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February 02, 2016

Photo of Dr. David KeiserDavid Keiser, assistant professor, was quoted by Andy Uhler, NPR, this week about wastewater treatment.

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January 29, 2016

Photo of Dave Swenson, Tom BrokawDave Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Tom Brokaw, NBC News, about the economics of the Iowa Caucuses. Swenson spoke specifically about his 2008 study of the economic impact.

January 21, 2016

image of Peter Orazem and DeAnne Julius Dame DeAnne Julius was honored at an Economics Department reception on Dec. 18 for her distinguished service to the economics profession. 

January 20, 2016

image of Fangge LiuFangge Liu is this year’s recipient of the Cathryn Jacobson Ahrenholz Scholarship. This award recognizes a graduate student in the department of economics who has a strong record of academic achievement, shows exceptional promise, and has a dissertation interest in agriculture. The amount of the scholarship is $3,000.

January 19, 2016

image of Prescott scholarship awardeesJeri Prescott, wife of former faculty member James Prescott, presented the James R. Prescott Scholarship in Economics to two graduate students at a reception in their honor on January 12. The scholarship was established to recognize graduate students who demonstrate creativity in their research.

August 21, 2015

Photograph of John CrespiThe department is pleased to welcome John Crespi to the staff. John comes from the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University and will join our department as a tenured full professor. 

March 01, 2015

2015 Update Newsletter ScreenshotThe Spring 2015 Department of Economics Alumni Newsletter Update is now available, featuring information about the Department of Economics' new recruits.

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