To Iowa State faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate assistants: Your help is needed to support Iowa State University’s large-scale vaccination clinic.
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, made two presentations this week:
On Tuesday, April 6, at the 2021 Iowa Water Conference organized by Iowa Water Center held virtually: “The Economic Value of Less Harmful Algal Blooms: New Survey Results of Iowa Farmers and General Public” which is a joint work with Jimmy Shr, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics at National Taiwan University.
The Livestock Marketing Information Center has awarded Lee Schulz, associate professor, the Superior Service award for his exceptional dedication and service to the livestock industry and the outstanding contributions he has made to the Livestock Marketing Information Center.
The CARD Dissertation Award committee, consisting of CARD faculty affiliates, has decided that the three dissertations submitted this year were equally worthy of the sixth annual CARD Award for Best PhD Dissertation in Agricultural, Environmental, and Energy Economics Policy.
Owning nearly half of the farmland in Iowa, women landowners play an influential role in decisions that impact agriculture and natural resources.
NBER Summer Institute Workshop: Development Economics July 26-27, 2021
David Atkin, Fred Finan, Andrew Foster, Rema Hanna, Seema Jayachandran, Mushfiq Mobarak, and Shing-Yi Wang, Co-organizers
The Development Economics program will meet virtually as part of the NBER's Summer Institute on Monday July 26 and Tuesday July 27, 2021. The program will likely be about 4.5 hours each day starting late morning ET.
Fulbright Virtual Campus Visit
Tuesday, April 13
This live presentation will discuss the Fulbright Scholars Program opportunities and application process. Participants will be able to ask general questions.
The inaugural meeting of the NBER Working Group on Race and Stratification will be held next Friday, April 9. The program, which has been arranged by Isaiah Andrews, Rodney Andrews, Renee Bowen, Ebonya Washington, and working group director Trevon Logan, may be found here:
Ag business junior Cheyenne Harle is a recipient of MaxYield Cooperative’s $1000 Ag Scholarship.
The longest-running conference offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offered May 19 via Zoom.
Ag business senior Julia Campbell and her running mate Megan Decker, ag and society sophomore, were elected as Student Government president and vice president Thursday, March 25.
Dhamu Thamodaran ('83 PhD ag economics), will present the Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture April 12 at 7 p.m. Thamodaran will be virtual (link TBA) - guests may watch online or in the Sun Room of the ISU Memorial Union.
The Winter 2021 CARD Ag Policy Review is now available online.
NBER/CRIW Conference on Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth
March 17-18, 2022
Abstract submission deadlline: May 15, 2021 at https://conference.nber.org/confsubmit/backend/cfp?id=CRIWs22
Ag bus sophomore Beatrice Maule tied for third place in the Undergraduate Research Talks on Tuesday, March 23.
From Jonathan Wickert, Senior Vice President and Provost, March 18
On March 11, 2021, the Board of Regents lifted its moratorium on international travel for Iowa State University students, faculty, and staff. I am writing with information related to travel requirements, visiting scholars, and study abroad programs.
Faculty and Staff Travel
International travel for faculty and staff may be permitted, subject to the following requirements: