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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!

February 09, 2017

Of the more than 100 undergraduate majors available at Iowa State, Agricultural Business ranks in the top twenty, number 16, with 486 students currently enrolled.
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February 09, 2017

David Swenson, Liesl Eathington David Swenson, associate scientist, and Liesl Eathington, assistant scientist conducted a study with Mack Shelley for the Iowa Association of School Boards. They analyzed how school districts used Secure an Advanced Vision for Education (SAVE) funds.

February 09, 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.

February 08, 2017

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, professor, has had his article, "Expanding College Access in Taiwan, 1978–2014: Effects on Graduate Quality and Income Inequality," published in the Journal of Human Capital, Volume 11, Issue 1.

February 08, 2017

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, assistant professor, has recently made several presentations:

February 08, 2017

Dr. Leigh TesfatsionLeigh Tesfatsion, professor, has reported that she has received final contract forms signed by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and ISU's OSPA confirming PNNL support (in the amount of $210,252) for her ongoing electric power market design project work.

February 08, 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.

February 07, 2017

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by Brian Mann, NPR, for a piece called "Rural America Supported Trump But Will His Policies Support Them?” on Feb. 6, 2017

February 02, 2017

Dr. Leigh TesfatsionWanning Li and Leigh Tesfatsion, "An 8-Zone ISO-NE Test System with Physically-Based Wind Power," Economics Working Paper No. 17017, Department of Economics, Iowa State University, January 2017.

February 01, 2017

Dr. David KeiserDavid Keiser, assistant professor, recently published the working paper, "Consequences of the Clean Water Act and the Demand for Water Quality." This paper is part of the National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper Series. 

January 31, 2017

Philip GassmanPhilip Gassman, associate scientist, was interviewed by Pam Porter for a story in Blades, a perennial grass bioenergy newsletter.

January 31, 2017

Cathy Kling, professor, and Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, contributed to the Business Record's "2017 Economic Forecast." Kling spoke on possible changes in the environmental regulations, and Zhang commented on the agricultural economy. 

January 31, 2017

Wallace Huffman, Jonathan McFaddenWallace Huffman, professor, and Jonathan McFadden have had their paper "Consumer Demand for Low-Acrylamide-Forming Potato Products: Evidence from Lab Auctions" accepted  for publication by the American Journal of Potato Research.

January 31, 2017

Finding Foundation Funding and What to do Once You’ve Found a Match

March 2, 3:00 – 4:30

Kildee Hall Ensminger Room


January 30, 2017

Dr. Bruce BabcockBruce Babcock, Cargill Chair of Energy Economics and Director, Biobased Industry Center, was quoted in a Jan. 25 Reuters article on the 2017 biofuels requirements and Renewable Identification Numbers.

January 30, 2017

Ziran LiZiran Li, Ph.D. student, is the winner of the Barbara and Thomas Lyon Scholarship for the Study of Agricultural Cooperatives for the second time.

January 30, 2017

Hyunseok KimHyunseok Kim, Ph.D. student, has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Cathryn Jacobson Ahrenholz Scholarship.

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

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.

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.

January 25, 2017

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, professor, will be a panelist at the Business Record Economic Forecast Luncheon at the Sheraton Hotel, West Des Moines, on Jan. 26th.

January 25, 2017

Dear Colleague Letter: Public Participation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Research: Capacity-building, community-building, and direction-setting.
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January 25, 2017

Inaugural issue of International Journal of Applied Finance and Economics online journal
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January 25, 2017

Dr. Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, made a presentation Jan. 19th on “Managing Margins in 2017” at the 12th Farming for the Future Conference, organized by the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers. The meeting was held at the Quality Inn hotel in Ames with about 100 people attending.

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