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February 01, 2019

Dr. Ron DeiterRon Deiter, professor, was interviewed by Mike Burvee (former student and ISU grad) for a story in the Jan. 30, 2019 Sigourney News-Review titled "Iowa could join progression against illegal sports betting."

February 01, 2019

Summer 2019 Employment Opportunities: Economics Instructors and Teaching Assistants

January 31, 2019

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, professor, was interviewed for a Jan. 30th Ames Tribune story "City of Ames $143M investment in expansion - a sign of changing times."

January 31, 2019

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 8-26, 2019

Proposal submission deadline: March 30, 2019

More informationhttps://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:

Asset Pricing

January 31, 2019

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
    https://www.economicsofai.com/nber-conference-2018/.

January 29, 2019

At its January 22 meeting, the Faculty Senate passed three items, two of which are Faculty Handbook changes.

January 29, 2019

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

Memorial Union
April 10, 2019

Submission deadline: last week in Feb. 2019

January 29, 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.

More information

January 29, 2019

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).

More information

January 29, 2019

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.

January 28, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed for a Public Radio International story "Rust Belt jobs are still going overseas. The impact could be felt for generations," Jan. 24, 2019.

January 24, 2019

Becky Johnson 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.

January 23, 2019

Assistant Extension Professor
Business and Communities Extension Program
Columbia, Missouri

January 22, 2019

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot 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.

January 22, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed for a Jan. 18 story on Public News Service about how Democratic hopefuls are smart to reach out to voters in western Iowa, which is more rural and more Republican.

January 18, 2019

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.

January 17, 2019

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.

January 17, 2019

2019 National Farm Business Management Conference
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
June 9-13, 2019

Abstract submission deadline: March 1, 2019

January 15, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a Markets Insider story on Jan. 14, 2019, on the outlook for American soybean farmers.

January 15, 2019

ACDI/VOCA Service Learning Corps
Market Systems Development Researcher
3-12 months, beginning May 2019

More information
 

January 15, 2019

ACDI/VOCA Service Learning Corps
Economic Multiplier Specialist
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
March- May 2019

More information
 

January 15, 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.

January 10, 2019

Lee Schulz, 2019 livestock forecastLee Schulz, associate professor, expects record U.S. production for beef, pork and poultry in his forecast for 2019.

January 10, 2019

Connor Theodore LismanJeff 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!

January 10, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, spoke with several media outlets this week:

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