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Freshman Reading Round-Up

Thank you to the great students who came to this year’s Round-Up and to the wonderful professors who led sessions in the event. Stay connected to the Round-Up community by liking us on Facebook. If you’re a student interested in joining a reading group during the semester, check out the Longhorn Lit.

About the Round-Up

Welcome to an event that gives incoming first-year students a head start on exploring what the University of Texas is all about: a place where ideas abound, inquiry is encouraged, and discoveries—both large and small—happen every day.

Members of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers and other outstanding faculty recommend stimulating books for summer reading and schedule times to discuss the books with intimate groups of incoming first-year students the day before fall classes start. Join them for casual but lively conversation about the books they propose.

Experience a Reading Round-Up session: Professor David Laude leads a discussion on Paul Roberts’s The End of Oil.