Events Archive

LAS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

September 15, 2021
2PM to 4PM
Curtiss Hall Lawn, Central Campus

Brief remarks from Dean Schmittmann will begin at 2:30

Come meet the new LAS DEI team members

Monic Behnken, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Amy Rutenberg, Equity Advisor
Arnold Woods, Director, Multicultural Student Success
Corey Welch, Director, STEM Scholars Program

CALS annual BBQ

Saturday, September 4, 2021 - 11:30 am
Event Type: 

Location: Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

Similar to past years, the event will take place three hours prior to the Iowa State vs. University of Northern Iowa football game.

St. Louis Fed, Teaching the New Tools of Monetary Policy

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021
3–4 p.m. CT

Virtual webinar -- registration is required by noon on Aug. 26

Monetary policay has changed. Has your instruction?

Educators have been teaching monetary policy the same way for decades: The Fed conducts open market operations (OMO) to move the federal funds rate higher and lower. However, that description has been out-of-date for over a decade. This session will describe the Fed’s current framework and offer teaching resources. 

Presenters: 

TeachECONference2021

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 9:00 am to Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Welcome to #TeachECONference2021, the second annual virtual conference on economics education organised by UCL CTaLE and Cornell University!

CTREE Conference 2021

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 (All day) to Friday, June 4, 2021 (All day)
Event Type: 

The Tenth Annual AEA Conference on Teaching and Research in Economic Education (CTREE)

Location: Portland, Oregon, DoubleTree by Hilton- Portland

Plenary Speakers include:

AEA Summer Training & Scholarship Programs

Thursday, May 27, 2021 (All day) to Sunday, July 25, 2021 (All day)
Event Type: 

Howard University

Intensive Two-Month residential program, Washington, D.C.

  • Two levels of study
  • Coursework in math, microeconomics, econometrics, and research methods
  • Real-world experiences unique to the nation's capital

Application deadline: Jan. 31, 2021

More information: http://economics.howard.edu/aeasp

NEA webinar: Dr. Michelle Holder

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Event Type: 

Michelle HolderIn Celebration of 100 Years of African American Economists, the NEA Webinar Series Presents...

Dr. Michelle Holder

For Black women the wage gap swells is about 39 cents, leaving them earning 61 cents for every dollar men earn. How does this happen?
"Black Women and the “Double Gap” in Wages in the American Labor Market"

Term Faculty Governance

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Event Type: 

term faculty workshopTerm Faculty Workshop Series

Presenters: Faculty Senate President Carol Faber, Panel of Term Faculty Senators, Awoke Dollisso, Denise Vrchota, Cullen Padgett-Walsh and Sarah Bennett-George

Register here

Special Faculty Meeting

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Virtual department faculty meeting
Term Faculty Position (Deiter Chair)

Zoom meeting invitation TBA

Econ Club - Kim Ryan

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Event Type: 

Kim RyanEconomics Club virtual meeting
Guest speaker: Kim Ryan ('92 econ)

"Working with higher education institutions and nonprofits"

FSRDC Presentation Series 2021

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

“The Micro-Level Determinants of White-Black Segregation: Beyond Spatial Assimilation and Place Stratification”

Dr. Amber Crowell is Assistant Professor of Sociology at California State University, Fresno. Her research focuses on residential segregation, housing, and social inequality.

Email: acrowell@csufresno.edu

Webinar link:

Special Faculty Meeting

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Virtual department faculty meeting
Tenure Track, Extension position

Zoom meeting invitation TBA

Serkan Aglasan (NCSU)

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Event Type: 

Dr. Serkan AglasanSerkan Aglason (North Carolina State Univ.)
Virtual Department Research Seminar
Thurs, 25 Mar 2021 - 3:40pm - 5:00pm
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Virtual Department Extension Seminar
Fri, 26 Mar 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Picture a Scientist

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Event Type: 

PICTURE A SCIENTIST is a feature-length documentary lm chronicling the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. A biologist, a chemist and a geologist lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, overcoming brutal harassment, institutional discrimination, and years of subtle slights to revolutionize the culture of science.

LAS Dean's Distinguished Lecture: Don Sakaguchi

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Event Type: 

Dr. Don SakaguchiDon Sakaguchi, Morrill Professor and professor of genetics, development and cell biology, will help kick off LAS Week by delivering the LAS Dean's Distinguished Lecture on March 23, 2021, at 6 pm. The lecture, "Stem Cells and Bioengineering for Brain Repair Strategies" will be a virtual event. 

Iowa State Research Days 2021

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 (All day) to Thursday, March 25, 2021 (All day)
Event Type: 

After a one-year pandemic-related hiatus, Iowa State University’s annual Research Day event will return in spring 2021 as Research Days, a multi-day, multi-platform virtual program.

Matthew Shum (Caltech)

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Dr. Matthew ShumDescription: Virtual Department Seminar: Matthew Shum
More information TBA
"The Impact of Privacy Measures on Online Advertising Markets" (joint with Miguel Alcobendas and Shunto Kobayashi)

2021 CALS Faculty & Staff Awards

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has announced recipients of its 2021 awards in teaching, advising, research, Professional & Scientific, extension and global engagement.

