Events

Thursday, January 18, 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...

Thursday, January 18, 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...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 8:00am to 11:00am
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Small Cities in America: A Key to Sustainable Growth

Come for a day-long visit to learn about planning issues and efforts in the Forest City with the former Planning & Urban Development Director for Portland....

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 8:00am to 9:00pm
Adventures in Scanning Electron Microscopy

Information (get acquainted) and training session for use of Scanning Electron Microscope. All sessions are identical and all sessions include training and...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
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...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 9:00am to 1:00pm
 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...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 10:00am to 2:00pm
IAP 2024 CERT

What is CERT? CERT training covers basic skills that are important to know in a disaster when emergency services are not available. With training and...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:30pm
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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...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:30am
IAP: Envisioning the Future of Computing Workshops

The Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Computing (SERC), a cross-cutting initiative within the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing, in collaboration with...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 10:00am to 2:00pm
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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 18, 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...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
HPEC System

Overview: The focus of this workshop is to introduce the role of High Performance Computing (HPC) in research. Students will learn when to scale from their...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Snow, Walker Memorial

Join us on Thursday, January 18 to learn about MIT’s master’s degree in engineering and management! We’ll explain the application process and go over our...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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Golden Speaker Series: Vladimir Bulović

This IAP, immerse yourself with Golden Speaker Vladimir Bulović – an MIT professor spearheading pioneering research in multiple fields. Sponsored by MIT's...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 10:15am to 11:45am
IAP - YOGASUTRA

Join us for a special four-part workshop on the Yoga Sutras, a collection of ancient teachings providing guidance for holistic well-being of the body, mind,...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 10:30am to 12:00pm
IAP seminar: Decentralized Society, Cooperation, and Plurality

“We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us.” This can also be said of the rules and technologies we construct for human cooperation, which allows...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 10:30am to 12:00pm
Laser Engraving Utensils Maker Social

Come join some laser engraving fun and add your name to a set of reusable bamboo utensils you can use across campus in place of single use plastics. We will...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
Laser Engraving Utensils Maker Social

Come join some laser engraving fun and add your name to a set of reusable bamboo utensils you can use across campus in place of single use plastics. We will...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
Special Seminar in Organic Chemistry: Dr. Daniel Strassfeld (Scripss)

Title: Solving Reactivity and Selectivity Challenges in Catalytic Chemistry with Non-Covalent Interactions Join in person or via Zoom (MIT Authentication...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Hat'll Buff Out - hat repair and renovation

Do you have a much-worn hat that could use a glow-up? Or an heirloom hat at the back of a closet that you'd like to bring into the light? Come to this...

Roman warships in experiment: Reconstruction and sailing tests

After the climax of its power, internal struggle weakened the military position of the Roman Empire. A series of attacks in the 2nd and 3rd century AD forced...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Styling Your Academic Writing: Word It Well

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...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
How Stars are Born

This short talk it intended for non-astronomers who are interested in learning how stars form and how astronomical research is actually done in...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 12:45pm to 1:15pm
A microcontroller board

REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW CLOSED. In this 2 session course, learn the basics of the Internet of Things (IoT) and build an Internet-enabled...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
BioMaker Credential Certification Program: Mammalian Cell Culture (Level 2)

This is a Level 2 Certification Credential in the Huang-Hobbs BioMaker Space Credential Certification Program. Open to all trained users in the...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Data Bites: Making your code citable with GitHub and Zenodo

Sharing your code is an important part of making your work reproducible and is increasingly required by publishers and funders. In this workshop, we'll cover...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 1:00pm to 1:30pm
For-Profit Company Formation and Licensing Basics for Startups

In this 90-minute briefing, attorneys from the MIT Office of the General Counsel will provide an overview of some of the main corporate formation and...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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 18, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
LIGO - Listening to black holes

LIGO consists of two 2.5 miles interferometers (similar to what is used to read bar codes at the supermarket, only bigger) which can detect the signal from...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
MIT Free English Class

MIT Free English Class is for international students, sholars, spouses. Twenty five years ago we created a community to welcome the nations to MIT and assist...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
MIT.nano: A Brief Introduction to e-beam Lithography

