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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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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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