Louisiana State University
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 %
Recent media contacts for David Swenson, research scientist.
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.
Four new faculty members will join the Department of Economics beginning Aug. 16, 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:
Please plan to attend to help welcome our department newcomers and to kick off the 2021-2022 academic year!
Friday, August 20
Food Science Courtyard
In case of rain: 368A Heady Hall
Short presentation begins: 2:15
Light refreshments available
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:
Alumni 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.
Beatrice Maule, ag bus junior, and PhD student Nieyan Cheng won awards at the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association meetings, Aug. 2020.
Farm Business Management, Extension Specialist I
Job No. 494848
Full time, Extension and Outreach
Pay Grade: 31E
Kevin Kimle, teaching professor, and his wife, Patricia, have published a new novel, "The Only Free Road: An Underground Railroad Saga Unveiled."
Helen 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.
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.
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.
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.
Ron Deiter’s work ethic and eventual career got their start on his family’s Wisconsin dairy farm.