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Thomas Nolan ’20, a Near Eastern studies and government double major in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a Fulbright teaching fellowship to work this fall in the country of Georgia.

A monumental calligraphy scroll on display in the Bartels Gallery in the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, by Tong Yang-Tze, one of Taiwan’s foremost calligraphers, can be viewed online.

During this time of social distancing and university life interrupted by the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Chronicle offers a variety of opportunities to engage with online Cornell resources and programming.

In addition to its natural splendor, Cornell Botanic Gardens now boasts an outdoor art installation: a two-story mural, created in September 2019 by Brazilian street artist Eder Muniz.

In lieu of its normally full slate of live events, the Department of Music is sharing a variety of current faculty and student projects online.

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Historian Lawrence Glickman says the simultaneous public health disaster and economic meltdown may lead us to rethink the country’s values.

In her new book “Clocking Out: The Machinery of Life in 1960s Italian Cinema,” Karen Pinkus explores themes of labor, automation and society in Italian cinema and what they can tell us about alternatives for living and working in today's world.

Virtual events and Cornell resources include selections from the Centrally Isolated Film Festival; a Guy Davis concert rebroadcast on WVBR; a local species survey; a training session for undocumented community allies; and an online version of Cornell Library's Robert Moog exhibition.

The Cherry Artists’ Collective is commissioning a new work of livestream theater exploring life under pandemic quarantine. The play is being written by authors around the world.