Posts Tagged "honor code"

College revives Honor Council to review cheating allegations : The Daily Gazette

Posted by on Oct 4, 2012 in Articles | 0 comments

Friday, September 28, 2012 By Michael Got Gazette Reporter   In our society, people charged with a crime have a right to a trial before a jury of their peers.   And now at Union College — for the first time in 87 years — students accused of academic dishonesty will go before an Honor Council of their fellow students.   The revival of the honor code this semester had its roots back in 2006, when a group of engineering students was accused of collaborating on an assignment, according to Robert Baker, Union’s William D. Williams professor of philosophy and...

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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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