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Plagiarism Resources: Examples for Classroom Use

Academic Plagiarism

Monica Crowley

A former Trump appointee, she stepped down from her position after it was revealed large portions of her dissertation were plagiarized.  POLITICO did an excellent side by side analysis of different passages and why they were considered plagiarism.

"Trump Pick Monica Crowley Plagiarized Parts of Her Ph.D. Dissertation."  POLITICO Magazine.

African-American Studies courses at UNC Scandal

During court proceedings for an academic eligibility lawsuit it was revealed that some athletes at the University of North Carolina took fake courses through the Department of African American Studies and often submitted plagiarized work for high grades.

"U.N.C. Investigation Reveals Athletes Took Fake Classes."  New York Times.