Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of Arts and Sciences and professor of astronomy, delivered a keynote address to approximately 1,000 K-12 teachers at the National Math and Science Initiative virtual conference.
A new grant awarded to Cornell University Press by the National Endowment for the Humanities will support open-access scholarly publication and help offset the impact of COVID-19 on nonprofit university press publishing.
Virtual events and resources at Cornell include a panel discussion on protests and democracy, a series of staff forums, virtual tours of Cornell Botanic Gardens and the Fall Creek gorge, and a new online gallery of art students' senior thesis projects.
David I. Grossvogel, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Comparative Literature and Romance Studies Emeritus and founder of the influential literary journal Diacritics, died June 14 at age 94. He taught at Cornell from 1960 to 2000.