Reading About Water 2016-17

Join us in a campus-wide program to read (and talk) about water! Use hashtag #ReadingAboutWater on social media.

The Book

Blue Mind book cover

Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do by Wallace J. Nichols, published by Little, Brown and Company, 2014.

Follow the author on Twitter.


  • April 17-May 5, 2017: Water Showcase--work by students in Reading About Water courses. Third floor, Henry Madden Library.
  • April 19, 10am-1pm (tentative): Earth Day celebration. Memorial Garden, in front of the bookstore.
  • April 27, 2017: Author Wallace J. Nichols will visit Fresno State and speak in the Leon and Pete Peters Educational Center (in the Student Rec. Center).

For Faculty

Information for participants in the Reading About Water Faculty Learning Community.

Our last Faculty Learning Community meeting for this semester is Thursday, Dec. 1, at 3pm in HML 2127.

Please include the book (info above) when submitting your textbook list to the bookstore!

Join the Reading About Water Facebook group and follow the Water Cohort on Twitter.

Space has been reserved in the library for our Water Showcase, April 17-May 5. Will your students produce posters, displays, or other items that can go on exhibit? Please contact David Drexler.

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