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August 03, 2016

Dr. Neil HarlNeil E. Harl, emeritus professor, will be featured on the Successful Farming Radio Magazine in a program entitled, "Farm Estate and Business Planning," on Aug. 8, 9, 10 and 11...

August 02, 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).

August 01, 2016

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed by Charity Nebbe on Talk of Iowa, Iowa Public Radio, on how farm sizes in Iowa and the U.S. have doubled in the last 100 years.

August 01, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist had two interviews last week: In the Des Moines Register about the $8 million tax break for Prestage Farms...

August 01, 2016

Helen Jensen, Brent Kreider, Oleksandr (Alex) ZhylyevskyyHelen Jensen, Brent Kreider, Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy, and colleagues (Kim Greder at ISU and John Pepper at the University of Virginia) were awarded a $74,989 grant by the University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research...

August 01, 2016

Dr. Mark EdelmanEdelman, Mark. "Addressing Rural Equity Capital Gaps for Strategic Development." selected paper presented at Community Development Society (CDS)...

August 01, 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.

July 28, 2016

Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed by Aerin Curtis, Feednavigator.com, about how the hot weather in July is affecting feed crop growth and development.

July 25, 2016

Dr. Mark EdelmanMark Edelman, professor, was interviewed by ISU News Service about the Solidarity Microfinance program.

July 25, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist had several media interviews recently:

July 22, 2016

Ana Sophia LismanAdriana Valcu-Lisman, postdoc, and her husband Jeff welcomed little Ana Sophia who arrived Thursday morning at 9:53 am. Ana weighs  6 lbs 9 oz and was 19-1/2 inches long. Congratulations to all!

July 21, 2016

Tenure-track faculty
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2016
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July 21, 2016

The VPR office is now accepting pre-proposals for:

Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

Internal Competition deadline: July 25, 2016
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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.

July 18, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Brian Morelli, Cedar Rapids Gazette, about how to measure the ostensible effectiveness of area regional development organizations...

July 18, 2016

Dr. Wendong ZhangThe 2015 Iowa Land Value Survey conducted by Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, and CARD was cited in an article by Courtney Fiorini, Mason City Globe Gazette.

July 18, 2016

The Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) at NSF invites innovative research and development proposals to advance STEM learning, while exploring solutions to multidisciplinary or transdisciplinary global challenges in either formal or informal settings for learners of all ages and prior educational experience, including learners traditionally under-represented in STEM.
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July 18, 2016

Dr. David FrankelDavid Frankel, associate professor, had an op ed piece, "What's Happening to Obamacare?"  published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

July 14, 2016

Once again this year, CARD will be hosting an alumni reunion during the 2016 AAEA Annual Meeting in Boston.

July 14, 2016

USDA - AFRI Agriculture and Natural Resources Science for Climate Variability and Change Challenge Area
1. Climate and Land Use
2. Climate Masters Outreach and Extension

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July 11, 2016

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, answered questions about Tyson Foods' motivations concerning their recently closed plant in Cherokee, IA in an article in the Des Moines Register

July 11, 2016

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed by Jennifer Carrico of the High Plains Journal on the impact of the Trans-Pacific agreement on U.S. pork exports.

July 11, 2016

Dr. Wallace HuffmanWallace Huffman, professor, and Jonathan McFadden.

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