E-beam lithography enables advanced semiconductor chips; without e-beam lithography minimum features sizes would be limited to approximately 200 nm. In...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Thesis Defense: Avi Singer

Keating lab I "Elaboration of the Homer1 Recognition Landscape”

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 1:00pm
U.S. C3E Women in clean energy seminar series: Four clean energy career journeys from 2023 C3E Awardees

Join four of the 2023 C3E Award winners to hear about their leading work as well as their own clean energy paths. These Awardees are leaders in clean energy...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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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...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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Celebrating AANHPI Narratives Workshop Series

This four-session IAP workshop series celebrates and explores the uniqueness and diversity of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI)...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
LNS Special Colloquium

Jan Eysermans – MIT Overview of Precision Measurements at the FCC-ee Abstract: An overview is given of the electroweak precision measurements at the...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
MIT Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Speaker: Ben Davison (University of Edinburgh) Title: Towards Hecke transformations for moduli of sheaves on surfaces Abstract: Certain enumerative...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Science in fiction: representation of molecular biology in video games (IAP Non-credit class)

Come join us as we dive into famous video games and try to explain the molecular biology in their narratives! How accurate is the representation of genetics,...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Stand-Up Comedy Crash Course

Application deadline: Submit your application by December 26 (see below) Enrollment: Limited to 12 participants: Advance sign-up required Attendance:...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Lockheed Martin logo with a satellite in outer space.

The January MIT.nano Seminar Series has been cancelled. Keith W. Lynn Research Science Senior Manager Advanced Electronics Lab Lockheed Martin Space Date:...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Developing a Critical History of South Asia

Developing a Critical History of South AsiaJaspal Singh, Rajesh Kasturirangan; South Asian Center, Boston We will examine in this class the European...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
From Lab to Leadership: Navigating Biotech & Pharma Career Trajectories

Kathleen McGinness, PhD Vice President, Arrakis Therapeutics Bryce Carey, PhD Director, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Jon Kenniston, PhD Director,...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Future Energy Systems

Leading change is never easy and if we are to achieve global decarbonization, we need a different approach than what has been traditionally done. Technical...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Make it: Custom Mirrors

Create your own custom shaped acrylic mirror with engraved text, images and decorations using our Glowforge laser cutter and some free and beginner-friendly...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
A brain with arm muscles coming out of either side.

This live, virtual 15-minute class is a combination of simple stretches to release tension in the body and guided meditation to release tension in the...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 4:45pm to 5:00pm
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,...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 5:00pm to 9:00pm
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Beginners encouraged! Course Instructor: Cat Arase, carase@mit.edu Times & Dates: January 15-21, 2024 Session 1: M-F 5-7pm Saturday & Sunday...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
MIT Institooters

Become an lnstitooter! Improve your flute skills while learning and performing fun, beautiful music in a wide range of musical styles from the 16th-21st...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
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Iyengar yoga is Hatha yoga as taught by BKS Iyengar and develops strength, coordination, and flexibility of the body and mind. Participants learn how to use...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 5:30pm to 6:45pm
Wrestling Practice

Are you a current MIT student (grad or undergrad) interested in joining the wrestling team? The MIT wrestling team is actively recruiting for our men’s and...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
IAP Film Screening Series: Everybody Knows…Elizabeth Murray

Join the MIT List Visual Arts Center for a screening of Everybody Knows…Elizabeth Murray directed and produced by Kristi Zea. This intimate portrait of...

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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....

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Middle Eastern Ensemble

Join us as we learn about and perform traditional music from the Middle East including, but not limited to countries such as Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Turkey,...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Addir IAP Book Club

Addir will host IAP book clubs on two complementary books, around the theme of what it means to be an American. Book 1: Crazy Brave by Joy Harjo, the 23rd US...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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MIT Outing Club: Winter School Lectures 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 18, 2024 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn to Waltz

Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up Prereq: none Class Schedule: Thursdays, 8pm - 10pm. Optional review of previous classes from 7:30pm - 8pm. Week...

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Thursday, January 18, 2024