1.) On campus at least, people will literally stop for you to cross the street. If they see you on the side of the road, looking anxiously up and down it, they will literally slow down and come to a stop to let you cross. I'm still not used to it. It's the equivalent of going down, say, Torrey Pines and having all four lanes of traffic stop for you so you can cross the street (there's no such thing as two-lane "main streets" in Vegas).
2.) The difference in regards to college spirit between these two places is summed up simply by:
Local Radio Station: "Thank you for making us UND's most listened to station!"