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Gary Lyn, assistant professor, was invited to participate as a Cowles Foundation Research in Economics “Trade Day” Visiting Scholar in the Department of Economics at Yale University May 6.
Plinio Nastari, ('83 PhD ag econ) and his wife dropped by Heady Hall May 4. He visited with Hongli Feng, assistant professor, about his time at Iowa State as one of Earl Heady's last graduate students.
Seniors Miranda Tze and Jackson Novak presented their Honors project posters at the Honors Program Poster Presentation at the Memorial Union May 4. Honors students elect to pursue individualized programs designed to enrich their educational experiences.
The Iowa State University Economics Club travelled April 30 for the annual Berkshire Hathaway stockholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.
Joydeep Bhattacharya, professor, has been chosen by his colleagues to receive the LAS Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentoring.
Glen Smith ('79 ag bus), Chairman of the Farm Credit Administration, visited the Iowa State campus and spoke to Dr. John Crespi's Econ 466 (Ag Finance) class on Friday, April 22.
CARD Director John Crespi announced Dr. Liyuan Ma as the recipient of the seventh annual CARD Award for Best PhD Dissertation in Agricultural, Environmental, and Energy Economics Policy.
Gamma Sigma Delta, the Iowa Beta Chapter of the Honor Society of Agriculture, held its annual award ceremony on April 21 in Dolezal Auditorium, Curtiss Hall. Iowa State University students, faculty and alumni were presented with awards, and new members were inducted into the organization.
Julia Campbell, senior in agricultural business and Student Body President, was featured in the "Welcome to Iowa State University" video of The College Tour.
Kevin Kimle, teaching professor, Rastetter Chair of Agricultural Entrepreneurship and director of Start Something College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, was presented one of the inaugural Pioneering College Innovation awards April 21.
Work on the new undergraduate student lounge in Heady Hall was started in April and is progressing quickly. The lounge is located in the space formerly occupied by rooms 165, 167 and 169 on Heady's first floor and is scheduled to be ready by fall semester 2022.
Cole Eden, agricultural business senior, has won the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Ambassador of Agriculture and Life Sciences Award. This award recognizes a senior who has helped communicate agriculture and life sciences to their peers and connecting ISU, the college and communities.
Two department students were inducted into Cardinal Key April 24, along with honorary member Professor Betsy Hoffman.
Sergio Lence, professor, and and Marlin Cole Chair of International Agricultural Economics has been named a 2022 recipient of the Regents Award for Faculty Excellence as a reflection of his commitment to Iowa State University, his professional reputation, and the esteem of his peers.
Jack Novak, economics senior, made an oral presentation at the 16th Iowa State University Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression April 20.