Honor Council Report | 4.10.19

The Honor Council found an upperclassman in a humanities course responsible for cheating on an exam. The student was permitted to take the exam later than the rest of the class. During the exam, she was found with pictures of questions from the test taken earlier by the rest of the class. Additionally, the professor [...]

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CS Department Changes Major Requirements After Split with Math Department

Beginning in Fall 2019, the Computer Science Department will restructure major requirements and designate courses as either core, foundational or elective classes. The department also changed the necessary prerequisites for courses within the major. A minor in computer science or computer informatics will also now require 25 credits compared to 19 credits under the old [...]

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Honor Council Report

The Honor Council found a senior in a humanities course responsible for plagiarism on a midterm paper. The student used online sources for various portions of the assignment but did not include a bibliography. In an administrative hearing, the student accepted responsibility and shared documentation of “substantial personal challenges” with the Honor Council. The Council [...]

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Honor Council Report | 2.27.2019

The Honor Council found a freshman in a humanities course responsible for plagiarism. The assignment was to write a self-narrative and did not require external sources. The student asked the professor if they needed to cite sources, and because of the nature of the assignment, the professor said it was not necessary. In a full [...]

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Honor Council Report | 1.30.19

The Honor Council found that a junior in a science course was not responsible for seeking unauthorized assistance on an exam. In a hearing, the course’s teaching assistants said they saw the student looking at neighboring exams, but, upon examination, it was unclear whether the student had copied others’ work onto his own exam. The [...]

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