by Rebekah Nathan
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An anthropology professor in her mid-fifties conceals her identity, registers as a freshman, moves into a dorm, and uses her expertise in ethnographic fieldwork to research college life and today's college students.
August 31, 2005 For many people, going off to college is an important coming-of-age experience in U.S. culture. It's a time for young people to assert their independence and learn about the world. But these days, college life is often plagued with cheating, alcohol abuse and other issues. What are — and aren't — your kids telling you about campus life?
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