Category Archives: common book project

November 17th, 2017

As Go Big Read approaches its tenth consecutive year, what should we read next? Chancellor Rebecca Blank and a review committee of campus faculty, staff and students are calling for […]

September 26th, 2017

Plan to attend the Go Big Read signature event! A panel of UW-Madison experts will examine issues of addiction, education, health, politics and poverty, Monday, October 9, 2017 beginning at 7:00 PM […]

July 26th, 2017

Chancellor Rebecca Blank and a review committee of campus faculty, staff and students have selected J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis as the 2017-2018 shared book selection […]

June 30th, 2017

Campus librarians are partners in the instructional, research and outreach missions of the university. Read about how we engage with our community of users through our collections, projects and services! The spring/summer […]

May 2nd, 2017

Read, reflect and discuss issues of poverty, educational and vocational opportunity, and the sociopolitical reality of life in the Rust Belt with the next Go Big Read. Chancellor Rebecca Blank and […]

January 17th, 2017

What should be our next big read?  There is still time to submit your recommendation! Chancellor Rebecca Blank and a review committee of campus faculty, staff and students are calling […]

December 19th, 2016

What should be our next big read? Chancellor Rebecca Blank and a review committee of campus faculty, staff and students are calling for your suggestions for the 2017-2018 common book […]

October 26th, 2016

Campus librarians are partners in the instructional, research and outreach missions of the university.  Read about how we engage with our community of users through our collections, projects and services! […]

September 16th, 2016

Save the date to attend the Go Big Read signature event! Author, sociologist (and alumnus), Matthew Desmond, will deliver his public presentation on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, beginning at 7:00 PM in […]

May 2nd, 2016

Read, reflect and discuss issues of inequality, poverty and social justice with the next Go Big Read. Chancellor Rebecca Blank and a review committee of campus faculty, staff and students have selected Evicted: […]