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100K Competition, MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition is a leading-edge forum for students and researchers in the MIT community to act on their talent, ideas and energy to launch tomorrow's leading firms. A year-long educational experience, the MIT $100K brings together a network of resources (feedback from top venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, media exposure, mentors, educational guidance, networking and more than $350K in cash and prizes) to help participants through the new venture construction process. Wednesdays 4-5:30pm
AID-MIT Active Website DB Entry Association for India's Development (AID) is an NGO committed towards equitable development and social welfare of the poorest and marginalized communities of India. The MIT and Boston chapters of AID work together and comprise of students and working professionals who volunteer to forge partnerships with grassroots organizations and movements in India that focus on working with communities to empower them in their struggle for a just and equitable future. Sundays, 2-4 pm Harvard Science Center, Room 309. Please e-mail info@aidboston.org for details.
American Nuclear Society ANS Active Website DB Entry ANS is the MIT Student Section of the American Nuclear Society
Arab Student Organization ASO Active Website DB Entry The MIT ASO aims to spread awareness about the Arab world in MIT campus. Our events include social, cultural and political events in MIT campus. Sunday at 1pm
Art of Living at MIT MITAOL Active Website DB Entry Focused on bringing yoga and meditation into students' lives. Through workshops led by trained teachers from the international non-profit organization, the Art of Living Foundation, we strive to help mediate anxiety and depression, so that students may realize the fullness of joy that's a rightful part of life. Even life at a place as intense as MIT can be. Every Saturday the club holds a free yoga and meditation session in the Student Center. Timings: Every Saturday, 11am-12pm Venue: One of following W20 Student Center Rooms 306/307/407/491 (typically 306) Event: 30 minutes of yoga, 20 minutes of meditation & 10 minutes of potluck and socializing
ASA DB Appreciation Society Active Website DB Entry Contact asa-db@mit.edu if you'd be interested in helping with the ASA Database. We'd love to have help, and are happy to have just about any contributor who knows or is able to learn Python. (Knowing Django or being familiar with writing webapps is a plus.) [Not a real group. Present for test, amusement, and perhaps recruiting purposes only.]
Asha-MIT Active Website DB Entry Asha-MIT is the MIT chapter of Asha for Education, a global non-profit organization working with grassroots programs to help educate underprivileged children in India. Alternate Sundays at 10AM in 4-253
Ashdown House Active Website DB Entry Ashdown House is a graduate residence and active community of MIT graduate students. Ever since it was founded in the 1930s, the dorm has actively promoted social interactions among its residents and has fostered a tight-knit community of students. The main people responsible for running the dorm are the Ashdown House Executive Committee (AHEC) and the team of officers who help with a myriad of community tasks and activities. The Ashdown House Executive Committee (AHEC) meets every Thursday 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm.
Asian Baptist Student Koinonia Graduate Division Active Website DB Entry Graduate student Bible study and fellowship Saturday at 7pm
Association of Indonesian Students Active Website DB Entry The Association of Indonesian Students aims at strengthening relation among Indonesian students studying at MIT, and between MIT communities in general. The first meeting of each semester happens on the second Sunday of the semester at noon in Sidney Pacific. Other meeting times and locations will be determined at the first meeting, which may include welcoming parties for new members, social events, etc.
Baha'i Association, MIT Active Website DB Entry The Baha'i Association at MIT is an organization whose membership is open to all students and faculty at MIT. The Baha'i Association's main activities involve fellowship and the organization of events that are in line with the teachings of the Baha'i Faith, which is a world religion founded by Baha'u'llah (1817-1892). In the past, we've collaborated with student groups on campus with similar goals. as announced
Ballroom Dance Club Active Website DB Entry The MIT Ballroom Dance Club teaches a variety of ballroom dance styles throughout the year. Our instructors include professional dancers and advanced members of the MIT Ballroom Dance Team. Our goal is to help people interested in ballroom dance to feel comfortable on the social dance floor. Workshops: Sundays 2:30 - 5:00 pm Mondays 7:30 - 8:30 pm (dates as listed at web.mit.edu/bdclub/)
Ballroom Dance Team, MIT Active Website DB Entry Competitive Intercollegiate Ballroom Dance Team Varies weekly
Bangladeshi Students Active Website DB Entry The Bangladeshi Students Association at MIT (MIT-BSA) provides an opportunity for MIT students from Bangladesh to connect and enhance their sense of community at MIT. Through organizing various, regular cultural events, the MIT-BSA not only creates a setting for social interaction and networking, but also serves to enrich the cultural diversiry experienced by the broader MIT community. 6 PM - 7 PM. First Saturday of every month. Lounge of Westgate or Tang Hall Interested people can also join using Google+ Hangout.
