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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.

President Martha E. Pollack announced the June 22 release of reports by the Teaching Reactivation Options Committee and the Preparation for Online Teaching Committee.

Four members of the Congressional Black Caucus shared reflections on race and justice in America and potential legislative solutions during a virtual discussion June 15 hosted by Cornell's Institute of Politics and Global Affairs.

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.

President Martha E. Pollack and Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Mary Opperman announced that June 19 will be a holiday for faculty and staff on the Ithaca and Cornell Tech campuses. Juneteenth commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States.

Alan Sulpizio, a graduate student studying biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology, is the newest recipient of the Harry and Samuel Mann Outstanding Graduate Student Award.

Recent global and national events have deepened what was already a looming crisis for American democracy. A webinar, “The Protests and US Democracy,” will examine the effect.