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July 13, 2017

The Board of Regents Tuition Task Force has announced dates and times for four public stakeholder meetings. The Tuition Task Force was established this year by the Board to facilitate a public discussion examining core issues and strategies central to the process of setting tuition at Iowa’s public universities.

July 13, 2017

Ron DeiterRon Deiter, professor, gave an invited presentation entitled “An Economic Update on the NCAA and Collegiate Sports” to the Ames Lions Club July 13, 2017.

July 12, 2017

BARD is accepting applications to five funding opportunities. Applicants should note BARD’s new online submission process and format requirements.
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July 10, 2017

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was interviewed for a story in Farm Journal's AgWeb about differences between the 80s farm crisis and the current downturn in the farm economy.

July 10, 2017

Kevin KimleAs I complete my 16th semester at Iowa State University, I can’t help but reflect at the simple power of bringing good people together.

July 06, 2017

Mary Holz-ClauseMary Holz-Clause, ('09 agricultural education) has been named chancellor of University of Minnesota Crookston. Dr. Holz-Clause’s appointment is effective June 30, 2017, pending approval by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents.

July 06, 2017

Phil HarrisPhil Harris ('73 economics), an emeritus professor of agricultural and applied economics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, has joined Iowa State University’s Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation as a visiting professor. 

July 05, 2017

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, had his Ag Policy Review article on an unlikely repeat of the 1980s farm crisis included in a University of Illinois Farm Policy News update on July 5, 2017.

July 05, 2017

Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, assistant professor, conducted a webinar for the Iowa Communications Alliance titled, “Managing Equity and Growing Value in an Uncertain Environment” on June 27.

July 05, 2017

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has created an AFRI Funded Projects webpage. The Agricultural and Food Research Initiative program supports research, education and extension work important to the U.S. food and agricultural sector.

July 05, 2017

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was a guest on KASI Radio’s “The Trent Rice Show” to talk about tight labor markets and why that is, in fact, a good thing.

July 05, 2017

Lee SchulzLee Schulz, assistant professor, was quoted in a National Hog Farmer story about the growth of the U.S. hog industry.

July 05, 2017

Ron DeiterRon Deiter, professor, gave a presentation entitled “Two Fun Economic Pricing Games Are In Your Future” on June 28 and again on June 29 to participants attending the annual Iowa 4-H Conference on campus.

June 29, 2017

Diana McLaughlinDiana McLaughlin, administrative specialist, retires Friday, July 7, 2017, after more than 44 years of service to Iowa State University.

June 28, 2017

As of June 27, Iowa State’s GoldSheet system has a new way to categorize research.

ISU scholars are engaged in research that stretches across all disciplines at Iowa State. This broad spectrum of research often leads to the Board of Regents, legislators, stakeholders, media and others asking how much of Iowa State’s research falls into which area of research.

June 28, 2017

The Spring 2017 edition of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development's (CARD) Agricultural Policy Review is now available.
Visit CARD's website.

June 27, 2017

Darrin RahnDarrin Rahn ('12 ag bus) will be returning to campus in July 2017 for the George Washington Carver Internship program and to be featured in the CALS diversity video.

June 27, 2017

Message to CALS Faculty and staff on behalf of Todd Vens:

Transitioning CALS from Blackboard to Canvas

Key Points

  • Most courses will still use Blackboard this fall
  • A select group of early adopters will use Canvas this fall
  • All spring 2018 courses must use Canvas
  • Access to Blackboard for most users will end December 22

The Transition Process

June 27, 2017

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, answered questions from Donnelle Eller, Des Moines Register, about Iowa’s labor supply and what that means for future growth.

June 27, 2017

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed in an AgriNews article on U.S. pork exports.

June 22, 2017

John LawrenceJohn Lawrence, interim vice president for extension and outreach, was featured in an article in Iowa Farmer Today this week. In the story, he discusses the changes in the role of the extension service.

June 21, 2017

Sebastian PouliotSebastien Pouliot, associate professor, was quoted in a Daily Iowan article on the recent trade deal concerning Mexican sugar exports to the U.S.

June 21, 2017

Undergrad orientation All through June, academic advisers Amy Brandau, Ron Deiter, and Ebby Luvaga are conducting several undergraduate two-day orientation sessions for new students.

June 20, 2017

Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, discussed the farm financial situation with the Iowa AgSTATE Group based on his analysis of farm level data from the Iowa Farm Business Association June 16, 2017.

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