Due to the recent lapse in appropriations, implementation of the revised NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 19-1) was postponed. We are pleased to announce that the revised PAPPG will now be effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after Feb. 25, 2019. Significant changes include:
Peter Orazem, professor, was one of five speakers who participated in the 11th Annual Economics Humor Session in Honor of Caroline Postelle Clotfelter at the American Economic Association meetings Jan. 5, 2019, in Atlanta.
Keri Jacobs, associate professor, presented at a series of educational workshops in Iowa, Minnesota, and Nebraska for boards of directors and management of cooperatives. The topics included governance and financial analysis of cooperatives and strategic financial management.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation will host a bootcamp for entrepreneurship research on May 19 - 23, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Application deadline: Feb. 25, 2019
The program is designed to encourage and connect research with practical problems related to entrepreneurship. Ph.D students and untenured researchers (e.g. pre-tenure, postdocs, and non-university researchers) based at U.S. institutions are eligible to apply.
5th International Conference on New Trends in Econometrics and Finance
April 22 - 24, 2019
Submission deadline: March 1, 2019
The organizers encourage submissions of papers and posters on any topic within the overall theme of the conference and in the following areas in particular:
Industrial economics and regional economic issues
Application deadline: March 15, 2019
Faculty, if you have ever considered higher education administration (yes, you too could be a chair someday) this brown bag lunch may be of interest. Or perhaps you just want more evidence for why you don’t want to do one of these jobs.
Faculty Brown Bag Lunch: The Gritty Truth of Higher Education Administration: Discerning Your Path
Feb. 22, 2019
Faculty, staff, postdoctoral associates and graduate students:
Registration deadline: Feb. 22, 2019
The 2019 Iowa State Research Day, hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Research, is March 28 (10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) at the Memorial Union. Registration to attend the event is now open online.
Summer 2019 Employment Opportunities: Economics Instructors and Teaching Assistants
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 8-26, 2019
Proposal submission deadline: March 30, 2019
More information: https://conference.nber.org/confer/2019/SI2019/call2019.html
The detailed meeting calendar may be found here.
There will be workshops on each of the following topics:
The third annual NBER Economics of AI conference will be held in Toronto Sept. 26-27, 2019.
Submission deadline: May 31, 2019 http://papers.nber.org/confsubmit/backend/cfp?id=AIf19
Papers and video of presentations at the two previous conferences are available at
At its January 22 meeting, the Faculty Senate passed three items, two of which are Faculty Handbook changes.
Featuring TEDx speaker Dr. David Buss's talk about human mating behavior. Participate in talks, posters, exhibitions, 3MT and more. Learn how student researchers are solving grand challenges.
- Get feedback on your presentations
- Join professional development workshops
- Engage in a social and networking event
- Sing, dance or play your thesis
- Win cash awards, certificates and raffle prizes
April 10, 2019
Submission deadline: last week in Feb. 2019
Faculty, graduate and postdoc students are invited to apply for the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps program.
The four-week program, which starts on Feb. 27, focuses on building entrepreneurship skills and bringing innovative ideas to the public. The Office of the Vice President for Research is sponsoring the program.
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research is accepting applications for its 2019 Fellowship Program. Cohort members will be together for three years as they continue through their graduate program.
Students can compete in either of two categories: Stipend plus Professional Development awards (deadline is Feb. 15) or Professional Development only awards (deadline is April 15).
AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State University classes will be canceled and university offices closed all day Tuesday, Jan. 29, through noon Thursday, Jan. 31, due to predicted record wind chills. Only essential staff -- including police, food service, security, power plant, animal care, critical maintenance, and snow and ice removal -- should report to work. Supervisors should contact their employees regarding their individual schedules.