 9:00am to 11:00am
 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 17, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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 17, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:00am
RACECAR Neo at Beaver Works

Autonomous RACECAR IAP Course Instructors and engineers from MIT and Lincoln Labs will offer MIT students the opportunity to be the first to beta-test a...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 10:00am to 2:00pm
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 17, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Capturing Great Digital Media: 2024 MAD IAP

In this 2-hour course, students will learn best practices on capturing great photography with their smartphones or cameras for later use in their MIT...

Wednesday, January 17, 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 17, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
How to CAD almost anything!

Ever wondered how are objects from our daily lives designed? How can we generate a computer 3D model of a mug, a bottle of Diet Coke, or a Saturn V rocket?...

Wednesday, January 17, 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 17, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:30am
IAP: Programming with Data Bootcamp

Are you done with your experiment and wondering how in the world to analyze the mountain of data you generated? Is your advisor hating on your Excel-drawn...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 10:00am to 2:00pm
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 17, 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 17, 2024 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
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 17, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:00am
IAP Non-Credit Class: Home Buying Keys to Success

Please join MIT Federal Credit Union's Vice President of Mortgage Operations Dmitriy Banar as he walks through some of the Home Buying Keys to Successes such...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 10:30am to 11:30am
VMS Enterprise B2B Sales for Startups Boot Camp

Kent provides entrepreneurs starting a new venture and business school graduates with basic sales knowledge, skills and tools for success: how to target...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 10:30am to 4:00pm
Aladin, Topcat, Vizier, Simbad, and other powerful tools for finding gems in big astronomical datasets

In this lesson, I will introduce some of my favorite tools for sifting through large datasets to discover rare and interesting objects. We will explore...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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 17, 2024 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
Hand writing with a calligraphy pen

The MIT Graduate Admissions Blog is excited to announce its upcoming IAP workshop on blog writing. In brief, Attend a 2-day blogging workshop: January 17th...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
Special Seminar in Organic Chemistry: Dr. Melissa Ramirez (CalTech)

Title: Bridging Experimental and Computational Chemistry for the Development of Cycloaddition Cascades of Strained Alkynes and Oxadiazinones and...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Global Data Privacy and MIT:  An Overview

The global landscape of data privacy laws continues to expand and evolve. As an institution with global reach, these laws have a direct impact of MIT and...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Make it: Handmade Watercolor Paint

Join us to learn how to make your own watercolor paint from scratch! Turn vibrant pigments into glossy paints through this hands-on (and delightfully messy)...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
soldier speaking to a woman in a hijab

Special IAP Seminar hosted by the MIT Security Studies Program (SSP) Abstract: Lieutenant Colonel Kristen Dewilde will discuss her experience in the US...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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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 17, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Writing About YOU

Everyone has a story to tell, whether about life-changing moments or a memorable relationship, journey or event. In this workshop, Susan Spilecki, WCC...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Lunch Break: Speed Networking for Artists and Creatives

This event is presented in collaboration with Cambridge Arts and the Arts & Cultural Planning Director of the City of Cambridge, and Arts at MIT. Join us...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 12:15pm to 1:00pm
Stand Out in the Job Market with Social Impact Experiences

Join the PKG Center for Public Service and CAPD to translate your social impact experiences into resume and LinkedIn entries that stand out. This workshop...

An array of colorful LEDs

REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW CLOSED. Who doesn’t love colorful blinking lights? In this 2 session workshop we will look at how Light Emitting...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Coffee Hour with Director of Huang-Hobbs BioMaker Space

Interested in the Huang-Hobbs BioMaker Space? Come learn more about the facilities and opportunities in the space. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea, and chat...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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 17, 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 17, 2024 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
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 17, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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 17, 2024 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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 17, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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 17, 2024 at 1:30pm to 3:30pm
The Big Dig: What Can We Learn from Boston’s Last 20th Century Mega-Project?

