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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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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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A response in defense of Union’s honor code : Concordy

Posted by on Jan 17, 2013 in Articles, Union News | Comments Off on A response in defense of Union’s honor code : Concordy

A response in defense of Union’s honor code By Robert Baker in Opinions | January 17, 2013 “Our school does not have a real honor system. So why have it at all?” Bryan Grover ‘14 asked this arresting question in a column from the Oct. 18 issue of the Concordiensis. As chair of the committee that initiated Union’s honor code let me express my appreciation to Mr. Grover for raising this question, and also for voicing his objection to writing the honor code statement (“I affirm that I have carried out my academic endeavors with full academic honesty”) on exams. Grover remarks, “This statement...

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As Historian’s Fame Grows, So Do Questions on Methods : New York Times

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013 in Articles, News and Events | Comments Off on As Historian’s Fame Grows, So Do Questions on Methods : New York Times

As Historian’s Fame Grows, So Do Questions on Methods By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK Published: January 11, 2002 For most of his career, the historian Stephen E. Ambrose was best known for his exhaustive multivolume biographies of Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard M. Nixon. He was respected in his field but seldom read by the general public until 1994, when he published ”D-Day,” a sentimental tale about rank-and-file soldiers. ”D-Day” became a best seller and changed Mr. Ambrose’s life. To manage his soaring income, Mr. Ambrose incorporated into what is now called...

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