Undergraduate Research - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
This community gathers together all types of undergraduate research and scholarship produced at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is meant to provide access to the great range of original and creative contributions of our undergraduate students.
This community includes content from multiple sources such as the Ethnography of the University Initiative, honors theses, and the Undergraduate Research Symposium.
(2016)To learn about why students choose to move out of university provided housing, Kefei and Anthony conducted a research about five factors that students consider when choosing their living situations. During our research, ...
Scandalous!: An Analysis of Administrative Discourse Around the Student Body, and an Examination of Student Resistance at UIUC, January - August 2014 (2016)This paper examines the various discourses surrounding students during scandals on the University of Illinois campus between January and August of 2014, with a focus on the racist Twitter scandal and the Salaita scandal. ...
An Intimate Revolution in Campus Life? Gender Roles and their Impact on Dorm Coedification: A University of Illinois Perspective (2016)At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ground-up change helped achieve the coedification of the residence halls. Students themselves lobbied for new residential policies and crafted the “Proposed Undergraduate ...
(2016)This research looks at the creation and navigation of queer spaces in Champaign-Urbana, and more specifically at the University of Illinois. By using newspapers, photos, maps, and other archival documents, the paper narrates ...
"The Reporting is the Vengeance": Fantasy, Feminism, and Narrative Resistance in The Woman Warrior (2016)Fantasy has been recognized by feminist scholars and activists for its supportive role in social justice movements, both as a tool of critique and as basic equipment for designing better futures. While the imaginative ...