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August 17, 2021

Louisiana State University
Agricultural Center
Agricultural Experiment Station
Baton Rouge, LA

Assistant/Associate Professor, International Trade & International Agribusiness

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Oct. 1, 2021, or until a suitable candidate is identified. 

NATURE OF POSITION: Tenure Track (12 Month). Teaching: 40 %, Research: 60 % 

August 11, 2021

David SwensonRecent media contacts for David Swenson, research scientist.

August 10, 2021

With the rampant spread of the delta variant of COVID-19, vaccination against the virus has become more urgent than ever.

Iowa State University will hold a series of COVID-19 vaccination clinics in the coming weeks for all students, faculty and staff. The clinics will be held on various dates and at various locations on the main ISU campus between August 17 and September 29.

August 10, 2021

Joshua RosenbloomJoshua Rosenbloom, professor and department chair, was interviewed for an Aug. 8 Quad-City Times story, "Help wanted: Quad-Cities businesses struggling to hire employees."

August 09, 2021

David Hennessy, Bobby Martens, Irene Jacqz, Chad CottiFour new faculty members will join the Department of Economics beginning Aug. 16, 2021.

August 05, 2021

The Division of Student Affairs plans to provide five Welcome and Information Stations across campus the first two days of classes again this year. The goal of the stations is to welcome students to Iowa State University and answer students’ questions. It is important to engage with our students as they navigate campus the start of the fall semester.  We are requesting your assistance in recruiting volunteers to staff these stations.  Below is information that may be helpful to share in your messaging:

August 04, 2021

Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, associate professor, was interviewed in an Aug. 4 Wallaces Farmer story, "Economist compares carbon credit, ecosystem service programs."

August 04, 2021

Please plan to attend to help welcome our department newcomers and to kick off the 2021-2022 academic year!

Friday, August 20
2:00-3:00 pm
Food Science Courtyard

In case of rain: 368A Heady Hall

Short presentation begins: 2:15
Light refreshments available

Food Science Courtyard

August 04, 2021

Hello CCMs:
We would like to pass along a couple of Learn@ISU online training opportunities related to travel policies and a new option for purchasing gift cards directly through Procurement. These trainings are each one hour and open to campus. You can enroll for trainings by visiting Learn@ISU through the Okta tile. If you could please share this information with your departments that would be greatly appreciated!

Travel Policy Refresher – Post COVID
3 one hour sessions being offered:

August 03, 2021

Nick Paulson, Jonathan McFaddenAlumni Nick Paulson ('07 PhD ag econ) and Jonathan McFadden ('15 PhD economics) won awards at this year's AAEA meetings Aug. 1-3 in Austin, Texas.

August 03, 2021

Beatrice Maule, Nieyan ChengBeatrice Maule, ag bus junior, and PhD student Nieyan Cheng won awards at the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association meetings, Aug. 2020.

 

August 02, 2021

Farm Business Management, Extension Specialist I
Job No. 494848
Location: Georgetown
Full time, Extension and Outreach
Pay Grade: 31E

Job link: https://careers.udel.edu/en-us/job/494848/extension-specialist-i-cooperative-extension-service

August 02, 2021

Patricia and Kevin KimleKevin Kimle, teaching professor, and his wife, Patricia, have published a new novel, "The Only Free Road: An Underground Railroad Saga Unveiled."

August 02, 2021

Dr. Helen JensenHelen Jensen, professor emerita, was recognized at the Aug. 2021 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association annual meeting for her many contributions to the AAEA and to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; to revising WIC packages to better serve recipients; and for her research in Food Safety and Nutrition and Federal Nutrition Assistance programs.

July 29, 2021

IAS School of Social Science
2021-2022 Academic Year Fellowships - Climate Crisis Politics

Each year, approximately 25 scholars are selected as Members in the School of Social Science. A completed doctorate or equivalent is required by the application deadline.

July 23, 2021

Liesl EathingtonLiesl Eathington, research scientist, was interviewed in a July 22 Hawk Eye story, "Ex-Iowa House speaker sues Census Bureau, saying it won't turn over communications about 'synthetic data.'"

 

July 23, 2021

Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, associate professor, was interviewed for a July 23 Wallaces Farmer story, "Farm leasing, negotiation, termination and high commodity prices."

July 23, 2021

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed in a July 21 New York Times story, "Why America Needs Immigrants."

July 20, 2021

Bertan TurhanBertan Turhan, assistant professor presented his paper, “How to De-reserve Reserves,” joint with Orhan Aygün (Bogazici University), at a department seminar of Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi on July 16. The talk was recorded and can be accessed at https://youtu.be/Y5HIi4H9iyI

July 19, 2021

Jennifer Doleac, Catherine Maclean, Javaeria Qureshi, and Danila Serra are hosting an in-person workshop and mentoring opportunity for 3rd and 4th year women/non-binary economics PhD students before the Southern Economic Association annual meeting called “Successfully Navigating Your Economics PhD” on Friday, November 19, 2021 in Houston, Texas.

July 15, 2021

Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed in a July 15 FarmWeekNow.com story, "Pork industry dealing with 'unintended consequences' of court ruling."

July 15, 2021

A storage advisory committee and IT units are conducting a survey regarding electronic data storage needs. It's open through Aug. 2. All members of the Iowa State community -- faculty, staff, students and researchers -- are invited to participate. The survey information will be used to shape a strategy for long-term electronic data storage at the university.

July 14, 2021

John WintersJohn Winters, associate professor, was quoted in a July 14 Seattle Times story, "Skip College? Not if You Want to Make More Money."

July 14, 2021

Ron Deiter’s work ethic and eventual career got their start on his family’s Wisconsin dairy farm.

July 14, 2021

Bertan TurhanBertan Turhan, assistant professor, had his paper, "Slot-specific Priorities with Capacity Transfers," joint with Michelle Avataneo (Northwestern), accepted for publication at Games and Economic Behavior.

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