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OFFICE OF FIRST-YEAR PROGRAMS

WSU Reads

Many universities and colleges have incorporated “common readings” into first-year experience The Influencing Machineprograms. The WSU Reads program has selected the book "The Influencing Machine" by Brooke Gladstone and Josh Neufeld.

This book will be used for the 2017-2018 academic year in many classes, programs and events.

Library guide

The WSU Reads Library Guide provides more information on the common read program, the book, and related topics, materials and initiatives.

» View the WSU Reads Library Guide

Programs

  • Wu's Big Event
  • Dine and Dialogue
  • Honors 101
  • Civic Leadership Living Learning Community
  • Civic Leadership and Service Summit
  • New Member Greek Council
  • Alternative Spring Break
  • Coffee and Conversation
  • Academic Convocation
  • Pre / post Convocation events
  • First-Year Seminar

Nominate a Book for WSU Reads

Have a book that you would like to suggest for consideration? Nominate a book for the WSU Reads program.

Past Books

2015-2016, 2016-2017: "Start Something That Matters" by Blake Mycoskie

More Information

If you are a faculty / staff member and would like more information about using the book in your course, please contact Samantha Greenberg at samantha.greenberg@wichita.edu or 316-978-3453.