Note: This is a student project from a course affiliated with the Ethnography of the University Initiative. EUI supports faculty development of courses in which students conduct original research on their university, and encourages students to think about colleges and universities in relation to their communities and within larger national and global contexts.

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Title:The College Life: Influence of College Stories
Author(s):Miles, Shemika
Subject(s):ENGL 274
Greek system
Abstract:This project explores the influence of past stories about college experiences on student’s decisions and issues during their college life. The author seeks to examine the meaning of college for students that attend and find how outside influences shape their experiences. Based on individual research, this study concludes that stories about college help students shape how they think about some things, which is what they are meant to do.
Issue Date:2007-05-15
Publication Status:unpublished
Date Available in IDEALS:2007-07-11

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  • Student Communities and Culture
    The university offers an extraordinary opportunity to study and document student communities, life, and culture. This collection includes research on the activities, clubs, and durable social networks that comprise sometimes the greater portion of the university experience for students.
  • The University and the Community
    This collection of student research interrogates the relationships between the university and the local community.

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