Studying these cells could lead to new treatments for diseases ranging from gastrointestinal disease to diabetes.
To celebrate its 50th Anniversary, the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences held a colloquium on October 6 and 7, 2000. A distinguished group of faculty and scholars from MIT and other institutions met to discuss some of the fundamental questions that have occupied the attention of the School from its inception and that continue to animate the School's intellectual life. Stories and photos about the colloquia and associated festivities, awards and honors are linked below; additional photos appear on this page.
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ $75M Kenan Sahin Fund goes to School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Solomons wins Muh Award for his dance
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Four honorees presented special medals by School of Humanities
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Panelists in four colloquia address questions of 'human importance'
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½Artists describe how they make stories using words and music
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½Merits of teaming capitalism and democracy discussed at colloquium
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½Historians question the ways that history and memory interact
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on October 18, 2000.