Belgians@MIT Active Website DB Entry The Club has as its goal to bring together all Belgians and friends on the Harvard and MIT campuses and beyond, both through the organization of social and professional activities.
Bitcoin Club, MIT MITBTC Active Website DB Entry We believe Bitcoin has the potential to be not just a digital currency, but the future of money. While it is still in the early stages, we see Bitcoin as a protocol or platform on which financial and non-financial transactions can be conducted and verified as part of a global public ledger. Bitcoin lies at the intersection of several important academic research areas, including cryptography, distributed computing, graph theory, finance, and economics. The MIT Bitcoin Club seeks to provide forums where Bitcoin-related ideas, projects, programs, events, and businesses can be studied, discussed, and developed. Through club activities, we seek to increase awareness and use of Bitcoin within and beyond the MIT community.
Black Graduate Student Association BGSA Active Website DB Entry The goals of the Black Graduate Student Association at MIT are: 1. To promote the cohesiveness and academic success of African, African American and Afro Caribbean graduate students at MIT. 2. To encourage community involvement and service. 3. To stimulate and encourage political and economic self determination among the membership. Please email bgsa-exec@mit.edu for current meeting schedule.
Broader Impacts Group BIG Active Website DB Entry The purpose of this group is to provide resources that support graduate students in learning how to communicate science and research effectively. This group will provide opportunities for practical experience in communicating science. These activities may fulfill or support the fulfillment of the broader impacts requirements of NSF. We have quarterly meetings 2 weeks before GSC funding applications are due, you can see the GSC dates at http://gsc.mit.edu/funding/groups/ We announce meetings on our listserv broaderimpactsgroup@mit.edu, please join by sending an email to big_leadership@mit.edu
Buddhist Students Club Active Website DB Entry The MIT Buddhist Students Clubs hosts a variety of events and dinners across the semesters. Events include special speakers, meditation retreats, and dinners. Join the mailing list if you would like to find out more about these events. Stop by our meditations from 6-7pm on Thursdays at the MIT chapel. We also hold regular dinner events, as well as speaker series every semester.
Bulgarian Club at MIT Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Bulgarian Club at MIT is to promote the culture, history, and traditions of Bulgaria. If you are wondering what banitsa is, where the yogurt really comes from or you want to dance traditional Bulgarian folk dances and celebrate our national holidays with us, then this club is for you. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bulgarian-Club-at-MIT/107121886059631
Caltech at MIT CITMIT Active Website DB Entry We are a group of MIT students, many but not all of whom have connections to Caltech, who want to forge closer connections between MIT's tech school / east campus undergrad culture and grad students with similar interests, as well as stronger connections between the student bodies at MIT, Caltech, and other similar universities. Feel free to add yourself to our members list or email us if you have questions or want to join. Regular meetings have not been scheduled. Email our officers at citmit-officers@mit.edu if you want to be added to our member list to receive meeting announcements.
Canadians Club Active Website DB Entry A group of Canadians that gather on campus for a variety of activities, often surrounding canadian past-times or foods. Favourite events include hockey game screenings, poutine night, and canadian dessert night.
Chemistry Graduate Student Committee CGSC Active Website DB Entry The Chemistry Graduate Student Committee (CGSC) is an organization of MIT students who advocate for chemistry graduate student rights and interests. CGSC organizes periodic forums for graduate students and postdocs in the department to discuss a wide range of topics including academic program concerns, laboratory issues, and aspects of graduate student life. These meetings are designed to gauge student opinion and brainstorm new ideas on these and related topics. Committee members meet regularly with the Department Head and Associate Head to provide feedback to the faculty and Chemistry Department administration on the concerns of graduate students and postdocs. In addition, CGSC sponsors extracurricular events like monthly TGIFs, a summer barbecue, a Boston Harbor boat cruise, and intramural sports teams. CGSC members also represent the chemistry department at the institute level through involvement with the MIT Graduate Student Council (GSC). Scheduled monthly Typically on 2nd Monday of every month at noon.
China Crossroads CC Active Website DB Entry China Crossroads serves as a platform for the MIT community at large to exchange perspectives and bridge gaps in understanding China’s development; promotes critical and creative thinking toward mutual prosperity of China and the world; and builds trustworthy friendship among MIT students who care about the future development of China. Every Thursday 6:00-7:00pm at Student Center 2nd floor.
