Edgerton Anno for October 15th, 2018

Internal Announcements

Novartis Construction – Noise Complaints
No loud noise is allowed before 7am and after 10pm according to the noise ordinance in Cambridge. For any Novartis noise related issue, Anya Bear (617-240-9592aabear@mit.edu) is still a good recourse to make complaints. (please also cc eha-president@mit.edu so we can help with the progress!). Contact MIT police if you need instant help on the noise issue. 

External Events

LAM Research Women’s Networking Breakfast with GW@MIT
When: October 17; 9.00-10.00 am
Where: 5-134
Register: here
Join Lam Research’s ‘Women’s Networking Breakfast’ hosted by GW@MIT! Meet Lam employees and learn more about career opportunities and life at Lam.


Paint Night @ Thirsty Ear
When: Oct 17 from 7 PM – 9 PM
Where: Thirsty Ear
Contact: gsc-ac@mit.edu
URL: https://mit.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=897&p=1

  • Instructor will guide us step by step
  • Light refreshments will be served at 6:30.
  • Painting starts at 7
  • Sponsored by IS&T

Why capable graduate students suffer from the Imposter Syndrome, and how to THRIVE in spite of it!
When: Wednesday, October 17th. 6:30-8:30pm
Where: 10-250
Description: Come learn from Dr. Valerie Young, an internationally recognized expert and author about how to thrive in spite of impostor syndrome!


Queer Movie Night @ SidPac 10/19
When: Fri, Oct. 19 at 8pm
Where: Multi-Purpose Room at SidPac
Description: We’re watching You’re Killing Me and Brides to Be. There will be food, cake, and of course Halloween candy!


The Awakening: An Afrofuturism Inspired Multimedia Art Show
When:  Monday, Nov 5th, 2018 from 6pm-8pm.
Where: SPXCE Intercultural Center (W31-110)
Description: The show is inspired by Octavia Butler’s body of work and will explore themes like transhumanism and human evolution, gender construction, Afrofuturism, multi-ethnic and multi-species futures, LGBT identities, and more. Submissions are open to any member of the MIT community (including affiliates, alumni, spouses & partners, etc). and may include 2D and 3D art, costume art, performance art, music, and multimedia – pretty much anything you can imagine and bring.  
Link: web site 

External Announcements

Sign up for the EnergyHack and join hundreds of students as they work together to solve challenges from the energy industry. Free food included. See mitenergyhack.org/registration for details!


MIT Negotiation Club

Come check out the MIT Negotiation Club on Wednesday at 6pm in 1-132. We are a MIT club aiming to provide the MIT community a space to practice negotiation, to share the passion of interacting with people, to exchange experiences, and to make friends.


Pre-Order GradRat Ring
GradRat, the official Graduate Ring of MIT, is back with many sales events in October! Treat yourself (or a grad student friend) to a Christmas gift and pre-order a ring at any of our events below or on our website before October 26th and have it guaranteed delivered in time for the GradRat Christmas Party on December 13th!
Website: http://gradrat.mit.edu

Edgerton Anno for September 24th, 2018

Internal Announcements

Network Wiring for IS&T network upgrades continue this week and may disrupt some rooms’ ethernet connections. Contact Connie Hemenway (connie_h@mit.edu) if you have questions.

External Events

Seminar on Dharma
When: Begins September 27th on Thursdays 7pm to 8:30pm
Where: Room 4-253, MIT
Description: Sangam is excited to present a new seminar series on the concept of ‘Dharma’. This series will be co-facilitated by Prof. Rajesh Kasturirangan and Shri. Jaspal Singh, and begins next week. If you’re interested in attending our first session on Thurs, Sept 27, please RSVP using this Google Form


Sidpac September Brunch
When: Sunday, Sep 30, noon-2
Where: Sidpac MP Room.
Description: Join us for the September Brunch! Prep starts at 7am


MIT Community Blood Drives
Student Center La Sala – 2nd Floor
When: October 1st-5th
Appointments and walk-ins are welcome! Make an appointment to donate here.

External Announcements

Teach for Splash
Register to teach <esp.mit.edu/sp_18> anything you want to high schoolers for Splash by Friday 9/28! More info at <esp.mit.edu/teach/Splash/index.html>.


Funds for graduate community building! We fund numerous events/programs that enhance graduate community at MIT. The Graduate Student Life Grants program is a request-for-proposal process inviting graduate students, spouses, faculty, and staff to submit creative, community building ideas for possible funding. More details and the application can be found here: https://oge.mit.edu/community/gslg/ The application deadline is Friday, October 12, 2018. Please contact us with any questions: gslg@mit.edu

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Edgerton Anno for September 17th, 2018

Internal Announcements

Network Wiring for IS&T network upgrades starts 9/18 and may disrupt some rooms’ ethernet connections. Contact Connie Hemenway (connie_h@mit.edu) if you have questions.


