Events

Tuesday, January 23, 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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Nuts and Bolts of New Ventures - Not for Credit version

The nuts and bolts of preparing a New Venture Plan and launching the venture will be explored in this 35th annual course offering. The course is open to...

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...

At 2:50 logo

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...

Tuesday, January 23, 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...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 8:00am to 11:00am
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A Crash Course in the Basics of Programming, Replication, and Numerical Methods

Instructor: Victor M. Quintas-Martinez Questions? Contact Eric Trueswell (erictrue@mit.edu)

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 9:00am to 10:30am
Build It IAP

Join MHH for a Lego break! We will have snacks, drinks, and plenty of Legos to create your masterpiece. Take a picture of your creation and tag us on social...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 9:00am to 3:00pm
Computational modeling for clean, reliable, and affordable electricity

Monday, January 22-Friday, January 26, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm ET each day (5 classes) NEW Location: Building 3-370 Register by January 21. Email Pablo Duenas...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 9:00am to 1:00pm
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...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 9:30am to 12:30pm
 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...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:30am
Bio-Electrochemical Systems Workshop (Introductory)

In this hands-on wet lab workshop, participants will learn the basics of bio-electrochemical system (BES) by building and operating a microbial fuel cell...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
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...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:00am to 3:00pm
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...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:30pm
IAP 2024: How Might We Redefine Learning in the Age of AI? Join the first-ever tech-enhanced Student Assembly!

Are you interested in deliberating on how generative AI tools such as ChatGPT and DALL-E are changing the way we learn? Are you fascinated by the opportunity...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
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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...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:30am
letterpress

Are you interested in learning to use an early modern-style hand press or hoping to advance your skills? The MIT Beaver Press is pleased to offer multiple...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
IAP: Guidelines for Responsible Generative AI in Research: Scaling Data, Knowledge, and Impact

Generative AI presents practical and societal challenges that are swiftly growing as the technology scales and is increasingly used. Generative models — some...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Introduction to Weaving with recycled clothing

The Jacquard Loom was the first computer - get your hands involved in the original binary system and learn to weave! In this class we will set up a 4 shaft...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:00am to 2:30pm
Mathematics of Big Data book

Enrollment: Limited: Advance sign-up required Limited to 35 participants Attendance: Participants must attend all sessions Prereq: Matrix Mathematics Big...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
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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...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Water Reuse Workshop (Introductory)

Participants will explore topics and unit operations of wastewater and water treatment in this hands-on wet lab workshop. Students are introduced to various...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Homeward Bound: How Migrants Seek Out Familiar Climates

Charles Taylor, Harvard Kennedy School

Tuesday, January 23, 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...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:30am to 12:00pm
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Join us for a series of engaging sessions on audio recording, where we'll explore the intricacies of Lewis' cutting-edge audio lab. Delve into the art of...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:30pm
Creating a Literature Review: 3 Session Workshop

Creating a Literature Review Workshop Series The MIT Writing and Communication Center (WCC) and the MIT Libraries are partnering to offer a three-part...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Image: Isaac Cabrera, Lorna Gibson

When we think of birds, we think of feathers. Feathers give birds their color, from the bright red of a male Cardinal to the iridescent reds and greens of...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Train Game Collage

Join Mikael Jakobsson and Rik Eberhardt from the MIT Game Lab, together with train game industry insider Jason Begy for this three-session, non-credit...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 11:00am to 5:00pm
Photo is of a red circle with the word "AGELAB" spelled in futuristic font.

Join the MIT AgeLab for the first installment of our Aging and Equity series in 2024! Older adults of color have a disproportionately higher dementia risk,...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Adventures and Misadventures in Data Use Agreements

MIT experts guide on data use agreements in research: MIT policies, data provider challenges, privacy laws, security, and more!

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Graphic of a brain with muscular arms

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

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 12:00pm to 12:15pm
20 Minutes of Calm

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 1:00pm to 1:20pm
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Amateur astronomy: Telescopes and accessories

So you want to buy a telescope. Contrary to popular opinion, you don’t need to spend big bucks for a personal telescope. Depending on what you want to do...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
CRISPR Short Workshop (Introductory)

Learn the basics of CRISPR technology in this introductory hands-on workshop in the Huang-Hobbs BioMaker Space. In this three-hour single-session workshop,...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
IAP Non-Credit Class: 2D to 3D: Orthographic Projection and Linear Perspective Workshop

One week workshop aimed at working through the various methods to go from a two-dimensional drawing to a three-dimensional drawing, by hand. The workshop...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
IAP: Intro to Bookbinding

Learn about introductory methods of bookbinding in this 2-day workshop! In this course, we will learn how to make books using both Japanese stab binding and...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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...

Tuesday, January 23, 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...

Tuesday, January 23, 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...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
microphone

Join us for a series of engaging sessions on audio recording, where we'll explore the intricacies of Lewis' cutting-edge audio lab. Delve into the art of...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
IAP: Can DALL-E Save Our Main Streets

Can DALL-E Save Our Main Streets? In a world where rapid technological changes risk threatening the survival of our main streets, can the ingenuity of...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Portfolio Tools Office Hours

Looking for assistance with portfolio creation and hosting tools like Adobe Portfolio, Cargo, and Github Pages? Morningside Academy for Design staff will be...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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,...

Tuesday, January 23, 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:...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
The evolution of naval warfare through ship design

Special IAP Seminar hosted by the MIT Security Studies Program (SSP) Abstract: This presentation will walk the audience through the impacts made by...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Utilizing fair use of copyright

New things are built on what came before. If your work uses copyrighted material, you should know about fair use. New things are built on what came...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 2:00pm
What's Religion Anyway?

How do religions evolve and change? Is there anything inevitable about religious violence or peace? Who's the Flying Spaghetti Monster? Join us this IAP for...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 3:00pm
Integrated structural parasitology of malaria parasites

4th talk in the Seminar Series "Integrative Structural Biology" speaker: Mimi Ho, PhD Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology &...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
MITdesignX Climate Solutions Ideathon

Join us during IAP for our Climate Solutions Ideathon! Learn how to effectively define a problem and develop a needs-driven solution in the complex world of...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Special Henry L. Pierce Laboratory Seminar on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 with Prof. Keiji Numata

Please join us on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 for a Special Pierce Seminar at 4 PM in Room 1-131 with Prof. Keiji Numata. Abstract Title: Big data-driven...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Graphic of person in warrior pose

This yoga practice provides the opportunity to relax and de-stress as well as to stretch, strengthen, and balance your body. The practice begins with a...

Tuesday, January 23, 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...

Tuesday, January 23, 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...

Tuesday, January 23, 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...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Make it: Vinyl Cutter Crafts

Make vinyl stickers and customize tote bags with a Cricut craft cutter. Learn quick and easy graphic techniques to bring your visual ideas to life. Feel free...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Tuesday, January 23, 2024