China Review, MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT China Review aims to empower a community that is passionate about important China issues and to share their ideas on decision making in these issues. Saturday 5:30pm at Sidney Pacific Multi Purpose Room Please email dafu@mit.edu to confirm meeting times
Chinese Association of Science and Technology CAST Active Website DB Entry Academic related activities Monday at 5:30PM in E34-300
Chinese Choral Society MITCCS Active Website DB Entry MIT Chinese Choral Society (CCCS) was founded in 1992 by a group of students and scholars at MIT who share a common interest in choral music as well as the Chinese culture and tradition. Through our weekly practices and frequent social functions, our members have developed close friendships and bonds which have matured each of our lives. Friday, 8-10 pm
Chinese Students and Scholars Association CSSA Active Website DB Entry MIT Chinese Students and Scholars Association (MIT CSSA) is an official MIT-recognized non-profit organization. The main mission of our organization is to serve the needs of our members, spread Chinese culture, and facilitate communication within the large Chinese community both on and off MIT campus. 8:30-10pm every other Wednesday in Ashdown Crafts Room.
Christians on Campus Active Website DB Entry A club where Christians may come together, read the Bible, learn about Christ, and mutually encourage one another to continue in the Christian life, and a place where those who aren't Christians but are interested may find Christ.
Club Francophone at MIT French@MIT Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Club Francophone at MIT is to gather French speakers of MIT and students learning French at MIT. Several events are organized yearly such as: French movie screening, French dinner in restaurants or at a host house, after-work social, French cultural events inside or outside MIT.
Colombian Association of MIT Active Website DB Entry We are a student association where Colombian students and other students interested in the Colombian and Latin-American culture get together on a regular basis. We have academic events with Colombian thought leaders such as ministers, ambassadors, colombian corporate leaders, among others, to discuss different topics relevant to both Colombia and students who want to have an impact in Colombia. We also plan many social events such as dance parties, dinners, and outings around New England where students get together and have lots of fun while they learn more about the Colombian and Latin-American cultures. We have general body meetings at least two times per semester where we usually announce events while we have dinner.
Consulting Club at MIT CCM Active Website DB Entry Our mission is to ease the transition from graduate student life to a successful consulting career. Mondays 5.30pm
Cricket Club, MIT MCC Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the MIT Cricket Club is to establish a systematic structure and platform to enable the large number of cricket enthusiasts in MIT's student and staff population to play the game throughout the year. In addition, it is to facilitate enthusiasts in their goals to hone their cricketing skills via training. Finally, it is to spread awareness about cricket and involve those members of the community who are interested but new to the game.
Eastgate Community Association Active Website DB Entry Eastgate graduate family dorm. The purpose of the ECA is to create events for the residents, and to advocate on their behalf. See website.
Edgerton House Association Active Website DB Entry housing for single grad students Once per month, usually the first Wednesday of the month at 8:30 pm.
Egyptian Association, MIT Active Website DB Entry To represent Egyptian culture and civilization on the MIT campus and the greater Boston area To create a social community for Egyptians at MIT and Boston To support the development of the Egyptian economy, technological industry, civil society and entrepreneurial spirit Friday, May 17, 2013
Electricity Student Research Group, MIT MIT ESRG Active Website DB Entry MIT ESRG is a forum for graduate students who study electric power systems across different courses, divisions, and research centers at MIT and neighboring institutions to pursue interdisciplinary discussions and research-based collaborations. 12PM-1PM, Mondays MIT E19-319
Energy Club, MIT NRG Active Website DB Entry The MIT Energy Club is focused on the creation of a tight-knit energy community at MIT. The club holds weekly events, including document-based energy discussion groups and the MIT Energy Lecture Series, alongside signature events such as the annual MIT EnergyNight and the MIT Energy Conference. The club's emphasis is on building a community at MIT with a deeper understanding of global energy trends and challenges through open, fact-based discussion. http://www.mitenergyclub.org/
Energy for Human Development e4Dev Active Website DB Entry A student group and discussion forum exploring challenges at the intersection of energy and human development. Fall 2013: Thursday, 5 - 6:30 pm Spring 2014: TBD
ESD Student Society ESS Active Website DB Entry Intellectual and social community of peers in the Engineering Systems Division.
European Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT European Club is a social student club welcoming all MIT affiliates.
