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Embattled Manitoba math prof back at work

Gabor Lukacs' three month suspension is over

A University of Manitoba math professor, who had been suspended for three months, is scheduled to return to normal teaching duties Tuesday. Gabor Lukacs was suspended in October after he filed a complaint in Manitoba court to reverse a decision by the university to waive an exam requirement for to had failed a comprehensive exam. The university says Lukacs violated the student’s right to privacy by initially revealing the student’s name in court documents as well as details regarding the student’s medical history. The student is said to suffer from exam anxiety. “My suspension was until Dec. 31, 2010, and I have not received any communication from the university about further suspension or termination,” Lukacs said to the Winnipeg Free Press. Lukacs case against the university is scheduled to be heard in court later this month.

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