Student Communities and Culture
The university offers an extraordinary opportunity to study and document student communities, life, and culture. This collection includes research on the activities, clubs, and durable social networks that comprise sometimes the greater portion of the university experience for students.
(2018-09-20)Researching individual characteristics of students that indicate successful personal finance skills led our research team to learn about undergraduate college student use of credit cards at the University of Illinois at ...
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(2018-09-20)Public institutions like the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana are largely funded through public means via government support and charitable donations such as alumni contributions. Within these universities, ...
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(2016-12)We wanted to look at the possible relationship between GPA and exercise in college students here at UIUC. Our main hypothesis was that students who exercise regularly (3+ times / week) on average have a higher GPA than ...
Relation between Housing Arrangements and Students’ Academic Performance at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (2016-05)In this paper, we study the effects on academic performance of living in on-campus housing or in private off-campus housing. This subject interested us because so many students live away from the dormitories, and we wondered ...
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(2016-05)Greek life on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus makes up an important portion of student life. Using an online survey and four focus groups, data were collected about the benefits and costs of membership ...