Kevin Kim (AEDE)

Friday, March 19, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Event Type: 

Virtual Department Extension Seminar

Kevin KimKevin Kim (AEDE)
“Enhancing Financial Literacy in the Ag Supply Chain”

More information TBA

Ethan Sabala (Texas Tech)

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Event Type: 

Virtual Department Extension Seminar

Dr. Ethan SabalaEthan Sabala (Texas Tech University)

“Seed/Herbicide Bundling and Price Discrimination”

More information TBA

Ebby Luvaga (ISU)

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Event Type: 

Dr. Ebby LuvagaWomen's Week Lecture at Iowa State University

Ebby Luvaga, teaching professor of economics

“One Woman's Journey: From a Kenyan Village School to an American University”

APLU: Building an Inclusive and Diverse Ag Workforce

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Higher Education in the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Disciplines: Bringing Industry, Government, NGOs and Higher Education Together to Build an Inclusive and Diverse Agricultural Workforce

Forum: Innovations in Recruitment

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Event Type: 

Holistic Approaches and Experiences that Change Mindset

For Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students Interested in Expanding Their Numbers and Their Imaginations…

There is no question that in the current environment, educational institutions are vying to attract and retain students.  Iowa State University has had considerable success when compared to its peers.

ISCORE 2021 Virtual Conference

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 (All day) to Friday, March 5, 2021 (All day)
Event Type: 

PRE-CONFERENCE: Wed., March 3, 2021
The pre-conference is open to Iowa State faculty and staff.

FULL CONFERENCE: Thur. & Fri., March 4-5, 2021
This comprehensive forum on issues of race and ethnicity is free and open to the Iowa State University community (students, faculty, and staff.)

Nezih Guner (CEMFI)

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Dr. Nezih GunerVirtual Macro-Development-Trade-Environment Reading Group Workshop

Nezih Guner (CEMFI)

"Demographic Transitions across Time and Space," with Matthew J. Delventhal and Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde

Webex link: TBA

LAS Promotion and Tenure Best Practices faculty workshop

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

The LAS Promotion and Tenure (P&T) Best Practices faculty workshop will be held February 25, 2021 from 3:40 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. via WebEx.

If you would like to attend, please contact Julie Palmer by February 23rd to receive a link to this virtual workshop.

Each year the LAS deans meet with faculty who are interested in the P&T process and the expectations. Join the deans and others for an overview of the P&T process and conversation about questions you might have.

Term Faculty Building Community

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Event Type: 

term faculty workshopTerm Faculty Workshop Series

Presenters: ISU Term Faculty: Karri Haen, Elijah Stines, Michael Bootsma, Patience Lueth, Ebby Luvaga, Jennifer Heinen, Elizabeth Norris, Emmanuel Agba, John Burnley, Sarah Bennett-George, Brenda Mulherin, and Cameron Rayburn

2021 Virtual P&S Council Professional Development Conference

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
Event Type: 

Our 2021 theme, Cultivate Your Adventure: Growing Through Change, highlights the direction of this year’s Professional Development Conference as well as the transition to planning and providing a virtual experience for P&S employees this year.

Registration opens Jan. 25, 2021

Qing Liu (ISU)

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Qing LiuVirtual Macro-Development-Trade-Environment Reading Group Workshop

Qing Liu (ISU)

"Can Pension-reform Uncertainty Be Desirable? The Case of China"

Webex link: TBA

Women in Economics Symposium 2021: A Virtual Event

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Event Type: 

Wed., Feb. 17, 2021
6–8 p.m. CT
and
Thur., Feb. 18, 2021
6–8 p.m. CT 

Registration Deadline: Mon., Feb. 15, 2021

This event is for high school students, college students, educators and anyone curious about the economics profession.

Stephanie Kelton

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Event Type: 

Stephanie Kelton"Modern Monetary Theory: Creating an Economy that Puts Humans Before Corporations"

CALS Virtual Town Hall

Friday, January 29, 2021 - 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

CALS Virtual Town Hall Jan. 29 at noon
A college virtual town hall meeting will be held on Jan. 29 at noon via Zoom.

Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:

CALS’s Student Success & Data Symposium

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

Via Zoom: https://iastate.zoom.us/j/93575785305.

This half-day symposium will offer participants the opportunity to engage in a college-wide discussion related to student success. We will share best-practices, explore existing challenges, and brainstorm opportunities regarding recruitment, retention and diversity and inclusion.

External Recognition for Career Progression

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Event Type: 

Join Kirsten Abel, SVPP Honors and Awards Coordinator, along with an expert panel to discuss External Recognition for Career Progression. This workshop will help with identifying resources and strategies to successfully position yourself to garner external recognitions. A panel of highly awarded faculty will share their strategies for success.

How Diverse Perspectives Improve Economics: A Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Event Type: 

We hope you can join Federal Reserve Education on Nov. 18 to hear Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic discuss “How Diverse Perspectives Improve Economics.”
There is no cost to attend, but please register no later than Monday, November 16. For questions or more information, you may contact Scott Wolla, economic education coordinator: scott.a.wolla@stls.frb.org.

"What's on your mind?" faculty conversation on teaching

Monday, November 9, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

CALS tenured/tenure-eligible faculty are invited to join a virtual meeting for a “What’s on your mind?” conversation with Dr. Carmen Bain, CALS Associate Dean of Academic Innovation, and Dr. Sue Lamont, CALS Equity Advisor. We look forward to discussing your views on:

Intrapreneurship: How to Innovate from Within

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Event Type: 

Innovation Leadership and Mindset Workshop
Facilitators: Ana Luz, Abby Luchsinger, and Priyankaa Krishnan

Register

This session will explore the unobserved concepts of INTRApreneurship and EXTRApreneurship.

