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3MT 2017

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Psychology Graduate Student Kristina Smiley Wins 2017 3MT Kristina Smiley “If I asked you what this bird, this fish, and this new mom all had in common, you probably wouldn’t say that they all feed their offspring with milk,” began Kristina Smiley, a doctoral student in psychology, in her Three Minute Thesis (3MT) presentation on…

3MT 2018

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BME Graduate Student Jason Guss wins 2018 3MT Competition “I’ve spent hundreds of hours collecting poop from mice,” began doctoral student Jason Guss in his Three Minute Thesis (3MT) presentation on his research into the relationship between the gut microbiome and bone strength. Guss, a doctoral student in biomedical engineering, had three minutes to explain…

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About the Graduate School Cornell is one of the first institutions of higher education in the United States to offer advanced degrees, and one of the very first to admit women and African American students. Today, our Graduate School is an intellectually-stimulating, warm, vibrant community of nearly 100 fields of study. Vision and Mission History…

Academic Integrity

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Summary Academic integrity at its most basic means being honest in your research and scholarship. Understanding what is considered a violation of Cornell’s Code of Academic Integrity is the foundation for good research and scholarship. Examples of violations: Plagiarism Definition: Knowingly representing the work of others as your own. Avoiding it: Cite, acknowledge, and give credit to…

Academic Misconduct

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Summary What constitutes academic misconduct? Intentionally misrepresenting your work or the work of others Falsifying or fabricating data or citations Forging academic documents Abusing confidentiality Retaliating against those who report alleged or suspected misconduct In Depth Academic misconduct harms individual and institutional reputations and can threaten the public’s perception of the soundness and integrity of all scientific and scholarly activities. All members of…

Academic Progress

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Requirements Distinguished academic programs depend not only on the talent, background, and motivation of the participants but also on their shared commitment to relationships based on mutual respect, ethical conduct, and freedom of inquiry. It is the joint responsibility of faculty and graduate students to support the full range of goals proper to graduate education.…

Academic Requirements

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Cornell University offers graduate students a lot of flexibility, freedom, and independence in their academic programs. With few exceptions (generally limited to certain professional degree programs), there are minimal requirements for either total credit hours or required courses. Instead, you will take an active role in defining your degree program under the guidance of a…

Academic Writing Programs

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Writing Boot Camps Do you need help jumpstarting your proposal, thesis, or dissertation writing? Do you want to become a more productive writer to meet your goals and deadlines for completing your proposal, thesis, or dissertation? If so, we encourage you to apply for one of the Cornell Graduate School’s Writing Boot Camps, including a…

Accepting, Deferring, and Re-Applying

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How do I accept an offer of admission? Admission letters are sent directly from your graduate field and include important information about funding and resources at Cornell. To accept Cornell’s offer of admission, please log into your ApplyWeb account, and select your Cornell application for graduate admission. Click the button labeled “Complete your Decision Form”…