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Keynote Speaker: Colin Beavan, author of No Impact Man

August 31, 2013 (Mullins Center, 11:30am)

October 9, 2013 (Student Union Ballroom, 7:30pm, followed by book signing)

Click here for other Common Read events
Click here to read Colin's blog


Common Read Exhibit

Check out the No Impact Man exhibit in the Learning Commons of the Du Bois Library (ground floor)


Common Read Essay Contest (deadline 8/19/13)

Open to all fall 2013 new incoming students

What did No Impact Man teach you about the issues involved, about personal and social change, even about yourself?

1. Essays should be between 3-5 pages long
2. Essays must be received by Monday, August 19, 2013, 5:00 pm EST.

Winners receive gift cards from the University Store and a chance to meet author Colin Beavan.

For more information, click HERE.


What is the Common Read?

All first year UMass Amherst students will read the 2013 Common Read; No Impact Man by Colin Beavan.

Details HERE.


Common Read Blog

Join the conversation!

Professor David Fleming's BLOG is a great way to join in the conversation as you read No Impact Man.

Ask questions and share your thoughts!


No Impact Man video

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