Falun Dafa Club Active Website DB Entry Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong) is an advanced practice of Buddhist self-cultivation, founded by Mr. Li Hongzhi, the practice’s master. It is a discipline in which “assimilation to the highest qualities of the universe—Zhen, Shan, Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance)—is the foundation of practice. Practice is guided by these supreme qualities, and based on the very laws which underlie the development of the cosmos.” MIT Falun Dafa Club holds weekly Falun Dafa group exercises and reading groups. Mondays February 11 through June 3, 2013 7pm-9pm 4-153
Food and Agriculture Club, MIT MITFAC Active Website DB Entry MIT Food and Agriculture Collaborative, brings together students – and other MIT community members – to educate, coordinate and support work in the areas of food and agriculture.
Free Group Free Active Website DB Entry The Free Group is a practical activist group for the restoration preservation, and advancement of civil, liberties, especially those relating to software and technology.
Fuyun Chinese Comedy Club FCCC Active Website DB Entry The Fuyun Chinese Comedy Club is a group of young Chinese Xiangsheng comedians, mostly from MIT, who perform actively in the Great Boston Area.
Global Zero at MIT Active Website DB Entry Global Zero believes that to protect our children, our grandchildren, and our civilization from the threat of nuclear catastrophe, we must eliminate all nuclear weapons globally. Global Zero commits to working for a legally binding verifiable agreement including all nations, to eliminate nuclear weapons by a date certain. This Global Zero chapter recruits members seeking to carry out this objective.
Graduate Association of Aeronautics & Astronautics GA^3 Active Website DB Entry The Graduate Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (GA3) represents current graduate students within the Aeronautics and Astronautics Department at MIT. Our goal is to organize social and professional activities which strengthen and enrich the community within the department, and to help publicize various research activities within the department. We organize social hours, host talks by guest speakers and students, and help communicate with the department and the Graduate Student Council. First and Third Monday 12-1pm (Current as of Spring 2013, subject to change)
Graduate Association of Mechanical Engineers GAME Active Website DB Entry The Graduate Association of Mechanical Engineers (GAME) represents current graduate students within the Mechanical Engineering Department at MIT. Our goal is to organize social and professional activities which strengthen and enrich the MechE community, and to help publicize various research activities within the department. We organize social hours, host talks by guest speakers and students, and help communicate with the department and the Graduate Student Council.
Graduate Christian Fellowship Active Website DB Entry a group of Christians who desire to know, love and obey God better, and to reflect the love and presence of Jesus Christ. Various times and locations throughout the week. See website for most updated information.
Graduate Economics Association GEA Active Website DB Entry Representative and social group for graduate economics students.
Graduate Hillel Active Website DB Entry Provides Jewish activities for graduate students Shabbat Dinners - 2X/Semester; dates vary (see MIT calendar)
Graduate Student Council GSC Active Website DB Entry The GSC General Council is the representative body of graduate students at MIT and meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30PM. The GSC is led by the Executive Committee and has various committees and boards to address graduate student issues
Graduate Women at MIT GWAMIT Active Website DB Entry GWAMIT is a student-led, Institute-wide graduate women’s group with the mission to promote the personal and professional development of MIT's graduate women. Posted on gwamit.org Events page.
Hellenic Students' Association HSA Active Website DB Entry Welcome to the Hellenic Students' Association of MIT The Hellenic Students' Association (HSA) of MIT is comprised of approximately 100 members, all of which are MIT students of Greek or Cypriot origin. The main goal of the association is to promote fellowship among members of the Greek/Cypriot student community by organizing cultural, social and educational activities. Furthermore, the HSA welcomes and helps out the newly admitted students and serves as the representative of the Greek/Cypriot student body of MIT as a whole.
House of Volunteers HOV Active Website DB Entry HoV provides students in the MIT community the opportunity to engage in activities in the "real world". These activities make a real difference, and are conducted in partnership with young professionals, and graduates of other institutions of higher learning. HoV focuses of devising low-cost, high-impact solutions to empower the education sector in underdeveloped communities around the world. HoV encourages volunteerism and creativity amongst students and youth in these communities through active partnership during all stages of implementation of a project.
