Events

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Experiment with antennas and analog/digital circuits!

Design, build and test your own full-duplex radio with real-world hardware/software engineering! Full-duplex technology is revolutionizing the wireless...

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...

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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 31, 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 31, 2024 at 8:00am to 11:00am
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IAP: Systems That Learn

Machine learning and generative AI promise to redefine computing in the next decade. In this session, we will explore how software and hardware systems for...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 9:00am to 12:00pm
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 31, 2024 at 9:00am to 11:00am
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...

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 31, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
IAP Course: MIT.nano: How to think like a VR developer

This is a beginner’s hands-on guide for getting started in VR/AR development. We will introduce the fundamentals of working in virtual reality, explain the...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Optogenetic Bacterial Photography

Learn optogenetics and synthetic biology hands-on in this wet lab workshop in the Huang-Hobbs BioMaker Space. Over four two-hour sessions, participants will...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
The Enneagram: Nine Personality Types and Communication Styles

3 Sessions: JAN 30, JAN 31, FEB 1, from 10am-12pm, all in 5-233 Instructor: Nicholas Collura, Director of the MIT Radius Program and TNE Certified Teacher...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 10:00am 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 31, 2024 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
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 31, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Through collaborative efforts between Student Organizations, Leadership, and Engagement (SOLE), LBGTQ+ Services, Women and Gender Services (WXGS) and...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 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...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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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 31, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Digital hydraulics systems company Domin has developed world-leading processes and used focused development to design and manufacture a paradigm shift in...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 12:00pm to 12:30pm
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Want to get exercise mid-day but don’t want to go outside? Join the tunnel walk for a 30-minute walk led by a volunteer through MIT’s famous tunnel system....

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 12:10pm to 12:40pm
Midday Music and Soup

Join us for a concert with The Fresh Pond Five, members of the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, and a delicious hot cup of soup from Souper Roll Up Cafe (on us,...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 12:15pm to 1:00pm
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At this IAP open house event, MIT researchers can talk with expert staff from the Swanson Biotechnology Center and the Whitehead Institute Innovation Centers...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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 31, 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 31, 2024 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Embodied Intelligence

This session will feature a series of short talks by MIT faculty on embodied intelligence. We will discuss the emerging frontiers in this area, including...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Find the right (AI) tool for the job: doing scholarly research with AI tools

This workshop will give you an introduction to AI tools for the research process, including tools for doing literature reviews, summarizing publications, and...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
IAP Course: MIT.nano: How to think like a VR developer

This is a beginner’s hands-on guide for getting started in VR/AR development. We will introduce the fundamentals of working in virtual reality, explain the...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Improving Lives Through Evidence: Reflecting on 10+ Years of J-PAL

Speakers: Laina Sonterblum (J-PAL NA), Ying Gao (J-PAL Global) Questions? Contact Eric Trueswell (erictrue@mit.edu)

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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 31, 2024 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Science Communication in a Crisis

This workshop will be offered at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (January 30, 2024) and at MIT on (February 1, 2024). The twenty-first century has seen...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Golden Speaker Series: Lesley Millar-Nicholson

This IAP, discover key insights in tech transfer with Golden Speaker, Lesley Millar-Nicholson, MIT's TLO Executive Director. Sponsored by MIT's Technology...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 1:45pm
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 31, 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...

Wednesday, January 31, 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...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday Gathering

These weekly meetings are organized by the MS&PC staff and volunteers for the spouses and partners of MIT students, scholars, staff, and faculty. If it is...

Beyond the Lab: Journey from Scientist to Founder

Hosted by E14 Fund and MAS, this engaging workshop will bring together MIT founders to share their experiences and insights on transitioning from scientists...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 2:30pm to 5:00pm
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Are you interested in sharing your research through NSF Broader Impacts or other outreach to youth or the general public? In this 4-part mini course, we will...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Federal Entrepreneurship Programs & Non-Dilutive Grant Opportunities for Innovative Startups

Federal Entrepreneurship Programs & Non-Dilutive Grant Opportunities for Innovative Startups Translate Research, Commercialize Products, Deliver Impact –...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 3:00pm
Structural Visualization for All!

Lucas Farnung Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School Are you a cell biologist who wants to know how to present structure models like a...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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 31, 2024 at 3:45pm to 5:00pm
Build your talents into strengths (part 2)

Want to play around with your strengths? Build a combination of talents that can become your superpower? Have some fun while you learn about yourself? Every...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Special Inorganic Chemistry Seminar with Professor Jarad Mason (Harvard)

Manipulating Phase Transitions and Porosity: From Solid Refrigerants to Microporous Water Abstract: Materials that undergo phase transitions in response...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Yuhan Jiang

Speaker: Yuhan Jiang (Harvard University) Title: The doubly asymmetric simple exclusion process Abstract: The multispecies ASEP (mASEP) is a Markov...

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 31, 2024 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
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 31, 2024 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 2024 at 6:00pm to 8:15pm
Legal Career Options for STEM Students

Speaker/Panel Are you curious about what legal career options there are for people with STEM backgrounds? You may have heard about patent law, but did you...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 6:00pm 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...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 6:30pm 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 31, 2024 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Baha'i House of Worship in New Delhi, India

The Baha'i Faith is an independent religion that has spread around the world during its brief 180-year history, based on the life and teachings of...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Wednesday, January 31, 2024