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March 21, 2022

Avery Mather, Abigail Ross, Isaac WileyThe National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) has awarded scholarships to ten college students who intend to pursue careers in the U.S. pork industry. The Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship program is sponsored by CME Group and the National Pork Industry Foundation and managed and administered by NPPC. The award was announced at NPPC’s annual business meeting — the National Pork Industry Forum.

March 21, 2022

James Stephenson James A. Stephenson, emeritus professor, passed away on March 17, 2022, at Northridge Village. A visitation will be held on Sunday March 27, 2022, from 2-4:00 p.m. at Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care, 414 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa 50010. Burial will follow at a later date at Iowa State Cemetery.

March 17, 2022

Bank Case Study Team 2022Four students are on Iowa State's 2022 Bank Case Study competition team. They are Caleb Weingarten, economics freshman, Manisha Prasad, aerospace engineering and economics senior,  Jacob Luedtke, accounting senior, and Yonting Goh, finance senior.

March 16, 2022

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, associate professor, was interviewed for a March 14 Daily Scoop story, "5 Transformations Happening in China That Will Affect Your Farm."

March 16, 2022

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a March 15 KIWA story, "Gas Price Increases Hitting Farmers Especially Hard."

March 10, 2022

Bertan TurhanBertan Turhan, assistant professor, has had his paper, "Parallel Markets in School Choice'' (joint with O. Afacan, P. Evdokimov, and R. Hakimov), accepted for publication in Games and Economic Behavior. 

March 10, 2022

David SwensonAfter a thirty-two-year career with Iowa State, David Swenson, research scientist, is looking forward to March 18, 2022, his last day in the department.

March 09, 2022

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed for a March 9 KFAB story, "Rising Gas Prices Could Affect Spending Habits."

March 09, 2022

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was quoted in a March 8 Successful Farming story, "Fluctuating Grain Prices Cause Co-Ops to Limit Buying."

March 09, 2022

Dermot HayesDermot Hayesprofessor, Pioneer Chair in Agribusiness, and Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences, was honored by Iowa State's 25 Year Club for his 35 years with the university.

March 07, 2022

Jacob Ludwig, Jaden AhlrichsJacob Ludwig, economics senior, won the Student Government presidential election March 2, 2022. His running mate, Jaden Ahlrichs, global resource systems and horticulture senior, was elected vice president.

March 04, 2022

Sergio LenceSergio Lence, professor, has had his article, "When does voluntary coordination work? Evidence from area-wide pest management," published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

March 03, 2022

John Crespi, Alejandro PlastinaCongratulations to John Crespi, professor and director of CARD, and Alejandro Plastina, associate professor, on their selection as recipients of the 2022 Dean’s Citation Award for their efforts on the Carbon Report.

March 03, 2022

NSF Career Awards Workshop

Thanks to Iowa State’s partnership with the NSF-funded Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS), the Office of the Vice President for Research and Grants Hub are bringing the NSF CAREER Awards workshop to you on Mar 10 at 2:00 – 3:30 pm in the MU, at no cost to participants. This workshop is targeted towards early-career researchers who want to apply to the NSF CAREER Award.

March 03, 2022

IEDA Iowa Energy Center Proposals

It is that time of year again where the Iowa Energy Center Competitive Grant Program Pre-Applications are starting to roll in! 

March 01, 2022

Kenyan soccer team Just as the losing Super Bowl teams gift their "championship" merchandise after the big game, Iowa State's Agricultural Business Club donated their T-shirts to a soccer team nearly halfway around the world.

March 01, 2022

Adam KnoblockAdam Knoblock, ag business sophomore, was chosen as one of the 2022 Cultivators by the Farm Foundation. The Farm Foundation selects six students every year to attend their Farm Foundation Round Table meeting, which was held in Delray Beach, Florida Jan. 11-14.

March 01, 2022

Applications open
Online workshop: Joining the Data Revolution: Big Data in Education and Social Science Research
June 6-17, 2022

Application deadline: April 1

The Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS) is taking applications for a workshop this summer on using big data resources and tools to advance research in education and social science (ESS). 

February 28, 2022

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed Feb. 25 by Todd Magel, KCCI, on the state income tax plan that has been sent to the governor.

February 28, 2022

John CrespiAs a major part of its market study, the attorney general’s office is partnering with Iowa State University agriculture economist John Crespi, director of ISU’s Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, who has agreed to prepare an economic summary of fertilizer markets. 

February 25, 2022

The ISU Open & Affordable Education Committee is pleased to announce that the request for proposals for the Miller Open Education Mini-Grant Program is now open for submissions for the 2022-2023 academic year. The program is co-sponsored by the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost (SVPP), the University Library, and the Center for Excellence in Learning & Teaching (CELT).

February 25, 2022

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Feb. 23 KCRG story, "Impacts of Russia-Ukraine conflict can be felt in Iowa."

February 24, 2022

A delegation from the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) visited Iowa State University for the signing ceremony of the Maktoum Al Seiari Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Cultural Understanding and Global Citizenship. The UAE Embassy provided the funds for this scholarship to give students majoring in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Business Economics and Chemical Engineering the opportunity to participate in the UAE study abroad program. 

February 22, 2022

Beatrice MauleAg bus senior Beatrice Maule was selected to represent Iowa State University at the 15th Annual “Research in the Capitol” Symposium on Feb. 21, 2022.

February 21, 2022

Cale Pellett, Erin Gibson, Arilyn Tegtmeier-Oatman and Calvin CarlsonCongratulations to ag business seniors Cale Pellett and Calvin Carlson for their wins at the CALS College-by College Pitch Off event on Feb. 16 at the Student Innovation Center, Room 3231.

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