Amnesty Through Responsible Action

Amnesty Through Responsible Action is part of University of Wisconsin-Madison’s comprehensive environmental approach to address high-risk behaviors. Because the health and safety of the members of the UW-Madison community is of primary concern, we want …

Attorneys

UW Madison has the authority to adopt and enforce behavioral standards that maintain the order and safety of the University community, and that further the University’s educational mission and goals. Click above for information intended to assist attorneys working with students who are alleged to have violated the University’s behavioral standards.

Plagiarism

While some plagiarism is deliberate, many students plagiarize unintentionally. They fail to cite sources or correctly paraphrase, which causes sloppy scholarship. Helping students understand how to attribute others’ work properly can help them avoid plagiarism. …

Contract Cheating

A less common form of academic misconduct is contract cheating. This can apply to a wide-range of academic assignments but most often refers to written papers from short essays to doctoral theses. Contract cheating is …

Additional Resources

Articles An Underutilized Approach to Minimize Cheating Selective Publishing – False Positives: Fraud and Misconduct are Threatening Scientific Research Cheating In College Is Widespread — But Why? Books Anderman and Murdock. (2006). Psychology of Academic Cheating. …