"What's on your mind?" faculty conversation on teaching

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

CALS tenured/tenure-eligible faculty are invited to join a virtual meeting for a “What’s on your mind?” conversation with Dr. Carmen Bain, CALS Associate Dean of Academic Innovation, and Dr. Sue Lamont, CALS Equity Advisor. We look forward to discussing your views on:

NEA Speaker Series: "Recovering and Reclaiming the Economic Life of Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander"

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:45 am
Event Type: 

The NEA have initiated the NEA Speaker Series aimed at informing the general public and the profession on the work being done by NEA scholars to bring about social justice and equality.  The first event in the series is "Recovering and Reclaiming the Economic Life of Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander." It will be presented by NEA President-elect Dr.

Webinar: How to Build an Infographic

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

WEBINAR | HOW TO: Build an Infographic

Humans love good visuals.

Did you know that 40% of people respond better to visual information than text?
Or that visuals are processed faster in the brain than text?

Committee on the Status of Women in Economics seminar

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Event Type: 

Jobs for Economists at the Federal Reserve
Panelists: Lisa Barrow, Senior Economist and Research Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; Susan Singer, Deputy Assistant Director, Office of Research, CFPB; Laura Feiveson, Principal Economist, Household and Business Spending Section, Federal Reserve Board.

Register here

Discussing Race & Inequality in the Economics Classroom

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Event Type: 

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City of Kansas City
Discussing Race & Inequality in the Economics Classroom

Where: Virtual

High School and college educators are invited to a virtual event focused on bringing current social events into an economics classroom. National expert educators and Fed economists will share their perspective and answer your questions as they examine how racial injustice and economic inequality are impacting our world today.

Mark Edelman retirement reception

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Event Type: 

Dr. Mark Edelman

Mark Edelman, Professor in Economics Department is retiring this fall and his reception (virtual) will be August 31, 2020 at 2PM-3PM

The formal program of remarks will begin promptly at 2 PM; there will be time at the end of the hour for more informal interaction.  In addition, you are welcome to stay longer after the program to visit with Mark via Zoom.

ISU virtual town hall meeting changed to Aug. 31

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Faculty and staff are invited to join President Wendy Wintersteen and senior leaders for the fifth virtual Town Hall Monday, August 31, 10:00-11:00 a.m. This will be an opportunity to discuss the university’s COVID-19 response, including testing, contact tracing, and the work of the university and local response teams.

Instructions for joining Monday’s Town Hall

CELT Accessibility Issues in Remote Teaching

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Web talk, Accessibility Issues in Remote Teaching

'Accessibility' takes on a broader meaning in the context of remote teaching. In both traditional and remote teaching, instructors control course content. But one significant difference between these modalities is that whereas instructors have control over their classroom when in a traditional setting, they cannot control the student's immediate learning environment when teaching remotely.

Conference on Teaching & Research in Economic Education

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 (All day) to Friday, May 29, 2020 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Westin Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL

Description: 10th Annual Conference on Teaching & Research in Economic Education
Plenary speakers include: Lisa Cook, Michigan State University; Dean Karlan, Northwestern University; Betsey Stevenson, University of Michigan

Hosted by the American Economic Association Committee on Economic Education in conjunction with the Journal of Economic Education.

More information: www.aeaweb.org/ctree/2020

2020 AAEA Mentoring Research Workshop

Thursday, May 7, 2020 (All day) to Friday, May 8, 2020 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: University Club of Chicago
76 East Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603

Reception May 6 at 6:00 pm
May 7-8, 2020
Application deadline: March 17, 2020

Registration fee: $40

Fulbright Scholar Program Workshop - Cancelled

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Event Type: 

Location: 3226 Memorial Union

Space is limited; please RSVP by April 1

Contact Person: Megan Peterson (meganmp@iastate.edu).

Interested faculty and administrators:

Discover how you can make an impact abroad

Carleen Velez, Outreach and Recruitment Specialist, at the Institute of International Education will offer a workshop on the Fulbright Scholar Program for administrators, faculty members, and professionals.

Topics covered in the workshop include:

Virtual Fulbright workshop

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

For those with interest in the Fulbright program, a virtual zoom meeting is being offered to replace the canceled in-person Fulbright seminar:
Wednesday, April 8
12 – 1 p.m
.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/406984011
Meeting ID: 406 984 011

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Violent Incident Response Training (VIRT) - Cancelled

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: TBD

Description: Violent incidents in society, while rare, can seem like they are becoming more mainstream around the nation and the world. It is unfortunate we have to discuss a subject of this nature, however, Iowa State University and the Iowa State University Police Department believes your safety is the most important responsibility with which we are charged. The goal of this training is to begin your mental preparation of recognizing, assessing, and responding to threats against you.

RSVP Deadline: March 25

84th Annual MEA Conference

Friday, March 27, 2020 (All day) to Sunday, March 29, 2020 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: HIlton Orrington, Evanston, IL

The conference will feature two keynote addresses: the Presidential Lecture and the C. Woody Thompson Lecture, and numerous sponsored and general sessions.
Abstract submission deadline: Oct. 11, 2019.

More information

mea@grinnell.edu

CALS Town Hall Meeting

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 3:15 pm to 4:45 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Dolezal Auditorium in Curtiss Hall, Room 127

Description: For all college faculty and staff -  Refreshments will be served. Endowed Dean Dan Robison will provide a welcome and remarks, including updates on enrollment and budget. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and provide comments.

 

ISCORE 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Memorial Union

Description: This comprehensive forum on issues of race and ethnicity is free and open to the Iowa State University community (open to students, faculty and staff).

