… perhaps German’s plagiarist ex-Defense Minister – now known for all eternity as Baron von Googleberg – will give it a break. Perhaps he’ll stop trying to get speaking gigs at places like Dartmouth (where an online protest petition forced him to back out) and Yale (where much of his audience got up and left as he began to speak).

To those who say this is shutting down free speech, a Dartmouth professor responds.

“No one debates his right to express his views …Academic institutions are just not the place.”

[She] said that a person who has committed such blatant acts of academic [dishonesty] does not belong in an academic setting like Dartmouth.

“You wouldn’t invite Lance Armstrong to give a talk at a sports academy,” she said.

… “It sheds a bad light on Dartmouth.”

Trackback URL for this post:
http://www.margaretsoltan.com/wp-trackback.php?p=38901

2 Responses to “After Repeatedly Failing to Scale Ivy Walls…”

  1. dave.s. Says:

    http://andrewgelman.com/2013/01/dont-think-of-it-as-duplication-think-of-it-as-a-single-paper-in-a-superposition-of-two-quantum-journals/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+StatisticalModelingCausalInferenceAndSocialScience+%28Statistical+Modeling%2C+Causal+Inference%2C+and+Social+Science%29
    “Don’t think of it as duplication. Think of it as a single paper in a superposition of two quantum journals.”
    (I found this at Newmark’s Door, and I think it’s a stitch)

  2. theprofessor Says:

    It is outrageous that a plagiarizer be invited onto the hallowed grounds of Dartmouth to corrupt the institution.

    http://thedartmouth.com/2012/09/21/news/biden

Comment on this Entry

Latest UD posts at IHE

Archives

Categories