Honor Council | 2.26.2020

The Honor Council found a sophomore in a science course not responsible for plagiarism and unauthorized assistance on a homework assignment. The instructor reported that the student submitted an identical photo of a hand-drawn diagram for an assignment. The diagram contained striking similarities to another student’s diagram. The syllabus allowed for collaboration, but students were [...]

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Honor Council | 12.4.19

The Honor Council found a sophomore in a natural sciences course responsible for plagiarism and unauthorized assistance on a lab report. The student submitted work identical to a classmate’s report, including the classmate’s name. In a full hearing, the student explained that he and the classmate had independently completed their own work, but had collaborated [...]

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Honor Council Report | 11.6.19

A senior in a humanities course was found responsible for plagiarism and providing false information on a written assignment. In an administrative hearing, the student admitted to using ideas and phrases from an outside source and constructing a false bibliography. The student had two previous Honor Council violations, and the standard sanction for a third [...]

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Honor Council | 10.30.19

A junior in a social science course was found responsible for plagiarism on an essay. In an expedited hearing, the student said she accidentally copied into her own paper a section of another student’s paper that she had proofread. The student wrote each section of the paper in separate documents before combining them into one. [...]

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Cadray Named University Ombudsperson

Emory named Lynell Cadray as the inaugural University ombudsperson and senior adviser to the president. Cadray assumed the position on Tuesday and will act as a resource for informal conflict resolution within the campus community.  Courtesy Emory Photo/Video According to Cadray, an ombudsperson is an impartial and confidential third party who works to resolve conflicts [...]

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