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Glen Smith ('79 ag bus), Chairman of the Farm Credit Administration, visited the Iowa State campus and spoke to Dr. John Crespi's Econ 466 (Ag Finance) class on Friday, April 22.
CARD Director John Crespi announced Dr. Liyuan Ma as the recipient of the seventh annual CARD Award for Best PhD Dissertation in Agricultural, Environmental, and Energy Economics Policy.
John Winters, professor, was quoted in an April 28 Cheapism.com story, "Looking for Work? These are the Best and Worst Job Markets in America."
Gamma Sigma Delta, the Iowa Beta Chapter of the Honor Society of Agriculture, held its annual award ceremony on April 21 in Dolezal Auditorium, Curtiss Hall. Iowa State University students, faculty and alumni were presented with awards, and new members were inducted into the organization.
Julia Campbell, senior in agricultural business and Student Body President, was featured in the "Welcome to Iowa State University" video of The College Tour.
Kevin Kimle, teaching professor, Rastetter Chair of Agricultural Entrepreneurship and director of Start Something College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, was presented one of the inaugural Pioneering College Innovation awards April 21.
Alejandro Plastina, associate professor, was a speaker at Session Two - "How Can Decarbonization Lead to Stronger Rural Communities?" at the Hawkeye Decarbonization Summit 2022 on April 21.
Work on the new undergraduate student lounge in Heady Hall was started in April and is progressing quickly. The lounge is located in the space formerly occupied by rooms 165, 167 and 169 on Heady's first floor and is scheduled to be ready by fall semester 2022.
Cole Eden, agricultural business senior, has won the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Ambassador of Agriculture and Life Sciences Award. This award recognizes a senior who has helped communicate agriculture and life sciences to their peers and connecting ISU, the college and communities.
Two department students were inducted into Cardinal Key April 24, along with honorary member Professor Betsy Hoffman.
Sergio Lence, professor, and and Marlin Cole Chair of International Agricultural Economics has been named a 2022 recipient of the Regents Award for Faculty Excellence as a reflection of his commitment to Iowa State University, his professional reputation, and the esteem of his peers.
Dermot Hayes, professor, Wendong Zhang, associate professor, and David Acker, CALS associate dean, attended the 2022 US-China High Level Dialogue held in Des Moines at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates April 21.
Jack Novak, economics senior, made an oral presentation at the 16th Iowa State University Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression April 20.
Kevin Kimle, teaching professor, made two recent presentations:
Alejandro Plastina, associate professor, was quoted in an April 16 Iowa Farmer Today story, "Economists see four paths forward for carbon markets."
Peter F. Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for an April 15 Des Moines Register article, "Sluggish restaurant hiring drags down Iowa's economy in March as eateries struggle to find workers."
Elizabeth Hoffman, professor, has been selected to be inducted as an honorary member of the Cardinal Key Honor Society at Iowa State University.
"A Conversation about Mentoring Junior Faculty and Graduate Students”
With Dr. Christina Campbell, associate professor, University of Cincinnati
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
10:00 am (EST)
A virtual workshop via Zoom
Registration deadline: April 18, 2022
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.
Data Scientist/Quantitative Analyst – Stress Testing
For graduate students:
May 3, 2022
1:00 - 4:30 pm EST
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) creates and maintains a wealth of data that can inform high-quality research on the most pressing policy issues in environmental economics. However identifying, accessing, and understanding these data can be a formidable task. On May 3, the Brookings Center on Regulations and Markets is hosting a workshop to help young scholars overcome these issues.
Wendong Zhang, associate professor, was interviewed for an article in Farmer Mac's The Feed about how potential interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve could influence agricultural land markets in the coming years.
University Professor Peter F. Orazem has been selected to receive the 2022 Faculty/Staff Inspiration Award. He is among five individuals to be honored with the award this year.
Alejandro Plastina, associate professor, spoke during a Farm Foundation webinar April 12, called “Solving the Barriers to Agricultural Carbon Markets.”
Chad Hart, professor, was interviewed for an April 10 Sioux City Journal story, "Rising fertilizer costs pinch Siouxland farmers; higher crop prices could help offset the pain."