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February 18, 2013

Wednesday Nite @ the Lab presents Fallout: The Making of a “Radioactive” Exhibit

Micaela Sullivan Fowler is famous on campus for creating exhibits at Ebling Library that enhance the experience of reading UW’s Go Big Read titles each year.  The first, titled “It’s Good for You,” was created in conjunction with Michael Pollen’s In Defense of Food, and the second, “Informing Consent: Unwitting Subjects in Medicine’s Pursuit of [...]

February 4, 2013

Join the Friends for an Exhibit Tour & Go Big Read Discussion at Ebling Library

UW’s Go Big Read choice for 2012-2013 is the remarkable Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss. One of Ebling Library’s most popular exhibits has been “Fallout: The Mixed Blessing of Radiation and the Public Health,” which was imagined in response to Radioactive. The Friends of the University [...]

November 2, 2012

“Fallout” exhibition relates a complex narrative

“Fallout: the Mixed Blessing of Radiation and the Public Health” is the exhibition that opened on November 1 at Ebling Library for the Health Sciences. Researched and assembled by Micaela Sullivan-Fowler, “Fallout” includes artifacts, journals, books, and other ephemera from Ebling Library’s Rare Books & Special Collections and materials from other campus libraries and UW’s [...]

October 17, 2012

Exhibit in Memorial Library showcases the Curies

Spotted in the lobby of Memorial Library: an exhibit of historic publications related to public perceptions and examinations of Pierre and Marie Curie and their work, from the holdings of the Department of Special Collections. The Curies are the subject of the Go Big Read title for 2012, Radioactive by Lauren Redniss.

October 15, 2012

Go Big Read Author Presentation

Not able to attend the presentation by Go Big Read author Lauren Redniss? Check out the video of the event. Original post, Monday October 15: A friendly reminder that Lauren Redniss, author of this year’s Go Big Read book, speaks tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Union South’s Varsity Hall. Get all the details on the [...]

October 9, 2012

Submit your questions for Go Big Read author Lauren Redniss

Go Big Read, UW-Madison’s common book program, wants to hear from you! Dying to know something about the Go Big Read book, Radioactive? You can submit a question for the book’s author, Lauren Redniss, to be considered for the (moderated) Q & A portion of her presentation on Monday, October 15. Post your question on [...]

October 2, 2012

Go Big Read in October

UW-Madison is gearing up for Go Big Read author Lauren Redniss’ visit to campus later this month. To stay up to date on the many events, presentations, book discussions, and workshops related to the Go Big Read title Radioactive, make sure to follow the Go Big Read blog. Want to try your hand at creating [...]

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