One of Honor Council’s biggest undertakings of the 2014-15 year was Integrity Week. Taking place March 23-27, We hosted several interesting speakers and events aimed at getting students to hear interesting perspectives and think about integrity and how it plays a role in their academic and personal lives. On Tuesday, we hosted a lunch with David Wong. Professor Wong works in the philosophy department, and his research focuses on how we decide what is right and what is wrong.
This past week, Duke welcomed the Class of 2019. Honor Council used a few events to connect with first-year students and get them thinking about integrity. On Monday, the Council facilitated small group discussions in a breakout session as part of International Orientation. The participating students worked through a few case studies about academic dishonesty and moral courage on campus, and discussed how they personally would react to each situation. Through the conversation