2020 LaPidus Lecture and Award Ceremony

The LaPidus Lecture and CGS Awards Ceremony is an opportunity to reflect and celebrate the best of the CGS community and the resilience of graduate education during challenging times. The 2020 LaPidus Lecture was given by Phillip Brian Harper, the program director for Higher Learning at the Mellon Foundation and former Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Science at New York University. Dr. Harper discussed the Mellon Foundation’s ongoing social justice focus and initiatives. The LaPidus Lecture was immediately followed by the CGS Awards Ceremony where it honored innovative leaders in the arena of graduate studies.