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

The latest episode in the Inclusive Excellence podcast series, presented by the office of Diversity and Inclusion at Cornell, shares thoughts from faculty and staff on “Blackness at Cornell.”

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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.

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.

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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.

Anthony Burrow, associate professor of human development in the College of Human Ecology, has been named director of the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research.

Sandra Babcock, clinical professor at Cornell Law School, and Jon McKenzie, professor of practice in the Department of English, have been named 2020 Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellows in Service Learning.

Virtual events at Cornell include Virtual Reunion 2020, a Johnson Museum tour for 4-H students, a COVID-19 public policy discussion and a town hall featuring former Congressman Barney Frank and MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle.