Sustainability symposium takes two-evening format

Iowa State's Symposium on Sustainability, an annual event to highlight achievements and progress toward becoming a more earth-friendly campus, will be held Monday and Tuesday evenings, Feb. 29-March 1, in the Memorial Union main floor ballrooms.

Monday's events include a poster reception (6:30-8 p.m.) of green-focused campus projects and the keynote address (8 p.m.) by David Orr, an environmental studies professor at Oberlin College, Ohio, and national leader and author in sustainability.

Tuesday's events include a continuation of the poster reception (5-8 p.m.), a showcase of campus ideas to "green it yourself," presentation of Iowa State's annual sustainability excellence awards (7:45 p.m.) and a screening (8 p.m.) and student-led discussion of the 2015 documentary, Racing Extinction.

The symposium's full schedule is online.