Anthony Riccio, who retired in 2020 after 23 years at collections maintenance supervisor in Sterling Memorial Library, passed away on Jan. 16. He was a photographer, historian, and generous mentor to staff and students alike.
Kenya Siana Flash, librarian for Political Science, Global Information, and Government Information at Marx Science and Social Science Library, was an exceptional and beloved social sciences librarian, colleague, teacher, and community member. She died Dec. 24 at the age of 41.
Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Tatjana Lorkovic, curator of Slavic and Eastern European collections from 1989 to 2014, led the reimagining of acquisitions and relationships with archives in the region.
Fred Shapiro documented 13,000 famous quotations—and a few discoveries: Ben Franklin cribbed the line about death and taxes. Napoleon may not have been the first to say an army marches on its stomach. And yes, men often get the credit for women’s words.