Lyons wins grad extension award

August 15, 2016

Savanna Lyons, Jill McCluskeyRecent masters grad Savanna Lyons, received First Place in the Graduate Student Extension Competition at AAEA for the food hub financial metrics program that she developed as part of her economics M.S. thesis.

Grad student info on computers and doors

August 11, 2016

Computers: The Department of Economics authorizes one computer (thin client) and two monitors per graduate student. If you do not have one in your office, and would like one, please email to be added to the list. If you have one in your office that is not currently being used, or that is not set up, please let him know that as well. If you do not want a station at your desk he can remove any unwanted equipment.

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Media interviews, Swenson

August 10, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by:

Alexander Sammon, Mother Jones, for a story on the Dakota Access pipeline controversy in Iowa, he had questions on Swenson's research that critiqued the economic impact study done on that project.

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Plastina interviewed

August 9, 2016

Dr. Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, was interviewed by Nancy Mayfield from The Eastern Iowa Farmer, Sycamore Media (Distributed to 3,000 farmers in Bellevue, DeWitt and Maquoketa, Iowa) about how to manage margins with low crop prices.

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Department alums attend wedding

August 2, 2016

Bhattacharjee, Subhra weddingEconomics department alumnus Subhra Bhattacharjee married Alexander Reitmeyer on July 19, 2016 in Kolkata, India. Subhra, who is a recent PhD student of Cathy Kling and Joydeep Bhattacharya, works in Jerusalem for the United Nations. Several other department alumni attended the event. Shown in photo, left to right: Ritwik Banerjee (MS), Monisankar Bishnu (PhD), Subhra, Joydeep, and Min Wang (PhD).

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Alum Sutherland dies

August 1, 2016

Thomas SutherlandISU alumnus, Thomas Sutherland, has died in Ft. Collins, CO at age 85. He was released in 1981 after being held hostage by Islamic terrorists in Beirut, Lebanon for six years.

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New baby for Kim family

July 21, 2016

Joshua KimCongratulations to Miyoung Oh, postdoc, and her husband Jiwoong Kim, who welcomed their newest family member on July 17th! Baby Joshua joins his older brother Isaac and sister Emma. All are doing well.

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