Browse Multimedia Projects - Ethnography of the University Initiative by Title

  • Braet, Alexandra; Kelley, Claire; Liu, Yunyi; Xie, Zhongyuan (2012)
    Our basic main objective of this essay is: Based on the reliance on social media by students, our research and the research of others has brought us to the conclusion that college students would find ways around censorship ...

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  • Harmon, Jeffrey; Kim, Andrew; Liu, Danfeng; Zhang, Desiree (2013-04)
    Our audio project focused on interviewing an international Chinese undergraduate student. We wanted to hear her tell her own story -- life in China, experiences in school, deciding and applying to American colleges, ...

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  • Fuchs, Ofira; Li, Wei; Meade, Mallory; Wils, Lauren (2013-04)
    We interviewed a Chinese international student about the trajectory of her studying abroad and her experiences as an international student in the U.S.

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  • Grice, Claire; Dankovich, Becca; Paller, Kevin; Harish, Abhishek; Ajmera, Shreyans (2012)
    For our research, we were interested in the differences and similarities between the transition process from college to career among different majors. We decided to focus our ethnographic research on campus on the two ...

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  • Brown, Caroline (2013-05)
    This video project aimed to show my discourse-centered approach to analyzing the ethnographic data I collected. My initial research question was, "Does gender impact the ways to which students present themselves and their ...

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  • Berrios, Jose (2013-05)
    This video project examines the formation of identity amongst multi/biracial students and its application on the UIUC campus. This prpject researches the multi/biracial cultural dynamic at the University of Illinois.

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  • Kim, Dohye; Kim, So Jung; McDonald, Bridget (2013-04)
    Our research project attempted to find out how South Korean international students envisioned their lives at the UIUC campus. To explore what kind of meanings our informant created during her residency here, we investigated ...

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  • LGBT@UIUC 
    Hoppenrath, Ammie (2013-05)
    Our video project, entitled "LGBT@UIUC," deals with the issue of sexual identity on campus and the trials and tribulations faced by the members of the LGBT community attempting to deal with what these labels for sexuality ...

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  • Cohen, Ariella; Diabate, Fatima; Smith, Shaunette (2013-05)
    For our video project, we interviewed different LGBT students about social spaces where they feel comfortable or uncomfortable. We also asked about different LGBT events that happen around campus and how they feel about them.

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  • Kubiak, Mike; Nixon, Chris; Sapp, Emily (2013-05)
    For our video research project, we wanted to discover and identify different forms of discrimination against the physically disabled on the U of I campus. We interviewed four members of the wheelchair basketball team on ...

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  • Peterson, Kim; Remigio, Alejandro; Schroeder, Karl; Dolinar, Andrew; Arredondo, Olivia (2012-05)
    This research project was conducted by five students participating in two classes, a photo class and a writing class. The students worked in teams of writers and photographers to document the lives of student members of ...

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  • Defreitas, Madeleine; Esco, Normandie; Giovanazzi, Andrew (2013-05)
    For our video research project, we chose to examine the racial composition of the Greek system at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Amongst concerns of an increasingly segregated community, we felt it would be ...

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  • Mosiman, Grant (2011-08)
    Our audioproject looked at the question "How does residence type affect a student's entrance to/from campus. My specific segment looked at University owned housing, while my partners looked at Greek housing and independent housing

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  • Cadney, Shanita (2013-05)
    As UIUC boasts itself as "The most diverse Big Ten University," I sought to question how this level of diversity filtered down into the individual schools here, specifically the School of Music. While the reading the website ...

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  • Guthman, Ethan; Logothetis, Alec; Elisco, Scott; Winter; Adam (2012)
    Multimedia presentation at Ethnography of the University Initiative, Spring 2012 Student Conference.

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  • Lanham, Julie; Sharma, Sharanaya; Sweeney, Jen; Thomas, Jake (2012)
    As students of the University of Illinois, this research group has been bombarded with pressures to join a registered student organization. This made us question how student organizations affect a student’s college experience. ...

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  • Crawford, Sandra; Jin, Choi Lee; Park, Jonghyun; Peterson, Michael Keopuhiwe (2013-04)
    In order to understand the transnational student's experiences and identities across different educational settings, we conducted a 40-minute interview with one undergraduate international student and made a 5-minute podcast ...

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  • Ruffner, Mark; McCarthy, Mark; Jenkins, Erik (2012)
    In this project we explore the fight between student's rights versus school rights. It is exemplified by the fight of the University of Illinois Meme's page and the University of Illinois's Student Senate. We explore the ...

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  • Hamilton, Patrick; Kratz, John; Rasky, Alex; Thompson, Matthew (2012)
    A look into Rhet 105 at The University of Illinois and its uses of social media in the classroom. Results show that these technologies establish a community within the classroom that helps aid student learning.

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  • Chung, Ga Young; Kim, Bagyum; Scharlau, Megan; Shin, Jeongsu (2013-04)
    For our podcast, we examined a Chinese undergraduate student's decision which led him to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and his desire of mobility. UIUC is No. 1 among the public universities in population of ...

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