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Lee Schulz, associate professor, was quoted in a Sept. 20 KCRG story, "Iowans cope with rising food prices."
Peter Orazem, university professor, was a panelist at The Gazette Iowa Ideas 2021 Virtual Conference, In-Depth Week: All Eyes on Workforce on Monday, Sept. 20.
Thurs., Sept. 23, 2021
6:00 PM EST
Ron Deiter, emeritus professor, gave an invited (and virtual) presentation to the Ames Kiwanis Club on Sat., Sept. 18. The presentation was titled “The Economics of Collegiate Sports: Selected Topics.”
Pitney Bowes Inc., a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of ecommerce, shipping, mailing and financial services, announced that Ned Zachar ('85 economics) has joined the company as Vice President and will be responsible for managing the Investor Relations program.
Wendong Zhang, associate professor, co-authored a white paper on the role of agricultural collaboration in US-China Relations, "Finding Firmer Ground: The Role of Agricultural Cooperation in US-China Relations." This is commissioned by the US Heartland China Association and the Carter Center, and will be posted on their websites and be distributed via email and printed copies to legislators and stakeholders.
PhD student Jun Yeong Lee and his wife Sunhyung had a baby boy on Tues., Sept 14.
Little Andrew weighed in at 6 lb 11 oz, and is 20-1/2 inches long. All are doing well.
David Swenson, research scientist, was cited in a Sept. 3 Perishable News.com story, "Small Family Farmers Generate More than 50% More Economic Value for Local Economy, Report Reveals."
U.S. Farm Report kicked off their 2021 college roadshow season at Iowa State.
Please join us for a Fall Fulbright Welcome Event at ISU! Meet the new Fulbright students and scholars at ISU, and re-connect with Fulbright alums.
Friday, September 24, 2021
Pioneer Room, ISU Memorial Union
Light appetizers and refreshments will be served.
Please pass the word along to new Fulbrighters who may not yet be on our mailing list.
Matt Clancy, assistant teaching professor, was interviewed for a Sept. 3 New York Times story, "When Chance Encounters at the Water Cooler Are Most Useful."
“Within a field, it’s not going to be as hard to meet people,” said Matt Clancy, who studies the economics of innovation at Iowa State University and has written about this research. “The harder part is when you don’t know they’re there, you don’t know they’re valuable to meet, you don’t know their work exists and is important.”
COVID-19: By the numbers
Iowa State University now provides weekly updates on campus COVID-19 testing results as well as county- and state-level data provided by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Updates are published on Wednesdays.
Wednesday, Sept. 8, 4:25 to 5:25 pm
Location: https://iastate.zoom.us/j/91346303582 or in-person stream at 1230 Communications
Wendong Zhang, associate professor, has been invited to serve as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. J. Arbuckle has been serving as an Associate Editor for this journal for many years. The Journal of Soil and Water Conservation (JSWC) is a multidisciplinary journal of natural resource conservation research, practice, policy, and perspectives. It is published by the Soil and Water Conservation Society.
Minghao Li, former CARD postdoc, and Wendong Zhang, associate professor, have an invited article just published by Nature Food in the News and Views Section.
The Program for the Study of Midwest Markets and Entrepreneurship has launched a new website.