Alumna Damona Doye, Oklahoma State University, is one of five outstanding AAEA members to be selected by the AAEA Fellows Selection Committee to be honored as the 2017 AAEA Fellows.
Dr. Mark Lange, who served as president and chief executive officer for the National Cotton Council from 2003 until his retirement in 2015, is the recipient of the 2016 Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award.
Wallace Huffman, professor, has an approved Fulbright Specialist Project for work with the Department of Economics and Rural Policy at the National University of Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina.
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Scholars from all disciplines are invited to present a poster, deliver a talk, display an exhibit, and meet new colleagues, as you showcase your achievements and explore new opportunities that embody Iowa State’s far reaching research portfolio.
The CALS Graduate Education Advisory Committee is organizing a graduate student recruitment weekend for March 4-5.
The program includes a discussion about housing and the Ames community by a local real estate broker, a panel discussion with current graduate students, a dinner with recent graduates to discuss how their studies propelled them in their careers, and a bus tour of the campus and Ames community.
A crowd of 280 turned out to the Memorial Union Monday night to hear a panel of economics alumni--James Shortle, Penn State, and Sandy Hoffmann, Senior Economist, USDA--discuss policy options and incentives to improve water quality.
Eight Department of Economics students—Kyle Bates, Izak Christensen, Nathan Christenson, DeAnna Hanner, Geordan Hanson, Catherine Isley, Trevin Kennedy, and Brandon Klaes – participated in this year’s Southern Agricultural Economics Association undergraduate quiz bowl competition.
Each year, one faculty member is extended an invitation of membership to join Cardinal Key Honor Society. Cardinal Key is one of Iowa State's oldest and most prestigious honor society that accepts students and faculty who have significantly contributed to Iowa State, and embody the four core values of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Character.
We would invite faculty and staff to consider filling out the application. The form is set up so individuals can nominate other faculty and staff or themselves to be considered for membership.
Keri Jacobs, assistant professor, will travel to Washington, D.C. to present at an event on Feb. 17, 2017. “American-Made BioEnergy from Field to Refinery: Feedstock Logistics” will be hosted by the Council on Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics.
Mary Mosiman, Auditor of State, will be the guest speaker at the Economics Club meeting on Thursday, Feb. 16. Mosiman, a CPA, is the first woman to hold the auditor's office in Iowa history.
David Swenson, associate scientist, had several recent media contacts:
Congratulations to Beatriz and Otavio Bartalotti on the birth of their daughter!
Carolina Pereira Bartalotti was born February 8th at 9:56 pm. She weighs 2.891 kg (6 lbs 6 oz) and measures 49.78 cm (19 ½ in).
Everyone (except Otavio who is "running around like a chicken with the head chopped off") is doing great!
Of the more than 100 undergraduate majors available at Iowa State, Agricultural Business ranks in the top twenty, number 16, with 486 students currently enrolled.
The Provost office has asked for recommendations for individuals whom we can recognize with honorary degrees at commencement. If you have nominations, please forward them to Dean Wintersteen.
Peter Orazem, professor, has had his article, "Expanding College Access in Taiwan, 1978–2014: Effects on Graduate Quality and Income Inequality," published in the Journal of Human Capital, Volume 11, Issue 1.
Keri Jacobs, assistant professor, has recently made several presentations:
Leigh Tesfatsion, professor, has reported that she has received final contract forms signed by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and ISU's OSPA confirming PNNL support (in the amount of $210,252) for her ongoing electric power market design project work.
Wallace Huffman, professor, has been cited multiple times in the new OECD Report: OECD (2016), “Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in the United States.” OECD Food and Agricultural Reviews. OECD Publishing, Paris.
David Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by Brian Mann, NPR, for a piece called "Rural America Supported Trump But Will His Policies Support Them?” on Feb. 6, 2017
Wanning Li and Leigh Tesfatsion, "An 8-Zone ISO-NE Test System with Physically-Based Wind Power," Economics Working Paper No. 17017, Department of Economics, Iowa State University, January 2017.