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ENG 111: College Composition I - Raising Community Awareness with a Library Display (Schroder - Alexandria)

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Spring 2022

The Importance of Political Awareness
by Mohammad Zafar
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Student Resilience: A Key to Success at NOVA Alexandria
by Jessica Pope
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Book List

Man’s Search for Meaning, by Victor Frankl
When You’re Falling, Dive: Lessons in the Art of Living, by Mark Metousek
The Gifts of Imperfection, by Brené Brown
Guide to Stress Reduction, by L. John Mason
Self Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself, by Kristen Neff
Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life, by Susan David
About Grief: Insights, Setbacks, Grace Notes, Taboos by Brian Shuff and Ron Masasco 
The Happiness Project, by Gretchin Rubin
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 
Stress Relief and Relaxation Techniques, by Judith Lazarus

End the Stigma Towards Men's Mental Health
by Ilya McCulloch
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Book List

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Ken Kessey)
Into the Wild (Jon Krakauer)
Why People Die by Suicide (Thomas Joiner)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chbosky)
College Student Mental Health (Heidi Levine, Susan R. Stock, John Wiley & Sons)
The Silver Linings Playbook (Matthew Quick)
Making Sense of Suicide (David Lester)
Suicide; a study in sociology (Émile Durkheim)
Written Off (Phillip T. Yanos)
The Encyclopedia of Suicide (Glen Evans)

Deafness and American Sign Language
by Rose Torres
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The Internet Is Changing Our Brains
by Aya Mouqtadir
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The Power of Pets
by Azeb Gezahegn and Courtney Woyak
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Great Ape Conservation
by Donald Holmes
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Global Warming Will End Everything
by Nikolai Fraley
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Book List:

Cli-Fi: a Companion edited by Axel Goodbody & Adeline Johns-Putra 
Trout by James Owen 
Floods: Hazards of Surface and Groundwater Systems by Timothy Kusky, PH.D.
Climate Matters: Ethics in a Warming World by John Broome
The Overstory by Richard Powers
The Beach Book: Science of the Shore by Carl H. Hobbs 
Deep Blue Home by Julia Whitty
Global Weirdness by Climate Central 
A Friend of the Earth by T.C. Doyle 
Climate Change in Human History by Benjamin Lieberman & Elizabeth Gordon 
The Year of The Flood by Margaret Atwood
MaddAdam by Margaret Atwood

Asian Media Awareness
by Paul Garado
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Book List

Norwegian Wood - Haruki Murakami
Never Let Me Go - Kazuo Ishiguro
Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Jamie Ford
Snow Country - Yasunari Kawabata
The Tale of Genji - Murasaki Shikibu
Fullmetal Alchemist - Hiromu Arakawa
Akira - Katsuhiro Otomo
One Piece - Eiichiro Oda
Vagabond - Takahiko Inoue

Sexism in the Workplace
by Jessica Wynkoop
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Book List

Arriaga, Trudy Tuttle, et al. Leading While Female: A Culturally Proficient Response for Gender Equity.
Boteach, Rabbi Shmuley. Hating Women: America’s Hostile Campaign Against the Fairer Sex
Douglas, Susan. Enlightened Sexism: The Seductive Message That Feminism’s Work Is Done
Kimmel, Michael. The Gendered Society
Konner, Melvin. Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy
Moran, Caitlin. How to Be a Woman
Ojeda, Auriana. Male/Female Roles: Opposing Viewpoints
Rosin, Hanna. The End of Men : and the Rise of Women.
Shehan, Constance. Gender Roles in American Life: A Documentary History of Political, Social, and Economic Changes 
Walter, Natasha. Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism.


