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Michigan Engineering Common Reading Experience

SPECIAL EVENT: “What is Happening in Nuclear Energy in the 21st Century?”
A Panel to Complement the Michigan Engineering Common Reading Experience of “Full Body Burden.”

Tuesday, October 1st

Watch the Lecture Capture here


Read about the Rocky Flats Closure Legacy

Read about the Fourth Five-Year Review of Rocky Flats

2019 Common Reading Experience Overview

Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats by Kristen Iversen

The College of Engineering loves challenging our students to seek new ways of understanding their engineering roles and experiences both on and off campus. Each student will be provided with a copy of Full Body Burden by Kristen Iversen. Books will be shipped during the month of June to students’ permanent addresses. International students will receive an e-book, unless a hard copy was requested.

Incoming first-year engineering students should read the book in preparation for arrival on campus and entry into the Michigan Engineering community. The Common Reading Experience helps students connect with the Michigan Engineering community through interactive discussions and events throughout the year.

We know that you are eager to jump into your experience here at Michigan Engineering and begin to meet others and build connections. The Common Reading Experience is a great way to strike up those first conversations with your fellow classmates, as well as current students, faculty, and staff. With so many members of the Michigan Engineering community already involved, why not join the conversation?

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