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Scientific discovery, sacrifice and the love story of two groundbreaking scientists unfold in the beautifully complex pages of this year’s selection for Go Big Read, the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s common-reading program.
University of Wisconsin–Madison Interim Chancellor David Ward has selected "Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie, A Tale of Love and Fallout" by Pulitzer Prize-nominated New York Times illustrator Lauren Redniss as the book for the fourth year of Go Big Read, the university's common reading program.
Two parts of "Enrique's Journey" stood out for Kat Cameron as she read this year's Go Big Read selection: the terrifying train ride through Chiapas and the kindness of the people in Vera Cruz, who threw food and other necessities to immigrants riding atop a train through Mexico bound for America.
The UW–Madison community can get a firsthand look at the results in the exhibit, “Bound to El Norte,” which includes 29 images from the series that won Bartletti the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography. The exhibit starts Thursday at Ebling Library.
What is innovation? What inspires it? And how do people become innovators?
Go Big Read is engaging students, faculty, staff and the community in a shared academic experience as they read and discuss "Enrique's Journey" by Sonia Nazario. Now planning is under way for next year's common-reading program, which will focus on a theme suggested by Interim Chancellor David Ward: innovation.
“Enrique’s Journey,“ this year’s Go Big Read selection, sparked discussion and reflection across campus and the greater community. Now the book by Pulitzer Prize-wining author Sonia Nazario, will serve as an inspiration for works of art readers from UW–Madison and across Dane County create during the long winter break.
Both doing their best to wipe and laugh away a few tears, Odyssey Program student Beatriz Mairena-Kellman, left, shares a personal story with Pulitzer…
When Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Sonia Nazario speaks the evening of Thursday, Oct. 27, at Union South at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, she'll join a vibrant campus conversation already under way about her book, "Enrique's Journey."
Three years ago, UW–Madison employees in the Division of Enrollment Management arrived at work to find something unusual perched on their keyboards: peapods.
A group of 50 University of Wisconsin–Madison students will take on a new role Wednesday, Oct. 19, leading small groups of Middleton high school students through discussions about this year's Go Big Read selection, "Enrique's Journey."
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin has selected "Enrique's Journey" by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario as the book for the third year of Go Big Read, the university's common reading program.
Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will give the annual Nellie Y. McKay Lecture in the Humanities at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 24
The University of Wisconsin–Madison's common book program, Go Big Read, is engaging students, faculty, staff and the community in a shared academic experience as they read and discuss "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot.
Rebecca Skloot, author of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," the University of Wisconsin–Madison's selection for its common-reading program, Go Big Read, will speak tonight (Oct. 25) at the Kohl Center.