The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will recognize Izak Christensen, one of six spring 2018 graduates with senior awards at the college's convocation event on May 4, 2018 beginning at 10:00 am in Hilton Coliseum. Awards are presented by the CALS Student Council.
Lee Schulz, assistant professor, has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program, Less than 10 Years Award by the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA).
David Swenson, associate scientist, had several recent media interviews:
Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times, about the effects of the trade tariffs on the ag economy and on the broader Iowa economy.
John Crespi, professor, and Lee Schulz, assistant professor, were interviewed as experts for a U.S. Government Accountability Office Report to Congressional Requesters, "U.S.D.A. Additional Data Analysis Could Enhance Monitoring of U.S. Cattle Market" April 2018.
Elizabeth Hoffman, professor, received the IOWAWHE (Iowa Network for Women in Higher Education) 2018 Distinguished Higher Education Leadership Award April 20 at their conference "Finding Your 'Wonder Woman' Within" at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.
Joshua Rosenbloom, professor and chair, had his and coauthor Brandon Dupont's article "The Economic Origins of the Postwar Southern Elite" published in the journal Explorations in Economic History 68 (2018) 119-131. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014498317300311
A new decision-making tool that can help crop and livestock farmers assess the economics of cover crops on their farm is available for free on Iowa State University’s Ag Decision Maker website.
The Iowa Division of Banking (IDOB) and Superintendent Ron Hansen hosted the annual Day With the Superintendent this week at the Sheraton Hotel in West Des Moines.
Once again, Iowa State has won the Best Delegation award at the Midwest Model European Union competition, this year held April 5-7 at at the Indiana University Memorial Union in Bloomington. Iowa State teams have previously won Best Delegation awards in 2015 and 2016.
Keri Jacobs, assistant professor, gave a presentation at the Cooperative Network’s Federal Dairy Issues Forum, April 10, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Her presentation discussed the recent tax changes that will impact agricultural cooperatives and their members.
This year, we will be hosting an open house reception in honor of our graduating seniors in Agricultural Business, Economics, and Business Economics on Friday, May 4th from 2 – 4 pm in the Gallery Room at the Memorial Union. We invite you to join us at this event as your schedule permits.
Perry Warjiyo ('91 Ph.D. econ), a Bank Indonesia deputy governor since 2013, was endorsed March 28, 2018, by the Indonesian parliament's financial commission to be central bank governor, succeeding Agus Martowardojo. Warjiyo was President Joko Widodo’s sole nominee for the role. Warjiyo's more than three decade career at Bank Indonesia began in 1984.
Sonya Huffman, adjunct associate professor, will give a talk "Gender Differences in Educational Attainment in the US" Friday, April 13, from 1-2 pm at the Margaret Sloss Women's Center. The talk is part of Feminist Friday - Facilitated Conversations Featured on Gender Equality.
Iowa State University has recently partnered with the Wall Street Journal to provide free memberships for all of their students, faculty and staff.
Anyone at Iowa State can visit wsj.com/IowaState to activate their membership.
Dr. Alberto Dávila ('82 PhD econ) of Edinburg, Texas, professor of economics and lead associate dean for administration, graduate studies and research with the Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, has been named dean of the Donald L. Harrison College of Business at Southeast Missouri State University.
Edward Balistreri, associate professor has two recent publications: