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MIT Club of South Texas!

  • Serving Alumnae and Alumni in the Greater Houston, Galveston, and College Station Areas
  • Sponsoring Activities for MIT South Texas Alumnae and Alumni
  • Assisting MIT in Recruiting Students and Promoting its Reputation Promoting Engineering, Science, and Math Education in Our Local Area


Upcoming Events
(next 4 events - see Events page for full listing)

Saturday, March 28, 2015

2015 March 28 MIT Dining Club

Peking Cuisine Restaurant
Saturday, March 28, 2015
6:00 pm – Dinner
Dinner starts promptly at 6pm – please arrive on time

Looking high and low around Houston, we have found what we believe to be the best Peking Duck in town!  Please join us for a wonderful evening of food at the Peking Cuisine Restaurant in southwest Houston.

Cost: Determined at the restaurant:  we will order family style.  Restaurant will provide separate checks.

RSVP:
Even though we are not taking payment in advance of the dinner, please RSVP because we are ordering food in advance.  Please RSVP via our website before 11:59 pm, Thursday, March 26, 2015.


Tuesday, March 31, 2015

2015 Mar 31 Houston *InterClub 2.0 Social

(30/40/50+ somethings, but all ages are welcome!)
Hosted by Columbia and MIT

TUESday, Mar 31, 2015
6:00 - 9:00 pm

No Host Bar

Under The Volcano
2349 Bissonnet St
(between Kirby and Greenbriar)
Houston, TX 77005


Saturday, April 04, 2015

2015 FIRST Robotics Lone Star Regional Competition

Spend a day in Nerd Heaven at FIRST Robotics

Saturday, April 4, 2015
9am – 5pm

George R. Brown Convention Center
www.houstonconventionctr.com
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX 77010

The MIT Club of South Texas invites you to join the fun at the FIRST Robotics Lone Star Regional on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at the George R. Brown Convention Center.  Learn more


Tuesday, April 28, 2015

2015 MITEF TX: Advances in DNA Testing for Genealogy & Anthropology Affiliate Event:
MIT Enterprise Forum of Texas Flagship Event:  Advances in DNA Testing for Genealogy and Anthropology


April 28, 2015, Tuesday
5:30-8:30pm

Drinks and hors d'oeuvres 5:30pm
Program starts at 6:30pm

Join the MIT Enterprise Forum of Texas and BioHouston to hear Bennett Greenspan, Founder of Family Tree DNA,  discuss the Advances in DNA testing that are affecting Genealogy, Anthropology, Medicine and more.  In the second half of the program,  Russ Capper will interview Bennett and talk about the experience and challenges of founding the first commercial DNA testing company in the world for Genealogy (Family Tree DNA).  Family Tree DNA has collaborated with other organizations to allow people to trace their heritage and geographic origins.  Learn more…

  

K-12 STEM News

Lemelson-MIT JV InvenTeams 2015 Program for Houston

The Lemelson-MIT JV InvenTeams Program will again host Houston area high schools in 2015.  Members of the MIT community are needed to mentor JV InvenTeams and more information on locations and times will be available as the schools are selected.  Learn more about this unique and innovative K-12 STEM outreach program.


South Texas K-12 STEM Webpage Launch
We have launched our K-12 STEM webpage!
Learn more...


  


News

MIT Press Staff Pick's 60% Sale This Week - Includes Marketing the Moon

From the MIT Press – 60% off through March 27, 2015

Marketing the Moon
The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program
By David Meerman Scott and Richard Juren
Foreword by Captain Eugene A. Cernan

http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/marketing-moon

$15.98 through midnight ET, Friday, March 27, 2015

The sale runs from today (Monday, March 23) to midnight ET on Friday, March 27—and as a result, Marketing the Moon (normally priced at $39.95 Trade) is now currently available at our website, for $15.98, with discount code MITPSTAFF60

See all the 60% Staff Picks books on sale at http://mitpress.mit.edu/staffpicks


MIT CoSTx Golf Update

Dateline Feb 8, 2015

Attention MIT Houston golfers!  Read about the latest CoSTx Golf news here.


Annual Club Membership Drive – Calendar Year 2015

The MIT Club of South Texas invites you to join or renew your membership for 2015.  Membership in the club runs coincident with the calendar year.  Need to sign up for 2015 membership or need to check your membership status?  Please visit our website Membership page. 


We’re Looking for Speakers…Got an Interesting Topic?

Can you give an interesting presentation about your profession (or avocation)?  This can be a professional talk, an overview of an area, or a collection of “war stories” about your professional experiences. We’re looking for local alums to speak at an upcoming club event.  Learn more...


Call For MIT Board Volunteers
The MIT Club of South Texas is looking for people who would like to: be officers, be board members, or just get more involved.  Learn more...


  

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