HST Student Community Active Website DB Entry The HST student community is a group of students interested in the intersection of science, engineering, and medicine. The group is primarily graduate and medical students in the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology and we welcome all those interested in the research and clinical practice at the interface of medicine and engineering. The main purpose of the group is to encourage a sense of community within HST, to provide a formal means of communication among graduate students, medical students and the HST Administration, to ensure student representation within the HST, Harvard, and MIT communities, and to build a social community of medical engineers and medical scientists within MIT and Harvard. First tuesday of the month at 6PM, alternating between MIT E25-303 and the HST student lounge at Harvard Medical School in the TMEC building
Hungarian Student Association Active Website DB Entry We are organizing traditional Hungarian events, informal gatherings, movie nights, dinners, Hungarian theater. No set time, read the facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/128421590684520/ or the website.
Informs, MIT Active Website DB Entry The Informs club at MIT is a social club that brings together graduate students from the Operations Research and Operations Management communities. Various events throughout the year
International Students Association Active Website DB Entry The international community at MIT comprises 8.26% of the student body. The International Student’s Association at MIT works for and with MIT’s international students, striving to promote cultural diversity on campus. We are currently registered under the Graduate Student Council (GSC) but our activities are intended for the undergraduate community as well. Although most of our members are international students, the ISA welcomes and encourages domestic students to join. Thursdays 7:15pm-8:15pm
Irish Association of MIT EIRE Active Website DB Entry Linking members of the MIT community from Ireland, of Irish descent, and with an interest in Ireland
Israeli Association, The Active Website DB Entry We are all the Israelis in MIT. We are undergrads, grads, sloanies, PhDs, faculty, affiliates and family members. Recognized by the ASA, we are a part of the MIT community. Our main goal is to make us all feel at home. This means helping new students settle in, celebrate holidays the Israeli way, watching Israeli football and going to Israeli performances together. As we evolve, we are planning on connecting between graduating students and job openings back home, expand the connection between universities in Israel and MIT, and serve as the contact organization for any Israel related issues.
Japanese Association JAM Active Website DB Entry People who are interested in Japanese culture and are involved in organizing twice a year cultural event that we organize at Ashdown.
Korean Graduate Students Association KGSA Active Website DB Entry KGSA is an association for korean graduate students, post-docs, professional students and researchers in MIT.
language@mit language Active Website DB Entry language@MIT is a student group promoting communication and collaboration of students and faculty involved in language research across MIT's departments, labs and research groups.
Lebanese Club at MIT, The Active Website DB Entry The Lebanese Club at MIT is an non-profit organizations that plays a role in uniting the Lebanese community across Boston and Cambridge. We hold cultural, social, and academic events that promotes Lebanese heritage, and culture. We also act to raise awareness on campus, and fundraise for charity organizations in Lebanon. Sunday at 6pm
Lindy Hop Society, MIT Active Website DB Entry For the promotion of Lindy Hop and related dances Wednesdays 9:00 PM
Lutheran Episcopal Ministry LEM Active Website DB Entry The Lutheran-Episcopal Ministry explores the meaning of Christian faith in a modern context with the traditions of the Lutheran and Episcopal churches. Services, Wednesday, 5:15pm. Dinner and discussion follow in W11 at about 6:30. See le-ministry.mit.edu for a schedule of topics and events.
Malaysian Students Association MASA Active Website DB Entry MITMASA aims to promote Malaysian life and culture to the already varied MIT community. Once a month - every 3rd Saturday. Email the officer's list to find out when and where.
Mexican Student Association CLUB MEX Active Website DB Entry MIT Mexican Students interested in promoting Mexican culture through academic, cultural and sporting events throughout the academic year.
Middle East Education Through Technology MEET Active Website DB Entry MEET (Middle East Education through Technology) is a program held in Jerusalem that works to bring together Israeli and Palestinian high school students by providing a rigorous program in computer science and business. The MEET student group organizes instructor recruitment for the summer program, provides training and preparation resources for the instructors, helps with tutoring and curriculum development during the school year, and organizes cultural awareness and dialogue events on campus.
MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum MIT-CHIEF Active Website DB Entry The MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (MIT-CHIEF) is an annual conference and high-profile platform for intellectual exchange, to foster deeper and broader collaborations between China and the United States in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The conference aims to bring together high-impact Keynote Speeches, Panel Discussions, a Business Plan Contest, and a Technology Exhibition geared toward hot topics in the development of entrepreneurship in China and the United States.
MITALY - Italian Student Association Active Website DB Entry MITaly is the Italian Students' association at MIT. Our member body includes undergraduates, MBAs, Masters, PhDs, Professors, visiting academics, and professionals mainly from MIT as well as from the greater Boston area. Our officers are MIT students elected on a yearly basis. The association aims to promote Italian culture at MIT while reinforcing the network of its members within the bounds of the university and beyond. We also pursue initiatives that will allow those that are registered immediate access to professional, academic and cultural opportunities that are by definition restricted to select individuals. Fridays at 1pm
MITkablim MITkablim Active Website DB Entry A safe place to encourage interaction between and enhance student life for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and allies in the Jewish community at MIT. Monthly, announced a week ahead of time. Please email mitkablim-www@mit.edu for more information.
