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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.

Lara Fresko Madra, a doctoral candidate in the history of art, archaeology and visual studies, was recently selected as one of 23 recipients of the 2020-21 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.

Cornell University Library has acquired the archives of Shannon Engineering, Inc., a now-defunct company that specialized in noise-reduction technology and provided airplane parts for Boeing and others.

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“The Hidden Life of Rosa Parks,” a new TED-Ed animated video written by Riché Richardson, explores Parks’ work with the NAACP, bus boycotts, and her lifelong fight against racial inequality.

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.

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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.

The Cornell University Glee Club and Chorus perform on a new CD of works composed by Roberto Sierra, the Old Dominion Foundation Professor in the Humanities.

In a new book, Asian studies professor Chiara Formichi explores the ways Islam and Asia have shaped each other’s histories, societies and cultures from the seventh century to today.

Virtual events at Cornell include a Russian conversation series; trainings on racism and allyship; a Congressional Black Caucus panel; a COVID-19 bereavement support group and live Alliance for Science talks.