Weekly Announcements for Faculty, Staff, and Students

Friday, May 22, 2015


  • Memorial Day is May 25

    University offices are closed and classes will not meet on Monday, May 25, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.


  • Swenson completes 200th marathon

    Dave Swenson
    , an associate scientist of economics at Iowa State University, ran his first marathon in 1999, and it was such a painful experience that he thought he’d never run another after crossing the finish line. But this spring, Swenson completed his 200th race that was 26.2 miles or farther in distance. - See more at: http://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2015/05/18/swensonrunning#sthash.mGxl0h...

  • Guo and Kim receive PhD degrees

    Congratulations to economics graduate students Zizhen Guo and Younjun Kim who received their PhDs Friday, May 8th in the graduate school graduation ceremony at Hilton Colliseum.

    Younjun received his BA and MA degrees in South Korea and will move to the University of Nebraska, Lincoln as a post-doc iin August.

    In photo (left to right): Zizhen Guo, Peter Orazem, Younjun Kim, and Wallace Huffman.

Conferences and Calls for Papers

  • EconED Conference

    The Aztec Theatre
    San Antonio, TX
    Sep. 25-26, 2015
    More information available

  • The Food-Energy-Water Nexus - Extended Deadline

    National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment
    Washington, DC
    Jan. 19-21, 2016

    More information available