MITxplore Active Website DB Entry MITxplore is a math and science mentorship program for elementary school students in Cambridge, Boston and the greater Boston area. We are launching the program this year with a pilot semester at the Fletcher-Maynard Academy in Cambridge, to build and evaluate a sustainable program structure and identify the most effective mentorship methods. We will conduct one two-hour session per week, where the first hour will involve interactive demos relating mathematical concepts from the students’ curriculum to the world around us and the second hour will be smaller-sized sessions for more individualized assistance. We hope to create a supportive community and an engaging environment to help students excel in class and, more generally, in STEM fields and get them excited about pursuing math, science and engineering in the future. Mondays, 7 PM
Muslim Students' Association Active Website DB Entry The Muslim Students' Association is a student run group consisting of both undergraduate and graduate students. As a group we aim to enhance the experience of all Muslim students at MIT by: helping those who are interested in their spiritual, social and academic development through our community, offering a support system for all Muslims students at MIT and striving to improve relations on and off campus between Muslims and Non-Muslims. Our group meets Sundays 11am in McCormick for our logistical meetings (you are welcome) and event times are on the website.
Optical Society of America, MIT Student Chapter of the SCOSA Active Website DB Entry Student branch of the Optical Society of America, the main professional society in optics, at MIT. Communicated via e-mail list
Outing Club, MIT MITOC Active Website DB Entry Provide members with the education and means to use, enjoy and explore the outdoors. Tuesday 7-8 pm, Wednesday 7-8 pm, Thursday 7-8 pm.
Persian Students Association PSA Active Website DB Entry The Persian Students Association is a student organization whose objective is to sponsor Persian social and cultural activities and events, promote an understanding of Persian culture, help foster friendship among different cultural groups, and provide a source of union and support for the Persian community at MIT. Last Sunday of each month, 4-5 PM
Polymer Graduate Student Association PGSA Active Website DB Entry The purpose of PGSA is to facilitate social and academic interaction among students studying subjects related to polymer science. Every other Friday, 1:00pm
Rainbow Coffeehouse GLB Active Website DB Entry We are a social organization whose mission is to provide a safe, friendly and fun environment for MIT's LBGT community. All events are free and open to MIT students, alumni, faculty, staff and their friends. Visitors from other colleges and universities are also welcome. We are sponsored by the MIT GSC (Graduate Student Council) and BGALA. We communicate with our members about upcoming events and general announcements via our mailing list. We offer an online subscription form for many MIT LBGT email-lists (including Rainbow Coffeehouse membership list) at: http://web.mit.edu/lbgt/subform.html
ROCSA TGSA Active Website DB Entry This is a Taiwanese Student Association. We are a group of passionate students. We would like to invite all MIT students to join our traditional holidays through out the year. We do not have general meeting times. All meeting times are scheduled before events. Please refer to rocsa.mit.edu -> "Join us" to get the event information.
Romanian Student Association Active Website DB Entry To promote fellowship among members of the MIT community interested in the Romanian culture. No regular meeting times.
Russian Connection RUSCON Active Website DB Entry The MIT Russian Club supports the MIT community's exploration of Russia and neighboring countries. The club enriches MIT's cultural landscape and paves the way to connect technologies and businesses through its diverse offerings. Over years, we have developed from a social group to a platform that represents at MIT a variety of interests in culture and social entertainment, as well as opportunities in business and technology innovation.
Samskritam Active Website DB Entry MIT Samskritam strives to teach Samskritam (aka Sanskrit, an ancient Indian language rich in literary, scientific and philosophical works) to the MIT community and help develop their Sanskrit speaking, reading and writing skills. Weekly classes at different levels would be conducted that would be free and open to all. Also, there would be workshops and lectures in relevant topics organized periodically. Tuesdays 5:30 - 8:30 PM Please check website for details on individual classes and timings.
