Events

Friday, January 19, 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...

Cyanotype Lamp Shade Class

Cyanotype Lamp Shade Class Instructors: Jacqui Ketner and Coby Unger 2 Sessions January 19th and 20th 1:00 to 5:00 Cost: $130 Limited to 6 students ...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 1:00am to 5:00am
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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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 7:45am to 8:00am
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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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
Build an End-Grain Butcher Block

Instructor – Michelle Lauderback and Coby Unger Sessions - 4 Enrollment: Limited: Advance sign-up required Limited to 4 participants Attendance:...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 9:00am to 12:00pm
 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...

Friday, January 19, 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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 10:00am to 2:00pm
Chemistry Student Seminar (CSS) - Abraham Herzog-Arbeitman (Johnson)

Chemistry Student Seminar (CSS) is a student-organized seminar series that host graduate students and postdocs to share their research in a friendly and...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Homebrewing 101

An immersive introduction to the biochemistry, microbiology, and chemical engineering of brewing beer. You will complete a full all-grain brewing process...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
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?...

Friday, January 19, 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...

Friday, January 19, 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...

Friday, January 19, 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...

Friday, January 19, 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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 10:00am 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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:30pm
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Sustainable Fashion Design IAP Workshop

Explore art and science through creative upcycling of garments and fabrics using botanical dyes and/or eco friendly methods of print transfer. We will have...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 11:30am to 2:30pm
Better in 2024: Setting and Achieving Your Goals

How do you intend to grow in 2024? This group coaching course provides structure and support for your personal and health goals. You will be guided through...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Styling Your Academic Writing: Make It Shine

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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
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...

Friday, January 19, 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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
X-ray polarimetry beamline

The MIT Soft X-ray Polarimetry Lab is used to develop new technologies for spaceflight missions. The centerpiece of our lab is the MIT Soft X-ray Polarimetry...

Anatomy of a cyclops — building an all-seeing 'Eye of Sauron' for a giant telescope that peers into the cosmos

At the MIT Kavli Institute a group of researchers, engineers, technicians, and students are working on a wide variety of astronomical instruments, for both...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
MIT Algebraic Geometry Seminar

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

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
The Mechanical Watch

Most watches these days are electronic miracles, but we cannot easily get insight into how they work. The traditional mechanical watch is different in that...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
An insider's guide to observing with WINTER

The Wide-field Infrared Transient ExploreR (WINTER) is a recently commissioned infrared time-domain astronomy instrument developed at the MIT Kavli Institute...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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,...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 3:45pm to 5:00pm
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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sleep Better Tonight with Yoga

In order to prepare for sleep, the body, breath, and mind all need to downshift. There are several ways that gentle yoga stretches and relaxation can support...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 4:00pm to 4:45pm
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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
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,...

Friday, January 19, 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...

Friday, January 19, 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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Roll+Restore - Virtual Class

Experience the immediate benefits of myofascial release with this simple and effective self-care practice. Learn specialized ball rolling techniques that...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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...

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Learn Tower Bellringing!

Come and learn how to ring tower bells in the style of English Change Ringing! Pull a rope to swings a bell that weighs half a ton! But don't worry: very...

Friday, January 19, 2024