Browse by Subject "History"

  • Becker, Bryan; Contrades, Jonathan (2010-10-14)
    Back from a brief hiatus of six months, Live From Gregory Hall returns in signature form discussing history as the memorization of dates. In a controversial moment, the duo also talk about the end of German reparation ...

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  • Cahalan, Bridget N.; Courtney, Megan E.; Hanna, Andrew C. (2011-10-22)
    Thesis: Modern History is important... eventually.

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  • Hanna, Andrew C.; Mann, Jay; Courtney, Megan E.; Fiore, Cara (2011-12-06)
    Live from Gregory Hall Episode II is the first part of our series on Social Studies Education.

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  • Hanna, Andrew C.; Fiore, Cara; Mann, Jay; Courtney, Megan E. (2012-03-03)
    Part 2 of Phi Alpha Theta's Education Podcast with guest Jay Mann.

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  • Becker, Bryan; Contrades, Jonathan (2010-04-01)
    In the premiere episode of Live From Gregory Hall Bryan Becker and Jonathan Contrades introduce Phi Alpha Theta-Epsilon Chapter's editorial podcast. This episode's topics include a discussion about the Texas State Board ...

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  • Nickerson, Abby (2006-05-15)
    The purpose of this research is to provide an overview of women’s lives during World War I and to examine why university women continue to be underrepresented in historical records. The study focuses specifically on the ...

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  • Tartakovsky, Dmitry (2010-01-06)
    “Parallel Ruptures: Jews of Bessarabia and Transnistria between Romanian Nationalism and Soviet Communism, 1918-1940,” explores the political and social debates that took place in Jewish communities in Romanian-held ...

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  • Millis, Brycie (2007-05-15)
    This project seeks to understand the history of the physical education department through a study of its faculty and staff, with a focus on material about Helga M. Deutsch.

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  • Mejia, Robert (2012-09-18)
    This is a critical cultural and political economic analysis of the video game as an engine of global anxiety and desire. Attempting to move beyond conventional studies of the video game as a thing-in-itself, relatively ...

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  • Hurtado, Mateo (2014-05)
    With this image I wanted to connect the three plays that are discussed and compared in my research pertaining to new play development. The clock seen in the image is distorted with symbols representing each play respectively ...

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  • Hobart, Nicholas (2006-05-15)
    This study traces the developments in baseball since the late 1800s. On the basis of literature and archival research, the author argues that baseball played a vital role in the growth of athletics at the University of ...

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  • Armbruster, Bonnie B.; Anderson, Thomas H. (Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading.Cambridge, Mass. : Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc., 1982-07)

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  • Ivaska, James (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the photographic representation of student athletes and references to their service in the military in the 1940s, specifically during World War II. On the basis of archival, literature, and internet ...

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  • Meyer, Andy (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the events leading up to Roger Bannister’s record-breaking four minute mile in 1954. It focuses on the role of T.K. Cureton, founder of the kinesiology department and professor of physical education ...

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  • Hemmen, Becky (2007-05-15)
    This project examines the integration of the physical education programs in to the university. The author seeks to answer the following questions: What were the major reasons for the start of the program? What actions ...

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  • Moy, Lauren (2007-05-15)
    This project examines the history and progression of the Women’s golf team at the university. The author seeks to answer how opportunities became available for these athletes, and how the women’s team has progressed since ...

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  • Warne, Lisa (Department of Physics. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991-06)

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  • Allen, Robert B.; Zhu, Weizhong; Sieczkiewicz, Robert (2010-02-03)
    Newspapers are rich sources of evidence of history and literally millions of pages of historical newspapers have now been digitized. We aim to develop tools for effectively browsing this rich resource. However, the structure ...

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  • West, Linda (2007-05-15)
    This project explores Women’s Tennis at the University of Illinois prior to 1975. The author is interested in media coverage of Women’s Collegiate tennis and focuses on an inquiry into finding information on the 1975 U.S. ...

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  • Leetaru, Kalev (2012-06-18)
    See history unfold through Wikipedia through space and time. This animation sequence shows the view of world history 1800-2012 captured by the English-language Wikipedia. Every mention of a location or date anywhere in ...

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