Category Archives: Cheating


Notre Dame Football Players Are Questioned in Academic-Fraud Inquiry

The University of Notre Dame said Friday that it had begun an investigation into suspected academic fraud involving several students, including four members of its football team.

Notre Dame officials said that a member of the university’s academic staff had raised suspicions that students had submitted papers and homework that were written for them by others. Notre Dame said it had informed the NCAA because of potential rules violations, and said the four players would be held out of practices …


Student Attitudes Toward ‘Study Drugs’ Vary Depending on Use

Report: “Prevalence and Student Perceptions of Prescription Stimulant Misuse at an Ivy League College”

Authors: Natalie Colaneri, research assistant in developmental and behavioral pediatrics at Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York; Majnu John, biostatistician at ZHH Psychiatry Research; and Andrew Adesman, chief of developmental and behavioral pediatrics at Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York

Organization: Pediatric Academic Societies



Florida Students Who Bought Stolen Exams Seek to Avoid Felony Charges

Nine students at Florida International University who were accused of purchasing stolen tests in an examination-theft ring last semester are going through the institution’s disciplinary process and are working with the university to avoid criminal charges, the student-media outlet reported.

According to the Faculty Senate, seven informal investigations of academic misconduct have been completed, and all of those students accepted academic penalties. They agreed to take an F in the give…


Blinkered and Boxed, Students Fight Cheating

When you think about it, it’s surprising that blinders aren’t a more popular weapon in the fight against cheating. A set of screens that keeps eyes forward—and billow conspicuously when a student turns his head—seems like a cheaper solution, certainly, than paying a proctor to watch a student’s eyeballs on a Webcam. Nevertheless, people are talking about students at Thailand’s Kasetsart University, who fashioned some homemade blinders:

1185355_713599938665725_560462889_nThe hats, which were made out of computer paper, have gone v…