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Join the Friends for an Exhibit Tour & Go Big Read Discussion at Ebling Library

Photo by Amanda Lambert

UW’s Go Big Read choice for 2012-2013 is the remarkable Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss. One of Ebling Library’s most popular exhibits has been “Fallout: The Mixed Blessing of Radiation and the Public Health,” which was imagined in response to Radioactive.

The Friends of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Library and Ebling Library will be hosting a tour of “Fallout” with curator Micaela Sullivan-Fowler, followed by a moderated Go Big Read Book Discussion with Associate Professor Richard Staley from UW’s History of Science Department. A reception will be held after the discussion. All the events are open to the the UW campus and community.

Thursday, February 7, 2013
5:00 – 6:00 Viewing of “Fallout”
6:00 – 7:00 Moderated discussion of Radioactive & reception


Ebling Library
Historical Reading Room of Ebling Library (3rd floor) and Room 1335 in the Health Sciences Learning Center
750 Highland Avenue

Public parking is available in Lot 60 (free) & Lot 76 (pay) on Marsh Dr. off Highland Ave.

Contact Micaela Sullivan-Fowler,, 608 262-2402 or Liz Nevers,, 608 265-2505.

Copies of Radioactive are available at local public libraries and bookstores.


Press release courtesy of Micaela Sullivan-Fowler.

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