Friendly House Reminder: Please try to pick up packages from the front desk within a day of receiving a package notification!

Internal Events

An evening with the Chair of the MIT Corporation, Bob Millard
When: Wednesday, 9/19, 8-9:30pm
Where: Edgerton Head of House Apartment (024) 
Description: Come spend some time with the head of MIT’s board of trustees, hear about what MIT looks like from the top down, where MIT is going in the future, and about Bob’s amazing lifelong engagement with MIT. 


Sleep Tips Program from Mental Health
When: Thursday 9/20, 7:00p
Where: Edgerton Large Lounge
Description: Next Thursday, Xiaolu Hsi from Mental Health will be giving a talk about Sleep Tips and Techniques to Get You Through the Year. We’ll be serving dinner beforehand (at 7PM) and the program will begin at 7:30 PM. 


Welcome Breakfast for Edgerton Residents
When: Thursday, 9/20, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: Edgerton House Large Lounge
Description: Hot and Cold Comfy breakfast! Come meet the Edgerton House Staff!

External Events

Taste of Bangladesh
When: Sep 18 from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: Morss Hall
Contact: gsc-ac@mit.edu

  • Bangladeshi cuisine and music
  • People that bring their own plates and utensils will be in express lane
  • Volunteers can skip the line and eat first
  • Volunteers please come at 5:30pm and sign up here: http://signup.mit.edu/1284783790
  • Sponsored by Alumni Association, GradRat and GSC

SIAM-ACSES Coffee Hour
When: Wednesday, Sept 19, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM 
Where: 1-114 (MIT MechE Lounge)
Description: Join us for our first ever joint SIAM and ACSES coffee hour! This is an opportunity to meet fellow computational and applied math enthusiasts as well as find out more about what we are planning to do in the coming semester.


MIT Grad Student Networking Event with Employer
When: Friday, September 21st, 7 pm-9 pm
Where: Stratton Student Center (W20) 3rd floor Mezzanine Lounge. 
Description: Are you interested in learning about careers outside academia?  Looking for companies interested in hiring graduate students?  Hate that the Career Fair is so crowded? Come to the GSC’s new networking event at the end of Career Week! If you are interested in attending, please register now to reserve a spot on Eventbrite and help us plan for food.


SING AT MIT!
When: Sunday evenings, 8:15-9:15pm
Where: Edgerton House, Large Lounge
Description: Do you miss singing in High School or College? Come sing with the MIT Grad Student Choir. Music includes Classical selections, plus folk songs, spirituals, and much more! No audition is required, but choral singing experience is helpful! Questions? Contact Pamela Mindell at pmindell5@gmail.com. Rehearsals begin Sunday, September 23rd

External Announcements

Science Policy Initiative Executive Visit Days
Description: Join other MIT students and researchers for this year’s Executive Visit Days, coordinated by the Science Policy Initiative! We will spend three days in Washington, DC meeting with executive agencies and discussing science and technology policy issues. This is a great opportunity to learn about impactful career paths for scientists and engineers in the federal government. The trip will take place from October 28 to October 31. Hotels and travel costs up to $200 will be covered. Find more information and apply by Friday, September 21 at 5 pm at https://mitspi.squarespace.com/exvd/.


Funds for graduate community building! We fund numerous events/programs that enhance graduate community at MIT. The Graduate Student Life Grants program is a request-for-proposal process inviting graduate students, spouses, faculty, and staff to submit creative, community building ideas for possible funding. More details and the application can be found here: https://oge.mit.edu/community/gslg/ The application deadline is Friday, October 12, 2018. Please contact us with any questions: gslg@mit.edu

General Edgerton Anno Newsletter

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Free CPR training and dinner

Project HeartSafe at MIT, a sub-group of MIT Emergency Medical Services dedicated to promoting CPR training campus-wide to reduce the incidence of preventable death due to cardiac arrest, held a CPR training event in Edgerton House on Monday November 20th. They covered when to give CPR, how to give high quality CPR, how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator), and how to recognize the signs of a stroke. The students greatly enjoyed the free dinner and the possibly life saving information. For more information contact them at heartsafe@ems.mit.edu. A special thanks to Adedoyin Olateru-Olagbegi and Anjali Misra the MIT EMS HeartSafe Co-Officers and local Edgerton resident and EMT Lawrence Wong.