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Browsing Theses and Dissertations by Duke Department "Education"

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  • Rowbury, Shannon (2006-12)
    This paper sets out to examine what sports looked like for Duke women at different stages in the University’s history: How have administrative attitudes evolved, and what has been the ensuing effect on student involvement? ...
  • Burchell, Jessica (2007-05-04)
    At Duke University, a dress code did exist at one point and by looking directly at the dress code it is possible to analyze the overall goals and control the university has exerted, the ways the dress code has changed, and ...
  • Conway, Amanda (2007-05-04)
    Katharine Banham was a pioneer. Just as Lewis and Clark ventured into the unknown West, she blindly went where few women had gone before – academia. With no map to follow, she blazed her own trail, documenting her route – ...
  • Jones, Rosanne (2007-05-04)
    This research paper will analyze both the growth and decline of women’s roles here on campus. Consequently, I will investigate how national events parallel the waxing and waning of female leadership in The Woman’s College ...
  • Uzoka, Udoka (2007-05-04)
    Town-gown relations define political and social taglines in today’s communities. The multifaceted dynamics of such a relationship involving two entities with (oftentimes) differing priorities and loyalties cannot be ...
  • Lamberth, Olivia (2007-05-04)
    Town-gown relations have a very large impact on the student experience at Duke University. The overall college experience is not based solely on academics, but also on the social and cultural outlets that a university can ...
  • Saxena, Sweta (2007-05-04)
    As female activism demanded equality in the social, economic and political contexts in the twentieth century in America, their effects could be seen in higher education at Duke University in the 1960’s with the ending of ...
  • Decker, Bobbie (2006-12)
    In this essay, I examine the social disparity between the genders at Duke University, focusing on two critical time periods – the first decades of the founding of The Woman’s College and Trinity College from the mid 1920’s ...
  • Walters, Margaret (2007-05-04)
    Admissions policies have adapted a fluid construct, allowing for changes that suit the upcoming academic year. This paper will describe the changing admissions policies that characterized the 1930s and the 1970s, looking ...
  • Richards, Lisa (2006-12-12)
    In order to examine the disparity between the number of women in engineering at Duke in comparison to the long-term presence and dominance of men, I will examine three separate time periods and show the change that occurs ...