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WVU selects ‘Interior Chinatown’ as 2022-2023 Campus Read

 A deeply personal, moving, humorous novel about race, stereotypes and, ultimately, the limitations of the American Dream, will engross West Virginia University students, faculty and staff as this year’s WVU Campus Read. 

WVU Hardesty Festival of Ideas speakers to examine social justice issues through diverse lenses

Protecting the rights of others, exposing discrimination through entertainment venues, sharing the anxiety of recovering from substance abuse disorder and recounting the personal experience of escaping a war-torn country through refugee camps are the social justice themes woven among the four speakers at West Virginia University’s 2020 Hardesty Festival of Ideas lectures.

Author visit highlights this fall’s Campus Read events

The best-selling book “Educated: A Memoir” has sparked many conversations at West Virginia University and the whole community can now join the conversation in a series of events celebrating this year’s Campus Read.

WVU selects ‘Educated: A Memoir’ as 2019-20 Campus Read

Tara Westover’s best-selling recounting of her pursuit of a college education after being raised “off the grid” in the rugged mountains of Idaho has been chosen as West Virginia University’s 2019-2020 Campus Read.

Campus Read brings Smithsonian Exhibit to WVU

The WVU Campus Read has partnered with the Department of Biology to bring an exhibit called Outbreak! Epidemics in a Connected World to campus from the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History.