UNIV 1820.012, UConn Reads:
The Omnivore’s Dilemma (10962)
Thursdays 12:30PM – 1:20PM in Rowe 134 1-Credit Seminar
Instructor: Shawna Lesseur (firstname.lastname@example.org)
“2015: The Book That Changed Your Life”
Course Description: This course is for first– and second-year UConn students interested in UConn Reads who are ready to actively shape their academic experience. According to the Office of the President, “[t]he University of Connecticut’s UConn Reads program was created to bring together the University community – from students, faculty, and staff to alumni and friends of UConn, as well as citizens of Connecticut – for a far-reaching and engaging dialogue centered on a book suggested by the community.” This course is a fun, hands-on, student-directed way to get the most out of UConn Reads while connecting with the university and practicing transferable skills that will be useful in any academic major or career path.
- Vote on interdisciplinary course topics related to 2015 the selection The Omnivore’s Dilemma.
- Take a student leadership role in the UConn Reads initiative.
- Learn skills and resources to win undergraduate research grants.
- Publish your own original short writing.
- Meet Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Dr. Sally Reis.
UConn Reads Home: http://uconnreads.uconn.edu/
The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan (2007) from Google Books