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.

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  • Carnagio, Joe; Haile, Chris; Hunt, Ryan; Storm, Nicholas (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 ...

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  • Zhang, Yufei; Xu, Jinqian; Albarran, Oscar (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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  • Scanlan, Madison; Gutierrez, David; Cioch, Peter (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 ...

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  • Stern, David; Lessem, Garret; Sampey, Meghan; Anderson, Garrett (2016-05)
    The purpose of our research is to identify whether sleep, or lack thereof, affects students’ academic performance. In addition, we broaden the research question to determine the biggest contributor to GPA performance if ...

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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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