Browse Ethnography of the University Initiative by Title

  • Doil, Joshua T. (2013-01)
    Veronica Kann, Interim Director (and current Assistant Director) of La Casa, is an anthropologist who joined the La Casa staff in the early 90’s. During this period, La Casa and the LLS programs were struggling to identify ...

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  • Rooke, Jeffrey (2013-01)
    Willard Broom grew up in several small towns in southern Illinois, the primary being Greenville, and was the 4th of 5 boys, of which his older 3 brothers attended the University before him. Mr. Broom attended UIUC from ...

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  • Schwartz, Olivia (2013-01)
    William Peterson was born in Harvard, Illinois in December of 1947, and attended the University of Illinois in 1965. Peterson attended the University as a history major, and upon receiving his draft notice, decided to ...

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  • ENGL27407-06 (2007-05-15)

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  • Frost, Brian; Rodriguez, Briceida (2006-12-15)
    This research examines the redevelopment project at Orchard Downs. The authors interviewed eight individuals, and attended various public hearings to better understand the opinions of the local community. The university ...

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  • Levison, Shaunita (2007-05-15)

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  • ENGL27407-07 (2007-05-15)
    This project examines student perspectives on how college has stayed the same and changed since its early beginnings and how it compares to the college life that is depicted in literature. The author seeks to answer the ...

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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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  • Rynders, Lewis Elliott (2008)

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  • Innocenti, Sarah (2012)
    This research paper examines the experience of disabled faculty and staff at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It explores the self-image of disabled professors and addresses the issues surrounding obtaining ...

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  • Josh Hartnett (2008)

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  • ANTH 285_05-02 (2005-12-15)
    This project explores issues related to parking on the Illinois State University’s campus. On the basis of participant observation and interviews with professors, students, and residents of the community, this study finds ...

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  • Echevarria, Alene (2005-05-15)
    This projects focuses on current Parkland College students who have the intention of transferring into the University of Illinois, as well as those who have already transferred into the University of Illinois, in order to ...

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  • Vick, Haley (2011-08)
    Purpose Statement - The purpose of my research was to find out what the Parkland theatre program has to offer students and what makes it so attractive to those enrolled in it. Main Research Questions: - What made you ...

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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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  • Ali, Syed Ashraf (2016-05)
    How do students perceive Muslims praying publicly on a university campus? The University of Illinois is home to the very first Muslim student alliance and now this student organization is not only in most colleges but also ...

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  • Byrne, Phillip (2008-02-13)
    This research aims to discover if students are receiving what they need out of a university education. I will study how students perceive the idea of university education in relation to relevance to life beyond the university, ...

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  • Faust, Irene; Kremske, Dan (2011)
    The perspective of the non-revenue student-athlete is an interesting point of view on the college campus. The individuals competing in non-revenue sports at the University of Illinois are talented Division-1 NCAA athletes ...

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