CELT: Teaching Great Problems with PBL

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 1:10 pm to 4:10 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 4250 Student Innovation Center

Description: Teaching Great Problems with Project-based Learning (PBL)

Designed for those interested in cross-disciplinary initiatives related to UN’s Global Issues. The session will introduce the “Great Problems Seminar” at WPI, discuss how to adopt / create similar courses and how to cultivate innovation and social-entrepreneurial practices in cross-disciplinary teams. Ideal for instructors and administrators at all levels and disciplines.

CELT: Advanced PBL for Enhanced Outcomes

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 4250 Student Innovation Center

Description: Advanced Project-Based Learning for Enhanced Outcomes

A deeper dive into the evolving nature of PBL in contemporary educational experiences including cross-disciplinary teamwork, challenges of engagement and assessment, and use of “design-thinking.” Ideal for instructors and administrators that are currently engaged in PBL work who are looking for critical discussions, and suggestions for Best Practices and “what’s next” in education.

CELT: Teaching Great Problems with PBL

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 1:10 pm to 4:10 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 4250 Student Innovation Center

Description: Teaching Great Problems with Project-Based Learning

Designed for those interested in cross-disciplinary initiatives related to UN’s Global Issues. The session will introduce the “Great Problems Seminar” at WPI, discuss how to adopt / create similar courses and how to cultivate innovation and social-entrepreneurial practices in cross-disciplinary teams. Ideal for instructors and administrators at all levels and disciplines.

CELT: Getting Started with Project-Based Learning

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 4250 Student Innovation Center

Description: Getting  Started  with Project-Based Learning

An introduction to PBL teaching strategies, suggestions for integrating PBL into course activities, and examples of best practices for activities and assessment. Ideal for instructors considering PBL for their courses, practice-based term faculty, and/or administrators.

"What we can learn from surfers, studs and sexworkers"

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 7:00 pm
Event Type: 

Allison SchragerLocation: Sun Room, Memorial Union

Description: Iowa Economics Forum speaker: Allison Schrager
"Managing Risk in a More Uncertain World
What We Can Learn From Surfers, Studs, and Sexworkers"

Sponsored by the Department of Economics, Economics Club, Committee on Lectures

 

Are You a Future Fellow? (for all faculty)

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Oak Room, Memorial Union

Description: This workshop will cover the WHY, WHAT and HOW of fellowship opportunities. Why a fellowship can advance your career. What opportunities are available for faculty. How can you assemble a successful application and how can you manage this opportunity. Past fellowship recipients will share their experiences and representation from HR and pre-award will be there to answer your questions. Light refreshments will be provided.

John Crespi (ISU)

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 11:15 am to 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

Dr. John CrespiLocation: 0013 Curtiss Hall

Description: An open forum presented by Dr. John Crespi
“CARD’S Land Grant Obligation”

Contact Person: Carla Persaud, CALS 515-294-1823

Donna Otto send-off

Monday, January 6, 2020 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Event Type: 

Donna OttoLocation: 260 Heady Hall

Description: Please join the department as we honor Donna Otto, who is retiring after more than 40 years of excellent service to the Department of Economics and Iowa State University.
At 9:30 there will be brief comments by Joshua Rosenbloom, professor and department chair.

Economics Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Event Type: 

bellsLocation:  368A Heady Hall

Description: Come join us as we ring in the holidays at the Department of Economics Holiday Party on Weds., December 11th.

The festivities will take place in 368A Heady, starting at noon and lasting until 2:00 p.m. Come for tasty treats and fun!

University Marketing Summit

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Lee Liu Auditorium in Howe Hall

Description: Please let your faculty and staff know that this semester’s University Marketing Summit will have lots of information about the current strategic media plan for student recruitment and updates on President Wintersteen’s innovation and entrepreneurship awareness campaign for prospective students, current students, faculty and staff.

Guest speakers will be:

Martin Hellman (Stanford University)

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Event Type: 

Dr. Martin HellmanLocation: Sun Room, Memorial Union

Description: Robert Stewart Distinguished Lecture (Computer Science): "The Technological Imperative for Ethical Evolution"

Martin Hellman, professor emeritus of Stanford University, is the 2015 A.M. Turing Award Winner.

 

CALS Conversations

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 8:00 am to 9:30 am
Event Type: 

Location: Dean’s Gallery in Agriculture and Life Sciences, 130 Curtiss Hall (the Dean’s Suite).

Description: Casual. Coffee. Camaraderie. The first in a series of informal drop-in events around the college.
Come for coffee, juice, water, bagels and sweetbreads — and to talk about what’s on your mind.

 

Take Advantage of the Fall 2019 NSF Grants Conference Livestreaming

Monday, November 18, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, November 19, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Livestreamed

Description: Experience the Fall 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Conference virtually!
The plenary sessions of the upcoming conference in Boston, MA on November 18-19, 2019 will be webcast live to the research community. View the plenary sessions to gain key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF including: the state of current funding, proposal preparation and merit review policies and procedures, and pertinent administrative issues.

2019 Annual Professors Conference: The Art and Science of Teaching Economics

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 1:30 pm to Friday, November 15, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Education department requests proposals for concurrent session presentations at its 2019 Annual Professors Conference: The Art and Science of Teaching Economics.

The conference will begin at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, and conclude at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15. It includes a reception on Thursday evening and breakfast and lunch on Friday. The conference is free, but all presenters must be registered. Presenters are responsible for their own transportation and accommodations.

