Events – 2020

MLK Scholars Farewell Celebration Flyer May 27

MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars Virtual Farewell

May 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm EST

Via Zoom

Join the MIT community in thanking our 2019-2020 MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars.

Black Graduate Celebration Flyer

Virtual Black Graduate Celebration 2020

Saturday, May 23 @ 2:00 pm

Virtual Event

Please join us to acknowledge the accomplishments of all Class of 2020 graduates, both undergraduates and graduate students.

GAAD Global Accessibility Awareness Keyboard Logo

Global Accessibility Awareness Day Webinar

Thursday, May 21 @ 10:00 am

Via Zoom

Join the Accessibility and User Experience Team for a virtual event on Global Accessibility Awareness Day. We are planning an informal Zoom session to go over our Quick Tips for Accessibility and to answer your accessibility questions about your web sites and digital content.

Jason Jay, TEDX talk

POSTPONED: Breaking Through Gridlock: The Power of Conversation in a Polarized World

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

MIT Building 46, Room 3189

Think of the last time you tried to talk to someone who didn’t agree with you about an important issue. How did it go?

paper people chain

How Can I Help?

Tuesday, April 7 @ 2:00 pm


Many of us are asking this question as we face our new circumstances. We want to help those around us, respond to urgent community needs, and connect with others.

MacViar Logo, circle

2020 MacVicar Day: “Education for a Fulfilling and Engaged Life”

Friday, March 13, 2020 @ 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
MIT Building 6, Room 120

Through a series of lightning talks, faculty and students will examine how MIT — through its many opportunities for experiential learning — supports students’ aspirations and encourages them to become engaged citizens and thoughtful leaders. Vice Chancellor Ian Waitz will host and introduce the 2020 MacVicar Faculty Fellows.

Women Take The Reel: “Warrior Women”

Thursday, March 12, 2020, @ 6:30pm - 9:30 pm
Building E15, Bartos Theater

The story of Madonna Thunder Hawk, one American Indian Movement leader who shaped a kindred group of activists' children - including her daughter Marcy - into the "We Will Remember" Survival School as a Native alternative to government-run education.

International Women’s Day

Friday, March 6 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Lobby 10

Celebrate International Women's Day  with the MIT Women's League on Friday, March 6.  Visit our table in the center of campus - Lobby 10!

Bring a friend or colleague to learn more about the WL and upcoming events.  Trivia, give aways, and more!


Women Take The Reel: “Fear No Gumbo”

Thursday, March 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Building E15, Bartos Theater

Fear No Gumbo is structured as a tour through the 9th Ward through Kim Roberts, questioning and sometimes confronting the “culture vultures” who have swooped into the neighborhood, alongside examples of corruption and systemic racism that still victimizes the residents that returned after Katrina.

table of food

Interfaith Bridge-Building Banquet

Wednesday, March 4 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Burton Conner, Porter Room

Get a taste for the MIT Addir community while enjoying a delicious meal and meeting fascinating peers! Religious, spiritual, secular, questioning and anywhere in between—ALL are welcome!