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One Campus, One Book 2011


One Campus, One Book
 (OCOB) is an initiative designed to encourage a common reading experience 
and sense
of community at California State University, Los Angeles. Objectives and outcomes include...

  • To stimulate a shared experience through reading 
  • To inspire and support community conversations
  • To encourage academic enhancement through cross-curricular partnerships

Members of the CSULA academic community are invited to read the fourth book in the OCOB series, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot. The book's many themes are teachable from a variety of disciplines and perspectives. Faculty and staff are encouraged to incorporate the book and related campus events into their curriculum. Community activities will be scheduled throughout the Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters 2011-2012. 

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is available at the University Bookstore at a 20% discount. 

Reserve copies are available for check-out from the Circulation Desk of the University Library. Ask for Call Number LLPC3488

The 2011 OCOB Program is co-sponsored by the CSULA University Library and Honors College.






John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300