2021 Common Book: Rising

Read the press release detaling Rising's selection as the 2021 Common Book (VCU News)

Watch Common Book author Elizabeth Rush's virtual keynote address from October 2021.

VCU faculty panelists discuss impacts of climate change in Virginia and the Common Book.

Provost Sotiropoulos discusses Elizabeth Rush's Rising, the 2021 VCU Common Book, and largescale solutions to climate change using tides, wind, and engineering. 

Dr. Kai Bosworth discusses Elizabeth Rush's Rising and the challenges of climate justice activism in the 21st century.