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October 17, 2012

Exhibit in Memorial Library showcases the Curies

Spotted in the lobby of Memorial Library: an exhibit of historic publications related to public perceptions and examinations of Pierre and Marie Curie and their work, from the holdings of the Department of Special Collections. The Curies are the subject of the Go Big Read title for 2012, Radioactive by Lauren Redniss.

October 15, 2012

Go Big Read Author Presentation

Not able to attend the presentation by Go Big Read author Lauren Redniss? Check out the video of the event. Original post, Monday October 15: A friendly reminder that Lauren Redniss, author of this year’s Go Big Read book, speaks tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Union South’s Varsity Hall. Get all the details on the […]

October 9, 2012

Submit your questions for Go Big Read author Lauren Redniss

Go Big Read, UW-Madison’s common book program, wants to hear from you! Dying to know something about the Go Big Read book, Radioactive? You can submit a question for the book’s author, Lauren Redniss, to be considered for the (moderated) Q & A portion of her presentation on Monday, October 15. Post your question on […]

October 2, 2012

Go Big Read in October

UW-Madison is gearing up for Go Big Read author Lauren Redniss’ visit to campus later this month. To stay up to date on the many events, presentations, book discussions, and workshops related to the Go Big Read title Radioactive, make sure to follow the Go Big Read blog. Want to try your hand at creating […]

September 19, 2012

Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival: Radioactive READing

The Wisconsin Science Festival opens September 27-30 at venues across the state. To celebrate, we’re highlighting a couple of university library-related events and exhibitors with a special series called Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival. The background in the new Bucky READ poster might look pretty familiar, particularly if you’ve been paging through Radioactive by Lauren […]

May 2, 2012

Chancellor selects “Radioactive” by Lauren Redniss for Go Big Read

MADISON, Wis. – 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.   Ward chose the critically acclaimed illustrated […]

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