Faculty Workshop: "Launching your Faculty Career"

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Event Type: 

Location:Campanile Room, MU

Description: An introduction for term faculty to university resources, polices, and programs to get them off to a successful start. The workshop will discuss career paths and opportunities for development at Iowa State University. Light refreshments will be provided.

To register for this session or other on-campus training or professional development events, please follow these steps.

Becky Olson retirement party

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

Becky Olson Location: 568B Heady Hall (CARD conference room)

Description: Retirement party for Becky Olson

Contact Person: Deb Thornburg

Alumni Homecoming Reception

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:15 am to 11:00 am
Event Type: 

Location: 360 Heady Hall

Description: CALS and the University will be honoring multiple ag business and economics alumni during the homecoming festivities, Oct. 24-25, 2019. The Department of Economics will host a brief reception for our alumni award winners on Friday from 10:15 to 11:00 am. Coffee, juice and pastries or light snacks will be served.

CALS Award

Henry A. Wallace Award

CALS Town Hall Meeting

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 11:15 am to 12:45 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 127 Curtiss Hall

Description: This meeting is a follow-up to the college-wide town hall held last spring semester, and will follow a similar format. Key topics will be on enrollment, budget and plans. Bring your questions, comments and ideas with you.

Please bring your lunch with you if you like. We will provide beverages and cookies.

 

Cultural Competency Series: Cultural Awareness Training Program

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: TBD

Registration deadline: Oct. 1, 2019

Description: This 3-hour high energy presentation incorporates very strong fundamental ideas and concepts on topics relating to diversity.  Addresses. "When Multicultural Competence Meets Reality"  with the intent of shifting your paradigms regarding racism, prejudices, stereotypes, women's issues, differences in gender, inequity, intersectionality, and media.

Facilitator: Justin Brown, CEO, Diversity Awareness Program

Liyuan Ma (ISU)

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm

Liyuan MaLocation: 360 Heady Hall

Description: Liyuan Ma
"How does dowry work in the marriage market in contemporary China with imbalanced sex ratio?"

Econ Club meeting

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 360 Heady Hall

Agenda:

  • Study Abroad Opportunities (Dr. Luvaga)
  • Preparing for the Career Fair
  • Round Table Discussion on Internships

Contact Person: Darin Wohlgemuth

Early Career Professional Mentoring Workshop

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, July 25, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Application deadline: Jan. 31, 2019

Description: The AAEA Early Career Professional Mentoring workshop is aimed at professionals in research positions in applied economics in academic and non-academic careers. The workshop will consist of a one and a half day program, beginning directly after the 2019 AAEA meetings in Atlanta, Georgia, starting on July 24 and ending by mid-day on July 25, 2019.

26th Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society

Sunday, June 30, 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, July 3, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

Description: The objective of the conference is to bring together academic researchers, educators, doctoral students and practitioners from various international institutions to focus on timely financial issues and research findings pertaining to industrialized and developing countries including the recent financial and economic crisis.

Submission deadline: Jan. 18, 2019

More information

94th Western Economic Association Conference

Friday, June 28, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, July 2, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: San Francisco, California.

Description: CSWEP will be sponsoring sessions at the 2019 Western Economic Association International (WEAI) conference.

Econ 693 Presentation: Bera

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

Somenath BeraLocation: 360 Heady Hall

Description: Somenath Bera (ISU)
"Are labor supply decisions Neoclassical or Reference-Dependent? Evidence from the Pacific Halibut fishery"

Contact Person: Brent Kreider

ESTIMATE Summer Workshop, 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019 (All day) to Monday, June 10, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location:  Michigan State University

Description: ÊSTIMATE is an intensive weekend workshop taught by world class econometricians. The Michigan State University Department of Economics boasts a long tradition of excellence in econometrics. With a number of faculty members doing research in both theoretical and applied areas, the econometrics group at MSU is nationally ranked 12th by the U.S.

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American Economic Association Summer Program

Thursday, May 30, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, July 28, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Description: Intensive 2-month residential program for advanced undergraduate and Ph.D. graduate students.

Application deadline: Jan. 31, 2019

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Comedy College All Stars

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 7:30 pm
Event Type: 

Comedy CollegeLocation: Stephens Auditorium

Description: ISU Honors Comedy College presents a night of side-splitting laughter starring headliner Dr. Peter Orazem, ISU economics professor, former Ames city councilman, and the funniest Fullbright Fellow in the entire world on Tuesday, May 28 at 7:30 pm in the Celebrity Café – Stephens Auditorium.

Midwest Big Data Summer School

Monday, May 20, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, May 23, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Memorial Union, Ames

Description: This summer school is designed as an intensive curriculum aimed at practitioners and researchers to get them started in data-driven research and development. The school will include full day lectures on topics ranging from: data acquisition, data preprocessing, exploratory data analysis, descriptive data analysis, data analysis tools and techniques, visualization and communication, ethical issues in data science, reproducibility and repeatability, and understanding of domain/context.

Entrepreneurship Research Bootcamp

Sunday, May 19, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, May 23, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location:
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Kansas City, MO

Description: The program will include two components. The first component is a three-day practical immersion to observe and participate in an annual convening of the Foundation, which brings together hundreds of entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship support organizations, policy advocates, and local policymakers. Bootcamp participants will have the opportunity to interact with stakeholders relevant to entrepreneurship, and to learn firsthand about complex and urgent needs.

Farewell Lunch

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 368A Heady Hall

GoodbyeDescription: Please join the department in saying goodbye to a number of our colleagues who are either retiring or are leaving for other positions at Iowa State or other universities.

