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Cornell Gorges

After A Rash Of Suicides, Nets Will Cover The Gorges Around Cornell's Campus

AP | Posted 10.20.2012 | College

ITHACA, N.Y. — Cornell University in New York plans to begin installing nets on several bridges over gorges where three students jumped to their...

Two Cornell Students Die In Gorges

Posted 09.04.2011 | College

Two Cornell students died in unrelated incidents in the gorges near the university's campus on Saturday. One student, Nathaniel Rand, was a rising se...

Cornell Makes Case For More Suicide Prevention Nets

Posted 08.01.2011 | College

Cornell University has submitted a proposal to install 6 new suicide prevention nets below the school's bridges. The school has also made plans to con...

Cornell Suicides: Do Ithaca's Gorges Invite Jumpers?

Rob Fishman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Rob Fishman

The fatal allure of Cornell University's gorges has become the stuff of myth. And sometimes tragic reality, as this month, when three students were lost in as many weeks.

Police Believe Body Is Cornell U. Suicide Victim

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

ITHACA, N.Y. — Police in Ithaca, N.Y., say they believe they have found the body of a student who was among a rash of recent suicides at Cornell...

Ivy League School Offers Tree Climbing Class

Mark Holton | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Mark Holton

We are not simply climbing hand over hand into trees and swinging around in the breeze. We use harnesses, helmets, ropes, carabiners and ascenders. Think "arborist" without the chainsaws.

After Tragic Week, Cornell Bands Together

The Cornell Daily Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In the wake of nearly a week of grey skies, mental "check-ups" on students and e-mail alerts reminding Cornellians of ways to seek help, a shift in to...

Cornell University Investigates Gorge Deaths

AP | MARY ESCH and MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ITHACA, N.Y. — Cornell University, an Ivy League school known for its spectacular gorges and haunted by a reputation for suicides, took the extr...

Cornell: 6 Suspected Suicides This School Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In the wake of three student deaths on Cornell's campus this past month -- two just last week -- the school has disclosed more information about its s...

Cornell Reaches Out To Students, Increases Mental Health Support

The Cornell Daily Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Amid a barrage of national media attention over the recent string of student deaths, the University continued to pursue an aggressive mental health aw...