New campus coffee-table book unveiled Sept. 10

Golden tree drops its leaves on central campus

Ancient trees and golden leaves -- it's one of central campus' best looks. Photo by Jim Heemstra.

A new book showcasing Iowa State’s stories and campus beauty will be unveiled at a Sept. 10 book-signing and sales event. Published by the ISU Alumni Association, "SEASONS of Iowa State University" is a 128-page, hardbound book that captures the four seasons on campus through images by photographer Jim Heemstra. "SEASONS" also features descriptions of Iowa State’s history, art, architecture, landscaping and student-friendly, scholarly environment. The book was edited by Carole Gieseke, editor of VISIONS alumni magazine.

Book signing

The public is invited to a book-signing reception in the ISU Alumni Center on Sept. 10 (4-7 p.m. with a brief program at 5:30 p.m.).  Books will be available for $25 for ISU Alumni Association members during the event, or $30 for non-members. After Sept. 10, books will be sold at the regular price of $39, $33 for members and $30 for ISU departments ordering 10 books or more. Order online at or call 294-2648.