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Jan. 18, 2008

Where's Bob?

Where's Bob?

Last month, university photographer Bob Elbert submitted an image of a canoe suspended from a ceiling. It's not novel at Iowa State, apparently, to post a canoe on the ceiling. Do you know where Elbert found this one?


The canoe near the ceiling in the photo is in 312 Science II. It belonged to animal ecologist Paul Errington, who was on the faculty from 1932 until his death in 1962. A plaque near the canoe notes that it's "a reminder of the impact that one person can have not only within their discipline, but on the world, one paddle at a time.