Events

Thursday, January 25, 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...

Thursday, January 25, 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 25, 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)

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 9:00am to 10:30am
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 25, 2024 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
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...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 9:00am to 1:00pm
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...

Thursday, January 25, 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...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 10:00am to 3:00pm
Copyright clarity: When and how to secure permission

Many ideas that you develop incorporate things created by other people. In this session, learn when you need permission and how to get it. Most things...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 10:00am
Free Space Optical Communications IAP course

Free-space laser communication ( lasercom ) is poised to revolutionize space space-based data transmission by enabling links with vastly higher data rates...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
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 25, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:30pm
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...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 10:00am to 2:30pm
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 25, 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...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Agriculture, Trade, and the Spatial Efficiency of Global Water Use

Ishan Nath, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 10:30am to 12:00pm
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 25, 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 25, 2024 at 10:30am to 12:00pm
Proctor NS and Lynch PJ (1993) Manual of Ornithology, p67.

Bird use their bills for everything from feeding to grooming to nest building to courtship displays and tool handling. In this talk we'll look at the...

Thursday, January 25, 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...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 11:00am to 5:00pm
Coffee & Conversations

Take 15 minutes to break out of your silo with MindHandHeart! Join us from 12pm-2pm on January 25 in Lobby 10 for an open and respectful conversation in a...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Open House - Professional Certificate Program in Design & Manufacturing

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Using Protected Health Information for MIT Research: An Overview

Join us for an informal discussion about the use of protected health information for MIT research. This session will provide guidance on how MIT receives PHI...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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 25, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Bacterial Photography Short Workshop (Introductory)

The BioMaker classic workshop returns! Students produce a petri dish with an image created by an engineered strain of E. coli. In this short (3hr)...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Careers Beyond the Bench: Using your PhD in the Business World

Lauren Mifflin, PhD Vice President of Company Creation, Frazier Life Sciences Drew Lowery, PhD Director of Life Sciences, Global Prior Art Stephane...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Haystack Radom

Interested in radio astronomy, space weather, and/or how our planet changes beneath your feet? Come out for a tour of MIT’s world-class radio facility,...

Thursday, January 25, 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...

Thursday, January 25, 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...

Thursday, January 25, 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...

Thursday, January 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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Faculty Jobs for Economists in Management Schools

Panelists: Bob Gibbons, Danielle Li Questions? Contact Eric Trueswell (erictrue@mit.edu)

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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 25, 2024 at 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Golden Speaker Series: Carlo Ratti

This IAP, discover urban innovation firsthand with Golden Speaker, Carlo Ratti - an MIT professor, architect, and engineer. Sponsored by MIT's Technology...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 1:45pm
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...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Introduction to Legal Issues In Higher Education

Overview of key legal issues affecting institutions of higher education, including Title IX, FERPA, and affirmative action. Presenters: Jay Wilcoxson...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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,...

Thursday, January 25, 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 25, 2024 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
two light-up acrylic panels - the first shows hands with quote "as you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others." - Audrey Hepburn. The other shows two Koi fish in a pond from above

Register to light up your IAP with beautiful acrylic displays 💡 We will be learning how to build LED circuits and how to engrave designs using the laser...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Bristol-Myers Squibb Lectures in Organic Synthesis | Organic Chemistry Seminar Series| Sunkyu Han (KAIST) and Rebecca Green (BMS)

Bristol-Myers Squibb Lectures in Organic Synthesis with Professor Sunkyu Han of KAIST and BMS Speaker Rebecca Green (Senior Principal Scientist) Han Title:...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 4:00pm
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 25, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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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...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 4:00pm to 7:00pm
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 25, 2024 at 4:45pm to 5:00pm
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 25, 2024 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Graphic of person triangle pose

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 25, 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 25, 2024 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
IAP Film Screening Series: Nevelson in Process

Join the MIT List Visual Arts Center for a screening of the documentary Nevelson in Process, 1977 a film by Susan Fanshel and Jill Godmilow. This...

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 25, 2024 at 6:00pm 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2024 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Thursday, January 25, 2024