Still time to get tickets to see Greg Mortenson

September 21, 2010

There's still time to pick up tickets to see best-selling author, humanitarian, and Nobel Prize nominee Greg Mortenson in Humphrey Coliseum this Thursday [Sept. 23].

Mortenson, author of the New York Times best seller "Three Cups of Tea," will lecture at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the university's common freshman reading program, Maroon Edition, and by the Shackouls Honors College and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

The event is free to the public, but admittance requires a ticket. Tickets are available at the Barnes and Noble customer service desk, Campus Activities Board office in Colvard Union, and the College of Arts and Sciences, 208 Allen Hall. Approximately 300 tickets will be available at the Humphrey Coliseum Ticket Office on the night of the presentation on a first come, first served basis beginning at 6 p.m. For more information, see

Audience members and the media are not permitted to video tape, audio tape, or use flash photography during any part of the program.