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From testing programs to course rosters, eight committees of university leaders, faculty and staff are hashing out details related to the reactivation of Cornell's Ithaca campus for residential instruction this fall.

Cornell Atkinson has awarded seven Academic Venture Fund seed grants, totaling $1.1 million, for projects that engage faculty from eight Cornell colleges and 16 academic departments.

Tudorita Tumbar, professor of molecular biology and genetics, has received a Humboldt Research Award in recognition of academic excellence in molecular biology.

In a keynote address June 25, Ronnie Coffman described how Cornell efforts coordinating a global response to a wheat pathogen averted a global food disaster and continues to safeguard wheat around the world.

Classics professor Astrid van Oyen's new book is an archaeological study of Roman socio-economics, and how storage could make or break farmers and empires alike in the pre-industrial world.

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.

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.