Academic Dishonesty

The Department of Mathematics, the Faculty of Science and the University of Manitoba all regard acts of academic dishonesty in quizzes, tests, examinations or assignments as serious offences and may assess a variety of penalties depending on the nature of the offence. Acts of academic dishonesty include bringing unauthorized materials into a test or exam, copying from another student, plagiarism and examination personation. Students are advised to read section 7 (Academic Integrity) and section 4.2.8 (Examinations: Personations) in the General Academic Regulations and Requirements of the current Undergraduate Calendar. Note, in particular, that cell phones and pagers are explicitly listed as unauthorized materials, and hence may not be present during tests or examinations.

Penalties for violation include being assigned a grade of zero on a test or assignment, being assigned a grade of "F" in a course, compulsory withdrawal from a course or program, suspension from a course/program/faculty or even expulsion from the University. For specific details about the nature of penalties that may be assessed upon conviction of an act of academic dishonesty, students are referred to University Policy 1202 (Student Discipline Bylaw) and to the Department of Mathematics policy concerning minimum penalties for acts of academic dishonesty.
All students are advised to familiarize themselves with the Student Discipline Bylaw, which is printed in its entirety in the Student Guide, and is also available on-line or through the Office of the University Secretary. Minimum penalties assessed by the Department of Mathematics for acts of academic dishonesty are available on the Department of Mathematics web-page.

Penalties

Note: students may also be subject to penalties imposed by their faculty or school.

Act of Academic Dishonesty Minimum Penalty Assessed by Dept.
unauthorized material used in assignment/quiz/test/examination (first offence) grade of zero on assignment/quiz/test/examination
copying in assignment/quiz/test/examination (first offence) grade of zero on assignment/quiz/test/examination
plagiarism on assignment/project (first offence) grade of zero on assignment/project
unauthorized material used in assignment/quiz/test/examination (second or subsequent offence) F-CW plus suspension from all mathematics course for a minimum of one full year
copying in assignment/quiz/test/examination (second or subsequent offence) F-CW plus suspension from all mathematics course for a minimum of one full year
plagiarism on assignment/project (second or subsequent offence) F-CW plus suspension from all mathematics course for a minimum of one full year
personation on a quiz/test/examination F-CW plus suspension from all mathematics course for a minimum of one full year
Upcoming Seminars

Rings and Modules seminar:
R. W. Quackenbush: When is a \(\vee\)-semilattice a lattice?
Tuesday, November 21 at 14:40, 418 Machray Hall.

Functional Analysis seminar:
Edward Timko: A Classification of \(n\)-tuples of Commuting Isometries
Tuesday, November 21 at 15:00, 205 Armes.

Geometry and Topology seminar:
Marc Ethier
Friday, November 24 at 13:30, 316 Machray Hall.

Combinatorics seminar:
Anthony Bonato: Burning spiders and path forests
Friday, November 24 at 15:30, 418 Machray Hall.