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  • KIN 494_07-01 (2007-05-15)
    This project explores the history of the university’s Alma Mater and examines the process of how it was designed.

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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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  • Dimas, Joel (2006-12-15)
    This project investigates why some of the businesses in Urbana-Champaign informally invoke attributes or characteristics of the university (school name, colors, symbols, or even the term “Illini”) in their name or advertising. ...

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  • Masters, Erin; UP 494_06-01; Beyers, Aaron (2006-12-15)
    This project aims to answer the following questions: How are community outreach programs advertised and promoted to students? Are participants’ initial expectations different from the actual outcomes of these programs? The ...

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  • Chen, Kevin; Masood, Shaheryar; Gaim, Kifleysus (2009)

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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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  • Bazetta, Julie; Dobbeck, Brendyn; Lattimore, Justin; Shah, Ritu; Martin, Jenny; Martin, Andrew; Perino, Samantha (2011)
    When we started with this research project, we had been searching the internet, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Archives and more, but we were having trouble finding information on Beulah Drom. We were able to ...

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  • Saul,Brice; Niazi, Omar; Sutker, Tommy; Larry, Lester (2018-09-20)
    Every day, UIUC students decide regarding the type of transportation they will use to get to class. Whether they decide to walk, drive, bus, or bike to class depends on their accessibility to those forms of transportation, ...

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  • ANTH 285_06-03 (2006-12-15)
    The author of this project argues that ISU has an inadequate amount of bike racks for students to store bikes if they live on campus, and also to lock up their bikes when they go to class. On the basis of three interviews, ...

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  • Leannais, Elyse (2008-03-04)
    In this paper, I discuss the results of an ethnographic project about the effectiveness of the emergency telephones (blue lights) at Illinois State University (ISU). Using interviews with four students and the chief of ...

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  • Brusha, Jon; Kim, Victoria; Kroll, Melissa; Ross, Heather (2012)
    The University of Illinois is a large and diverse community. With any community there is always the issue of crime and the safety of the community members. Over the course of this semester we have looked at the many ways ...

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  • AAS346 07-13 (2008-02-19)
    My research is focused on the interaction between Korean Twinkies and FOBs in the campus. From the reading and observations, I realized the lack of interaction between these two groups. Therefore, I decided to find out the ...

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  • EPS 500_06-01 (2006-12-15)
    This project aims to answer the following questions: 1) What is the historical background of the Central Black Student Union (CBSU)? 2) Does CBSU still perform the same functions and hold fast to the same traditions and ...

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  • Kung, Brian (2008)
    Our project hinged on the ability of the undergraduate advanced Chinese and Japanese students at the UIUC to describe, during short interviews, the value of their respective languages in economic terms. We found that the ...

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  • Miles, Shemika (2007-05-15)
    This project explores the influence of past stories about college experiences on student’s decisions and issues during their college life. The author seeks to examine the meaning of college for students that attend and ...

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  • Venere, Alyssa (2008)

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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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  • Lee, Jooyun (2008)
    My research question will be based on how we feel about our racial identity as a CY student and how identity is different than our ethnicity. I am going to interview three interviewees, one from the class, and two others ...

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  • UP 474_06-02; UP 474_06-03; UP 474_06-04 (2006-12-15)
    This project investigates how participants in the university’s community outreach programs evaluate their activities, specifically focusing on Alternative Spring Break. On the basis of 16 interviews, including past and ...

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