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August 29, 2019

Ellison Roha LeeGrad student Seungki Lee and his wife, Su Jung Seo, welcomed a new baby girl to their family at 10:02 pm on Tuesday, August 27. Ellison Roha Lee weighed in at 7 lb 15.5 oz and measures 20 in long. All family members are doing well. Congratulations!

August 28, 2019

Sam KramerChemical engineering and economics student Sam Kramer is one of two new co-chairs selected to lead the Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel, according to an August 27 story in Biodiesel Magazine.

August 28, 2019

Maddie Hoch, Avery QualmanThe main office in Heady Hall (260) will be manned by two new student employees this fall.

Madison Hoch (left) is a senior in accounting. The Algona, Iowa, native will graduate in May 2020 with her CPA. She'll man the front desk MWF from 9-1. Reach her at econ_mhoch@iastate.edu.

August 27, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in an August 27 UPI story, "Tentative trade deal with Japan encourages U.S. farmers, ranchers."

August 27, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, has had several recent media interviews with:

Misyrlena Egkolfopoulou, Bloomberg Politics, about Iowa’s economy and how its performance might affect caucus candidate choices.

August 26, 2019

All Faculty,

The Lectures Program is an administrative unit within the Office of the Provost that manages the Lectures Series events. Thank you for continuing to encourage your classes to attend Lectures Program events and for registering the classes in our online system.

The fall schedule of events is now available in the system. Please register classes, as this helps us be prepared with adequate seating!

August 26, 2019

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in a Chicago Tribune story, "As Trump presses trade war, farmers feel the squeeze," August 22.

August 26, 2019

Dr. Wallace HuffmanWallace Huffman, professor, made three presentations recently:

August 26, 2019

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, professor, was quoted in an August 23 Des Moines Register story, "Survey predicts shrinking manufacturing sector as demand falters" which reported that Iowa's unemployment rate rose from 2.4% to 2.5%, the first uptick in more than a year.

August 22, 2019

Andrew AlbrechtTwo ag bus students, Andrew Albrecht (senior, ag business), left, and Tristen Snyder ('19 ag business), joined more than 150 Iowa State University entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas to visitors at the university’s exhibit during the Iowa State Fair, Aug. 8-18. The theme of this year’s exhibit, “The Great Iowa State Pitch Off.

August 22, 2019

Andrew MillerAndrew Miller ('03 MS ag econ) was appointed director of the MBA and MA in organizational leadership programs at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, according to a story in the August 21 Augusta Free Press

August 21, 2019

Faculty, staff, graduate students, and post-docs:

Iowa State University had adopted the Green Dot program as a mechanism to decrease power-based personal violence on campus. General information about the program can be found here: https://www.studentwellness.iastate.edu/greendot/aboutgreendot/ .

If you would like to become better informed and learn what you can do to address this problem you may be interested in an upcoming training that will be held:

August 21, 2019

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in an August 21 story, "As Trump Presses Trade War, Farmers Feel the Squeeze," on PEW Charitable Trusts online.

August 20, 2019

Dr. Mark EdelmanMark Edelman, professor and  director of the Community Vitality Center, presented "Iowa Rural Equity Project: Alternative Models for AgTech & Rural Angel Investor Networks," at the "Rural Capital and Innovations" session of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Rural Development Symposium, Gateway Conference Center, Ames, IA. August 15, 2019. 

August 20, 2019

Santiago AcerenzaGrad student Santiago Acerenza had his paper, "Optimal pricing strategies for a cluster of goods: Own- and cross-price effects with correlated tastes," accepted for publication in the journal Applied Economics incorporating Applied Financial Economics.

August 19, 2019

Fun at the fairSeveral members (and their spouses) of the department were seen enjoying the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines on Sunday, Aug. 18th.

August 19, 2019

From Endowed Dean’s Chair Daniel Robison
To Faculty and staff in CALS departments:

Below please find three internal “Calls for Proposals.”  The goals of the three Calls for Proposals are:

August 19, 2019

Dr. Keri JacobsThe work and insights of Keri Jacobs, associate professor, were cited in an August 5th Feedstuffs article, “Co-ops shift to ‘offensive consolidation.” 

August 15, 2019

BatA reminder for faculty, staff and students:
As we begin another academic year, please remember to keep building windows closed. Though we strive to make Heady a welcoming place, open windows allow uninvited guests to enter the building.

August 15, 2019

Dr. Amani ElobeidA preliminary analysis by Amani Elobeid, adjunct assistant professor, concludes the effect of China's struggle with the African Swine Fever epidemic on soybean prices may be modest, according to a story on National Public Radio August 15. 

August 15, 2019

David Swenson, Liesl EathingtonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed for an August 11th Sioux City Journal story, "As Dollar General rapidly expands in rural Siouxland, small-town grocers report losses."

August 15, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in an August 12th Iowa Public Radio story, "Even With More Acres Planted Than Expected, The Ag Outlook Isn't Great."

August 15, 2019

Dr. Wendong ZhangA paper published last year by Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, has recently been cited and used by a consulting company's report to derive the value of phosphorus reduction into Lake Erie. The news posted on OSU website is at https://u.osu.edu/aede/2019/08/14/how-big-are-the-damages-from-algal-blooms-for-beaches-and-fishing-in-lake-erie/

August 12, 2019

Dr. Edward BalistreriEd Balistreri, associate professor, has two new publications:

August 12, 2019

Dr. Wendong ZhangA survey of 700 farmers in Iowa, Illinois and Minnesota by Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, was the subject of an August 11th story on NBC News, "Farmers back Trump's tariff fight, but don't think it helps them."

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