The University and the Community

 

EUI appreciates that the boundaries between the university, the local community, and the wider world are porous. Many campus units and constituencies interact with the local community and the world at large in diverse ways, from service programs to research projects. This collection of student research interrogates the relationships between the university and the local community, revealing how such boundaries are constructed, maintained, and transgressed.

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  • Beasley, Wade; Nastos, Lauren; Zinkl, Justin (2016-12)
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is not only known for its academic reputation, but for its wide array of social opportunities for students. The city of Champaign allows nineteen year olds to enter bars, and ...

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  • Kurczewski, Adam; Richardson, Rachel; Schmidt, Joe; Sifuentes, Sarah (2016-12)
    This paper examines the amount and quality of research students perform before making a major purchase. Many students are inexperienced when it comes to choosing off-campus living arrangements and make uninformed decisions. ...

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  • Wu, Kefei; DeVriese, Anthony (2016-05)
    To learn about why students choose to move out of university provided housing, Kefei and Anthony conducted a research about different factors that students consider when choosing their living situations. During our research, ...

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  • Kim, Dohye; Kim, So Jung; McDonald, Bridget (2013-04)
    Our research project attempted to find out how South Korean international students envisioned their lives at the UIUC campus. To explore what kind of meanings our informant created during her residency here, we investigated ...

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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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