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December 10, 2020

Iowa State University is participating in the National Alliance for Inclusive and Diverse STEM Faculty (ASPIRE), sponsored by the Association of Public & Land-grant Universities and funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). As part of our involvement, underrepresented faculty are invited to participate in the iThrive Collective.

December 09, 2020

New improved experience coming soon for Digital Repository users. Starting Jan. 19, 2021, Iowa State Digital Repository authors and users can look forward to enhanced searchability, streamlined submission forms for authors, and a seamless user interface for easy navigation. The new platform, DSpace, is freely available as open-source software.

December 08, 2020

After a one-year pandemic-related hiatus, Iowa State University’s annual Research Day event will return in spring 2021 as Research Days, a multi-day, multi-platform virtual program. Research Days 2021 will take place March 23-25, 2021.

December 08, 2020

At the Women in Economics Virtual Symposium, Feb. 17-18, you'll discover how studying economics can open doors and equip you with powerful tools to make a difference: Improve the environment. Tackle income inequality. Enhance healthcare outcomes. Reduce the severity of recessions. And more.

December 07, 2020

Professor of Finance and Business Economics (Open Rank) Microeconomics
Application deadline:  Dec. 1, 2020.  Late applications accepted.

Adjunct Professor of Project Management (open rank)
PREFERRED: • Ph.D. • Prior online teaching experience.
REQ20094404 Posted Date: 11/10/2020

 

December 07, 2020

Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, distinguished professor, was interviewed about his 2018 research on container recycling for a Dec. 6 Des Moines Register story, "Kick the can: Iowa's bottle bill was falling apart — and then the pandemic made things worse."

December 07, 2020

Jian LiJian Li, assistant professor, gave a virtual seminar on economic theory at Texas A&M Economics department, on a paper titled “Comparative profitability of product disclosure statements” (joint with Anastasia Burkovskaya) on Nov. 11, 2020.

December 02, 2020

Desire KedagniDesire Kedagi, assistant professor, gave a virtual seminar talk at UC Davis, Agricultural and Resource Economics Nov. 23. The title of the paper is “Identifying Marginal Treatment Effects in the Presence of Sample Selection,” (joint with Otavio Bartalotti and Vitor Possebom).

December 02, 2020

Jackson KimleJackson Kimle ('16 ag business) and Joseph Sweeney ('13 ag business) were quoted in a Nov. 25 Business Record story, "Catch of the Day: Is Iowa Poised to be Leader in Seafood Production?"

December 02, 2020

Leigh TesfatsionLeigh Tesfatsion, research professor and professor emerita, made a presentation, "Macroeconomies as Locally Constructive Games,” at Macroeconomics and Reality: Where are we Now? a joint EARG-Rebuilding Macroeconomics Conference, U of Reading, UK, Nov. 2020.

December 02, 2020

Call for Papers
Risks in Agricultural Supply Chains  
May 20-21, 2021 – Virtual Conference

Paper submission deadline: March 11, 2021

December 02, 2020

Ebby LuvagaEbby Luvaga, teaching professor, has been selected as one of the twelve 2021 Women Impacting ISU. Each year, a committee of students, faculty and staff – including past calendar honorees – evaluates the nomination packets to select the final honorees. The committee chooses the 12 honorees based on their achievements in service, teaching, research, administration and involvement in campus activities, depending on each nominee’s role on campus.

November 25, 2020

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, had some recent media contacts with:

Ashley Biviano, USA Today, about the wisdom of private or public sector investment in arenas and other entertainment facilities mid-pandemic, Nov. 23.

November 25, 2020

Gary LynGary Lyn, assistant professor, presented his paper titled "Climate Contagion: Temperature and Growth in Spatial General Equilibrium" in an invited session on "The Margins of Trade and Aggregation Issues in Trade" at the Southern Economic Association on Nov. 23.

November 23, 2020

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, had recent media contacts with:

Christina Stella,  Harvest Public Radio, "Asian Pacific Countries Sign Major Trade Deal Without The U.S.," Nov. 20.

November 20, 2020

Assistant professor position in quantitative methods
Screening of applicants will begin Dec. 1, 2020.

November 18, 2020

Winter Break 2020
260 Heady Hall, Office Hours

Dec. 11, 2020 – Jan. 18, 2021: CLOSED Heady Hall will be considered locked but occupied during this extended period. If you plan to work during this time, you will be able to enter the building with your access card.

November 18, 2020

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was awarded a $39,700 grant funded by Iowa Water Center and Iowa Nutrient Research Center for his project "Environmental Justice for All: Nutrient Impacts on Lake-Based Recreation and Tourism by Rural and Socially Disadvantaged Iowans." Zhang's Co-PIs on the project are Yongjie Ji, assistant scientist, CARD; David Swenson, research scientist; and Xibo Wan, Ph.D. student.

November 17, 2020

Wallace HuffmanThe book, "New Technology and Conflicting Information," edited by Wallace Huffman and Jill McCluskey, has been published by World Scientific. Huffman was working on this volume at the time of his death, June 10, 2020.

November 17, 2020

Trey BoyleTrey Boyle, MSAE student, is the winner of the Barbara and Thomas Lyon Scholarship for the Study of Agricultural Cooperatives for 2019-2020. The $5,000 scholarship is awarded to a promising graduate student in the Department of Economics who demonstrates an interest in the study of cooperative business enterprises, and agricultural cooperatives in particular.

November 16, 2020

Assistant Professor of Agricultural Business 

November 16, 2020

In response to an idea generated by the college’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, an anonymous feedback form has been created. “You are always welcome to reach out to me directly to share your thoughts – I encourage it!” said Dean Robison in his Nov. 13 letter to faculty and staff.

November 16, 2020

Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 15 Missouri Farmer Today story, "Domestic meat demand remains strong."

November 13, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 12 Gazette story, "Demand from overseas helps Iowa farmers after derecho."

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