Events Archive

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

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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

More information

 

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
More information

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.

Live United Food Drive

Monday, April 23, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, May 3, 2018 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Drop off location, 260 Heady Hall

Description: The 10th Annual Live United Food Drive will take place on campus from April 23 to May 4. Donations will benefit the food pantries of Story County and ensure children have food during the summer months.

Non-perishable items and monetary donations will be accepted. Monetary donations may be provided online or via cash/check. Online donations may be provided on the United Way of Story County website.

EGSA Spring Picnic

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Maple shelter in Brookside Park

Description: We plan on serving hamburgers, chicken, hot dogs, vegetables, fruits, chips, and cookies. If you are interested in preparing something else or if you have any suggestions, please let us know in the comments of the RSVP form below Please RSVP by April 18.

RSVP form

CES 2018 North America Conference

Friday, April 6, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, April 7, 2018 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: University of Georgia in Athens, GA

Description: The theme of the conference is “Regulatory Impact Analysis: Methods, Applications, and Implications for Emerging Economies”. The conference includes invited keynote speakers, roundtable forums, and parallel sessions. Arrival and registration of participants will start in the afternoon of April 5. All speeches and sessions are on April 6 and 7.
Abstract submission deadline: Dec. 15, 2017

Iowa State Research Day

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Memorial Union

Description: Whether you are a chemist, artist, performer, engineer, or historian, if you are involved with research, scholarship or creative activity at Iowa State, we invite you to register and participate on March 27. Let’s “Discover. Create. Together.”

More information

Listening sessions for CALS dean search

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Memorial Union Gold Room

Live webinar: https://zoom.us/j/295238679

Join by phone: (669) 900-6833 – ID# 295238679

Description: The sessions are an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to learn more about the search, as well as provide input on characteristics they would like to see in the next dean. Questions may be submitted during each session by using the chat window in the webinar, or via email to calsforum@iastate.edu.

ISU Workshop: Navigating both Gender and Cultural Diversity

Monday, March 26, 2018 (All day)
Event Type: 

Dr. Kathrin ZippelLocation: Sun Room, Memorial Union

Registration deadline: March 23

Description: ISU Advance Workshop
Award-winning author and associate professor of sociology at Northeastern University, Dr. Kathrin Zippel is an expert on gender, science and organizations.

Canvas Roundtable

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Event Type: 

Location: 0013 Curtiss Hall

Description: The Brenton Center Instructional Development Team will be holding a roundtable that 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, we will share some general data retrieved from a recent student & faculty survey on the Canvas conversion.  Please bring your laptop. There is no set agenda - just a free flow of ideas and information.

Handling Classroom Disruption

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

Description: Handling Classroom Disruption: From Senseless Side Conversations to Shouting and Slamming Doors (for all faculty)

To register:

ANR at Noon

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 12:30 pm
Event Type: 

Description: Economics of Cover Crops

CALS Spring-Semester Convocation and Awards program

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 4:10 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Sun Room, Memorial Union

Description: The program will include brief comments from Interim Dean Colletti and recognition to all of our 2018 CALS faculty and staff award recipients. Please come and congratulate this year’s winners.

A wine-and-cheese reception, including Block & Bridle Summer Sausage, will follow the program.

Contact Person: Trina Zimmer 515-294-3830

Cultural Competency Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 368A Heady Hall

Speaker:  Dr. Pamala Morris, Assistant Dean/Director of the Office of Multicultural Programs and an Associate Professor for the Department of Youth Development and Agricultural Education, in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University

“Privileging the Privileged; How bias, power, and privilege impact graduate school funding and admissions”

Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity Conference

Friday, March 2, 2018 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Memorial Union

Description: The Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) is the university’s local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference support the university's Mission to "create, share, and apply knowledge... and make Iowa and the world a better place.”

Information on last year's pre-conference and conference here

Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity Pre-conference Sessions

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Memorial Union

Description: The Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) offers a professional development opportunity for all faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces.

