Browse Student Communities and Culture by Issue Date

  • Gonzalez-Brennan, Ashley (2005-12-15)
    This project aims to answer the following questions: How do resident advisors perceptions about their jobs differ from individual to individual, and from one residence hall to another? How do expectations correlate with ...

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  • Rosen, Josh (2005-12-15)
    This project investigates how students financially support themselves with jobs while also being a fulltime student. On the basis of participant observation and interviews, the study finds that many students have fulltime ...

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  • Hill, Jonathan (2006-05-15)
    This project discusses the history of amateurism and professionalism in sports in Ancient Greece and in the American university since the late 1800s. On the basis of literature and archival research, the author specifically ...

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  • Armstrong, Marisa; Jaronczyk, Adrian; Ruelo, Kim; White, Michelle (2006-05-15)
    This project evaluates the activity systems (composed of community, rules, division of labor, tools, subject, and motives) in the Krannert Art Museum as seen through its mission statement. It focuses on the evolution of ...

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  • Ivaska, James (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the photographic representation of student athletes and references to their service in the military in the 1940s, specifically during World War II. On the basis of archival, literature, and internet ...

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  • Mogged, Ashley (2006-05-15)
    This study investigates the history of wheelchair basketball that started during World War II and looks at the role of the media and the context of war in its growing popularity. On the basis of internet and archival ...

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  • Haning, Laura (2006-05-15)
    This project provides a reflective ethnographic description of gaming. On the basis of participant observation among dorm friends who often play computer games, such as Halo/Halo2, the author analyzes the process of exposure ...

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  • KIN 494_S06-01 (2006-05-15)
    This project traces the biographical career of one of the first Illinois track and field athletes Harry Osborn to illustrate the evolvement and eventual decline of amateurism in sports. On the basis of archival research, ...

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  • KIN 494_S06-02 (2006-05-15)
    This project describes the professional life of Dr. Laura J. Huelster (born in 1906). On the basis of archival information and interviews, the results shows that Huelster graduated from the University of Illinois with a ...

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  • Henderson, Andrea (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the ideology and workings behind greenhouses, such as the Plant Biology Greenhouse of Urbana-Champaign. On the basis of interviews and participant observation, the author finds that greenhouses ...

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  • Easey, Kathryn (2006-05-15)
    This project describes the context of the women’s telegraphic varsity swim team in 1935. The author conducted archival research and argues that, since money was scarce in the 1930’s because of the stalk market crash and ...

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  • Wyler, Allison (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the mission of the Office of Educational Technology that “is to provide active leadership, valuable resources, and quality support to enable College of Education faculty, staff, and students to ...

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  • Schonert, Jonathan (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the history of the intramural program at the University of Illinois. On the basis of internet and archival research (including intramural programs, handbooks, and guides) and interviews, the study ...

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  • Lodhia, Zain (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the ways in which ideas about fitness bring people together. On the basis of interviews, participant observation, and internet research, the author concludes that people who come to CRCE on a ...

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  • Kim, Hyung Sun (2006-05-15)
    This project focuses on students who fulfill their childhood dream of becoming involved in aviation and looks at the Institute of Aviation and the aviation fraternity called Alpha Eta Rho. On the basis of interviews, ...

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  • Kwon, Helena; Patterson, Drew; Srivastava, Neal; Williams, Jocelyn (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates why Weston Hall is widely known as being one of the school’s most social and fun dorms to live in. On the basis of interviews and literature and internet research, the authors find that the Weston ...

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  • Hobart, Nicholas (2006-05-15)
    This study traces the developments in baseball since the late 1800s. On the basis of literature and archival research, the author argues that baseball played a vital role in the growth of athletics at the University of ...

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  • Bolton, Kristin (2006-05-15)
    This project describes the history of the Department of Kinesiology, starting with the establishment of the Department of Physical Education for Women (established in the mid-1970s) and the Department of Physical Education ...

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  • Garcia, Noreida; BTW 250-D2_06-02; Roeder, Graham; Saleh, Farah Josephine (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the causes of language barriers, how they affect the academic performance of international students and the teaching effectiveness of international teaching assistants, the current systems of ...

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  • BTW 250-D2_06-03; Patel, Nipa; Krop, Benjamin; Meyer, Justin (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the perceived fairness of grading procedures by students and faculty at the U of I. On the basis of surveys, interviews, and literature research, the study finds that 61% of students felt that ...

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