Dermot Hayes, professor, and his recent study of Iowa Select Farm's growth were quoted in a recent article in cbc online "ISU Study Shows ISF On Track To Generate $1.5 Billion In Economic Output By End Of 2019."
ISU’s new policy on Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Stalking, and Intimate Partner Violence Involving Students and corresponding edits to the Student Disciplinary Regulations became effective Feb. 15, 2018.
In addition to the above hyperlinks, the new policies can be found in the ISU Policy Library.
Peter Orazem, university professor, is spending spring semester 2018 working on research projects at the University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia, as part of the Fulbright Scholar program, which operates in more than 125 countries throughout the world.
Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, and Chad Hart, associate professor, had the article "Is ARC-CO Acting as a Safety Net Program? Evidence from Iowa" published in Choices.
Peter Orazem, Peter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed by Jeff Angelo for the story "Why Are Iowa Workers Being Laid Off In A Hot Economy?" on WHO News Radio Nov. 16, 2018. They discussed the layoff of 400 workers in the Des Moines area by Wells Fargo.professor, grad student Katherine Lacy, and students in the economics Saturday morning breakfast club were featured in a recent link magazine article by Stacey Maifeld.
It is a Saturday morning, and this group of Iowa State University undergraduate students is up early. Not for tailgating. Not for work. But for an entirely voluntary academic endeavor: undergraduate research.
A New Market Tax Credit and banking syndicate involving Iowa Community Capital (ICC) approved financing to upgrade operations for Simply Essentials LLC, an organic poultry processor located in Charles City, Iowa.
The record type ‘Sponsored Programs Unfunded Proposals’ has been added to the University Records Retention Schedule. The retention period for unfunded proposals is 5 fiscal years after the fiscal year in which the proposal was submitted. The PI or relevant administrative unit is responsible for retaining records for unfunded proposal submissions made by the PI. OSPA is responsible for retaining records for unfunded electronic submissions made by OSPA.
David Swenson, associate scientist, was a guest on KASI Radio’s The Trent Rice Show, talking about stock market volatility and what it means for the rest of the economy. He was also a panelist on KCRG-TV’s Ethical Perspectives on the News program.
Chad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed by phone for a story about the possible sale of commodity trader Bunge to Archer-Daniels-Midland.
Eight economics students participated in this year’s Southern Agricultural Economics Association undergraduate quiz bowl competition. The event, held Feb. 2-6, 2018, in Jacksonville, Florida, was an excellent way for students to further their economics knowledge and network with professionals from across the country.
Adam Timmerman, former NFL offensive lineman, traveled to Iowa State on a recent snowy Monday to share his experiences with Ron Deiter’s Economics of Sports class.
Kevin Kimle, senior lecturer, gave a talk "The Entrepreneurial Mindset - Impacting Agriculture's Future" on Feb. 1, 2018, at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, Iowa Chapter.
Amy Emmett, graduate studies coordinator, and her husband Joe are the proud parents of Oscar Lloyd Emmett, born Feb. 5 at 7:47 a.m. The youngest Emmett weighed 7 lb. 7 oz. and measured 20.5 in. long. All are doing well.
Economics Faculty and Staff,
Heady 360 has been reserved for the External Review February 28-March 2.
The room will not be available for faculty and staff use during this time. Please make other arrangements for your coffee, refrigerator, and microwave needs for the duration of the review.
Thank you for your cooperation.
David Swenson, associate scientist, had several media contacts this week:
Jeff Charis-Carlson, U.S. News, for comments and context on Iowa’s rankings by major category in a compilation of state rankings in an upcoming issue.
Economics senior Daniel Jacobi has been selected to receive the 2018 Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award by the ISU Alumni Association Awards Review and Selection Committee.
The Alumni Association established the Wallace E. Barron Award 50 years ago to recognize outstanding seniors who display high character, outstanding achievement in academics and university/community activities, and promise for continuing these exemplary qualities as alumni. The 174 past awardees are fulfilling the spirit of this award by staying involved with Iowa State University in numerous ways.
Keri Jacobs, assistant professor, wrote an article on the potential impacts of a section in the new Tax Reform and Jobs Act dealing with deductions for cooperatives and producers.
Damona Doye ('86 PhD ag economics) has been named associate vice president of the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, making her the first female to head the statewide agency.