Browse Student Communities and Culture by Title

  • Romero, Jason C. (2008-02-08)
    For my project I addressed the effect that LGBT students use of Facebook has on their use of LGBT services associated with the university. I interviewed a gay student and the director of the Office of LGBT Resources, and ...

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  • Romero, Jason C. (2008)
    For our project we sought to identify the meanings that male graduate students in the sciences and engineering mobilize when making plans for after they graduate. We conducted eight interviews and found that these students ...

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  • O'Neill, Maggie (2011-12)
    In this paper, I researched how identity and pride are developed through fans at the University of Illinois.This research consisted of archival work, personal interviews, and secondary source research. Through my archival ...

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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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  • ANTH 411_06-03 (2006-12-15)
    This project focuses on the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois, specifically their population of female students. The author aims to find out why there are so few females in this department, what ...

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  • Thornhill, Anthony (2007-05-15)
    This project explores the history of great football players, focusing on linebackers. In this pursuit, the author will investigate the accompanying use and history of the helmet, discussing why stickers are placed on the ...

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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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  • Brown, Kyle (2006-12-15)
    This project examines the foundation of friendships among ISU college students and aims to answer the following questions: What type of dormitory layout is best suited to foster a sense of community and to develop friendships? ...

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  • ANTH285 07-17 (2008-03-05)
    In this paper, I discuss the results of an ethnographic project about fraternities and the process by which new members are selected and initiated at Illinois State University. I feel there is a huge knowledge gap pertaining ...

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  • ANTH 411_05-04 (2005-05-15)
    This project focuses on freshmen in their second semester living in the dorms to gain a better understanding of the pathways in which freshmen get involved and engaged in the activities that the university puts forth. On ...

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  • Presslak, Scott; Floyd, Sarah; Kulemeka, Owen (2006-12-15)
    This project examines how the Orchard Downs redevelopment project has affected the University of Illinois’ relationship with the various groups that have expressed concern about the project. The authors conducted 22 ...

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  • Fuchs, Ofira; Li, Wei; Meade, Mallory; Wils, Lauren (2013-04)
    We interviewed a Chinese international student about the trajectory of her studying abroad and her experiences as an international student in the U.S.

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  • Allen, Levi; Bayci, Emily; Giacobazzi, Kara; Kajla, Jay; Naatz, Rebecca; Rizzo, Peter; Wieber, Matthew (2011-08)
    The purpose of this research was to explore the life of Professor Alyce Cheska and her contributions to kinesiology and to the "anthropology of play" sub-discipline. We interviewed Alyce Cheska. This included producing an ...

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  • Bucaro, Frank (2006-12-15)
    This project examines why students become a member of the Gamma Phi Circus and how it influences their experiences at ISU. On the basis of four interviews and participant observation, this research shows that most members ...

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  • Chinnery, Charlotte; Flores, Christopher; Hankus, Judyta; Yao, Aaron (2011)
    Physical activity takes many forms at the University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign. From running on campus to intramural sports, the way we participate in physical fitness is intimately linked to the historical emphasis ...

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  • Ikram, Imran (2010)
    Interactions between Men and Women and Islam This paper defines the boundaries between men and women within the bounds of Islamic law and analyzes how these boundaries translate into Muslim-American daily life on the ...

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  • Beier, Zach (2005-12-15)
    This project examines the General Education system and asks the following questions: What are students’ opinions of General Education? What are students expecting from the General Education Program? What is the University ...

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  • ANTH285 07-13 (2008-03-04)
    In this paper, I discuss the results of an ethnographic project about discrimination against GLBT students at Illinois State University. Using participant observation of PRIDE meetings, interviews with two PRIDE board ...

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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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