Women in Economics Symposium

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Description: In addition to time to network and discuss career options over hors d'oeuvres, the event will feature a review of the research and data on women in economics, a panel featuring women from various career fields who majored in economics, and unique perspectives from leaders in the field.
Special speakers will include:

2018 Professional Development Conference

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 8:00 am to 4:45 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Scheman Building

Description: The 2018 Professional and Scientific Council Professional Developent Conference will include 32 sessions and 47 speakers and will be held at the Scheman Building of the Iowa State Center on Wednesday, February 14th! 

Registration: Early: $90, Regular, $105

Closing the Achievement Gap at ISU

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Great Hall, Memorial Union

Description: You are invited to this inaugural data symposium underscoring Iowa State’s commitment to student success, with a special focus on leveraging best practices across the university to close the gaps in persistence and completion among underrepresented students.

More information

Impact of the 2017 Tax Reform Webinar

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 3:00 pm
Event Type: 

Description: Free webinar on the Impact of the 2017 Tax Reform and Jobs Act on Agricultural Cooperatives.

Presenters: Phil Kenkel, Bill Fitzwater Cooperative Chair, Oklahoma State University, Keri Jacobs, Iowa Institute of Cooperatives Endowed Economics Professor, Iowa State University, and Brian Briggerman, Director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center, Kansas State University.

Winter 2018 Conference of the Multinational Finance Society

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 9:00 am to Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: University of Puerto Rico School of Business, Main Campus, Puerto Rico

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: Sep. 15, 2017

Department holiday party

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Event Type: 

Description: Faculty, retired faculty, staff, grad students:
You are invited to join the department in celebrating the joys of the season at the 2017 Holiday Party.
Thurs., Dec. 7th
Noon-2 p.m.
368A Heady Hall

Lunch and learn about presidential initiative funding

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Food Sciences Building Room 1951

Description: Office of the Vice President for Research leaders will give an overview of this impactful internal funding opportunity, as well as information and tips on how to apply. Pre-proposals are due Jan. 31.

Women's Leadership Workshop series

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 1306 Elings Hall

Description: Empowering female graduate students and post-docs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to achieve their career ambitions:
The series brings a number of influential women to campus with the goal of empowering female graduate students and post-docs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to achieve their career ambitions. Topics are designed with women in mind.

Think Tank on Animal Agriculture

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Hansen Learning Center, 2508 Mortensen Road, Ames, IA  50011

Discussion Leader: Mark Rasmussen, Director, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Title:  “Sustainable Agriculture:  What Now Leopold?
Please register by noon, Nov. 30, 2017 to  jrober@iastate.edu

IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 9:00 am to Friday, December 1, 2017 - 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii
Paper Submission deadline: July 2, 2017
Each symposium has its own organizing committee and its own call for papers! One registration gets you access to all 32 symposia and tutorials and all symposia events.
More information

 

Women in Ag Leadership Conference

Monday, November 27, 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, November 28, 2017 (All day)
Event Type: 

Location: Scheman Building

Description: For women involved in farming, agribusiness, or students interested in a career in agriculture. Establish a leadership role, expand your professional network, enhance your career.

Register at www.aep.iastate.edu/leadership

 

Canvas training lunch and learn

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 013 Curtiss

Description: New Canvas Training Opportunity Exclusively for CALS Faculty and Staff

To help you prepare for the upcoming semester, the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) is providing an exclusive training opportunity for CALS faculty and staff to learn Canvas, ISU’s new learning management system.

Training that would normally take at least four hours to complete, has been condensed into an hour and a half. In that short time, you will learn how to use:

Women's Leadership Workshop series

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 1306 Elings Hall

Description: Empowering female graduate students and post-docs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to achieve their career ambitions:
The series brings a number of influential women to campus with the goal of empowering female graduate students and post-docs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to achieve their career ambitions. Topics are designed with women in mind.

Connecting Faculty to Translate Research

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 4:30 pm
Event Type: 

Connecting Faculty to Translate Research
Tues. Nov. 7
4:30-6:00 pm
0198 Parks Library

Vice President for Research Sarah M. Nusser and Interim Vice President for Extension and Outreach John D. Lawrence will provide brief comments and introduce the program at 5:00 pm. Complementary appetizers and beverages will be served.

