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Workshop will examine the issue of academic integrity

February 7, 2012

A free workshop on the issue of academic integrity will be held Friday, Feb. 10, at University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Fostering a Culture of Academic Rigor and Integrity is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in room 201 of Millennium Hall, 712 S. Broadway St.

At 9:30 a.m., Anita Manogaran, visiting assistant professor of biological sciences at Marquette University, will deliver the keynote address, “Academic, Scientific and Professional Integrity: An Ongoing Commitment.”

At 10:45 a.m., a panel discussion featuring UW-Stout officials will follow Manogaran’s address. Members of the panel are Joan Thomas, Dean of Students; Renee Howarton, director of the Nakatani Teaching and Learning Center; Elizabeth Buchanan, director of the Center for Applied Ethics; Laura Schmidt, associate professor in the department of math, statistics and computer science; and Kate Thomas, associate professor in the department of social sciences.

Lunch and discussion will follow from 12:15-1:15 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the UW-Stout Center for Applied Ethics and the UW System Office for Professional and Instructional Development.

To register or for more information, call 715-232-5185 or go to http://www.uwstout.edu/ethicscenter.

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