Browse The University and the Community by Issue Date

  • Scarborough, Isabel (2005-05-15)
    This project investigates health insurance issues amongst international graduate students who are residents of student and family housing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). On the basis of interviews, ...

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  • ANTH 285_05-02 (2005-12-15)
    This project explores issues related to parking on the Illinois State University’s campus. On the basis of participant observation and interviews with professors, students, and residents of the community, this study finds ...

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  • Hobart, Nicholas (2006-05-15)
    This study traces the developments in baseball since the late 1800s. On the basis of literature and archival research, the author argues that baseball played a vital role in the growth of athletics at the University of ...

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  • Schonert, Jonathan (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the history of the intramural program at the University of Illinois. On the basis of internet and archival research (including intramural programs, handbooks, and guides) and interviews, the study ...

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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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  • KIN 494_S06-01 (2006-05-15)
    This project traces the biographical career of one of the first Illinois track and field athletes Harry Osborn to illustrate the evolvement and eventual decline of amateurism in sports. On the basis of archival research, ...

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  • Nickerson, Abby (2006-05-15)
    The purpose of this research is to provide an overview of women’s lives during World War I and to examine why university women continue to be underrepresented in historical records. The study focuses specifically on the ...

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  • KIN 494_S06-02 (2006-05-15)
    This project describes the professional life of Dr. Laura J. Huelster (born in 1906). On the basis of archival information and interviews, the results shows that Huelster graduated from the University of Illinois with a ...

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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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  • Bolton, Kristin (2006-05-15)
    This project describes the history of the Department of Kinesiology, starting with the establishment of the Department of Physical Education for Women (established in the mid-1970s) and the Department of Physical Education ...

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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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  • 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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  • Werner, Brad; Laan, John Vander; Wong, Kai Yeen (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the consequences of the recent cuts in federal budget allocations for education. On the basis of interviews, surveys, and the review of documents, the authors find that most students believe that ...

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  • Mogged, Ashley (2006-05-15)
    This study investigates the history of wheelchair basketball that started during World War II and looks at the role of the media and the context of war in its growing popularity. On the basis of internet and archival ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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