RSVP by Fri. Nov. 3

Cultural competency lunch and learn series

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 368A Heady Hall

Description: If These Walls Could Talk”  - CALS multicultural students discuss their perspective of life on campus. Their stories are emotional and raw, filled with incredible tenderness, courage and pain. The diversity issues that they challenge us to look at are equally provocative, begging to be heard and confronted.

RSVP by Oct. 16 to Theressa Cooper. Lunch Provided.

Economics Graduate Student Conference, Washington University

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 9:00 am
Event Type: 

Location: Washington University in St. Louis

Description: We are now issuing a call for original research papers from graduate students of all fields of economics. Selected applicants will be expected to present their papers at the 12th Annual Economics Graduate Student Conference of Washington University in St. Louis on Saturday, October 28, 2017.

Paper Submission deadline: Aug. 14, 2017

More information

Think Tank on Animal Agriculture

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Hansen Learning Center

Description: Dr. Matthew Helmers
"Nutrient Reduction to the Mississippi River: We are all in this together"

Contact Person: Julie jrober@iastate.edu

Meal will be $15 per person payable at the door.

P & T Discussion

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 368A Heady Hall

Contact Person: Joshua Rosenbloom

International Conference on Economic Research

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 9:00 am
Event Type: 

Location: Alanya, Turkey

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

Cultural competency lunch and learn series

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location:1951 Food Sciences, CCUR Theater

Description: Breaking Bias, The focus of this interactive workshop is to provide a safe space for students, faculty and staff to explore the concept of Unconscious Bias.  Specifically we will focus on what bias is and how you can nudge your unconscious to counter bias in your day to day activities.

RSVP by Oct. 16 to Theressa Cooper. Lunch Provided.

P & T Discussion

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location:  368A Heady Hall

Contact Person:  Joshua L. Rosenbloom

Borlaug Lecture: Betting on Africa to Feed the World

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 8:00 pm
Event Type: 

Akinwumi AdesinaLocation: Durham Great Hall, Memorial Union

Description: Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate
"Betting on Africa to Feed the World"

A reception and student poster display will precede the lecture at 7 pm in the South Ballroom.

CELT-Led Canvas Workshops, Groups and Collaborative Work

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:00 am
Event Type: 

Canvas training lunch and learn

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 013 Curtiss

Description: New Canvas Training Opportunity Exclusively for CALS Faculty and Staff

To help you prepare for the upcoming semester, the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) is providing an exclusive training opportunity for CALS faculty and staff to learn Canvas, ISU’s new learning management system.

Training that would normally take at least four hours to complete, has been condensed into an hour and a half. In that short time, you will learn how to use:

Women's Leadership Workshop series

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 1306 Elings Hall

Description: Empowering female graduate students and post-docs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to achieve their career ambitions:
The series brings a number of influential women to campus with the goal of empowering female graduate students and post-docs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to achieve their career ambitions. Ttopics are designed with women in mind.

Think Tank on Animal Agriculture

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Hansen Learning Center, 2508 Mortensen Road, Ames, IA  50011

Description: State of Agriculture in Iowa and the World
Come and enter into a discussion of the state of plant and animal agriculture in Iowa and the world with Mr. Northey who is awaiting confirmation as the next USDA Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation.  Congratulations to Mr. Northey for three terms as Secretary of the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship!

William K. Deal Lecture: Kerns

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Event Type: 

Joe KernsWilliam K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture

Location: Sun Room, Memorial Union

Description: Joe Kerns ('86 ag business)
"A Tale of Resiliency, Entrepreneurship and the Value of Mentors"

Cultural competency lunch and learn series

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 142 Curtiss Hall

Description: Reading Circle - “White Like Me”  by Tim Wise. As a follow up to the Sept. 13 University Lecturer given by Tim Wise, join us for a book discussion on “White Like Me” written by Tim Wise. A limited number of books is available for free in the CALS Dean’s Office, room 138. Pick up books any time before the event. Lunch will be provided for this event. 

