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Title:International Connection: Community at I-House
Author(s):Wasowicz, Andrew
Subject(s):International Students
International House
ANTH285 F07
Culture
Community
ISU
Abstract:Misunderstandings between cultures is a prime source of conflict which can be seen repeatedly throughout American foreign policy. Following the research conducted in the fall of 2006, this study tries to understand how community is developed in I-House and who is part of this community. This research will investigate Illinois State Universities I-House and international student community. Building from previous research, which found a trend among International students to develop community with other International students, but not with American students. with this research I attempt to find an answer for why this trend is a common occurrence. Perspectives on the situation will include administrative persons of the Office of International Studies and Program at ISU and from International student living in and outside of I-House.
Issue Date:2008-03-04
Type:Text
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/3738
Publication Status:unpublished
Date Available in IDEALS:2008-03-04


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  • Globalization and the University
    This collection examines the influence of globalization on the university and the university's place in a burgeoning world market for higher education.
  • Diversity on Campus/Equity and Access
    This collection examines ways in which the U.S. university and the American college experience are affected by diversity, and difference. In particular, these student projects examine experiences of diversity on campus, including important contemporary social, cultural, and political debates on equity and access to university resources.

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