Alumni Book Club

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How to Join

  • Sign up to receive more information about the Alumni Book Club ​
  • Participants are responsible for purchasing their own copy of the book

Benefits of Joining

  • Read a variety of literature
  • Engage in personal and group discussion with an emphasis on critical thought and reflection
  • Meet other UMD alumni 

Current Book Discussion

Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience
BY BRENÉ BROWN

In Atlas of the Heart, Brown takes us on a journey through eighty-seven of the emotions and experiences that define what it means to be human. As she maps the necessary skills and an actionable framework for meaningful connection, she gives us the language and tools to access a universe of new choices and second chances—a universe where we can share and steward the stories of our bravest and most heartbreaking moments with one another in a way that builds connection.

Atlas of the Heart

Zoom Book Club Meeting 

Wednesday, July 20 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm (CT)

Guided discussion by: Dr. Lisa Erwin, UMD Vice Chancellor of Student Life and Dean of Students

Register Here

Facebook Group

Once you like the page, you will be invited to join the private Book Club Facebook group. The group is a safe space to share thoughts, pose questions, and meet other book enthusiasts. Keep checking back for book prompts and questions from our Facilitator, Dr. Lisa Erwin, UMD Vice Chancellor of Student Life and Dean of Students.

Request to join the private Facebook group here.