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August 01, 2016

Thomas SutherlandISU alumnus, Thomas Sutherland, has died in Ft. Collins, CO at age 85. He was released in 1981 after being held hostage by Islamic terrorists in Beirut, Lebanon for six years.

July 28, 2016

Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed by Aerin Curtis, Feednavigator.com, about how the hot weather in July is affecting feed crop growth and development.

July 25, 2016

Dr. Mark EdelmanMark Edelman, professor, was interviewed by ISU News Service about the Solidarity Microfinance program.

July 25, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist had several media interviews recently:

July 22, 2016

Ana Sophia LismanAdriana Valcu-Lisman, postdoc, and her husband Jeff welcomed little Ana Sophia who arrived Thursday morning at 9:53 am. Ana weighs  6 lbs 9 oz and was 19-1/2 inches long. Congratulations to all!

July 21, 2016

Tenure-track faculty
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2016
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July 21, 2016

The VPR office is now accepting pre-proposals for:

Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

Internal Competition deadline: July 25, 2016
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July 21, 2016

Joshua KimCongratulations to Miyoung Oh, postdoc, and her husband Jiwoong Kim, who welcomed their newest family member on July 17th! Baby Joshua joins his older brother Isaac and sister Emma. All are doing well.

July 18, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Brian Morelli, Cedar Rapids Gazette, about how to measure the ostensible effectiveness of area regional development organizations...

July 18, 2016

Dr. Wendong ZhangThe 2015 Iowa Land Value Survey conducted by Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, and CARD was cited in an article by Courtney Fiorini, Mason City Globe Gazette.

July 18, 2016

The Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) at NSF invites innovative research and development proposals to advance STEM learning, while exploring solutions to multidisciplinary or transdisciplinary global challenges in either formal or informal settings for learners of all ages and prior educational experience, including learners traditionally under-represented in STEM.
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July 18, 2016

Dr. David FrankelDavid Frankel, associate professor, had an op ed piece, "What's Happening to Obamacare?"  published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

July 14, 2016

Once again this year, CARD will be hosting an alumni reunion during the 2016 AAEA Annual Meeting in Boston.

July 14, 2016

USDA - AFRI Agriculture and Natural Resources Science for Climate Variability and Change Challenge Area
1. Climate and Land Use
2. Climate Masters Outreach and Extension

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July 11, 2016

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, answered questions about Tyson Foods' motivations concerning their recently closed plant in Cherokee, IA in an article in the Des Moines Register

July 11, 2016

Dr. Wallace HuffmanProfessor Wallace Huffman's, 2015 research on consumers' willingess to pay for  GMO potatoes was cited in a Des Moines Register article on companies working on creating foods that improve health.

July 11, 2016

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed by Jennifer Carrico of the High Plains Journal on the impact of the Trans-Pacific agreement on U.S. pork exports.

July 11, 2016

Dr. Wallace HuffmanWallace Huffman, professor, and Jonathan McFadden.

July 07, 2016

Another enrollment record has been set this summer, with 11,942 students attending the summer sessions. That's an increase of 306 students over last summer's previous record. The growth is in students learning online. The subset of students enrolled only in online or other distance options increased 431, up to 3,388 students this summer.

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July 07, 2016

Dr. Otavio BartalottiOtavio Bartalotti, assistant professor, presented the paper "Bootstrap Confidence Intervals for Sharp Regression Discontinuity Designs with the Uniform Kernel," Otavio Bartalotti, Gray Calhoun, and Yang He, at two recent conferences.

July 07, 2016

The Undergraduate Programs Office completed freshman 2-day summer orientation sessions in June. Ninety-four ag business and six economics freshmen attended.

July 05, 2016

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, assistant professor, worked with Iowa Institute for Cooperatives this spring to develop and host the first annual Iowa Cooperative Intern Day at the Monsanto Learning Center on Thursday, June 23.

July 05, 2016

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, had his Ag Policy Review article on an unlikely repeat of the 1980s farm crisis included in a University of Illinois Farm Policy News update on July 5, 2017.

July 05, 2016

Dr. Georgeanne Artz, Dr. Alejandro PlastinaGeorgeanne Artz, and Alejandro Plastina, assistant professors, conducted two workshops last week in Heady Hall for 4-H’ers under the title “Farming for Fun and Profit,” with a total attendance of about 50 kids.

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