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March 01, 2022

Adam KnoblockAdam Knoblock, ag business sophomore, was chosen as one of the 2022 Cultivators by the Farm Foundation. The Farm Foundation selects six students every year to attend their Farm Foundation Round Table meeting, which was held in Delray Beach, Florida Jan. 11-14.

March 01, 2022

Applications open
Online workshop: Joining the Data Revolution: Big Data in Education and Social Science Research
June 6-17, 2022

Application deadline: April 1

The Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS) is taking applications for a workshop this summer on using big data resources and tools to advance research in education and social science (ESS). 

February 28, 2022

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed Feb. 25 by Todd Magel, KCCI, on the state income tax plan that has been sent to the governor.

February 28, 2022

John CrespiAs a major part of its market study, the attorney general’s office is partnering with Iowa State University agriculture economist John Crespi, director of ISU’s Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, who has agreed to prepare an economic summary of fertilizer markets. 

February 25, 2022

The ISU Open & Affordable Education Committee is pleased to announce that the request for proposals for the Miller Open Education Mini-Grant Program is now open for submissions for the 2022-2023 academic year. The program is co-sponsored by the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost (SVPP), the University Library, and the Center for Excellence in Learning & Teaching (CELT).

February 25, 2022

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Feb. 23 KCRG story, "Impacts of Russia-Ukraine conflict can be felt in Iowa."

February 24, 2022

A delegation from the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) visited Iowa State University for the signing ceremony of the Maktoum Al Seiari Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Cultural Understanding and Global Citizenship. The UAE Embassy provided the funds for this scholarship to give students majoring in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Business Economics and Chemical Engineering the opportunity to participate in the UAE study abroad program. 

February 22, 2022

Beatrice MauleAg bus senior Beatrice Maule was selected to represent Iowa State University at the 15th Annual “Research in the Capitol” Symposium on Feb. 21, 2022.

February 21, 2022

Cale Pellett, Erin Gibson, Arilyn Tegtmeier-Oatman and Calvin CarlsonCongratulations to ag business seniors Cale Pellett and Calvin Carlson for their wins at the CALS College-by College Pitch Off event on Feb. 16 at the Student Innovation Center, Room 3231.

February 21, 2022

Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor had recent media contacts:

February 21, 2022

Bobby RicheyMinister Counselor for Agricultural Affairs of the U.S. Embassy, Beijing Bobby Richey ('86 MS economics) was guest speaker at the Feb. 9 virtual Econ Club meeting.

February 17, 2022

ICPSR Hybrid Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

All of our courses will feature hybrid instruction this summer. Learn with live lectures in Ann Arbor, or from your kitchen table. Every lecture is recorded too, so you can watch on your own time, or review what you saw in class earlier. Synchronous or asynchronous, it's your course on your time. 

February 17, 2022

Dear Econ Faculty and Staff,

February 15, 2022

Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed for a Feb. 14 KCUR story, "As African Swine Fever plagues other countries, the U.S. works to keep it out."

February 15, 2022

Faculty, staff and students can now get instant access to all Wolfram products site-licensed by Iowa State University.

Wolfram has partnered with Iowa State University to make Wolfram products available to faculty, staff and students through a site license. Currently this license includes Mathematica.

Here's a link you can bookmark to always get access to the most up-to-date list of products available for use both on and off campus:

February 15, 2022

Dave SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, talked with Leah Douglas, Thomson Reuters agriculture and energy policy reporter, about the economic prospects of the ethanol industry as it reaches a period of transition with RFS authorizations expiring in 2022.

February 15, 2022

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was a guest on Iowa Public Radio's “River to River” program to discuss the economy outlook for the state and country.

February 10, 2022

The next Open Scholar Café which will take a closer look at Iowa State’s data set disclosure process – a unique screening process used at ISU to ensure that research data published on DataShare doesn’t contain valuable IP or violate contracts, policy, law, or ethics.

February 10, 2022

Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, associate professor, was invited to present on carbon markets at the Wisconsin Corn Soy Expo at the Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, on Feb 3.

What you need to know to benefit from carbon markets

February 09, 2022

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, spoke on international demand for farm commodities in 2022 at a lunch in Welton, Iowa, hosted by Maquoketa State Bank and First Central State Bank.

February 07, 2022

Amy BrandauAmy Brandau, academic advisor, has been recognized with an Innovation and Exceptional Advising During COVID Award for her outstanding advising efforts during the past 20 months.

February 04, 2022

Learning communityMembers of the Ag Business program made two presentations Feb. 4 at the ISU Learning Communities Mid-Year Institute in the Memorial Union.

February 04, 2022

Solidarity Microfinance announced it has received a grant from Bank of America that will allow the Des Moines-based organization to further invest in Iowans working toward personal financial goals and entrepreneurial expansion, through $300,000 in additional funding spanning three years.   

February 03, 2022

John WintersJohn Winters, professor, was interviewed for a Feb. 3 story in The Street, "The Best Cities to Find a Job in 2022."

February 03, 2022

Jian LiJian Li, assistant professor, has had her paper, “The Limit of Targeting in Networks” (with Junjie Zhou and Ying-Ju Chen) accepted at the Journal of

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