The university that granted Pena Nieto a law degree in 1991 acknowledged on Sunday, Aug. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) FILE - In this July 22, 2016 file photo, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto speaks during a news conference with President Barack Obama in the East Room of the White House in Washington. 28, that he copied texts and ideas without crediting their authors in his thesis.
The Hanover Medical School launched an investigation last August after a Berlin-based law professor said several passages of von der Leyen's thesis were copied without attribution and published his findings online.
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LIMA, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Peru's electoral committee said on Wednesday that it might bar a leading candidate from the presidential race if a university in Spain finds that plagiarism allegations against him are true.
BERLIN (AP) — Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport wasn't allowed to defend her doctoral thesis in 1938 under the Nazis because she was part-Jewish. Now, 77 years later, she's completed all the requirements and is becoming Germany's oldest recipient of a doctorate at age 102.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's parliamentary speaker has appointed former Hungarian President Pal Schmitt as head of a group tasked with advising and promoting Budapest's bid for the 2024 Olympic Games.
"I may have misquoted or not quoted well one of the authors consulted - it may well be. Nobody can tell me that I plagiarized my thesis," Pena Nieto said. "I can remember my studies well, remember how I researched, and what I put forward in my thesis.
Schmitt, an Olympic fencing champion and member of the International Olympic Committee, resigned as president in April 2012 after revelations that he copied most of his doctoral thesis from other authors.
"I can reject the accusations of plagiarism," von der Leyen told several regional newspapers in an interview to be published on Monday, adding she had been aware since August that her thesis was being scrutinised on Internet platforms.
He said often it is difficult for scientists to explain what they do with proper context. Veronica Berns' professor Danny Fredrickson said Berns was the first of his students to construct her thesis in an artistic way.
"We're not talking about a borderline case here. "In think the flaws are more severe than in the case of Mrs Schavan," Dannemann told Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper in an interview to be published on Monday.
The Complutense University of Madrid is investigating whether Acuna committed fraud in his 2009 doctor's thesis on education after Twitter users accused him of plagiarism when they said that parts of the thesis match previously-published texts without attribution.
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"As far as I know, the experts are working on that now," she said. Von der Leyen said she had asked to have her dissertation checked by an independent panel of experts as soon as she heard it was being questioned.
The book depicts cartoons of Berns wearing various costumes and uses humor as well as simple comparisons to describe elaborate chemistry. Berns surprised her family with her comic book "Atomic Size Matters" at her graduation last year.
A poll by the national newspaper Reforma this month found Pena Nieto's approval rating at 23 percent, the lowest rating for any president since it began the survey in 1995. The margin of error was 3.