Learn how to put out fires on Sept. 19
Environmental Health and Safety is holding a fire safety event on Sept. 19 (9 a.m.-noon, between Kildee and Lagomarcino) to recognize Campus Fire Safety Month. Faculty, staff and students are invited to put out a simulated fire and learn fire safety tips. In return, you could receive a coupon to a local restaurant, get a free T-shirt and meet Ames firefighters. Learn more about campus fire safety online.
'A Christmas Carol' tickets are now on sale
Tickets are available for ISU Theatre's production of A Christmas Carol, Dec. 5, 6, 12, 13 (7:30 p.m.), Dec. 7 (1 p.m.) and Dec. 14 (2 p.m.), at Fisher Theater. Tickets, $23.90 each, are available at the Iowa State Center ticket office or through Ticketmaster.
Third Day to perform at Stephens on Nov. 7
Tickets for a Nov. 7 concert at Stephens Auditorium by Christian rock band Third Day go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 15, through Ticketmaster. Tickets (including fees) are $27.45 and $35.30. The concert begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7.
Ombuds Office has additional office hours
The Ombuds Office, located at 37 Physics Hall, is now open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m to 5 p.m. Ombuds Elaine Newell is a confidential, neutral resource who can answer your questions, provide information, suggest options and help you informally resolve conflicts or difficult issues. To learn more, stop by the office or call Newell at 4-0268.
Student video contest focuses on sustainability
Iowa State students can claim a $300 prize for making a video that communicates sustainability topics. The best two-minute (or less) video communicating issues surrounding sustainability of food, soil and other natural resources will receive the prize, offered as part of the annual Pesek/Pierre Colloquium on Sustainable Agriculture. The video submission deadline is Sept. 22.