At a panel discussion, Central Michigan "students and staff raised questions . . . about the university investing nearly $15,000 for a new service to help prevent plagiarism."
In Slate an NYU journalism professor describes how he combats student plagiarism.
"'The most serious problem in our society is a lack of awareness among school authorities of academic dishonesty,’' Oh Young-hee, a psychology professor at Duksung Women’s University in northern Seoul, said in an interview with The Korea Times."
A sociology professor at University of Pennsylvania"has accused one of his colleagues of committing 'conceptual plagiarism' in a scandal that has enveloped the department and generated buzz at universities across the country."
NYU School of Medecine has announced a conference dedicated to Plagiarism in Science (October 1, 2005)
A subcommittee of the University of Connecticut's Scholastic Standards Committee (SSC) recently proposed "measures to take against plagiarism", including "10 recommendations for how to deal with this growing issue."
Vice president and associate provost Dennis Jacobs, co-chair of the University Code of Honor Committee, notes that "The vast majority of students found responsible for Honor Code violations at Notre Dameare first-year students or sophomores." According to Thomas Flint, Faculty Honor Code Officer "about 150 students over the past three years were caught for violating the Honor Code, with less than half of these students found guilty of a major violation." Half of the Honor Code violations involved plagiarism.