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BBC News: Teachers are thanking Melania Trump

Posted by on Aug 12, 2016 in Articles, Faculty, Resources, Students | Comments Off on BBC News: Teachers are thanking Melania Trump

Teachers in the UK and the US are using Melania Trump’s speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention as an example of plagiarism that their students can understand. Read more by clicking here. 

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Richard Posner discusses plagiarism in the context of copyrights

Posted by on Aug 12, 2016 in Articles, Faculty, Resources, Students | Comments Off on Richard Posner discusses plagiarism in the context of copyrights

Click here to listen to Richard Posner’s podcast.

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Honor Code is not a constraint, but a privilege

Posted by on Jan 21, 2016 in Articles, Events, News and Events, Union News | Comments Off on Honor Code is not a constraint, but a privilege

Honor Code is not a constraint, but a privilege

  Published in the Concordiensis on January 21, 2016. “By Kim Bolduc While manning the table at the Honor Code Open House this past Thursday, I was questioned by a student as to what the event was all about. I explained that we hoped to raise awareness of academic integrity on campus and to encourage discussion of the Honor Code. My explanation caught the student off-guard; he looked at me rather puzzled and said, ‘I didn’t know the Honor Council did anything besides punish people.’ . . .” Read more at:...

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Honor Code Open House

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Events, News and Events, Union News | Comments Off on Honor Code Open House

Honor Code Open House

Honor Code Open House: January 14, 2016 Honor Council Members welcomed fellow members of the Union community to an Honor Code Open House on January 14, 2016, to encourage discussion of the Honor Code. Activities involved writing one word on a banner titled “What does the Honor Code mean to You?” and having a photo taken to win a free Honor Code...

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2015 First Year Orientation Presentation

Posted by on Nov 11, 2015 in Events, Students, Union News | Comments Off on 2015 First Year Orientation Presentation

2015 First Year Orientation Presentation

  From left to right: Honor Council Chairs Stephanie DiGiorgio ’17, Frank Rocco ’17, and Kim Bolduc ’17 at the Honor Code Orientation Presentation. Credit: Matt Milless.   Honor Council Officers and Members gave a presentation to the Class of 2019 during first year orientation and also invited incoming students to sign the Union College Honor Code banner. This banner will be displayed around campus throughout the year. The presentation, which focused on the values of the Honor Code and potential violations, is accessible through the link below: 2015 Honor Code...

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Liberal Arts Colleges Gather to Discuss the Importance of Honor Code Policies: Concordiensis

Posted by on Nov 11, 2015 in Articles, Events, Union News | Comments Off on Liberal Arts Colleges Gather to Discuss the Importance of Honor Code Policies: Concordiensis

Liberal Arts Colleges Gather to Discuss the Importance of Honor Code Policies: Concordiensis

Conference attendees on the steps of Hamilton College’s Philip Spencer House. Mary Locke ’16, Stephanie DiGiorgio ’17, and Kim Bolduc ’17 attended the conference on Union’s behalf. Credit: Stephen Orvis.    Published in the Concordiensis on October 8, 2014. “By Kim Bolduc This past weekend, three members of the Honor Council accompanied Dean Wunderlich to an Honor Code conference at Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. Representatives from four other small liberal arts colleges from around the country joined them to discuss the differing Honor Code...

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