One Community/One Book
2012’s book selection was Barefoot Heart: Stories of a Migrant Child by Elva Treviño Hart. Visit the event page for more information about the book and the talk.
2010’s One Community/One Book was The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. The author spoke at the Frank Bryant Jr., MD Memorial Lecture on October 15th, 2010.
“Dr. Pauline Chen’s Final Exam: A Surgeon’s Reflections on Mortality was the One Community/ One Book selection for 2009. Dr. Chen spoke at Transplant Center grand rounds on the Morning of September 25, and later received a standing ovation for her noon-hour talk in the Parman Auditorium. More than 100 people—students, faculty and staff, participated in planned discussion groups in the weeks leading up to Dr. Chen’s talk. For more information about 2009’s programs, visit the information page.
Be a part of the One Community / One Book 2008. Read the book Mountains Beyond Mountains and then participate in program activities. For a schedule of activities and information about the book visit the One Community / One Book information page.
Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic and Medicine
From October 11th-November 6th 2010 the Libraries hosted Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine, a traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine and the American Library Association.
The exhibit used materials from the NLM’s historical collections to explore Harry Potterls world and its roots in Renaissance traditions. View further information about this past event.