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Getting In: Orientation

Simon J. Bronner

in Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

College freshmen tend to celebrate “getting in,” but soon feel uncertain about the path that lies ahead. During campus orientation, they are reminded that being a college student is nothing to be ... More


Muslim American Women on Campus: Undergraduate Social Life and Identity

Shabana Mir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610788
eISBN:
9781469612614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469610801_Mir
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This ethnographic study of women on Washington, D.C. college campuses reveals that being a young female Muslim in post-9/11 America means experiencing double scrutiny—scrutiny from the Muslim ... More


Sex and the Single Student

Simon J. Bronner

in Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Sex and the anxieties it presents are inextricably linked to campus life. Much of the folklore about sex in college addresses power relationships as well as erotic practices among professors and ... More


Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Simon J. Bronner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

From their beginnings, campuses emerged as hotbeds of traditions and folklore. American college students inhabit a culture with its own slang, stories, humor, beliefs, rituals, and pranks. This book ... More


Successful Sustainability Movements in Higher Education

Shanah Trevenna

in Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847616
eISBN:
9780824868208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847616.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter shows that the majority of today's college students desire the presence of sustainability in all areas of campus operations and programs when selecting a college. As is the case at many ... More


Afflicting the Comfortable: The Role of Catholic Social Teaching in Catholic Studies Programs

JAMES T. FISHER and MARGARET M. MCGUINNESS

in The Catholic Studies Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234103
eISBN:
9780823240906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234103.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A recent report released by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life detailing the religious landscape of the modern United States found that many Americans move from one religion to another with ... More


The Student of Science, Medicine, and Philosophy

Tara H. Abraham

in Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch's Transdisciplinary Life in Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035095
eISBN:
9780262335386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035095.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By examining McCulloch’s childhood and formative years during the 1920s as a student at Yale University and Columbia University, this chapter outlines the emergence of McCulloch as a ... More


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