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The 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.
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.
Four 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.
Bertan 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.
After 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.
David Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed for a March 9 KFAB story, "Rising Gas Prices Could Affect Spending Habits."
Dermot Hayes, professor, 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.
Jacob 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.
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.
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!
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.
Adam 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.
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).
David Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed Feb. 25 by Todd Magel, KCCI, on the state income tax plan that has been sent to the governor.
As 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.
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).
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.
Ag bus senior Beatrice Maule was selected to represent Iowa State University at the 15th Annual “Research in the Capitol” Symposium on Feb. 21, 2022.
Congratulations 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.