RSVP by Sept. 20  to Theressa Cooper

 

Research Workshop: NSF Programs for Big Data Research

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Description: "Leveraging NSF Programs for Big Data Research." Dr. Chaitanya Baru, senior advisor for data science, CISE directorate, will discuss agency priorities and initiatives, and answer your questions about funding programs related to data science and data-driven discovery.

More information

Women's Leadership Workshop series

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 1306 Elings Hall

Description: Empowering female graduate students and post-docs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to achieve their career ambitions:
The series brings a number of influential women to campus with the goal of empowering female graduate students and post-docs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to achieve their career ambitions. Topics are designed with women in mind.

Parag Chitnis (Deputy Director, USDA NIFA)

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Event Type: 

Location: Scheman Building, Iowa State Center

Description: Keynote Presentation: Data Science for Transforming the US Food Systems

All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend.

Registration is required to attend the All-Hands Meeting. Register here.

NIFA’s Portfolio and Priorities for Science

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Room 1951 Food Sciences (CCUR Theater)

Description: Parag Chitnis, Deputy Director, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

Registration is not required to attend this seminar

I-CORPS site informational session

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Event Type: 

Location: Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Description: Faculty, staff, post-docs, and graduate students interested in learning how the I-Corps program can help you explore the commercial potential of your research discovery or innovation and increase its impact are encouraged to attend. In this presentation we will overview the I-Corps program and our process for participation by students, post-docs, staff, and faculty. One may choose to attend either session (Sep. 11 or Sep. 12).

I-CORPS site informational session

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Event Type: 

Location: Gallery, Memorial Union

Description: Faculty, staff, post-docs, and graduate students interested in learning how the I-Corps program can help you explore the commercial potential of your research discovery or innovation and increase its impact are encouraged to attend.  In this presentation we will overview the I-Corps program and our process for participation by students, post-docs, staff, and faculty. One may choose to attend either session (Sep. 11 or Sep. 12).

Canvas faculty and staff breakout sessions

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 206 Durham (60-person capacity)


Live webcast: 116 Durham (30-person capacity)


Description: Canvas Faculty and Staff Breakout Sessions

with Canvas trainer Erin Wasson


8:00 – 9:30 a.m. - Assignments and Discussions

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. - Grading and Assessment

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. - Quizzes and Question Banks

3:00 – 4:30 p.m. - Modules and File Management

Canvas faculty and staff breakout sessions

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 206 Durham (60-person capacity)

Live webcast: 253 Durham (12-person capacity)

Description: Canvas Faculty and Staff Breakout Sessions
with Canvas trainer Erin Wasson

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. - Modules and Files Management
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. - Communication and Collaboration
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. - Assignments and Discussions
3:00 – 4:30 p.m. - Grading and Assessment

Canvas training open labs

CALS annual BBQ

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

Description: Make plans to attend the college’s annual BBQ on Sep. 2 at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center, prior to the ISU vs. UNI football game! Visit fellow alums, students, faculty and friends from 3 - 6 p.m. with a program by Dean Wendy Wintersteen at 4:30 p.m. Bring your family and enjoy fun for all ages including a Hickory Park meal and more!

Enjoy the CALS Corner:

Welcome Reception

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Brunnier Art Museum

Description: Welcome reception sponsored by University Museums to celebrate the Faces of Iowa State exhibition’s premiere. Open to all faculty, staff, and students, this is an opportunity to greet colleagues and network while also celebrating the opening of the new portrait exhibition.

Tuition Task Force Public Meeting

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: University of Iowa Campus - Kollros Auditorium, Biology Building East

Description: The Board of Regents Tuition Task Force has announced dates and times for four public stakeholder meetings.  The Tuition Task Force was established this year by the Board to facilitate a public discussion examining core issues and strategies central to the process of setting tuition at Iowa’s public universities.

Tuition Task Force Public Meeting

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Iowa State University Campus – Room 240, Scheman Building

Description: The Board of Regents Tuition Task Force has announced dates and times for four public stakeholder meetings.  The Tuition Task Force was established this year by the Board to facilitate a public discussion examining core issues and strategies central to the process of setting tuition at Iowa’s public universities.

