Topic: First Reading

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Help make the First Readings program better

April 15, 2018 0 comments

I appreciated the proposals included in the April 12 editorial entitled “Reforming the First Readings program.”

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Reforming the First Readings program

April 12, 2018 0 comments

Since 2007, the University has requested all its incoming first-year students to read a single book (or, in one case, watch a movie) and then discuss it in small seminars during first-year orientation.

Sotomayor was confirmed by the Senate with a vote of 68-31 in 2009.

News, University News

Sotomayor to visit College Hill

February 2, 2018 0 comments

Just a year after the class of 2020 read U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s memoir, “My Beloved World,” they and the rest of the student body will have the opportunity to hear Sotomayor tell her story in person.

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‘The Tsar of Love and Techno’ chosen as First Readings text

March 14, 2017 0 comments

“The Tsar of Love and Techno” by Anthony Marra will be the summer reading for the incoming class of 2021 as part of the University’s First Readings program.

University News

Sotomayor’s memoir chosen as First Reading

March 10, 2016 0 comments

Members of the incoming class of 2020 will read “My Beloved World,” a memoir written by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, as their First Readings text.