Sangam Active Website DB Entry Sangam is the association of Indian and Indian-origin students at MIT. Our primary aim is to preserve and promote Indian culture in the Greater Boston area, through a wide range of activities. Sangam means confluence, a meeting point of two or more rivers. This is the place where people from diverse parts of India merge into a single cohesive identity, halfway around the world. We do our best to make everyone feel at home. We celebrate the Indian independence day, festivals such as Diwali and have lots of group activities that allow you to mingle with fellow MIT affiliates. Friday, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Science Policy Initiative, MIT SPI Active Website DB Entry The MIT Science Policy Initiative (SPI) is a student group passionate about the role of science in society. We explore the policies governing research and innovation and learn about how science can inform policy. From regular on-campus lunch discussions to a trip to DC to meet with Members of Congress, we offer many ways for students to learn more about science policy and get involved. TBD for 2013-2014
Scuba Club Active Website DB Entry The scuba club promotes scuba diving by the MIT community.
SIAM, MIT Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the MIT SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) is to bring together the diverse MIT community with a shared interest in Applied Mathematics and Computational Sciences. Our group will serve as a bridge for students to share their scientific results, find friends, and form collaborations. MIT SIAM promotes the interest in Applied Mathematical Sciences through organizing different events. Thurs 3-4 pm in 56-114
Sidney & Pacific Graduate Community Active Website DB Entry The Sidney Pacific Graduate Community is the house government as well as the group promoting residential events.
Singapore Students Society Active Website DB Entry MITSSS organizes cultural and social events for Singaporeans and interested MIT students. Ad hoc.
Skydiving Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry People passionate about Skydiving time/place of meetings [quarterly as determined]
Snowriders, MIT SNOW Active Website DB Entry The mission of our club is to facilitate MIT community access to skiing and snowboarding recreational and social activities during the winter season. We organize regular bus trips up to mountains and use our funds to subsidize these trips for students. In addition, we hold regular socials to build a sense of community and at which officer elections are held.
Society of Refined Scientists SRS Active Website DB Entry One who is refined may be considered to be a well-mannered and considerate individual with high standards of effective behavior, independent means, calm demeanor, strong preserve, intellect, and etiquette. A scientist may be considered as one who attempts to come up with systematic, coherent and useful models of how the natural world works. We are founding the Society of Refined Scientists to help create more well-rounded scientists; scientists that can comfortably present themselves, and their ideas, to diverse audiences. Our approach involves both study and practice of techniques that reflect capability, confidence, and etiquette, thus helping members develop techniques for effective interpersonal interactions and upward social mobility. First Monday of each Month at 11am
Spain@MIT Active Website DB Entry The Spain@MIT Association brings to MIT the Spanish culture through events that include a variety of cultural elements. These include Spanish food, music, flamenco workshops, cooking classes, scientific talks, and Spanish cinema, among others.
Students for Bhopal, MIT MIT SFB Active Website DB Entry We are a student group that works in close association with the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB). We do solidarity work, awareness raising and fundraising to support the struggle for justice of the survivors and victims of the world's worst chemical disaster that happened in 1984 in Bhopal, India
Sustainability@MIT Active Website DB Entry To advance the interest of global sustainability among MIT community members.
SwissLinkBoston Active Website DB Entry SwissLinkBoston is a networking platform for Swiss students and researchers living in the Boston area. Starting out with only a few members, we are now a large network of people with various backgrounds such as science, engineering and business. Besides offering an exceptional platform for Swiss-US networking, we aim at being a reference point for Swiss citizens who have recently arrived in the Boston area. Our activities include monthly gatherings in a restaurant or bar in Cambridge/Boston. During these gatherings we meet in a relaxed atmosphere to exchange study and professional experience. Additional to the monthly gatherings, we organize bigger events, such as an August 1st BBQ or a Fondue dinner, as well as Jass evenings. monthly
Tang Hall Residents' Association THRA Active Website DB Entry The Tang Hall Residents' Association (THRA) is an elected government that serves the interests of students residing in Tang Residence Hall. 9PM on the first Monday of each month in the 24th floor lounge of Tang Residence Hall
Tango Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry The MIT Argentine Tango Club (MITATC) was founded in November 2002 by four students who recognized the need for a tango club at MIT. Since then, MITATC has grown to offer multiple avenues for tango appreciation and involvement, while connecting dancers both within and outside MIT. The club aims to foster interest for Argentine tango by exposing members of the MIT community to the art and culture of Tango. MITATC also endeavors to provide an accessible and affordable locale for individuals already interested in tango, where tango is taught, learned, practiced, embraced and enjoyed. 8pm Thursdays
Tech Catholic Community Active Website DB Entry Community of Catholic students and others at MIT Sunday Mass: 9:30am, 1pm, 5pm Daily Mass: Tue & Fri 12:05pm Dinner & Discussion: Mon 7pm Scripture Study: Wed 7pm, RCIA: Sun 2:30pm, Adoration: Daily 9am, Wed 8pm
TECH GEOPHYSICAL SOCIETY TECH-GS Active Website DB Entry The objective of this organization shall be to promote interest in, and knowledge of, the sciences of geophysics and allied sciences, and to promote friendship and cooperation among those interested in the geophysical sciences. It shall be affiliated as a Student Chapter of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).
