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Harvard introduces students to Congress

2012-08-30 21:12:30.800431+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

Sounds like they've got bright futures ahead of 'em: Harvard Investigates "Unprecedented" Academic Dishonesty Case:

Harvard College’s disciplinary board is investigating nearly half of the 279 students who enrolled in Government 1310: "Introduction to Congress" last spring for allegedly plagiarizing answers or inappropriately collaborating on the class’ final take-home exam.

Sounds like they... uh... learned the subject matter a little too well?

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#Comment Re: made: 2012-08-31 02:47:45.484661+00 by: other_todd

Yup, that was my immediate reaction when I saw that story today: "Seems to me like they were just getting in the spirit of the class."

#Comment Re: made: 2012-08-31 10:21:11.157163+00 by: meuon

"....inappropriately collaborating on the class’ final take-home exam."

Duh. I thought Harvard had smart people. Of COURSE they collaborated and plagarized. I'd penalize a student for not doing it in a class and test like that.

#Comment Re: made: 2012-08-31 17:33:34.319531+00 by: other_todd

This too. I didn't think take-home exams were even permissible at that level of play.