Friday, September 08, 2006

Plagiarism Catch

For those of us who went through our official upside-down keg stand phase before college students had email addresses, this one will surely amaze. Campuses today have these nifty plagiarism catcher software systems designed to bust students who lift research directly off the web. At Southern Illinois University, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, the plagiarism cops nabbed a big one, but it wasn't a student. Turns out the university's entire strategic plan had been lifted from Texas A&M University. Good grief.

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