ISO Events Notice
Sep 20, 2019
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Upcoming Events
ISO Events

First year international undergrads:
Conversations about Resources; 9/23 (M)

Mondays: 9/23, 10/21, and 11/25
5pm to 6pm
Light refreshments served
Co-sponsored by S^3 and ISO

You are invited to come chat with S^3, other offices, and fellow students
about various resources and topics of adjustment. 

Social Security Days@ISO; Apply for SSN: Final day is 9/24 (T)
10a-2p, E19-202. *Door closes at 2pm!*

You MUST bring printed paper copies (NOT digital copies), as well as the original documents!
*See emails from ISO on 9/05/19 and 9/20/19 for more instructions

If you cannot come on this day, you must go in person to the Social Security Office.
More info on the ISO website

Visiting Student Ice Cream Social & Discover Boston;  9/24 (T)
4p-5:30p, E19-202
Make your own ice cream sundae & hear about fun/free things to do in Boston
Registration required here

Grad Student Ice Cream Social & Discover Boston;  9/26 (R)
4p-5:30p, E19-202
Make your own ice cream sundae & hear about fun/free things to do in Boston

Registration required here

Navigating MIT Series
Topics throughout the fall to support adjustment to MIT and the U.S.
Open to all international students
Lunch or dinner served at each event
RSVP (registration) required

Understanding the American Classroom: 10/3 (R). 5-6:30p, E19-202
Culture Shock: 10/16 (W), 5-6p, E19-202

Language Conversation Exchange (LCE) Lunch: 10/7 (M), 12-1p, 10-105
Co-sponsored by LCE, ISO, ICEO, & OGE

Practice your English or another language by attending events or finding a conversation exchange partner through the LCE website:

MIT Events & Programs
Grad Orientation & Welcome Back Events
See full GSC schedule here

Wellness 101: 9/23 (M), 5-8p, 4-370
Networking 101: 9/30 (M), 5-8p, 4-370


PKG Community Conversations: Tech for Social Good: 9/24 (T), 6-8p, R&D Commons in building 32; RSVP

Digital Anxieties: A Conversation with Bo Burnham & Jonny Sun
9/27 (F), 6-8p; Screening of film Eighth Grade begins at 8:15pm. 26-100. 

Grad Financial Literacy Workshops- Full schedule here
Applying to Graduate Fellowships: 10/3 (R), 11:30-12:30p, 68-181. Register

Apply for a funded PKG fellowship for IAP: by 10/16 (W)

Human Rights & Technology $2000 Fellowship: by 10/21 (M). Application



TechMart at-cost grocery store: Pritchett Dining Room, Walker Memorial

Clothing Cube: sponsored by MIT Women's League


MIT Muslim Students' Association
The MIT Muslim Students’ Association(MSA) is a family of students from all across the U.S. and from all around the world. The focus of the student group is to ensure that Muslim students feel supported on campus spiritually, socially, and academically. The MSA hosts Weekly Jumuah(Friday prayer) and CONNECT discussion circles. We also have events almost every week ranging from Game nights to a BBQ on Kresge. If you would like to know more you can visit the MIT MSA Website. Also, sign up for our mailing list here ( if you’d like to know what we’re up to!!
The MIT English as a Second Language Program for Service Employees 
Looking for volunteers to tutor night shift employees one hour/week or to fill in for the regular weekly tutors as needed. No experience is required, just a good command of English and an interest in helping individuals whose first language is not English. 
Tutoring takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 - midnight beginning Tues., Sept. 23.  The semester runs through the week of Dec. 13.
This is an opportunity to make a real and positive difference.
Please contact<>.

UNDERGRADS: Are you interested in sex education, identities, healthy relationships, or changing culture to combat sexual violence?
PLEASURE stands for Peers Leading Education About Sexuality & Speaking Up for Relationship Empowerment. We are a student organization dedicated to combatting sexual violence and promoting healthy relationships at MIT with the support of the office for Violence Prevention and Response (VPR).
If any of this sounds interesting to you be sure to 
apply here by Monday, September 16th to become a peer educator. Interviews will be held the week of the 16th. The next training session will occur October 12th – 15th  from 10-6 each day.
 Feel free to contact with any questions!
Around Cambridge & Boston
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Saturday, September 21


FLUFF FESTIVAL "What the Fluff?"
Fluff invented in Somerville in 1917

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