GianCarlo Moschini, professor, led a new economic analysis that showed field trials led by Iowa State University scientists saved farmers and seed companies millions of dollars by helping them select soybean varieties resistant to a major pest.
Face coverings and/or face shields will be required in classrooms, offices, and other areas where physical distancing is not possible. The requirement will take effect Wednesday, July 1.
The university is providing two cloth face coverings to all students, faculty, and staff who request them, free of charge. Face shields can also be requested. Campus units should reserve face coverings for their employees through central stores.
ResearchGate recently released a new set of features to help researchers find funding. All members of Iowa State have immediate access to the advanced features of Funding+Plus, including:
Land values would decline by an additional 1% by November 2021, according to a survey conducted annually for Iowa State's Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference.
A program concept and farm that were developed by Dr. William Murray, a professor of agricultural economics at ISU, in 1938 was mentioned in a June 23 The Monitor Online story, "On-the-farm training: Gaining the knowledge, and confidence, to enter agriculture."
Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences Wallace Huffman was laid to rest at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2020 at ISU Cemetery in Ames.
The 2020 Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference has been cancelled for the year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Amani Elobeid, adjunct assistant professor, has accepted the role of Principles of Economics Coordinator. This new position was proposed by the Ad Hoc Committee to Review Principles of Economics Instruction in order to review the principles of economics instruction (ECON 101 and 102), identify ways to document performance, and recommend improvements in content, structure and organization of the courses.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused huge numbers of employees of restaurants, grocery stores, and food manufacturers to seek employment in other industries or leave the workforce altogether according to research by John Winters, associate professor.
2020 Spring UPDATE newsletter available online.
Lisa Stephany, ECON pre-award coordinator, will be out of the office from June 18 through June 26. If you are planning to apply for funding or are in need of any pre-award services while she is out, please contact email@example.com and one of the CARES Team members will be able to assist you.
Wallace “Wally” Edgar Huffman, of Ames, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota.
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has announced the official launch of LAS Connect, an online student/alumni mentoring platform for the college.
In an effort to complete classes on campus, Iowa State University’s fall semester will start a week early and wrap up the day before Thanksgiving.
“We are making every effort to maximize in-person learning and the student learning experiences that are a defining characteristic of an Iowa State education,” said President Wendy Wintersteen. “Adjusting the calendar will allow us to complete the semester before Thanksgiving and minimize the potential spread of COVID-19 due to holiday travel.”
Peter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for a June 9 Marketplace story, " It's official: We're in a Recession."
A report written by John Winters, associate professor, "What You Make Depends on Where You Live: College Earnings Across States and Metropolitan Areas," was cited in a June 8 Wall Street Journal op ed piece, "The Unequal American City."
Grad student Seung Jin Cho and his wife, Mihye Jang, welcomed a baby son, Mason Suho Cho, to their family on June 5th at 4:08 p.m. He weighed 7 lb 14.5 oz and measured 19.5 in. long. Baby Mason joins his big sister Leah Cho. Congratulations!