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Plagiarism Cases Increase, Long Term Stats Stay Flat

Associate Dean of Student Discipline Steven J. Tyrell and Professor Derek Rowell, chair of the committee on discipline (COD), presented data on the cases of academic and personal misconduct from the 2002-2003 school year at a March 17 faculty meeting. A total of 24 students were charged in 2002-2003 by the COD, which hears more serious cases of academic and personal misconduct. The Dean’s Office Panel, which handles other cases of personal misconduct, had 14 cases in the same time period.

BU Bioterrorism Lab Earns MIT Profs’ Ire

Boston University’s plans to build a Biosafety Level 4 bioterror research laboratory in South End near the BU Medical center have generated strong opinions from area pundits, including MIT professors.

Weather Tests MIT Marathoners

The cheers. The agony. The celebration. The two days off.

News Briefs

Stata Dining Services to Open in Fall

Forbes cafÉ, the new food service in Building 32, will not open until this coming fall term due to construction delays. As a consequence, Walker dining will remain open through the summer.


Iraq Sovreignty May Be Less Than Full, Hints Bush Camp

Pentagon Mistakenly Releases Photos of U.S. Soldiers’ Caskets