Tuition Task Force Public Meeting

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 10:35 am to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: University of Northern Iowa Campus – Slife Ballroom, Commons

Description: The Board of Regents Tuition Task Force has announced dates and times for four public stakeholder meetings.  The Tuition Task Force was established this year by the Board to facilitate a public discussion examining core issues and strategies central to the process of setting tuition at Iowa’s public universities.

AAEA Reunion and Reception

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Grace Meeting Room, 4th floor, Chicago Marriott Downtown
540 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

Description: 2017 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting Reunion and Reception

This is a joint reception with the University of Minnesota and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Tuition Task Force Public Meeting

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center, 1200 Grand Ave., Des Moines, Iowa

Description: The Board of Regents Tuition Task Force has announced dates and times for four public stakeholder meetings.  The Tuition Task Force was established this year by the Board to facilitate a public discussion examining core issues and strategies central to the process of setting tuition at Iowa’s public universities.

RESPOND: Partnering for Campus Mental Health

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

Days/Times: Weds., July 19, 2017 AND Weds., July 26, 2017, 8 am-12 pm  (total of 8 hours)

Location: Hach Hall atrium

Description: RESPOND is an 8-hour training that teaches participants how to help someone who is in distress and may be experiencing a mental health issue. The training will provide information and decrease stigma about mental health issues, teach helpful ways to assess the needs and support the individual, and advise how to refer to appropriate campus or local resources.

RESPOND: Partnering for Campus Mental Health

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Days/Times: Tues., July 18, 2017 AND Tues., July 25, 2017, 1 pm-5 pm  (total of 8 hours)

Location: Hach Hall atrium

Description: RESPOND is an 8-hour training that teaches participants how to help someone who is in distress and may be experiencing a mental health issue. The training will provide information and decrease stigma about mental health issues, teach helpful ways to assess the needs and support the individual, and advise how to refer to appropriate campus or local resources.

Workshop: Inclusive Classroom Faculty Development Workshop

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 1:10 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 2030 Morrill Hall

Description: Today's university classrooms are more diverse than in the past. With this diversity of students comes the need to ensure the learning environments associated with courses are inclusive and designed to support all students. This faculty workshop includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

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RESPOND: Partnering for Campus Mental Health

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

Days/Times: Tues., July 11, 2017 AND Thurs., July 13, 2017, 8 am-12 pm  (total of 8 hours)

Location: Hach Hall atrium

Description: RESPOND is an 8-hour training that teaches participants how to help someone who is in distress and may be experiencing a mental health issue. The training will provide information and decrease stigma about mental health issues, teach helpful ways to assess the needs and support the individual, and advise how to refer to appropriate campus or local resources.

First Graduate Student Research Conference in Business and Economics

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:00 am to Friday, May 26, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Location: University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, Sarasota, Florida.

Description: First author(s) must be a graduate student. GRADCONF will also have a career fair and workshops for graduate students. GRADCONF 2017 aims to bring together graduate students and their faculty advisors together to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of business and economics and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted.

Abstract deadline: Feb. 1, 2017

Assoc. of North America Higher Education International

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 11:00 am
Event Type: 

Description:  IIBA Conference Lecture Series

Ravi Dhar, Director of Consumer Insights Center & George Rogers Clark Professor of Management and Marketing, School of Management, Yale University

"Lessons from Behavioral Economics for Understanding Consumers"


Project LEA/RN Workshop

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 9:00 am to Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: 2622 Lagomarcino

Description: "Introduction to Learning-Centered Classes and Meetings"

Participants will be engaged in activities that will cause them to examine their beliefs about learning. They will be asked to focus on their own thinking and learning. After experiencing learning-centered strategies for themselves, participants will discuss the implications and applications as they plan learning for students and clients.

Think Tank on Animal Agriculture

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Iowa Cattlemen’s Association,  2055 Ironwood Court, Ames, IA  50014

Description: “Current challenges and research priorities of the Iowa Animal Commodity Organizations”

Meal will cost $15/person payable at the door.

