Browse Ethnography of the University Initiative by Title

  • Kim, Kyung Sook (2008)
    The starting point of this project is the observation of difference of Korean female students' fashion at UIUC. From that point, we dug further into the meaning of fashion in relation to one's identity across two countries ...

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    application/mswordMicrosoft Word (113kB)
  • Rejmer, Phil (2008-03-05)
    In this paper, I discuss the results of an ethnographic project about an Unregistered Student Organization (club) which plays games of Capture the Flag on the quad of Illinois State University twice a week and how the club ...

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    application/mswordMicrosoft Word (79kB)
  • AAS199 07-1 (2008)
    The main focus of this ethnography is to look at the relationship that Indian American students have with their families and how this influences their conceptions about their marriage and children in a new society that has ...

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    application/mswordMicrosoft Word (75kB)Restricted Access
  • Dahlstrom, Reid; Fujita, Ryuji (2015-06)
    This mini-documentary analyzes the relationship between the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the Nike apparel company. We used the recent athletic uniform rebrand that occurred in 2014 as a catalyst for our ...

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    video/quicktimeQuickTime video (364MB)
  • SMSP10AAS258 (2010)
    Along with many other non-Muslim individuals on campus at the University of Illinois, I know that I may have misconceptions about Islam. Much of my opinions concerning Muslims are influenced by the media and popular culture, ...

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    application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.documentMicrosoft Word 2007 (14kB)
  • Zaleski, Rob (2008)
    As a non-traditional student myself, I wanted to explore the struggles of other non-traditional students, especially those also falling into minority groups. This paper intends to explore the programs in place at the ...

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    application/mswordMicrosoft Word (53kB)
  • Richard, Carol; Dunn, Carrie; Price, Kyle (2009)
    The purpose of this paper is to discover the meaning of the term “nontraditional” student at Illinois State University and how the meaning affects the policies directed towards this segment of the student body. We will ...

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    application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentationMicrosoft PowerPoint 2007 (1MB)
  • Lipa, Karen (2012)
    This paper explores recent technological innovations for people with disabilities that have emerged from the University of Illinois. My research has led me to examine several different models for coming up with and developing ...

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    application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.documentMicrosoft Word 2007 (36kB)
  • Garcia, Cassandra (2008-03-04)
    Using qualitative research methods, the researcher uses unstructured in-depth interviews in order to understand notions of community at a Midwest university. The researcher interviews students, resident advisors, resident ...

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    application/mswordMicrosoft Word (85kB)
  • Makela, Julia Panke (2008)
    The themes and ideas explored here are drawn from initial observations of three events at the Wall to Wall Guitar Festival at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. Two particular ideas stand out in my collections ...

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    application/mswordMicrosoft Word (94kB)Restricted to U of Illinois
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    application/pdfPDF (86kB)
  • Lopez, Carolina (2012-01)
    Do you think that students, faculty, and staff on campus agree or disagree to have Official Prayer Rooms so Muslims can pray and build a new Muslim Cultural Center House? Would Prayer Rooms serve as a worthwhile purpose ...

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    application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.documentMicrosoft Word 2007 (24kB)
  • Tadlock, Ashley (2011-08)
    My Research surveyed and observed Parkland students in order to determine if online learning was comparable or preferable to traditional learning. After numerous survey responses, it became clear that online learning is ...

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    application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.documentMicrosoft Word 2007 (40kB)
  • AAS346 07-7 (2008-02-25)
    In this study, observation of a Chinese 231 class and student interview helped generalize as to why Asian-American students take their respective language classes. This, in turn, led to the broader question of the importance ...

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    application/mswordMicrosoft Word (68kB)
  • Cui, Weiqi (2013-01)
    Chris Vecoli is an Illinois native raised during the time in the Vietnam War. After getting in touch with various cultures and international groups, Chris decided to work as a professor in Parkland College and continue his ...

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    application/octet-streamUnknown (61MB)
  • Doil, Joshua T. (2013-01)
    Dean Shelley, in 1968, thanks to an initiative began by Illinois students, was recruited by the University to head Project 500, a diversity initiative that was began thanks to the political protests and machinations of ...

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    application/octet-streamUnknown (61MB)
  • Stilling, Timothy (2012-02)
    Curt McKay went to college in Rockford and taught there before going to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to do graduate work in Library and Information Sciences in 1988. He went on to serve the school in ...

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    application/octet-streamUnknown (172MB)
  • Kaiser, Andrew (2013-01)
    Curt Phelps was born on January 16, 1960, on a small farm outside of Joliet, Illinois. He attended Joliet West High School, where most of his time revolved around wrestling. Since Curt grew up in a small town he did not ...

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    application/octet-streamUnknown (45MB)
  • Bangert, Dawn (2013-01)
    Howard Schein arrived at UIUC to do his PhD in Zoology in the late 1960s and finished the program in 1974. Then in 1978 Schein became the director of Allen Hall’s Living Learning Community, Unit One and he held this position ...

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  • Bangert, Dawn (2013-01)
    Jeff Machota (1966-Present) grew up in Cicero, Illinois with three goals: to get out of Cicero, to learn, and to stay out of the military. Machota accomplished all of these goals and became an active resident of Allen Hall ...

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    application/octet-streamUnknown (71MB)