TechLink Active Website DB Entry MIT wide club connecting students from across the departments for a common purpose: Technology knowledge sharing. And this is done through lab tours, mixer events, social events, ideaStorms etc. Wednesdays: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Technology Policy Students Society TPSS Active Website DB Entry Group comprised of Technology and Policy Program (TPP) graduate students and others within the MIT community with an interest in technology and policy; purpose is to study and discuss issues in technology policy seminars, provide information about careers, engage in a dialogue with invited speakers, and participate in a community of open-minded students. Every Tuesday 6-7pm outside the Steam Cafe.
Thai Students at MIT Active Website DB Entry TSMIT promotes the understanding of Thai cultures and acts as a network hub for Thai students in the Boston area. First Friday of each semester and as needed.
Thirsty Ear Executive Committee TEEC Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Thirsty Ear Executive Committee (TEEC) is to provide student input and leadership for the Thirsty Ear Pub (TE). TEEC works to ensure that the TE fulfills its purpose of providing a student-led social hub for the 21+ MIT student community Third Tuesday of Every Month, 6pm, Thirsty Ear Pub (NW35)
Transportation Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry The MIT Transportation Club aims to bring together the transportation community for education, networking, and research collaboration. Founded in the spring of 2010, the organization has grown rapidly to include over 300 members from across all Schools of the Institute. Membership in the MIT Transportation Club is open to any member of the MIT community. Key programs include: Transportation Showcase; Transportation Seminar Series; Technical Tours; Transportation Hack-a-thon; Research Collaboration; Career Development & Alumni Relations
Turkish Student Association Active Website DB Entry Organizing cultural events to introduce Turkish culture to MIT community. wednesdays 5pm
Ventureships Club VShips Active Website DB Entry A club to bring together MIT affiliated start-ups and MIT students, to have the students work with the start-ups during the semester, get hands on experience of a start-up.
Veterans Organization, MIT Vets Club Active Website DB Entry The mission of the MIT VETERANS ORGANIZATION is to: 1. Help prospective veteran students transition into higher education. 2. Serve as the MIT veteran hub for esprit de corps, career development, and networking. 3. Establish and maintain contact with the MIT military alumni network throughout the world. First Wednesday of every month
Warehouse Apartments, The NW30 Active Website DB Entry MIT single graduate housing.
Water Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry A platform where people who are working on water research and/or interested in water-related issues can meet and produce water solutions Please join our mailing list to be notified of meetings: http://mailman.mit.edu/mailman/listinfo/waterclub
Westgate Community Association WCA Active Website DB Entry The Westgate Community Association comprises all the residents (students, partners, spouses, and children) of Westgate family housing on MIT campus. First and third Thursdays of every month
WHOI Student Organization Active Website DB Entry MIT/WHOI Joint Program Student Organization Last Thursday of every month.
Yan Xin Life Science and Technology Association Active Website DB Entry MIT YXLSTA is to provide the MIT community an opportunity to learn and benefit from Yan Xin Life Science and Technology and Yan Xin Qigong research and practice. Wednesday 6-8pm
Yoga 24x7 Active Website DB Entry As part of our weekly sessions we do hatha yoga and have lectures on the yoga 24x7 concept (please see below for more details on this. We also serve a free vegetarian dinner. Yoga 24x7 is a novel and revolutionary concept that comprises of the powerful and transformative 24 principles and 7 practices designed to promote well-being. The 24 principles are universal and axiomatic truths encoded within one's consciousness and body (genes) and found in the wisdom texts of the world and the writings of great sages, philosophers, scientists, and therapists, both ancient and modern. Awareness of these principles and their manifestation into our day-to-day lives through the 7 practices would guarantee well-being and happiness (individual and collective, on all levels - body, mind, intellect and self), while ignorance and neglect of them would produce the opposite. Every thursday 6:15 PM - Hatha Yoga 7:30 PM - Yoga 24x7 Lecture Room: 56-154