Please register to jrober@iastate.edu by noon on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

 

 

 

3rd Annual PIER Workshop on Quantitative Tools

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 9:00 am to Friday, May 5, 2017 - 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Description: Penn Institute for Economic Research
This unique week-long program provides essential training on state-of-the-art quantitative tools for analyzing macroeconomic policy from the world’s leading experts at the University of Pennsylvania

Registration deadline: Mar. 10, 2017

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International Conference on New Trends in Econometrics and Finance

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 9:00 am to Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Sokos Hotel Presidentti, Helsinki, Finland

In the conference emphasis will be placed on the developments in emerging market economies, on the fate of the recent trends and of the impact of these developments on international trade, finance and regulation as well as on national economies and financial systems. Theoretical, empirical and policy-oriented papers are all welcome.
Abstract deadline: March 24, 2017

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International Conference on New Trends in Econometrics and Finance

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 8:00 am to Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Description: 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.

More information

Abstract submission deadline: March 24, 2017 aioc.econometrics@gmail.com

USDA Economists and C-FARE seminar

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Washington, DC

Description: Current Trends in U.S. Farm Income, Farm Income Volatility, and Farmland Values: What's the Story?

Presenters: Moderator: Christopher Burns, Ag Economist, USDA ERS
Kevin Patrick, Ag Economist, USDA ERS
Daniel Prager, Ag Economist, USDA ERS
Wendong Zhang, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Iowa State University

EGSA Spring Picnic

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Hickory Shelter in Brookside Park - 1325 6th St., Ames, IA


Description: The Economics Grad Student Association will hold their spring picnic at Brookside Park. The picnic is free and open to everyone in the department (staff, faculty and students), their family and friends.


Reception for John Schroeter

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Type: 

Dr. John SchroeterThe Department of Economics cordially invites you to a reception honoring Dr. John Schroeter, who retires on May 31, 2017, after 34 years of distinguished service as professor, interim chair, and director of graduate education.

Celebration of Science and Scholarship

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Join Sigma Xi to celebrate the impact of Iowa State research! Hear what your campus colleagues are discovering and creating – and learn how you can help spread the word about the value of Iowa State’s research.

CALS Sustainability Symposium

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Event Type: 

CALS SustainabilityLocation: Scheman Building

Description: Dean Wintersteen appointed the CALS Sustainability Task Force last year to begin a college-wide dialog on sustainability to consider how the college can focus and more fully engage in sustainability across our research, education and extension and outreach missions.

ROAR 2017 program

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 12:00 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Webinar

Description: Rapid Outcomes from Agricultural Research
ET for a short how-to on ROAR participation and an open Q&A session

Register

Severe Storm Spotter Training

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Event Type: 

Location: Gallery Room, MU

Description: ISU Department of Environmental Health and Safety hosts Severe Storm Spotter Training presented by the National Weather Service, Des Moines.

Pre-register at Learn@ISU

Spring 2017 Analytics Symposium

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 8:30 am to 1:30 pm
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Location: Des Moines Marriott Downtown, Des Moines, IA


Description: Hosted by the Iowa State University College of Business

For professionals in the field of analytics who work in finance, insurance, retail, cybersecurity, and transportation. Participants will be immersed in high-level information that is sure to benefit careers of all levels. Registration: $30


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College of Business Spring 2017 Analytics Symposium

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 8:30 am to 1:30 pm
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Location: Des Moines Marriott Downtown, 700 Grand Ave.


Description: This is the must-attend event for professionals in the field of analytics who work in finance, insurance, retail, cybersecurity, and transportation. Participants will be immersed in high-level information that is sure to benefit careers of all levels.


Engaging sessions will be led by highly qualified experts in their fields, will boost participant skills, and enhance capabilities for company analytics. 

Think Tank on Animal Agriculture

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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Location: Hansen Learning Center, 2508 Mortensen Road, Ames, IA

Description:  Dr. Robert C. Brown, ISU Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Renewable Energies: Options and Opportunities, Iowa’s Role, and the Future

Register by March 29, 2017: Ju