 

International Conference on New Trends in Econometrics and Finance

Monday, April 22, 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, April 24, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Athens, Greece

Description: Like the previous three conferences, this conference serves as a forum for academics, practitioners, and central bank and government officials in Europe and all over the world to present and discuss research results about the evolution of the international economics and of the global financial system.

Economics Teaching Workshop

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 8:00 am to 2:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location:The University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY

Description: Co-hosted by the University of Kentucky and Marginal Revolution University for one of the first ever econ education conferences focused on the science of learning.

Registration deadline: March 29

More information support@mruniversity.com

The speaker lineup includes some of the biggest names at the intersection of economics and the science of learning. This includes:

European Student Conference

Friday, April 5, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, April 6, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 

The fifth annual European Student Conference (ESC) organized by European Horizons will be held at Yale University starting on the evening of April 4th, with the main conference programming occurring Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th 2019.

Faculty forum for Workday and ISD

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Sun Room, Memorial Union

You can register by logging in to Learn@ISU (with your Net-ID and password) and entering keyword: WorkCyte Faculty Forum, then click List Events, select Enroll next to the forum you wish to attend, and click Register. If you have any problems or questions, please contact WorkCyte_Change@iastate.edu. No need to attend more than one; each forum will cover the same material.

Iowa State Research Day

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Event Type: 

Faculty, staff, postdoctoral associates and graduate students

Location: Memorial Union

Description:

  • Share your research and scholarship with the Campus community!
  • Posters – Exhibits – Creative Scholarship – Research Art
  • Discover and learn about research and scholarship happening at Iowa State!
  • Storytelling – Open Scholarship Keynote Address– Resource Fair

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Workshop: Effectively managing disruptive classroom behavior

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 3:10 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

When disruptive behavior takes place, a number of Iowa State University faculty members recommend
addressing it immediately. Their advice: remain calm, assess the situation, listen to student concerns.
Especially recommended: provide a clear, firm response that is consistent with responses you’ve given other
students. The strategies and resources in this workshop will help you prepare for these moments before they
occur.
Learning Objectives
• Recognize the appropriate responses to classroom disruption

Faculty forum for Workday and ISD

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Sun Room, Memorial Union

You can register by logging in to Learn@ISU (with your Net-ID and password) and entering keyword: WorkCyte Faculty Forum, then click List Events, select Enroll next to the forum you wish to attend, and click Register. If you have any problems or questions, please contact WorkCyte_Change@iastate.edu. No need to attend more than one; each forum will cover the same material.

Faculty forum for Workday and ISD

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Sun Room, Memorial Union

You can register by logging in to Learn@ISU (with your Net-ID and password) and entering keyword: WorkCyte Faculty Forum, then click List Events, select Enroll next to the forum you wish to attend, and click Register. If you have any problems or questions, please contact WorkCyte_Change@iastate.edu. No need to attend more than one; each forum will cover the same material.

NBER Project on the Economics of Digitization Meeting

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 (All day) to Friday, March 22, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 

Submission deadline: Nov. 16, 2018

The tutorial will introduce third year and higher graduate students to overviews of this area of research and provide graduate students face-to-face time with research leaders. The final day of the meeting will involve presentations of frontier research by six researchers and discussants, as part of the winter meeting of the NBER Digitization group. The meeting will be held at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.   

Midwest Economics Association Conference

Friday, March 15, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, March 17, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Hyatt Regency, St. Louis, MO

Description: 83rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association
This year's speakers are Dr. Kerwin Charles, president of the Midwest Economics Association and Edwin A. and Betty L. Berman Distinguished Service Professor and former interim Dean, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, and the distinguished C. Woody Thompson Lecturer, Dr. William Evans, Keough-Hesburgh Professor and Department Chair, University of Notre Dame.

Faculty forum for Workday and ISD

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Sun Room, Memorial Union

You can register by logging in to Learn@ISU (with your Net-ID and password) and entering keyword: WorkCyte Faculty Forum, then click List Events, select Enroll next to the forum you wish to attend, and click Register. If you have any problems or questions, please contact WorkCyte_Change@iastate.edu. No need to attend more than one; each forum will cover the same material.

 

Faculty Workshop: The Public Classroom

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Event Type: 

THE “PUBLIC CLASSROOM” (for all faculty)
Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Seemingly every week, university faculty comes under fire for statements or material presented in the classroom. Join University Counsel, Michael Norton, for a review of the current environment, and its implications for freedom of speech, and academic freedom.

Light refreshments will be provided.

To register for on-campus training or professional development events, please follow these steps.

ISCORE Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 8:15 am to 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Memorial Union

Description: This comprehensive forum on race and ethnicity is free and open to the Iowa State University community (students, staff, and faculty). 

Registration deadline: Feb. 28, 2018

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PRE-CONFERENCE: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
11:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The pre-conference is open to faculty and staff only.

P&S Professional Development Conference

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Scheman Building

Description: This year's conference, Cultivate Your Adventure: Planting the Seeds of Success, will feature TWO keynote speakers. We hope that through this conference, you will experience growth, encouragement, and positive social interactions with your colleagues, as well as gaining skills and knowledge you can use as you continue your adventure at Iowa State University.

Gritty Truth of Higher Ed Administration: Discerning Your Path

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Gold Room, Memorial Union

Description: Faculty Brown Bag Lunch

Intended for faculty who are considering academic administration as a career path, this discussion will borrow from the leadership journeys of Dr. Reginald Stewart, VP for Diversity and Inclusion, and Dr. Sarah Nusser, VP for Research. They will share their personal stories, reflect on what they enjoy as well as the gritty truth of lessons learned, and provide participants with real-world advice on some of the issues they face as administrators in higher education.

