Common Reading Program


Throughout the academic year there will be events and opportunities for involvement in experiences related to the book and themes related to it. Examples of events include: faculty and community lecture series, community service opportunities and book discussions. Visit this page for ongoing updates to our schedule of events.


August 18-21, 2016

Let Us Catch you Reading!

Win Prizes! If we see you with your book on Welcome Weekend, you can win a prize or be entered in a drawing for a Kindle!  Or Tweet us a picture of yourself reading this summer.  #HuskiesRead

1st Year Seminar Meetings (Common Reading Program activity)

Essay Scholarship Competition Timeline:

Want to earn a scholarship for spring?  Have something to say about the The Good Food Revolution?

September 6, 2016

Essay prompts and instructions available here

November 7, 2016

Essay submission due by 4 p.m. in Centennial Hall 208

December 3, 2016

Annual Scholarship fundraiser at Barnes and Noble

Good Food Service Projects and Celebration

Saturday, September 24

In the morning at various locations on and near campus participate in service projects.  In the afternoon come to Live Local!  A local music and food celebration will take place in Barden Park.  Performances run 4-7:30 p.m.  Co-sponsored by KVSC, 88.1 FM