Baby girl for Bartalottis

February 13, 2017

Carolina BartalottiCongratulations to Beatriz and Otavio Bartalotti on the birth of their daughter!

Carolina Pereira Bartalotti was born February 8th at 9:56 pm. She weighs 2.891 kg (6 lbs 6 oz) and measures 49.78 cm (19 ½ in).
Everyone (except Otavio who is "running around like a chicken with the head chopped off") is doing great!

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Honorary degree candidates

February 9, 2017

The Provost office has asked for recommendations for individuals whom we can recognize with honorary degrees at commencement. If you have nominations, please forward them to Dean Wintersteen.

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Huffman cited in report

February 8, 2017

Dr. Wallace HuffmanWallace Huffman, professor, has been cited multiple times in the new OECD Report: OECD (2016), “Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in the United States.”  OECD Food and Agricultural Reviews. OECD Publishing, Paris.

CALS sustainability website goes live

January 30, 2017

Dean Wendy Wintersteen appointed the CALS Sustainability Task Force last year to begin a college-wide dialog on sustainability and to consider how the college can focus and more fully engage in sustainability across its teaching, research and extension missions

Training for researchers working with human subjects

January 30, 2017

The Office for Responsible Research (ORR) is launching a training program this spring for faculty, staff, and students who may conduct research involving human subjects. There will be two types of training offered. The ORR will provide a standing, monthly training on the basics of navigating the approval process for research with human subjects. Additionally, the ORR will offer a 4-part series (one seminar held each quarter) that addresses different components of such research.

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Swenson talks to Des Moines Register

January 30, 2017

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by Donnelle Eller, Des Moines Register, about the proposed border tax and the impact on consumer wellbeing and on the Iowa economy and about President Trump pulling out of the TPP agreement and its impact on Iowa.

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