Prescription Drug Costs by Mason Pearson

Fall 2021

Social Media Addiction and the College Student
by Christina Roberts-Johnson and Nayara Queiroz
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Women in the Arts,
by Hayleigh Wankowski
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Book List

Art History: Contemporary Perspectives on Method - revised by Dana Arnold 
Women, Art, and Society - Whitney Chadwick 

Women Artists: An illustrated history - Nancy G. Heller 

Women Making Art: History, subjectivity, aesthetics - Marsha Meskimmon 

American Women Artist: From early Indian times to present day - Charlotte Rubinstein 

Art History: A very short introduction - Dana Arnold 

Race, Sex, and Gender: In contemporary art - Edward Lucie-Smith 

Mary Cassatt: Modern Women 

Frida Kahlo’s Garden 

Women and Art - Elsa Honing Fine

Important Mechanics of Relationships
by Donovan Carmichael and Adam Ibrahim
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Theory of Evolution
by Aidan Gethins
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Will You Go Broke before You Croak
by Margaret Haley
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Space Exploration and NOVA Alexandria
by Isaac Otalora Fuentes and Ben Newman
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Business and Education of Marijuana
by Diana Herda and Sheryl Gutierrez
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Book List

Mehling, Randi. Marijuana
Netzley, Patricia D. Is Legalized Marijuana Good for Society? 
Van Gundy, Karen, and Michael S. Staunton. Marijuana : Examining the Facts
H.W. Wilson Company. Marijuana Reform.
Lee, Martin A. Smoke Signals : a Social History of Marijuana : Medical, Recreational, and Scientific
Dufton, Emily. Grass Roots : the Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America
Chasteen, John Charles. Getting High : Marijuana through the Ages
Bjornlund, Lydia D. Marijuana
Barbour, Scott. Should Marijuana Be Legalized? 
Allen, John. Thinking Critically: Legalizing Marijuana. 
Rendon, Jim. Super Charged : How Outlaws, Hippies, and Scientists Reinvented Marijuana. 
Caulkins, et al. Marijuana Legalization : What Everyone Needs to Know. Second edition.
Gerber, Rudolph Joseph. Legalizing Marijuana : Drug Policy Reform and Prohibition Politics.
Grinspoon, Lester. Marihuana Reconsidered. 2d reprint ed.

101 on Palestine
by Heba Jaber



LGBTQIA+ Risk of Suicide
by Kelly Morales-Shackelford and Jeanine Jimenez
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Memory Tools and Study Aids,
by Serena Philipsen
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Importance of Visual Art by Erec Beaudoin

Fall 2019

Plastic in the Food Supply
By Marguerite Whitley

Book List

Plastic: The Making of a Synthetic Century (Fenichell)
Marine Pollution: What Everyone Needs to Know (Weis)

Plastic Ocean (Moore)
The World Without Us (Weisman)

The World Is Blue (Earle)

Tupperware: The Promise of… (Clarke)

Battle of the Bag (DVD)

Idiot’s Guide to Green Living (Riley)

Reduce, Reuse, Reimagine (Porter)

Zero Waste Home (Johnson)

Green Chic (Matheson)

Antivirus Awareness
By Jhonn B. Dalton C.

Book List

Threat Modeling: Designing for Security (Shostack)
Computers Internet and Society: Privacy, Security, and Cyberspace (Plotkin)
Computer Security Fundamentals (Easttom)
Risk Management for Computer Security (Jones, Ashenden)
Trust, Computing, and Society (Harper)
Computer Security Literacy: Staying Safe in a Digital World (Jacobson)
Guide to Strategic Infrastructure Security: Becoming a Security Network Professional
Cyber Threat: The Rise of Information Geopolitics in U.S. National Security - Praeger Security International
Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know (Singer)
Who Governs the Internet: A Political Architecture

Use and Misuse of Prescription Drugs
By Mona Mathis

Book List

Hacking the Brain (Teresi)
Prescription Pain Relievers (Olive)
Prescription Drugs (Pampel)
Prescription Drugs (Current Controversies, Engdahl)
Too Many Pills (James Le Fanu)
Hijacked Brains (Barnes)
The Amphetamine Debate (Moore)
Pharmocracy (Faloon)
Sports and Athletes (Opp Viewpoints, Watkins)
Powerful Medicines (Avorn)

