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Cornell Suicides 2010

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...

Father Sues Cornell For $180 Million Dollars Over Son's Death

Posted 01.28.2012 | College

The father of Cornell student who committed suicide last year by jumping off a bridge near campus has filed a suit against the university asking for $...

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 Spends $575,000 On Suicide Response So Far

The Cornell Daily Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Of the approximately $575,000 the University has spent so far in response to last spring's student suicides, $350,000 -- or about 60 percent -- has go...

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.

At Colgate, Missing Links In Suicide Prevention

Maroon News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Last Tuesday, March 30, a Yale student committed suicide by jumping off the Empire State Building. Several weeks earlier, on March 12, a Cornell Unive...

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...

How to Prevent Young Suicides

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

In recent years, the role of the Internet in teen suicide has come under scrutiny. But there's also a bright side to the Internet: A Facebook wall can be worth a thousand words of therapy.

Cornell Installs Suicide Barriers On Bridges

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In the wake of six student suicides this school year -- three in the last month -- Cornell has erected temporary fencing on campus bridges. The Corne...

Cornell Suicides Put Ivy League On Edge

The Daily Pennsylvanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The suicides of two Cornell University students earlier this month triggered concerns about collegiate stress levels. The men's deaths -- which wer...

After Suicides, Some Students Worry About The Appropriate Response

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Produced by HuffPost's College Reporting Team Hundreds of Cornell University students and faculty gathered arm-in-arm on Wednesday night to sing t...

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: 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...