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The Office of the Provost is delighted to announce the common reading selection for fall, 2019: "What the Eyes Don’t See," by Mona Hanna-Attisha, M.D.

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"What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City"

by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

Dr. Hanna-Attisha’s powerful book is a dramatic first-hand account of the signature environmental disaster of our time and a riveting narrative of personal advocacy. A medical and scientific thriller, the book grapples with our country’s history of environmental injustice while telling the inspiring personal story of Dr. Hanna-Attisha—an immigrant, a doctor, and a scientist—whose family roots in social justice activism helped her take on the Flint water crisis. In her popular talks, she explores the horrific reality of how misguided austerity policies and callous bureaucratic indifference placed an entire city at risk.
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