Browse Student Communities and Culture by Title

  • Prince, Hannah (2008)
    My research project was all about Native Americans at the University of Illinois. My main goal for this project was to make people aware of the lack of Native Americans on campus as well as people’s lack of knowledge of ...
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  • Arend, Greg; Ray, Kasey; Sokol, Michelle; Turner, Hevin (2013)
    The purpose of our research is to see how the university encourages students to cook their own meals and if these meals would be healthier than the options provided at the dining halls. To do this, we handed out surveys ...
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  • Kim, Kyung Sook (2008)
    The starting point of this project is the observation of difference of Korean female students' fashion at UIUC. From that point, we dug further into the meaning of fashion in relation to one's identity across two countries ...
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  • Rejmer, Phil (2008-03-05)
    In this paper, I discuss the results of an ethnographic project about an Unregistered Student Organization (club) which plays games of Capture the Flag on the quad of Illinois State University twice a week and how the club ...
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  • Zaleski, Rob (2008)
    As a non-traditional student myself, I wanted to explore the struggles of other non-traditional students, especially those also falling into minority groups. This paper intends to explore the programs in place at the ...
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  • Garcia, Cassandra (2008-03-04)
    Using qualitative research methods, the researcher uses unstructured in-depth interviews in order to understand notions of community at a Midwest university. The researcher interviews students, resident advisors, resident ...
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  • Cui, Weiqi (2013-01)
    Chris Vecoli is an Illinois native raised during the time in the Vietnam War. After getting in touch with various cultures and international groups, Chris decided to work as a professor in Parkland College and continue his ...
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  • Stilling, Timothy (2012-02)
    Curt McKay went to college in Rockford and taught there before going to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to do graduate work in Library and Information Sciences in 1988. He went on to serve the school in ...
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  • Kaiser, Andrew (2013-01)
    Curt Phelps was born on January 16, 1960, on a small farm outside of Joliet, Illinois. He attended Joliet West High School, where most of his time revolved around wrestling. Since Curt grew up in a small town he did not ...
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  • Bangert, Dawn (2013-01)
    Howard Schein arrived at UIUC to do his PhD in Zoology in the late 1960s and finished the program in 1974. Then in 1978 Schein became the director of Allen Hall’s Living Learning Community, Unit One and he held this position ...
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  • Bangert, Dawn (2013-01)
    Jeff Machota (1966-Present) grew up in Cicero, Illinois with three goals: to get out of Cicero, to learn, and to stay out of the military. Machota accomplished all of these goals and became an active resident of Allen Hall ...
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  • Zak, Kyle (2013-01)
    Born on February 19th 1972, Kevin BowerSox-Johnson is the President of the Urbana Champaign LGBT community center (referred to as the UP center for short). His experiences as an openly gay graduate student at the University ...
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  • Zak, Kyle (2013-01)
    Born on February 19th 1972, Kevin BowerSox-Johnson is the President of the Urbana Champaign LGBT community center (referred to as the UP center for short). His experiences as an openly gay graduate student at the University ...
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  • Park, Hannah (2013-01)
    Ki Dong Lee grew up in Korea and came to UIUC in 1971 as a graduate student. He earned his PhD degree in 1976 and returned to the campus in 1985 as a professor. During his tenure at U of I, he has witnessed the changes in ...
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  • Kirkegaard, Dana (2013-01)
    Lisa Dixon was born and raised in Champaign, Illinois by her single mother. Throughout her early years of education she was very dedicated to her schoolwork and was an avid reader. After high school she attended the ...
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  • Cui, Weiqi (2013-01)
    Professor Weissman started as a faculty member of this campus and was involved heavily in the anti-Starwars movement, an initiative proposed by President Reagan to build counter-missile missiles to shoot down enemy nukes. ...
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  • Zak, Kyle (2013-01)
    Since 1992 Pat Morey has been the director of the Women's Resource Center at the University of Illinois, where she continues to work today. She has worked at UIUC for twenty-four years. Before that, Pat Morey lead the ...
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  • Zak, Kyle (2013-01)
    Since 1992 Pat Morey has been the director of the Women's Resource Center at the University of Illinois, where she continues to work today. She has worked at UIUC for twenty-four years. Before that, Pat Morey lead the ...
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  • Kaiser, Andrew (2013-01)
    Shelley Phelps was born on December 29, 1962 outside of Decatur, IL. Most of Shelley’s earlier memories revolve around life in the small farming community that she grew up in. She recalls living on her small family farm ...
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  • Rooke, Jeffery (2013-01)
    Thomas Schroeder grew up in River Grove, Illinois and went to East Lane High school before coming to the University of Illinois. He attended the University from 1976-1980 as a Finance/ Music major that who had little to ...
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