Fulbright Scholar Program

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Event Type: 

Location: Oak Room, Memorial Union

Description: "Discover How You Can Make an Impact Abroad"

A free workshop on Fulbright opportunities for administrators, faculty members, and professionals.

Individual faculty and professionals can reserve a 30 minute slot to visit with the Fulbright Program representative from 8:00-9:30 am and from 1:00-5:00 pm in the Oak Room. To reserve a time for a meeting, please contact Megan Peterson meganmp@iastate.edu by Feb. 6.

Speaker Series: Paul Maas, CEO of Scoular

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 5:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Event Type: 

Paul MaassLocation: Curtiss 0105

Description: Spring 2019 Ivy College of Business Speaker Series: CEO of Scoular, Paul Maass, ('88 ag bus)
"Finding the Right Cultural Fit for Your Career"

In partnership with the Agricultural Business Club

 

CALS Graduation Convocation

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 10:00 am
Event Type: 

Location: Hilton Coliseum

The fall-semester CALS Convocation for graduating seniors will be held Friday, Dec. 14, beginning at 10 a.m. in Hilton Coliseum. The Friday event reflects the university’s new schedule for college convocations and university commencement that was initiated last spring semester (May 2018). The positioning of CALS Convocation on Friday morning helps accommodate the other ceremony changes and will better serve our CALS graduates and families.

Extending the Theory of Sustainability

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 (All day) to Friday, December 7, 2018 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Description: The Center for the Dynamics of Social Complexity (DySoC)

Economics holiday party

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Event Type: 

Christmas ornament

Location:  368A Heady Hall

Description: Come join us as we ring in the holidays at the Department of Economics Holiday Party on Tues., November 27th.

The festivities will take place in 368A Heady, starting at noon and lasting until 2:00 p.m. Come for tasty treats and fun!

Faculty Climate Workgroup Open Forum

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Description: The Faculty Experience Workgroup, led jointly by the Faculty Senate and the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost, is working to identify and take action on issues of concern raised by faculty in the recent Campus Climate Survey.

Conference on Smallholders and Poverty Alleviation in the Asia-Pacific Region

Monday, October 29, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Beijing Friendship Hotel, No. 1, Zhongguancun South Street, Haidian District, Beijing, China

Description: Under the background of China's poverty-alleviation efforts, combining the small-scale farmers' development and poverty alleviation practices in the Asia-Pacific region, the focus will be on improving the ability of smallholders to survive and develop, especially on the experiences and frontiers of smallholders' development and poverty reduction in various countries.

Deadline: Aug. 15, 2018

Sam Bird (U.C. Davis)

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Sam BirdLocation: 368A Heady Hall

Description: Sam Bird (U.C. Davis)
“Technology Adoption, Market Participation, and Smallholder Endowments in Western Kenya”

Michael McCormick (Harvard University)

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Event Type: 

Dr. Michael McCormickLocation: Sun Room, Memorial Union

Description: Michael McCormick
"Studying the Fall of the Roman Empire with the Science of the Human Past"

NBER Research Conference

Friday, October 19, 2018 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Cambridge, MA

Description: The Rise of the Mega-firm: Causes and Consequences for Labor and Product Markets

Contact Person: NBER will cover the hotel and travel cost for two authors per paper. Other participants may also attend the meeting if space permits. Anyone interested in attending the meeting, but who does not have a paper to submit, may email Carl Beck in the NBER Conference Department (cbeck@nber.org). Questions about the conference should also be directed to him.

Open textbooks workshop

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 2030 Morrill Hall

This is an opportunity to find out more about using open textbooks is your courses as a way of making ISU more affordable for our students.  Here’s a link to the subject areas covered by the Open Textbook Library.

English skills with Dr. Wendong Zhang

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 360 Heady Hall

Description: One of the most important skills for future economists to developing is good communication. Many of the faculty, overall, feel like English communication is an area where we need to improve. Dr. Zhang has kindly offered his time to come and speak about the importance of English skills on the US job market. He'll speak about his own experience in improving his own English skills and answer student questions. 

Webinar on the Human Dimensions of a New Carbon Economy

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Webinar (or Weill Hall 224, Cornell University)

Description: The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future at Cornell University, the Center for Carbon Removal (CCR), and the New Carbon Economy Consortium (NCEC) invite you to connect with scholars working at the intersection of carbon removal and human dimensions research in order to develop a research agenda on the integration of the social sciences, humanities, and arts in the creation of an economy that is carbon-sequestering rather than carbon-emitting.

EGSA fall picnic

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Event Type: 

EGSA fall picnicLocation: Brookside Park, Maple Shelter, 1325 6th St.

Contact Person: jwlee@iastate.edu

Everyone is welcome: students, faculty, staff, family, friends, and pets.

Please help us estimate how much food to provide by filling out the attached RSVP form by Wednesday, Sept 5.

Panel Discussion on Diversity & Inclusion in the Agriculture & Food System - Perspectives from CALS Leadership

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 13 Curtiss Hall

Description: The sustainability of our food system depends on ensuring that everyone has a seat at the table. Recognizing this, agriculture and food businesses, organizations, and educational institutions are increasing their diversity and inclusion efforts — from the classroom to the field to the fork. But what does diversity and inclusion mean? What is its relevance for the agriculture and food system, including here in Iowa? Why is it important for CALS students to engage in these issues at ISU?

