Campus 411

More maple trees on the way

Simpson College is planning to plant 15 maple trees to celebrate 150 years of Simpson as part of the Sesquicentennial Celebration.

Simpson finds cause of outage

According to an email sent out by Kelley Bradder, vice president of information services and chief information officer, the Internet was unavailable on campus on Monday, Sept. 6 due to an off-campus computer “trying to flood” the network. The firewall protected the network.

Forum Calendar

This week in Simpson Forum Events:

Prilla Smith Brackett will be giving An Artist’s Presentation on Thursday Sept. 9 in Camp Lounge at 7 p.m.

Joe Fagan, founder of Citizens for Community Improvement, will be in Jordan Lecture Hall on Monday Sept. 13 to discuss “We Talk. We Act. We Get It Done.”

The Study Abroad Fair will be Tuesday Sept. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Great Hall.

Sociology Associate Professor Carolyn Dallinger will discuss her book, “Surviving Hurricane Katrina: One Family’s Story” on Tuesday Sept. 14 in Mary Berry 120 at 7 p.m.

Constitution Day Lecture with Barbara Mack, associate professor of journalism and mass communication at Iowa State University, on Thursday Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. in Great Hall.