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May 05, 2021

Brianna GorhamBrianna Gorham, graduating senior in ag business, international ag, economics, received the Spring 2021 CALS Council Outstanding Ambassador of Agriculture and Life Sciences award.

May 05, 2021

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was quoted in a May 1 Rapid City Journal story, "Livestock profits possible despite high costs."

May 04, 2021

Hans RienscheHans Riensche, agricultural business senior, received the award for Leadership Excellence from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Student Council. This award is given to a graduating senior based on involvement within clubs and organizations while at Iowa State.

April 29, 2021

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was interviewed for an April 27 Singapore's Channel News Asia's Asia First program on the Biden administration's trade policy for its first 100 days, especially the US-China trade and relations in general. 

April 28, 2021

Dr. Leigh TesfatsionLeigh Tesfatsion, professor emerita, has two new working papers. They are:

Leigh Tesfatsion (2021), Agent-Based Computational Economics: Overview and Brief History, WP #21004, Economics Working Paper Series, ISU Digital Repository, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

April 28, 2021

Dr. Mark EdelmanA paper, "Extension-Led Demonstration: Grameen Microfinance Methods and Capital Access for Low-Income Female Entrepreneurs" (MS #1327), by Mark Edelman, emeritus professor, has been published to Journal of Extension

April 28, 2021

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed for an April 28 Iowa City Press-Citizen story, "Johnson County landowners consider trading ethanol crop for fields of solar in $4.7M project."

April 27, 2021

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was interviewed in an April 26 Gazette story, "Most Iowans favor fertilizer tax to improve water quality, but farmers prefer recreation fees, new survey shows."

April 26, 2021

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was interviewed by media outlets about newly updated resources from Iowa State Extension and Outreach, available in the April edition of AgDecision Maker.

April 23, 2021

Below is the official call for volunteers for the Spring 2021 commencement celebrations. If it works in your schedule, please consider volunteering for one of the celebrations, or forward to other Iowa State University faculty and staff who may be interested in the opportunity. A few items to note:

April 22, 2021

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was quoted in an April 22 story in Iowa Farmer Today.

April 22, 2021

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, distinguished professor, was interviewed for an April 21 Iowa Capital Dispatch story, "Experts: China boosts U.S. ag exports, sales on record pace."

April 22, 2021

Phi Beta KappaFive Department of Economics students have accepted their invitations for membership in Phi Beta Kappa, an honorary society for top-achieving juniors and seniors in Liberal Arts and Sciences.

April 22, 2021

20221 Econ Club officersMembers of the Economics Club elected four new club officers on March 14, at the club's last meeting of the year. The new officers are:

April 22, 2021

Kevin KimleKevin Kimle, teaching professor, gave a presentation, "Hypotheses About Innovation in Agriculture," at the AgDialogue Webinar on Innovation & Agriculture
April 15, 2021.

April 22, 2021

Wendiam Sawadgo, Alejandro PlastinaWendiam Sawadgo ('20 PhD ag econ) and Alejandro Plastina, associate professor, have published an article as open access in Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems on Cambridge Core. 

April 21, 2021

James ChismAg bus junior James Chism has been named a 2021 Young Leader Scholarship Program recipient by the Mid America CropLife Association.

April 21, 2021

All students and employees can now schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine at State Gym. Appointments are available April 21-22 (second doses on May 12-13) and April 27-29 (second doses on May 18-20). Do not schedule a vaccine appointment at Iowa State if you are unable to receive both doses on campus.

April 19, 2021

Pedro Viera MarasciuloEconomics senior Pedro Vieira Marasciulo was one of sixty ISU students who shared their research and scholarship with their peers from across the nation at the 34th annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 12-14. 

April 19, 2021

Instructor/Assistant Professor of Agribusiness
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Mayville, ND

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April 15, 2021

Although Iowa’s three public universities are planning a return to mostly in-person learning next fall — and touting COVID-19 vaccine availability as making it happen — Board of Regents President Mike Richards on Wednesday promised the institutions won’t require students, faculty, and staff to get vaccinated.

April 15, 2021

Each year, U.S News and World Report, the global authority in education rankings, ranks graduate programs in business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing. The latest 2022 rankings included graduate programs in the humanities.

The Iowa State University Department of Economics graduate programs were ranked 53rd in its 2022 best graduate programs rankings.  

April 15, 2021

CALS has two new Collaborative Learning Labs in the Student Innovation Center (SIC) sponsored by Farm Credit Services of America ready to use – whether as spaces for project-based learning, student teams to meet, or for recruiting future students – if it involves student engagement and collaboration.

April 15, 2021

Bartalotti, Zhang, WintersOn April 14, 2021, Provost Wickert confirmed that the Board of Regents has approved the following P&T actions: Otavio Bartalotti and Wendong Zhang have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure and John Winters has been promoted to the rank of Professor, at the start of the 2021-2022 Academic Year. 

April 15, 2021

Johnson & Johnson vaccine halted. In accordance with the April 13 recommendation from the CDC and FDA, Iowa State University is not administering any J&J vaccine doses, pending further information and guidance from public health agencies.

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