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Goals of the Program

  • Encourage students to read a variety of books.
  • Promote community among students, staff, and faculty through shared reading experiences and activities both in and out of the classroom.
  • Raise awareness and provide insight into the human condition.
  • Create a culture of respect for diverse viewpoints.
  • Develop lifelong habits of intellectual curiosity, engagement, and critical thinking.


  • The 2015-2016 common book will be Half a Life by Darin Strauss. Click here to learn more about this year's book selection.
  • We have many programs throughout Fall semester to further explore the book's themes with new programs added each week. Check out our event calender.
  • Darin Strauss, author of Half a Life, will be visiting Auburn for two presentations and book-signings in September. View our event calendar for more details.
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