Peter Orazem (ISU)

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm

Dr. Peter OrazemLocation: 360 Heady Hall

Description: Peter Orazem, University Professor, Iowa State University
"Long-Term Responses to Large Minimum Wage Shocks: Sub-Minimum and Super-Minimum Workers in Slovenia"

Tom Vilsack

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 6:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Great Hall, Memorial Union

Description: Tom Vilsack served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture for eight years and is currently president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council. He was Governor of Iowa from 1999 to 2007.
"Trade Relations and U.S. Agriculture"

More information: E-mail the Lectures Program

 

2018 CALS fall convocation

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 4:10 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Sun Room, Memorial Union

The program will include brief comments from Interim Dean Joe Colletti and recognition of the College’s new faculty and staff since last fall. A reception will follow.

Camp Resources XXV

Sunday, August 12, 2018 (All day) to Tuesday, August 14, 2018 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Blockade Runner Resort, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

25th Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 9:00 am to Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 5:00 pm

Location: Budapest, Hungary

Description: The objective of the conference is to bring together academic researchers, educators, doctoral students and practitioners from various international institutions to focus on timely financial issues and research findings pertaining to industrialized and developing countries including the recent financial and economic crisis.

Paper submission deadline: Jan. 15, 2018
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2018 NACTA conference

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 12:00 pm to Friday, June 15, 2018 - 8:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Scheman Building, Ames, IA

Description: "Grow Your Adventure"

Our technical program will provide a rich and varied selection of professional development including oral and poster sessions, workshops, and tours of local agriculture enterprises and sites unique to central Iowa. There will also be ample opportunities to meet old friends, make new ones, and build your professional network. In essence, a chance to grow your professional adventure!

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Teaching Poverty 101 Workshop at UW-Madison

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 (All day) to Friday, June 15, 2018 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Institute for Research on Poverty
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Description: Designed to help college instructors plan courses on the causes, consequences, and cures of poverty. The workshop is open to college faculty and instructors in any postsecondary institution—university, college, or community college. Applicants need not have prior experience in poverty studies, but should plan to include material from the workshop in future courses.

Application deadline: Feb. 15, 2018

The Research-Based Flipped Classroom and Team-Based Learning

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 1:10 pm to Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 2117 Gerdin (June 11 and 13), 3164 Gerdin (June 12)

Description: A 3-part series. The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (TBL), an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes.

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ISU Online Learning Community

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 206 Durham

Description: The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using the University Learning Management System (LMS).

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Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 2030 Morrill

Description: The "Improving Your Online Course" workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online courses and develop a course improvement plan.

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Science Policy summer grad course

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:00 am to Friday, June 8, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 1204 Kildee Hall

Description: "Science Policy in an Age of Public Conflict" NUTRS 505

Lecturer: Dr. Catherine Woteki, Chief Scientist and Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics 2010-2016 and Under Secretary for Food Safety 1997-2001, U.S. Department of Agriculture

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Midwest Big Data Summer School

Monday, May 14, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, May 17, 2018 (All day)
Event Type: 

The 2018 Midwest Big Data Summer School for Early Career Researchers will be held from May 14-17, 2018 in Ames, Iowa. This summer school is designed as an intensive curriculum aimed at early career researchers to get them started in data-driven research. The school will include full day lectures on topics ranging from: data acquisition, data preprocessing, exploratory data analysis, descriptive data analysis, data analysis tools and techniques, visualization and communication, ethical issues in data science, reproducibility and repeatability, and understanding of domain/context.

Early registration: March 14
Regular registration: March 15-April 14

1st Midwest Statistical Machine Learning Colloquium

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Howe Hall

Description: A strong program of invited speakers presenting on interesting Machine Learning topics. We are accepting poster presentations for the event and the registration fee for ISU people is quite reasonable (essentially at marginal cost). 

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Open house reception for graduating seniors

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Graduating seniors in agricultural business, economics, and business economics and their families:

Location: Gallery Room, Memorial Union

Description: This year, we will be hosting an open house reception in honor of our graduating seniors from all three majors and their families.

Please stop by so we, as the Department of Economics faculty and staff, may thank you for sharing your student with us for a few years!

International Conference on Food and Agricultural Economics

Friday, April 27, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, April 28, 2018 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Alanya, Turkey

Description: ICFAEC 2018 aims at disseminating new knowledge in the field economics and provides a forum for deliberations and exchange of knowledge among academics, organizations, and researchers. ICFAEC 2018 encourages submission of theoretical and empirical papers in the different domains of food and agricultural economics and related disciplines, within and across different levels of analysis.

World Intellectual Property Day

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Central Campus, just north of the Campanile

Description: “A World Intellectual Property Day celebration, hosted by The Iowa State University Research Foundation (ISURF) and the Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer (OIPTT) will be held just north of the Campanile on Central Campus, Thursday, April 26, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

Reception for Harvey Lapan

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Dr. Harvey LapanThe Department of Economics cordially invites you to a reception celebrating University Professor Harvey Lapan's 46 years of distinguished service to the department.

Canvas Roundtable

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 008 Curtiss Hall

Description: The roundtable will be discussion format for peers to provide hints or tips to others, share concerns, exchange ideas, and demonstrate what works in Canvas for them/their classes. In addition, there will be a short introduction to the Canvas Mobile Apps (Canvas Teacher & Canvas Student).  Please bring your laptop. A light lunch will be provided.