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Murder conviction of former Cornell student upheld

A former Cornell University graduate student convicted of murder for slitting his newly wedded wife’s throat will not get a new trial. The Appellate Division, Third Department, ruled Thursday that it was not wrong for a Tompkins County Court judge ...

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Hip hop’s Bambaataa named visiting scholar

ITHACA — Hip hop pioneer DJ Afrika Bambaataa has been appointed to a three-year term as a visiting scholar at Cornell University. The appointment announced Tuesday was made by Cornell University Library’s Hip Hop Collection in conjunction with the Ivy ...

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Suit over student’s death continues

A federal judge has given the green light to a lawsuit seeking to hold the city of Ithaca and Cornell University liable for the death of a student who committed suicide by jumping from a local bridge. “[The] defendants’ duty ...

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Dual psych, law degree programs expanding

In 2006, Cornell University launched what proved to be a popular doctorate program in law, psychology and human development. Now, applications for a new six-year degree program combining a doctorate in developmental psychology with a J.D. degree are being accepted ...

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