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"A Conversation about Mentoring Junior Faculty and Graduate Students”
With Dr. Christina Campbell, associate professor, University of Cincinnati
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
10:00 am (EST)
A virtual workshop via Zoom
Registration deadline: April 18, 2022
Data Scientist/Quantitative Analyst – Stress Testing
For graduate students:
May 3, 2022
1:00 - 4:30 pm EST
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) creates and maintains a wealth of data that can inform high-quality research on the most pressing policy issues in environmental economics. However identifying, accessing, and understanding these data can be a formidable task. On May 3, the Brookings Center on Regulations and Markets is hosting a workshop to help young scholars overcome these issues.
University Professor Peter F. Orazem has been selected to receive the 2022 Faculty/Staff Inspiration Award. He is among five individuals to be honored with the award this year.
Alejandro Plastina, associate professor, spoke during a Farm Foundation webinar April 12, called “Solving the Barriers to Agricultural Carbon Markets.”
Lee Schulz, associate professor, had on-camera interview in the News Service broadcast studio with Bryce Doeschot, Market Journal, on trends in pork production and pork markets.
The following seven department undergraduate seniors have accepted their invitations to join the academic honor society Phi Beta Kappa:
Each year, U.S. News and World Report ranks graduate programs in business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing. The latest 2023 rankings include graduate programs in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, health and other fields. Those rankings are based solely on surveys of academic reputation.
Iowa State University's Economics program tied for 30th among publics and tied for 57th overall.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha will be this year’s host of the Journal of Economics Teaching’s Symposium on Economics Teaching (JET SET).
JET SET will be held Aug. 5-7, 2022. The conference includes a workshop with editors, many concurrent sessions focused on teaching, and a baseball ticket to see the Omaha Storm Chasers as a group.
John Winters, professor, had a co-authored paper accepted at Regional Science and Urban Economics (already online and assigned the July issue): https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0166046222000199?dgcid=coauthor
Six ag business undergraduate students have won 2022 Farm Credit Services scholarships.
Sergio Lence, professor, has won the 2022 International Mission Award from Gamma Sigma Delta, the Honor Society of Agriculture. GSD presents awards annually to recognize outstanding Gamma Sigma Delta members who help Iowa State University achieve its mission in one of the following areas: teaching, research, extension, and international.
Peter Orazem, university professor, did two March 29 radio interviews about legislation reducing unemployment benefits in Iowa with:
Linh T, Axios
Becky Phelp, KCRG
Alejandro Plastina, associate professor, and Kristine Tidgren, Director of the Center for Ag Law and Taxation, will serve as panelists in the forum “Solving the Barriers to Agricultural Carbon Markets” organized by the Farm Foundation for April 12.
Nancy B. Brannaman (BS Ag Business/Farm Operation, MS Ag Economics/Finance) was one of the panelists at a virtual University Lectures event, Personal Reflections on the War in Ukraine, March 23. Brannaman was with the former U.S. Department of State Foreign Service in the Consular Officer in Kyiv around the time of Ukrainian independence.
The Winter 2022 CARD Agricultural Policy Review is now available online.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) distributes available funding opportunities on a bi-weekly basis. If you would like to receive the available funding opportunities, please sign up at . (qualtrics.com). You can also visit the CARES website, https://cares.cals.iastate.edu/funding, to view both current and past funding opportunities.