University of the Sciences’ One Big Book Club has changed its name to One Book, One Campus. This change has been made to more accurately reflect the program goals and its impact on the campus community as a whole.
Over the past seven years, the focus had evolved from providing a common summer reading experience for all first year students to a campus-wide, collaborate effort of students, faculty and staff to create a sense of community, facilitate dialogue and generate discussions around a common theme.
Since its inception in 2004, nearly 4,000 students, faculty and staff have participated, reading a variety of books, including:
Books are selected by a committee made up of faculty, staff and students who consider books based on the following criteria: