Another enrollment record has been set this summer, with 11,942 students attending the summer sessions. That's an increase of 306 students over last summer's previous record. The growth is in students learning online. The subset of students enrolled only in online or other distance options increased 431, up to 3,388 students this summer.
Otavio Bartalotti, assistant professor, presented the paper "Bootstrap Confidence Intervals for Sharp Regression Discontinuity Designs with the Uniform Kernel," Otavio Bartalotti, Gray Calhoun, and Yang He, at two recent conferences.
The Undergraduate Programs Office completed freshman 2-day summer orientation sessions in June. Ninety-four ag business and six economics freshmen attended.
Ron Deiter, professor, presented two invited workshops (June 29 and June 30) entitled “Dive Into Some Fun Pricing Games” for the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference held on the ISU campus.
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David Swenson, associate scientist, had three interviews this week pertaining to the effects of Brexit on the Iowa and U.S. economies.
Wallace Huffman, professor, had an article published in the most recent issue of Choices, a publication of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
Elizabeth Burns-Thompson, 2011 ag bus, international ag, was named the CALS Young Alum of the Month for June 2016.
The AAEA Fellows Selection Committee has selected John A. Miranowski to be honored as a 2016 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Fellow.
Grantland Shipp was born in Ames in 1932 and graduated from Iowa State with a B.A. in economics. Until his death, Shipp remained a member of the Ames community and still lived in the home that his grandparents built along with his wife of 59 years, Anne Parsons Shipp
Neil E. Harl, emeritus professor, was interviewed by Doug Cooper on June 24 on the WHO Radio "Big Show" at noon on "Expected Consequences of the Brexit Vote."
Joshua Rosenbloom, professor and department chair, had an article about his economic history research published on Vox EU. org.
Ron Deiter, professor, served as a discussion leader for the Iowa Institute of Cooperative’s Iowa Cooperative Intern Day held at the Monsanto Learning Center in Huxley, IA on June 23, 2016.
Webinar Viewing of USDA’s “Veterans in Agriculture”
with small discussion afterward
FREE LUNCH: RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, July 1, 2016
Curtiss Hall Rm. 0009
Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, made two presentations June 12-14, 2016 at the National Farm Business Management Conference, Sioux Falls, SD:
Neil E. Harl, emeritus professor, was interviewed by Thoman Philpott, Mother Jones magazine on "Implications of Concentration in a World of Big Data."
Student Counseling Service will again be offering the 8-hour Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) trainings at ISU this summer! All 2016 trainings are in July:
July 12 & 19 (Tuesdays), 2016 12pm-4:15pm*
July 14 & 21 (Thursdays), 2016 8am-12:15pm*
July 26 & 28 (Tuesday & Thursday), 2016 12pm-4:15pm*
Congrats to three recent PhD grads in their new jobs: Kenny Liao: Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Oberlin College; Xiaohong Zhu: Capital Markets Analyst II, Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines; and Zhixia Ma: Agriculture Bank of China!