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.
Black Greek-letter organizations: The impact of membership on racial identity development of Black males (2013-06)The purpose of this study is to examine the membership of Black Greek-letter organizations and the impact that they may or may not have on racial identity development of its members at predominately white institutions. ...
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(2013-06)This study examined the experiences and perceptions of the Black Cultural Center (BCC) at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC). In order to understand how students' experiences at the BCC compare to the ...
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(2013-06)The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has increased its focus on transfer students to its flagship campus. Freshmen to the University of Illinois are required to take an orientation course, but not all colleges ...
(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.
(2013-05)Our video project, entitled "LGBT@UIUC," deals with the issue of sexual identity on campus and the trials and tribulations faced by the members of the LGBT community attempting to deal with what these labels for sexuality ...