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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.
Ron Deiter, emeritus professor, gave an invited presentation “Applying Sales Lessons From Econ 236 (Ag Selling) to Issues In Animal Science,” AnS 411, March 22, 2022.
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.