The Merrill Series: Uncommon Conversations

In the 2020-2021 school year, The Merrill Series takes a new form. Since we cannot gather in person, we are bringing engaging conversations to you virtually. Upcoming events and past recordings will appear on this page.


Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Building Inclusive Technology

Featuring David Kravitz ’82 and Cecily Morrison '98

Cecily Morrison ’98, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, joined us on February 27, 2021, to discuss her work in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Human-Computer Interaction designing accessible technology for people who are blind or low vision. Our sincerest thanks to Cecily and to David Kravitz ’82 for serving as our host.


A Conversation about the Courts—What's at Stake?

Featuring David Kravitz ’82 and Trustee Charles Fried P’79, ’81, GP’19, ’23

On December 3, 2020, we were delighted to welcome David Kravitz ’82 and trustee Charles Fried P’79, ’81, GP’19, ’23 as our first Uncommon Conversations speakers, as they discussed the future of the courts, inspired by Professor Fried’s recent opinion piece on the Supreme Court in The New York Times.