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AUM Connected: Common Reading Program

2013-14 Book Selection: The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains
by Nicholas Carr
Common Book The Shallows
AUM Connected: Common Reading Program offers students, faculty and staff an opportunity to connect at luncheon discussions and additional events.

The kickoff for the season will be on April 20 at freshman orientation, where incoming students can sign up. The first 100 freshmen that sign up will receive a free copy of The Shallows.

If you would like to share information about the program, download a flyer here.

Upcoming Events



Campus Book Discussion
August 30, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Taylor Center 230

Free pizza will be served. The event is open to all.

Guest Lecture: Dr. Ethan Tussey, University of Georgia
September 18, 6:30 p.m., Goodwyn 109
Dr. Tussey will discuss how the internet has affected the workplace and workplace productivity. Free and open to the public.

Guest Lecture: Leura Canary
Friday, October 25th - 12-1:30 p.m., 230 Taylor Center
Montgomery attorney Leura Canary will discuss the way the internet has changed the world of child pornography and the efforts of law enforcement agencies to stop the spread of this material online. Free pizza lunch included
“Digital Nation”

Friday, November 15 – 1-3 p.m., 111 Goodwyn Hall
Viewing of “Digital Nation,” a PBS documentary that explores life in the digital age


For more information on how to get involved with AUM Connected, contact committee co-chairs Lee Farrow or Will Fenn.