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Union once again crafting an honor code : Times Union, Campus Notebook

Posted by on Sep 21, 2012 in Articles, Union News | 0 comments

Published 5:17 p.m., Wednesday, September 19, 2012, www.timesunion.com By Scott Waldman   College is a time to grow up.   In addition to all that a young person absorbs in class, most students are learning how to be an adult. That means learning to accept consequences, like if you don’t study, you fail.   Some students, unfortunately, believe they can cheat the system. That they don’t have to do the work if they don’t feel like it.   Even an esteemed institution like Harvard University is not immune, as 125 students were recently caught collaborating on...

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Campus Talk: 1 p.m. Thursday, 9/27/2012, Nott Memorial

Posted by on Sep 21, 2012 in Events | 0 comments

 Leading philosopher to discuss The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen (New York: Norton, 2010)   To help mark the return of an honor code at Union, Kwame Anthony Appiah, one of the country’s leading philosophers, will speak at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Nott Memorial.   His talk, “The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen,” takes its title from his 2010 best-selling book. The talk is free and open to the public.   Named one of Foreign Policy’s Top 100 public intellectuals, Appiah is the Laurence S. Rockefeller University Professor of...

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