Personal Finance
By Will Seo and Stacy Lehman

Book List

Paying the Price (Goldrick-Rab)
Inside Job (dvd, dir Ferguson)
Bad Paper: Chasing Debt from Wall Street to the Underworld (Halpern)
The Big Short (dvd)
How to Go to College Almost for Free (kaplan)
How Can I Ever Afford Children? (Hetzer)
Budgeting 101
Personal Finance for Dummies
How to Get Money for College
Scholarship Handbook (2018)
Budgeting & Finance (First Books for Business)
Smart Money Moves (Lowell)
Paying for College: Everything You Need to Maximize Financial Aid

By Manavi Basnet

Book List

Beyond College for All (Rosenbaum)
Knock ‘em Dead Resumes (Yate)
10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College  (Coplin)
The Internship Advantage (Bravo, Whiteley)
Monster Careers: Networking (Taylor)
Resumes Cover Letters Networking & Interviewing (Eischen)
Make Your Contacts Count (Baber and Waymon)
How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job (Whiteman)
Jobs That Matter (Krasna)
The Book of U.S. Government Jobs (Damp)

Fight Climate Change
By Bezawit Eshete and Izaiah McMillian

Book List

The Climate War: True Believers, Power...
Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains (Bowen)
The Hot Topic: What We Can Do About Global Warming (Walker)
Global Warming and Climate Change: Prospects and Policies in Asia and Europe (Marquina)
Smart Solutions to Climate Change (Lomborg)
The Whole Story of Climate: What Science Reveals... (Peters)
Global Warming: A Very Short Introduction
The Weather of the Future (Cullen)
The Planet Remade (Morton)
Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change (Guzman)
Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet (Lynas)
Global Weirdness: Severe Storms, Deadly Heat Waves...
Managing a Changing Climate in Africa (Yanda)
A Short Introduction to Climate Change (Eggleton)
Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Human Security (Vajpeyi)
The Future Is Not What It Used to Be
Saving a Million Species (Hannah)
Heat: How to Stop the Planet from Burning (Monbiot)
Climate Crises in Human History
Too Hot Not to Handle (dvd)
Seven wonders for a Cool Planet (Sorensen)

Importance of Sleep for College Students
By Caleb Davis

Book List

Sleep & Sleep Disorders (Thorpy)
Goodnight Mind: Turn Off Your Noisy Mind... (Carney, Manber)
Sleep Disorders for Dummies (Hirshkowitz)
Sleep Disorders (Marcovitz)
Insomnia and Other Adult Sleep Problems (Stores)
The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide... (Jensen)
Sleep Problems in Children and Adolescents (Stores)
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power... (Walker)
Counting Sheep (Martin)
Snooze: The Lost Art of Sleep (McGirr)

Financial Literacy
By Priyanka Leonard and Macarena Asuncion Mba

Book List

Your Credit Score: How to Fix, Improve... (Weston)
Deal with Your Debt (Weston)
Financial Literacy Education (Liebowitz)
Investing 101 (Cagan)
Early to Rise: A Young Adult's Guide to Saving, Investing... (Stahl)
Retire Early and Live the Life You Want Now (Waskik)
Financial Literacy for Children and Youth (Lucey)
The Community College Career Track: How to Achieve the American Dream without a Mountain of Debt (Snyder)
Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives (Servon)
Ways and Means: Maximize the Value of Your Retirement Savings (Randall)
Financial Aid for Military Personnel and Military Family Members 2017-2019 ed (Schlachter)


Spring 2019

Preventing Sexual Assault
By Anjila Bartaula Dhungana and Valentina Arroyave Duque


Invasive Species
By Jerry Chavez


Healthy Dietary Habits for College Students
By Maoqing Wang and Essivi Kola Tounouvi


Electric Vehicles
By Joe Gehrig


How to Succeed in College as a Single Parent
By Alexis Gaynor and Etseab Takele


Must-Have Social Skills
By Jeffrey Martinez-Cardoso and John De Jesus


The Minimalist Approach to Avoid Hyperconsumerism
By Enkhjin Tsastulga and Diego Castillo


