Events

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Under the Lens: Women Biologists and Chemists at MIT 1865-2024

Under the Lens examines the work of women scientists in biology and chemistry at MIT beginning with Ellen Swallow Richards, MIT’s first woman student,...

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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, May 08, 2024 at 7:45am to 8:00am
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Unleash Your Inner Writing Wizard with Writing Together Online

Embark on a magical journey of writing with the Writing Together Online (WTO) program this spring! Our 90-minute writing sessions, complete with goal-setting...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 8:00am to 9:30am
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Mahdi Ramadan Thesis Defense: The cognitive and neural basis of complex decision-making in the primate brain

Date/time: Wednesday, May 8th at 10am In-person location: Simons Center 46-6011 On Zoom: https://mit.zoom.us/j/97630915583 Title: The cognitive and neural...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 10:00am
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Physics PhD Thesis Defense: Mason Ng

Dear Colleagues, You are cordially invited to attend the following thesis defense. "Multifaceted Understanding of Accreting Neutron Stars and their...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 10:00am
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...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 10:15am to 11:45pm
All Ages Playgroup

The all-ages playgroup is a chance for kids to have fun while parents can chat, share parenting tips, and socialize. This gathering is for all kids 6 months...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 10:15am to 11:45am
AMCAS and Credential Service Group Advising Session

Have you started filling out your AMCAS application yet? This group advising session will address questions about the 2024 Medical & Health Profession School...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:15pm
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Every one of us is prone to cognitive distortions, which are habitual modes of thinking that are often inaccurate and negatively biased. These thought traps...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Join the WCC for a Writing Together In-person Retreat

If you need extra time to work on your writing projects this week, join the WCC team during an in-person Writing Together session. This session will help you...

Wednesday, May 08, 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 skills...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
The Structure of Experience (Consciousness & Reality Colloquium 2023-24 Series)

Many researchers hold that studying the structure of experiences is the best, if not the sole, method to investigate consciousness. Structural facts are ones...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 1:00pm
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Physics PhD Thesis Defense: Seth Musser

Dear Colleagues, "Strongly Correlated Electronic Matter: Phases and their Transport" Presented by Seth Musser Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2024 Time:...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 2:00pm
Katya Tsimring Thesis Defense: Cellular and Synaptic Basis of Binocular Circuit Development in Mouse Visual Cortex

Speaker: Katya Tsimring Advisor: Mriganka Sur Date/time: Wednesday, May 8 2024 at 2:30pm In-person location: Singleton Auditorium 46-3002 On Zoom:...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 2:30pm
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Join us for the showcase of student projects from MIT's "VR and the Brain," an interdisciplinary course exploring the intersection of neuroscience and...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 2:30pm to 5:00pm
“Molecules and Macromolecules That Harness and Amplify Light Energy”  Prof. Luis Campos, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University

MIT Program in Polymers and Soft Matter (PPSM) Seminar

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 3:30pm to 4:45pm
Geometric Analysis Seminar

Speaker: Pei-Ken Hung (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Title: Thom's gradient conjecture for geometric PDEs Abstract: Understanding solutions...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
MIT Lie Groups Seminar

Speaker: Mingjia Zhang (Princeton University) Title: p-adic Simpson correspondence Abstract: For compact Kaehler manifolds, Corlette and Simpson have...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, Princeton University

A.D. Little Physical Chemistry Seminar TITLE: Integrating Electronic and Nuclear Quantum Effects in Quantum Chemistry and Dynamics

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 4:00pm
Harvard-MIT Inorganic Seminar with Professor François P. Gabbaï (Texas A&M University)

Ambiphilic ligands featuring carbenium ions: Modulating structure and reactivity across main group and transition metal systems Abstract: After a summary...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 4:15pm to 6:00pm
Richard P. Stanley Seminar in Combinatorics:  Yuan Yao (MIT)

Speaker: Yuan Yao (MIT) Title: Fine Mixed Subdivisions of Dilated Simplices Abstract: A mixed subdivision is a generalization of zonotope tiling...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations Seminar

Speaker: Ahmad Peyvan (Brown University) Title: Modeling High-Speed Flows: Approaches for Hypersonic Flows with Strong Shocks, Real Chemistry, and...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Table - Lutheran Episcopal Ministry

Every Wednesday night you are invited to come to The Table for peaceful Christian worship in the Chapel at 5:15 pm and dinner in the Main Dining Room of W11...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 5:15pm to 8:00pm
20-Minute Gita Readings

Embark seamlessly on a transformative journey with the Bhagavad Gita, the crown jewel of Vedic wisdom, unlocking profound benefits for personal development....

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 5:20pm to 5:40pm
Active Gentle Yoga - Virtual Class

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, May 08, 2024 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Graduate Student Talk: Brittany Ellis

Join Brittany Ellis, a PhD candidate in the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture and the History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture and Art Programs...

MIT's Largest Zumba Class 2024

Join MIT Recreation for the annual MIT's Largest Zumba class event! This year, we are dancing through life on the MAC Court. Head to the Zesiger Center at...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
People-Focused Leadership

Please join us for a panel discussion on careers in people-focused leadership, featuring five alumni of the MIT Sloan School of Management. This event,...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Sky. Pond. Mouth. Book Launch

Sky. Pond. Mouth. Book Launch Wednesday, May 8th ACT Cube (MIT E15-001) 6pm Join us on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, for a book launch, reading, and signing of...

Jazz AMP Concert

Jazz Advanced Music Performance (AMP) Concert featuring: Matthew Michalek, saxophone (student of Miguel Zenón) Jessica Shand, flute (student of Doug...

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 at 7:00pm
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, May 08, 2024 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Wednesday, May 8, 2024