Summer 2019 Employment Opportunities: Economics Instructors and Teaching Assistants
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 8-26, 2019
Proposal submission deadline: March 30, 2019
More information: https://conference.nber.org/confer/2019/SI2019/call2019.html
The detailed meeting calendar may be found here.
There will be workshops on each of the following topics:
The third annual NBER Economics of AI conference will be held in Toronto Sept. 26-27, 2019.
Submission deadline: May 31, 2019 http://papers.nber.org/confsubmit/backend/cfp?id=AIf19
Papers and video of presentations at the two previous conferences are available at
At its January 22 meeting, the Faculty Senate passed three items, two of which are Faculty Handbook changes.
Featuring TEDx speaker Dr. David Buss's talk about human mating behavior. Participate in talks, posters, exhibitions, 3MT and more. Learn how student researchers are solving grand challenges.
- Get feedback on your presentations
- Join professional development workshops
- Engage in a social and networking event
- Sing, dance or play your thesis
- Win cash awards, certificates and raffle prizes
April 10, 2019
Submission deadline: last week in Feb. 2019
Faculty, graduate and postdoc students are invited to apply for the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps program.
The four-week program, which starts on Feb. 27, focuses on building entrepreneurship skills and bringing innovative ideas to the public. The Office of the Vice President for Research is sponsoring the program.
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research is accepting applications for its 2019 Fellowship Program. Cohort members will be together for three years as they continue through their graduate program.
Students can compete in either of two categories: Stipend plus Professional Development awards (deadline is Feb. 15) or Professional Development only awards (deadline is April 15).
AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State University classes will be canceled and university offices closed all day Tuesday, Jan. 29, through noon Thursday, Jan. 31, due to predicted record wind chills. Only essential staff -- including police, food service, security, power plant, animal care, critical maintenance, and snow and ice removal -- should report to work. Supervisors should contact their employees regarding their individual schedules.
Becky Johnson, department secretary, celebrated 45 years with Iowa State University on May 23, 2018. She started working in the animal science department days after her graduation in 1973. A year later she moved to the economics department and has been here ever since.
Assistant Extension Professor
Business and Communities Extension Program
Dermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in several media outlets on a trade agreement between the United States and the European Union. The European Commission today issued draft negotiating mandates to EU member states that doesn't include talks on agriculture.
The New York Times' "Overlooked" obituary series, which profiles Americans who were not appropriately celebrated in the pages of the Times at the time of their passing, this week brought readers the incredible story of Isabelle Kelley (MS '40 econ), 1917-1997.
ISU recently introduced OKTA as the tool for logging into most university applications online. Starting March 1, 2019 you will be required to begin using multi-factor authentication to access these applications. This means doing more than simply providing your user name and password.
Please note that OKTA requires that you have installed the most recent version of MS Outlook. If you have not updated Outlook on your computer/phone you should probably consult with Christopher of Mike before proceeding.
2019 National Farm Business Management Conference
June 9-13, 2019
Abstract submission deadline: March 1, 2019
ACDI/VOCA Service Learning Corps
Market Systems Development Researcher
3-12 months, beginning May 2019
ACDI/VOCA Service Learning Corps
Economic Multiplier Specialist
March- May 2019
The Defense Intelligence Agency is hosting an invitation-only Hiring Event in March 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska for the following career fields:
Visit DIA.mil for more information.
Jeff and Adriana Valcu-Lisman are the parents of son Connor Theodore Lisman, born Jan. 4, 2019, at 12:21 p.m. The newest Lisman weighs 6 lb. 10 oz. and measures 20 in. long. Congratulations to the proud parents!