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  • SNANT300 (2010)
    Say Yes to Education is a national non for profit education foundation that was founded in 1987 by George Weiss. The mission of Say Yes is to increase high school and college graduation rates for the inner city children ...

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  • Schneider, Megan; Weissenstein, Stephanie; Williams, Allison; Kenny, Elise; Freeman, Megan; Mallory, Jenna; Leavy, Lakecia; Henriksson, Lena (2006-12-15)
    This study investigates how groups function when putting together a project. The authors examine various aspects of group dynamics as they relate to their own group work. For this purpose, they conducted eight interviews ...

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  • Gerhardt, Monica (2008-02-19)
    Small Words, Big Problem – Racism facing the Asian American Community at the University of Illinois

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  • Cox, Kevin; Crouse, Cody; Goldberg, Adam; Heumann, Jacob; Kim, Daham; Moraes, Sharon (2011-08)
    College students have enough to worry about; they have to manage a social life, maintain a good GPA, and try to fit in some exercise here and there. Clearly, students don't have time to worry about whether or not they are ...

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  • Modrytska, Ivanna (2007-05-15)
    This project surveys student perceptions of college before coming to the University of Illinois in particular. The author seeks to answer the following questions: What are student reasons for deciding to attend this ...

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  • Philbin, Kerry (2007-05-15)
    This project explores different student experiences at college. The author seeks to answer the following questions: What kinds of stories did students hear about the college they attended? Were there any outside influences ...

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  • Koh, Youneun (2008)
    This is my 6th year as a CY and I still have very close relationship with my family. As the number of CY is increasing, I wanted to know how other CYs are connected to their families. Moreover, I was wondering how my parents ...

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  • Gernenz, Heather (2011-08)
    What are students’ initial perceptions of Parkland College before attending? What influenced these perceptions of Parkland? Did these perceptions influence the student’s decision to attend Parkland? I used surveys, ...

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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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  • Micheals, Luis; King, Saeklyn; Chang, Christy; Scott, Bradd; Hope, Joy (2009)

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  • Karl, Alexander;, Anderson, Kirstie; Prioteasa, Laura (2012)
    The research done within this article touch upon the issues of poor sustainability at University of Illinois. The main focus of the piece is to focus on what changes can be made to University dining halls in order to ...

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  • Meyer, Andy (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the events leading up to Roger Bannister’s record-breaking four minute mile in 1954. It focuses on the role of T.K. Cureton, founder of the kinesiology department and professor of physical education ...

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  • KIN 494_06-02; Whitmore, Matt; Martin, Kisten; Bryers, Sarah; Sawosko, Colleen; Johnson, Amandy; Marzillo, Matt; Arthur, Matthew (2006-12-15)
    This project examines undergraduate group dynamics during the completion of a semester project involving interviews with school administrators about the University and the community-based learning initiative. On the basis ...

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  • Green, Dale; Semmler, Nicole; Wolke, Jackie (2006-12-15)
    This project aims to answer the following main question: To what extent are the school programs socially engaged and how accountable or committed are they? And the following subquestions: 1) How do UIUC programs in ...

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  • Sheehan, Brian; Payne, Frankye; VanEssen, Joel (2006-12-15)
    This project investigates the University of Illinois’ involvement with Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts and aims to answer the following questions: Who benefits from the University’s approach, the university or the ...

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  • Huffman, Katelyn (2010)

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  • Stenson, Angela; Zhang, Yang; Guider, Karl (2006-12-15)
    This project aims to answer the following main question: To what extent are varsity athletics at UIUC involved in volunteering in community? And the following subquestions: 1) How many varsity programs are available for ...

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  • Kim, Sarah (2008)
    Our group wanted to find out reason why there has been a growing trend of Chinese students returning to China rather than staying. We focused on the Science & Technology departments as they chose this school more specifically ...

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  • Chen,Tammy; Meyer, Doug; Bernard, Richard; Kelly, Bonnie (2012)
    For the synthesis essay we went over all of our research that we have conducted this year on the topic of a recent smoking ban that has been proposed on campus. Our goal was to find a way to implement a successful smoking ...

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