Book Announcement

Chasing Chaos announced as 2015-2016 Synergy Common Reading! Click here for more information.

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(910) 962-3245

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Synergy: Common Reading

2015-16 Book Selection

We are pleased to announce the 2015-16 selection is Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid by Jessica Alexander.

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Participating in Synergy

All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to participate in Synergy, UNCW's Common Reading Experience; however, starting fall 2016, incoming freshmen are expected to purchase the selected book to read over the summer. During the fall, Chasing Chaos will be used in First-Year Seminar and various courses of the faculty's choosing. There will be events surrounding the book and its topics during the fall semester, including lectures, discussions, films, and performances.

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