Ph.D. student Sher Afghan Asad has won a Small Grant in Behavioral Economics from the Russel Sage Foundation.
Congratulations to Beatriz and Otavio Bartalotti on the newest member of their family! A little girl, Helena Pereira Bartalotti, was born at 5:03 on April 22, 2019. She weighed 4.026g (8 lb 14 oz) and measured 52cm (20.5 inches). Otavio reports that the whole family is doing well.
Keri Jacobs, associate professor and Iowa Institute for Cooperatives Endowed Economics Professor, led a training workshop on April 16 on the cooperative business model for ISU faculty who will teach in the Ivy College of Business executive MBA program (Ivy EMBA).
Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor published a new report, "Egg Processing, Cartoning and Transportation Costs: A Special Report," for the Egg Industry Center.
The Winter 2019 CARD Agricultural Policy Review is now available.
Joshua Rosenbloom, professor and department chair, addressed the 20 members and three ISU students in attendance at the Central Iowa Women in Agribusiness Quarterly Networking Event March 27, 2019.
Celeste Swanson, ag bus/econ senior, was the subject of a CALS Senior Spotlight. Swanson, who is a Student Travel Consultant for CALS, has traveled on five study abroad programs.
David Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by Grant Gerlock, Iowa Public Radio, about whether the country, and Iowa in particular, is “full” as asserted by the president and the importance of foreign-born workers to the state’s economy.
Mark Edelman, professor, made a Community Reinvestment Act presentation to 40 bank compliance officers from across Iowa at a round table sponsored by the three federal regulators April 9, 2019.
Grad student Gyu Kim, his wife Eunmi, and daughter Miso welcomed Lachlan, a beautiful baby boy, to their family at 10:19 am Thursday morning, April 4. Lachlan weighed 4 lbs. 14 oz. and was 18 3/4 inches long. Congratulations!
Ag Business Curtiss League members attended the annual Curtiss League Kick-off on Saturday, March 30th at Iowa State. The Curtiss League is the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ young alumni program. Members assist the college with recruitment, advocacy and awareness efforts.
Mark A. Edelman, Professor and Community Vitality Center Director, presented a speech "Strategies for Entrepreneurial Rural Communities in Times of Uncertainty," to an audience of 175 at the Mitchell County Ag Breakfast on March 21, 2019.
Ag bus senior, Connor Bollum, was recently featured on the CALS Study Abroad blog.
Anni Isojaervi, fourth year Ph.D. student, presented her paper "Accounting for the Gender Wage Gap: A Search and Matching Approach" at the Midwest Macroeconomic Meetings in Nashville last November.