Easy Debt, Hard Life
By Harrison Rosenfeld and Joseph Otoo


Gambling, a Loser’s Game
By Aidan Armstrong


Car Maintenance
By Paolo Pareja and Nassim Genaf


Immigration Reform, Camila Guzman and Selam Temesgen

Music Therapy, Julian Calhoun and Davon Brown


Fall 2018

College Life and Stress, by Mena Habtegiorgis




Urban Ecology, by Inna Krushna


Health and Wellness, by Minsoo Kim and Juan Orellana


Domestic Violence Awareness, by Estuardo Mansilla


Criminal Psychology and Mental Health, by
Raquel Creef-Meza and Chloe Scholl



American Living and How We Over Consume Everything,
by Hunter Newenhouse and Jhonny Ramirez




Spring 2018

Discrimination against Women in Sports,
by Kanesha Bullock and Romeo Escalante


Organ Donation, by Ursula Campos


Filmosophy, by Joel Halbedl and Yasmine Abubakr


Suicide Prevention, by Scarlet Zelaya and David Arter


Creativity: The Key to Unlocking Your Brain,
by M. Daniela Gravina and Milena Salcedo




Full List of Past Display Topics

  • Global Warming Will End Everything (Spring 2022)
  • Asian Media Awareness (Spring 2022)
  • Sexism in the Workplace (Spring 2022)
  • Social Media Addiction and College Students (Fall 2021)
  • LGBTQIA+ Risk of Suicide (Fall 2021)
  • Theory of Evolution (Fall 2021)
  • Important Mechanics of Relationships (Fall 2021)
  • Will You Go Broke before You Croak (Fall 2021)
  • Space Exploration and NOVA Alexandria (Fall 2021)
  • Business and Education of Marijuana (Fall 2021)
  • 101 on Palestine (Fall 2021)
  • Memory Tools and Study Aids (Fall 2021)
  • Women in the Arts (Fall 2021)
  • Fitness/Start Exercising (Spr 2021)
  • Veterans and Mental Health Awareness (Spr 2021)
  • Autism, Adult Learning, and Acceptance (Spr 2021)
  • Equity in Education (Spr 2021)
  • Sex Positive Sex Education (Spr 2021)
  • Minimum Wage Effects on College Students (Spr 2021)
  • Reusable Masks (Spr 2021)
  • Weather Awareness (Spr 2021)
  • Mindfulness (Spr 2021)
  • Financial Literacy (Fall 2020)
  • Why You Should Save the Bees (Fall 2020)
  • Words Have Power: Understanding Black Lives Matter (Fall 2020)
  • Domestic Abuse during COVID-19 (Fall 2020)
  • Become Invested in Your Holistic Health (Fall 2020)
  • Sports Keeps Holding the World Together (Fall 2020)
  • Vaping (Fall 2020)
  • Vote (Fall 2020)
  • Plastic in the Food Supply (Fall 2019)
  • Use and Misuse of Prescription Drugs (Fall 2019)
  • Internships (Fall 2019)
  • Personal Finance (Fall 2019)
  • Antivirus Awareness (Fall 2019)
  • Importance of Sleep for College Students (Fall 2019)
  • Financial Literacy (Fall 2019)
  • Fight Climate Change (Fall 2019)
  • Preventing Sexual Assault (Spr 2019)
  • Invasive Species (Spr 2019)
  • Healthy Dietary Habits for College Students (Spr 2019)
  • Electric Vehicles (Spr 2019)
  • How to Succeed in College as a Single Parent (Spr 2019)
  • Must-Have Social Skills (Spr 2019)
  • The Minimalist Approach to Avoid Hyperconsumerism (Spr 2019)
  • Easy Debt, Hard Life (Spr 2019)
  • Gambling, a Loser's Game (Spr 2019)
  • Car Maintenance (Spr 2019)
  • Immigration Reform (Spr 2019)
  • Music Therapy (Spr 2019)
  • College Life and Stress (Fall 2018)
  • Urban Ecology (Fall 2018)
  • Health and Wellness (Fall 2018)
  • Domestic Violence Awareness (Fall 2018)
  • Criminal Psychology and Mental Health (Fall 2018)
  • American Living and Over Consumption (Fall 2018)
  • Discrimination Against Women in Sports (Spr 2018)
  • Organ Donation (Spr 2018)
  • Filmosophy (Spr 2018)
  • Suicide Prevention (Spr 2018)
  • Creativity (Spr 2018)