As a graduate student, you engage with diverse ideas and academic work. Writing papers for your seminars and later your thesis and dissertation require you to account for other voices while establishing your own academic voice.

Bill Taylor, professor emeritus of political science at Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Ill., is deeply convinced that academic integrity on the part of both faculty and students is an essential part of any true educational experience.

Among the most basic academic values are the honest creation of new knowledge, the discovery of new facts, new ways of looking at the known world, and the original analysis of old ideas.

The safety and well being of human research participants is taken very seriously at UNL. The Institutional Review Board, which is overseen by UNL’s Office of Research, handles approval of human research.

Integrity in research and creative activity is based not only on sound disciplinary practice but also on a commitment to basic personal values such as fairness, equity, honesty and respect.

Many aspects of the teaching assistant's role may create ethical dilemmas of one sort or another.

Many aspects of the teaching assistant's rolemay create ethical dilemmas of one sort or another.

You've spent the last year researching and writing an article you’re hoping to publish.

As students, teachers and researchers, it is our responsibility to act ethically and with integrity in class, our writings and research.

Conflicts with troubled students can happen when you least expect them. From a student angry about a bad grade to a one who comes to you for help with a personal problem, it’s wise to be prepared.