David Swenson, associate scientist, has had several recent interviews:
Keri Jacobs, associate professor, presented (May 26) and moderated (June 2) workshop sessions for a series co-developed with the Iowa Institute for Cooperatives.
Tiffany Poen, a junior in agricultural business and international agriculture and recipient of the Dwight and Marilyn Conover Leadership Scholarship, was supposed to be in Olathe, Kansas, this summer for a marketing internship at John Deere, where she was excited to experience a new city and make new friends.
From Kristi Darr, University Human Resources:
Chad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed in a May 29 Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network story, "Agricultural producers may now apply for coronavirus-related funding."
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The following might be some examples:
Each year, the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ, invites around 25 scholars to be in residence for the full academic year to pursue their own research. The 2021-2022 theme will be “Political Mobilizations and Social Movements.”
Applications must be submitted through the Institute's online application system, which opens in June and can be found on our application page.
Each year, the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association chooses an outstanding cattle operation to nominate for the regional award. The 2020 Iowa Environmental Stewardship Program Award Winners are the Cass County Euken-Myers family, including Michelle (Euken) Myers (’09 ag business) and Steve Myers (’10 ag business).
While they aren't being invited to experience a beautiful campus this June, thousands of incoming Cyclones will take a step closer when they begin their student orientation next week online. The new student programs staff, led by director Sarah Merrill, has organized several hours worth of orientation modules students can complete at their own speed. New students will receive an email June 1 inviting them to begin their transition to Iowa State.
Iowa State University announced a phased approach to increase operations this summer in preparation for fall.
More than 7,000 Iowa State University students applied for assistance from the Office of Financial Aid due to hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A May 2020 policy brief by CARD, "China’s Agricultural Imports under the Phase One Deal: Is Success Possible?" was cited in a May 27 Successful Farming story, "China buys more; will it be enough for Phase One?"
Paul Olson, son of former CARD graphic designer Becky Olson and her husband Ray, moved from this life to life eternal May 9, 2020 at MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines after medical complications. Due to federal and state guidelines for COVID-19, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Gary Lyn, assistant professor, had his paper, "Climate Contagion: Temperature and Growth in Spatial General Equilibrium" with coauthors Ariel Ortiz-Bobea (Cornell) and Ivan Rudik (Cornell), presented virtually at the Global Open Series in Environmental Economics May 20..
The graduate student Prescott Scholarship recipients for 2019-2020 are Raj Chandra, Jiwon Lee, Haoran Li, and Liyuan Ma.