Browse Ethnography of the University Initiative by Title

  • Anonymous (2016-05)
    My research explores the relationship between Muslim women at the University of Illinois and Panhellenic Sororities. As a big ten university, U of I has one the largest Greek communities in the country. To many students, ...

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  • 09spAAS258SG (2009)

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  • Kreager, Stephanie (2010)
    I am going to look into Greek Life sororities on campus at the University of Illinois. I will be looking into if Middle Eastern or Muslim women can participate in Greek life, and to what extent she will be looked into when ...

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  • Kreager, Stephanie (2010)
    I am going to look into Greek Life sororities on campus at the University of Illinois. I will be looking into if Middle Eastern or Muslim women can participate in Greek life, and to what extent she will be looked into when ...

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    application/pdfPDF (722kB)
  • Lev, Danya (2008-06)
    Our hypothesis was that there is a stigma attached to those that tan on campus and that type of person can be found associated with certain types of campus organizations. More specifically tanning is thought to be influenced ...

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    application/vnd.ms-powerpointMicrosoft PowerPoint (56kB)
  • Mbanza, Alana (2008-02-22)
    This inquiry, based on qualitative data obtained from both participant interviews and my own personal observations, seeks to understand the relationship between African American students of Parkland College, the University ...

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  • Marinelli, Michael (2008-03-25)
    The play N*W*C attempts to discredit the use of stereotypes and racially sensitive words. Given the current context of a large Midwestern university, this study seeks to document the reactions of multiple stake holding ...

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  • Stowe, Alexander MacKenzie (2010)
    Years ago, the Saltine Warrior was the mascot for Syracuse University; however, it was decided that the Warrior offended Native American students and inappropriately depicted Native American Students. For many, the Native ...

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    application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.documentMicrosoft Word 2007 (41kB)
  • Prince, Hannah (2008)
    My research project was all about Native Americans at the University of Illinois. My main goal for this project was to make people aware of the lack of Native Americans on campus as well as people’s lack of knowledge of ...

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  • Gutzke, Karla; Morgan, Lucinda; Wardell, Eric; Zuri, Ziah (2011-08)
    This project examines the role parents and/or other family members in relation to international undergraduate students from Mainland China. Specifically, the research focuses on the role of family within three distinct ...

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    application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentationMicrosoft PowerPoint 2007 (138kB)
  • Arend, Greg; Ray, Kasey; Sokol, Michelle; Turner, Hevin (2013)
    The purpose of our research is to see how the university encourages students to cook their own meals and if these meals would be healthier than the options provided at the dining halls. To do this, we handed out surveys ...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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