Events

Tuesday, January 9, 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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Need some motivation to get and stay active this winter? Join the MIT community for the 20th anniversary of the getfit challenge! getfit 2024 will start on...

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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...

Tuesday, January 09, 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 09, 2024 at 8:00am to 11:00am
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CHiMaD MRL SRG Meeting 2024

Steel Research Group meeting, Register at https://bit.ly/SRGmeeting2024

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 8:30am to 5:30pm
Join the MIT Women's Chorale

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...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
Mural Painting in the Hobby Shop Artist David Teng-Olsen

Class: Mural Painting in the Hobby Shop Artist David Teng-Olsen Instructor: David Teng Olsen – Boston based Artist/Muralist Scheduled Date(s) January:...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 9:00am to 4:00am
 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 09, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:30am
Computational Models for Public Decision-Making

Organzied by the 11-6 (Urban Science and Planning with Computer Science) program, this workshop builds on the urban-related 6.100B problem sets (network...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
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 09, 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...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:30am
MIT Arts Studios: Ceramics. Credit: Jason Pastorello.

Explore the world of clay through a variety of techniques used to create the mug. Wheelthrowing and handbuilding methods are combined to construct a mug fit...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:30pm
Inflation: New and Old Perspectives

Speaker: Ivan Werning Questions? Contact Eric Trueswell (erictrue@mit.edu)

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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...

Tuesday, January 09, 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...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
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 09, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Learn how MATLAB can be used to visualize and analyze data, perform numerical computations, and develop algorithms. Through live demonstrations and examples,...

Tuesday, January 09, 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 09, 2024 at 10:30am to 12:00pm
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 09, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:30pm
Charts demonstrating a multi-dimensional convolution processor

This talk has been cancelled. Join MIT.nano for our next Nano Explorations! Tuesday, January 9, 2024 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. ET Lingling Fan, Postdoctoral...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 11:00am to 11:45am
Chinese Watercolor Brush Painting

Fundamentals of Chinese brush paintings for novices and experienced painter alike. We will cover the classical four gentlemen for novices and go onto more...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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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 09, 2024 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
IAP 2024: Flipping Failure 'Storytelling' Workshop Series

During your time at MIT, have you ever faced a challenge and wished you could share what you learned with peers? Join us for the Flipping Failure IAP...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 11:00am to 2:00pm
IAP 2024: Generative AI in Teaching & Learning at MIT

Join Janet Rankin, Director of MIT’s Teaching and Learning Lab (TLL), and Sheryl Barnes, Director of Digital Learning in Residential Education, MIT’s Office...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
Data-Driven Embroidery Workshop

Do you have a favorite molecule? A complex graph that you’re proud of? A PSET data visualization that took you hours that you want to commemorate through...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
MLK Quilting Sessions

For this year only, in celebration of the 50th anniversary, we are making a quilt as a community project. We warmly invite you to contribute a square of...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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 09, 2024 at 12:00pm to 12:15pm
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)...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Data Bites: Writing better READMEs

README files are standard for software, but they provide useful basic documentation for datasets as well. Get up to speed on efficiently writing useful...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 1:00pm to 1:30pm
MEC x FuturesForge

Join the MIT Entrepreneurship Club and alumni-founded Futures Forge this IAP to practice the skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur or...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
GIS Level 1: Introduction to GIS & Mapping (In person)

Learn how to read and interpret maps and data and use basic cartography principles to create maps that can be used in reports and presentations. You will...

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 09, 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 09, 2024 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tablesaw Fundamentals

Learn how to safely use a table saw and leave with a small box of your own design. You must be able to attend all 4 sessions. I will hold a lottery for...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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 09, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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)...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Michael Wesely, 19.2.2003 – 28.5.2005. Allianz Arena, München, 2005

In Lo-Fi Pictures, we will begin by exploring the most fundamental forms of the camera: pinhole and box cameras. Students will construct cameras using...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 2:00pm to 4:30pm
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 09, 2024 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Students making flower arrangments

Come test your skills at Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arrangment. Hiroko Matsuyama, an accomplished instructor of the Ohara School of Ikebana, will...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
MIT in 3:00 >> IAP Guerrilla Filmmaking Workshop

Interested in submitting a short video for the "MIT in 3:00" competition, but want to learn more about DIY cinematography? Join MIT CAST Visiting Artist /...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 2:00pm to 7:00pm
Make your own shop apron

Come make your own personalized shop apron. Whether you're machining steel, mixing chemicals, or working on a new baking recipe, keep your clothes clean and...

Tuesday, January 09, 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 09, 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 09, 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 09, 2024 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
person wearing an animal ear headband holding a cat

Make your own furry animal ear headband! This is a drop-in activity, no registration is required.

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 3:00pm to 6:00pm
MIT Arts Studios. Credit: Heidi Erickson.

This 4 week workshop will introduce you to the basics of wheel throwing, trimming and glazing. Learn basic techniques that will allow you to confidently...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Tackling supramolecular complexes in innate immunity with cryo-EM and other approaches

2nd talk in the Seminar Series "Integrative Structural Biology" Speaker: Hao Wu, PhD Asa and Patricia Springer Professor of Structural Biology, Harvard...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Launch Into Spring: Resumes & Cover Letter

Struggling to add that recent UROP? Not sure what to include from high school experiences? Join CAPD for a flash presentation on resumes and cover letter....

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 5:00pm to 5:30pm
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Image credit: Giulia Bertelli from Unsplash, Alt Text: Laying flat on a wood table lays a white zine that reads "coloring zine" surrounded by lavender flowers cloth and fabric.

Join us to learn about the history of zines and disability. Then make your own zine with inclusive materials! This event is a partnership with Women and...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Launch Into Spring: Drop-in Resume & Cover Letter Advice

Still unsure about how to format a resume, or if you should include those work experiences from high school? We’ll answer questions about your resume 1-1...

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 5:30pm to 6:00pm
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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 09, 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 09, 2024 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
MIT Arts Studios. Credit: Darrell Finnegan.

This 4 week intermediate/advanced workshop will have us explore unusual forming techniques and surprising surface treatments that take us beyond the “round”....

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 7:00pm to 9:30pm
MIT Outing Club: Winter School Mandatory Safety Lectures

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 09, 2024 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Tuesday, January 9, 2024