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September 21, 2021

Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was quoted in a Sept. 20 KCRG story, "Iowans cope with rising food prices."

September 21, 2021

Peter OrazemPeter 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.

September 20, 2021

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September 20, 2021

Ron DeiterRon 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.”

September 16, 2021

Ned ZacharPitney 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.

September 16, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong 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.

September 14, 2021

Jun Yeong Lee son AndrewPhD 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.

September 14, 2021

David Swenson David Swenson, research scientist, was cited in a Sept. 3 Perishable story, "Small Family Farmers Generate More than 50% More Economic Value for Local Economy, Report Reveals."

September 14, 2021

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Sept. 4 Iowa Farmer Today story, "International relations key to maintaining demand."

September 14, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, associate professor, was interviewed for a Sept. 4 Iowa Farmer Today story, "U.S. production influences global ag practices."

September 13, 2021

US Farm ReportU.S. Farm Report kicked off their 2021 college roadshow season at Iowa State.

September 09, 2021

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
4:00-5:30 pm
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.

September 09, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, associate professor, has had an article, "A Fortune from misfortune: Evidence from hog firms’ stock price responses to China’s African Swine Fever outbreaks," published in Food Policy.

September 03, 2021

Matt ClancyMatt 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.”

September 02, 2021

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.

August 31, 2021

Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, associate professor, has a new report, "Egg Processing, Cartoning and Transportation Costs: 2020 Update," in collaboration with the Egg Industry Center at ISU.

August 30, 2021

Otavio BartalottiOtavio Bartalotti, associate professor, was interviewed for an Aug. 30 Quad-City Times story, "What's going up? Davenport's rental prices. And if you are a low-wage earner, you might not be able to keep up."

August 30, 2021

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, has had recent media contacts:

Cara Smith, The Dispatch-Argus, "Quad-Cities job growth is slow. The new Amazon fulfillment center might not help," Aug. 29.

August 26, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, associate professor, was interviewed for an Aug. 25 Radio Iowa story, "Iowa cash rents for farmland up from last year."

August 23, 2021

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for an Aug. 23 Times-Republican story, "Iowa unemployment rate and labor go up in July."

August 23, 2021

The Center for Rural Development (CARD) has published a new policy brief, "Iowa Farmland Owners could see Large Tax Increase from American Families Plan," about the tax impacts of a potentially consequential federal legislation currently being written and known as the American Families Plan.

August 23, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong 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.

August 19, 2021

Minghao Li, Wendong ZhangMinghao Li, former CARD postdoc, and Wendong Zhang, associate professor, have an invited article just published by Nature Food in the News and Views Section.


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