Browse The University and the Community by Issue Date

  • UP 199_06-01; UP 199_06-02; UP 199_06-03 (2006-12-15)
    This project chronicles the historical formation of Champaign Urbana from the time of the early Native American tribes to present. The authors sought to better understand key factors in the shaping of the built environment ...

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  • KIN 494_06-01; KIN 494_06-03; Nordmeyer, Erin; Malavasi, Leticia; Hall, Grenita; Schrag, Myles (2006-12-15)
    This project examines graduate student group dynamics during the implementation and evaluation of a physical exercise program at a church in the local community. For this purpose, the authors conducted six interviews with ...

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  • Eguez, Pilar (2006-12-15)
    This project aims to answer the following questions: Is “healthism” as an ideology of neoliberal politics present in the discourses of McKinley Health Center at UIUC? If so, what is the supporting evidence? How is this ...

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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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  • Neumann, Holly; Irfan, Roveiza (2006-12-15)
    This project investigates the underlying causes of a perceived disparity in resources and access between Carle Foundation Hospital and the local community. Carle Foundation Hospital is home to 90 percent of the doctors in ...

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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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  • Vitosky, Caitlin (2006-12-15)
    This project investigates the Illini Union Director’s Campaign titled “I-change” and compares it to a similar social civility campaign at Penn State. On the basis of two interviews and an analysis of media materials and ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Frost, Brian; Rodriguez, Briceida (2006-12-15)
    This research examines the redevelopment project at Orchard Downs. The authors interviewed eight individuals, and attended various public hearings to better understand the opinions of the local community. The university ...

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  • ANTH 285_06-02 (2006-12-15)
    This project aims to answer the following questions: How do ISU students perceive police officers? How does this differ from the view the police officers think the students have (if at all)? Are the police officers worried ...

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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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  • 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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  • ENGL27407-07 (2007-05-15)
    This project examines student perspectives on how college has stayed the same and changed since its early beginnings and how it compares to the college life that is depicted in literature. The author seeks to answer the ...

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  • Penovich, Melissa (2007-05-15)
    This project examines students opinions of their college experience as they are finishing the last year of their college career. The author seeks to answer the question of what students will take from their experience at ...

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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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  • Puracchio, Louis (2007-05-15)
    This project seeks to examine the root of elitist and anti-semitic views that were expressed by many athletes involved in the Olympic revival.

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  • Chontofalsky, Nichol (2007-05-15)
    This project investigates the myths, legends, shocking facts, outrageous lies, and other stories told about the University of Illinois. The author seeks to answer the following questions: Are there ghost stories that ...

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  • AAS 199_07-04 (2007-05-15)
    This project examines the experience of discrimination among Muslim and Muslim American students on campus and aims to outline the history of this type of discrimination within the context of hate crimes. The author seeks ...

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