Our final Common Book blog (for now!) comes from Kathy Larrieu, the Arts & Sciences Web Specialist.  Heed her advice and WELCOME TO THE TRIBE!! Full disclosure: I was an environmental science major who focused on classes in geology and ecology. Natural history still makes my mental ears perk up. (Tree-climbing crabs?! Seriously?) More disclosure: […]

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We’re fortunate to have Pamela Sardeson Willard, Development Officer for Arts & Sciences, share with us her thoughts on this year’s Common Book.  Welcome Pamela! I enjoyed the book and Oliver Sacks’ discussion of how his island immersion fused into one interconnected experience.  One question that the reading provoked for me was how we should […]

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Many thanks to Christine Nemacheck, Center for the Liberal Arts & Department of Government, for today’s Common Book blog! Oliver Sacks is an interesting example of a scholar who embraces a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding the world and, more specifically, the human nervous system.  Having read some of his other work and listened to several of […]

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