Five Department of Economics students have accepted their invitations for membership in Phi Beta Kappa, an honorary society for top-achieving juniors and seniors in Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Members of the Economics Club elected four new club officers on March 14, at the club's last meeting of the year. The new officers are:
Kevin Kimle, teaching professor, gave a presentation, "Hypotheses About Innovation in Agriculture," at the AgDialogue Webinar on Innovation & Agriculture
April 15, 2021.
Wendiam Sawadgo ('20 PhD ag econ) and Alejandro Plastina, associate professor, have published an article as open access in Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems on Cambridge Core.
Ag bus junior James Chism has been named a 2021 Young Leader Scholarship Program recipient by the Mid America CropLife Association.
All students and employees can now schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine at State Gym. Appointments are available April 21-22 (second doses on May 12-13) and April 27-29 (second doses on May 18-20). Do not schedule a vaccine appointment at Iowa State if you are unable to receive both doses on campus.
Economics senior Pedro Vieira Marasciulo was one of sixty ISU students who shared their research and scholarship with their peers from across the nation at the 34th annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 12-14.
Instructor/Assistant Professor of Agribusiness
Mayville State University
Although Iowa’s three public universities are planning a return to mostly in-person learning next fall — and touting COVID-19 vaccine availability as making it happen — Board of Regents President Mike Richards on Wednesday promised the institutions won’t require students, faculty, and staff to get vaccinated.
Each year, U.S News and World Report, the global authority in education rankings, ranks graduate programs in business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing. The latest 2022 rankings included graduate programs in the humanities.
The Iowa State University Department of Economics graduate programs were ranked 53rd in its 2022 best graduate programs rankings.
CALS has two new Collaborative Learning Labs in the Student Innovation Center (SIC) sponsored by Farm Credit Services of America ready to use – whether as spaces for project-based learning, student teams to meet, or for recruiting future students – if it involves student engagement and collaboration.
On April 14, 2021, Provost Wickert confirmed that the Board of Regents has approved the following P&T actions: Otavio Bartalotti and Wendong Zhang have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure and John Winters has been promoted to the rank of Professor, at the start of the 2021-2022 Academic Year.
Johnson & Johnson vaccine halted. In accordance with the April 13 recommendation from the CDC and FDA, Iowa State University is not administering any J&J vaccine doses, pending further information and guidance from public health agencies.
Beatrice Maule, ag bus sophomore, was nominated for the 2021 Student Employee of the Year award by Wendong Zhang.
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor has announced the first of a quarterly series in collaboration with FarmlandFinder, built on ISU-FarmlandFinder Research Collaboration Agreement 136585, and which aims to provide timely and important ground-truth information on the Iowa land market, especially critical land supply information.
The University Library helps researchers get access to articles, books, and other materials needed to complete research projects.
Congratulations to Alex and Abigail Zhylyevskyy who've announced a new addition to their family—Gabriel Alexander Zhylyevskyy, born April 11, 2021!
Mom and the baby are both doing well and resting.
Alex says, "Thanks to all family and friends who reached out. Your prayers are greatly appreciated."
David Swenson, research scientist, had some recent interviews with media:
To Iowa State faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate assistants: Your help is needed to support Iowa State University’s large-scale vaccination clinic.
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, made two presentations this week:
On Tuesday, April 6, at the 2021 Iowa Water Conference organized by Iowa Water Center held virtually: “The Economic Value of Less Harmful Algal Blooms: New Survey Results of Iowa Farmers and General Public” which is a joint work with Jimmy Shr, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics at National Taiwan University.
The Livestock Marketing Information Center has awarded Lee Schulz, associate professor, the Superior Service award for his exceptional dedication and service to the livestock industry and the outstanding contributions he has made to the Livestock Marketing Information Center.
The CARD Dissertation Award committee, consisting of CARD faculty affiliates, has decided that the three dissertations submitted this year were equally worthy of the sixth annual CARD Award for Best PhD Dissertation in Agricultural, Environmental, and Energy Economics Policy.
Owning nearly half of the farmland in Iowa, women landowners play an influential role in decisions that impact agriculture and natural resources.