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Each year, the School of Education sponsors A Common Read book and series of events to facilitate diversity discussions among faculty, staff and students.

I Am Malala book cover 

The theme of the series for the 2014-15 school year is Access, Education, & the Pursuit of Gender Equity. Discussions will center around topics presented in the book "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai.  

This book was selected in collaboration with the campus-wide, Go Big Read. For more information, read the Go Big Read article on the UW-Madison News website.

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Suggestions about curriculum and programming are welcome.


Upcoming Events

TUESDAY, november 18 |  4:00-5:30 p.m. 

I am Malala: Student Perspectives and Personal Reflections

Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building

Students from the Muslim Students Association will share their perspectives on the novel, as well as personal reflections around topics such as: gender equity, education, women’s rights, political activism, etc. 

UW faculty, students, and staff are highly encouraged to partake in this opportunity to both celebrate the work of a recent Nobel Laureate - author Malala Yousafzai - and discuss complex societal issues affecting us all.

Details on additional events specific to School of Education are forthcoming.

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