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WVU's Campus Read engages all its campuses and communities in a common reading experience, which fosters dialog, critical thinking and community participation.

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Why it matters

The Campus Read fosters an exchange of ideas and critical thinking through thoughtful dialogue. Make new connections and talk about important ideas with other Mountaineers.

The Campus Read has been adopted by faculty in many courses across campus enabling them to explore themes in the book within their disciplines. The campus and community are invited to participate in a series of events throughout the year discussing themes of segregation, sex discrimination, women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), the race into space, the power of education, and West Virginians who have made a significant contribution to society. 

Are you incorporating the Campus Read into a class, event, discussion or other activity? If so,  let us know what your plans are and how we can help.

What WE'Re readING

Current and Past Campus Reads

2017-18 Campus Read

2017-18 Campus Read

The Campus Read book selection for the 2017-2018 academic year is  Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, by Margot Lee Shetterly Learn more about the book and pick up your copy today. 

2016-17 Campus Read

2016-17 Campus Read

This year's book--Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, by Bryan Stevenson--was embraced by the faculty, students, and staff for its powerful themes about justice, criminal justice reform, and mercy.  Learn more about the book.

Follow the Campus Read discussion at #WVUReads.

NOMINATE A BOOK FOR 2018-19

Do you know a book that would stimulate conversation and engage the campus and community? 

Send your suggestions here