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David Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed for a March 9 KFAB story, "Rising Gas Prices Could Affect Spending Habits."
Dermot Hayes, professor, Pioneer Chair in Agribusiness, and Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences, was honored by Iowa State's 25 Year Club for his 35 years with the university.
Jacob Ludwig, economics senior, won the Student Government presidential election March 2, 2022. His running mate, Jaden Ahlrichs, global resource systems and horticulture senior, was elected vice president.
NSF Career Awards Workshop
Thanks to Iowa State’s partnership with the NSF-funded Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS), the Office of the Vice President for Research and Grants Hub are bringing the NSF CAREER Awards workshop to you on Mar 10 at 2:00 – 3:30 pm in the MU, at no cost to participants. This workshop is targeted towards early-career researchers who want to apply to the NSF CAREER Award.
IEDA Iowa Energy Center Proposals
It is that time of year again where the Iowa Energy Center Competitive Grant Program Pre-Applications are starting to roll in!
Just as the losing Super Bowl teams gift their "championship" merchandise after the big game, Iowa State's Agricultural Business Club donated their T-shirts to a soccer team nearly halfway around the world.
Adam 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.
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).
David Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed Feb. 25 by Todd Magel, KCCI, on the state income tax plan that has been sent to the governor.
As 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.
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).
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.
Ag bus senior Beatrice Maule was selected to represent Iowa State University at the 15th Annual “Research in the Capitol” Symposium on Feb. 21, 2022.
Congratulations 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.
Minister 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.
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.
Dear Econ Faculty and Staff,
Faculty, staff and students can now get instant access to all Wolfram products site-licensed by Iowa State University.
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David 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.