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  • Plagiarism Deterred Through Information, Not Threats

    Giving students a Web-based tutorial on plagiarism is more effective in deterring the behavior than threatening students with detection and punishment. That's according to the results of an experiment conducted by professors at the University of Michigan and Swarthmore College and published as a working paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research.More
  • Campus Technology Innovators Call for Entries

    Nominations are now open for the 2010 Campus Technology Innovators awards. We seek exemplary colleges and universities, their visionary technology project leadership, and their innovative vendor partners who have deployed extraordinary campus technology solutions to campus challenges. Entry deadline: March 10.More
  • Penn State To Automate Financial Interest Disclosures for Researchers

    Pennsylvania State University will use an automated system to manage researcher disclosures. Total funding of research at Penn State's 22 campuses totaled $765 million in the 2008-2009 fiscal year.More