In Campus Talk, National Book Award Winner Reframes American Dream

In a talk to 1,400 students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members, National Book Award winner and MacArthur fellow Ta-Nehisi Coates reframed the American dream and said the mission of his life is confronting racism. Prior to this presentation, Coates met with a small group of students for an informal conversation, question and answer session, and a book-signing.

New Residence Halls Integrate Academic, Social Life

Combining learning and living in fresh new ways, four interconnected dorms opened for the first time this fall. They feature seminar rooms, study spaces and many places for fun and relaxation, both outdoors and inside. They are drawing students from all over campus.