The completion of Interstate Highways 93, 95 and 90 in Boston - known as the Central; Artery/Tunnel Project or the “Big Dig” - is a multi-faceted story of...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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An Introduction to All-electron Density Functional Theory (DFT) for Structural Materials Design. NOTE: Lecture in morning; Hands-on Lab in afternoon)

This two-day course gives a foundational exploration into the principles and applications of Density Functional Theory (DFT), a powerful computational...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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 17, 2024 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Book Talk - We’ve Got You Covered: Rebooting American Health Care

Speaker: Amy Finkelstein Questions? Contact Eric Trueswell (erictrue@mit.edu)

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Commercialization of MIT Technologies

Have you ever wondered how technology that’s developed in academic institutions is converted into a product for the public? Have you ever wondered how...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 2:00pm
Data Management for Postdocs and Research Scientists

Are you creating or managing research data? This hands-on workshop will provide an overview of data management topics, including file organization and...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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 17, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
IAP Non-Credit Class: From Byte to Geometry: Algorithmic and Parametric 3D Design

Introduces algorithmic aspects of computer-aided design. The workshop explores applications of fundamental computer algorithms and data structures in the...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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 17, 2024 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Make it: Handmade Watercolor Paint

Join us to learn how to make your own watercolor paint from scratch! Turn vibrant pigments into glossy paints through this hands-on (and delightfully messy)...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
MIT reflects on COP28

The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP28, ended in December, and approximately 30 members of the MIT community were among the 100,000...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 3:00pm to 4:15pm
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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 17, 2024 at 3:45pm to 5:00pm
Community Outreach: From Ideas to Action

Noelle Wakefield, PhD Assistant Dean, Diversity Initiatives and Director, MIT Summer Research Program Gisselle Vélez Ruiz, PhD Associate Director,...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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 17, 2024 at 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Science of Self Realization

Embark on an enlightening 7-session series that explores the fascinating intersection of science and spirituality. This series offers a fresh perspective by...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Special Inorganic Chemistry Seminar with Professor Daniel Suess (MIT)

"Functional Roles for Non-Canonical Electronic Structures of Iron-Sulfur Clusters" Abstract: Iron-sulfur proteins are found in all kingdoms of life and...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Build a Rube Goldberg Machine: Make It to Break It (MITBI) Meeting

Are you looking for something to do for IAP? Join Make It to Break It (MITBI) this IAP to help construct a world-record Rube-Goldberg machine! We are a...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Glass & Metal Lamp Making Class (Multi-day class)

Glass & Metal Lamp Making Class IAP Term 2024 Beginners encouraged! Course Instructor: Cat Arase, carase@mit.edu Times & Dates: January 15-21,...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Example lamp

Beginners encouraged! Course Instructor: Cat Arase, carase@mit.edu Times & Dates: January 15-21, 2024 Session 1: M-F 5-7pm Saturday & Sunday...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
IAP Course: YOGA a deeper understanding - Beyond postures and breathing

Embark on a transformative journey into the profound essence of Yoga, guided by the timeless wisdom of Patanjali, the revered author of the Yoga Sutras. This...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
IAP course: Gita in Nutshell

Embark seamlessly on a transformative journey with the Bhagavad Gita, the crown jewel of Vedic wisdom. In this revered spiritual text, a divine conversation...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Graphic of a person in tree pose

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 17, 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 17, 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 17, 2024 at 6:00pm to 8:15pm
close image of rug tufting gun held against a canvas backer with some yarn

Learn trendy rug-tufting! Make a decorative rug or cool wall art. Space is limited to 10 people per session. Registration closes at 5pm on January 3rd....

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Medical School Application & Committee Letter Overview | 2025 Cycle

Are you planning to apply to medical or health professions school in June 2024? Then join MIT's Prehealth Advising to learn about the steps to submit a...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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MIT Heavy Metal 101 2024

Not a Metallurgy class! This veteran crash-course is coming back in full force and will have you head banging, air guitaring, and devil horn raising in no...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Introduction to Buddhist Philosophy and Practice

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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MIT Chorale, spring rehearsals begin

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 be...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Wednesday, January 17, 2024