Jeff Rowe ('95 ag business), President Global Seeds & North America & China, Syngenta, was given the Ag Bus Club's Outstanding Alumni Award 2018.
As the Workday and Improved Service Delivery July 1 go-live date approaches, we want to ensure you are informed and prepared for these changes. We deeply appreciate your contributions to teaching, research, and extension excellence at Iowa State, and we are confident that Workday and ISD will provide significant benefits in support of your work and the university’s mission.
Ed Greiman ('92 ag business), a farmer near Garner, was inducted into the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association Hall of Fame.
Assistant Professor Gabe Lade and his wife Michaela welcomed their new son, Hiram Paul, into the world Feb. 20, 2019 at 12:45 am. Baby boy Lade weighed in at 6 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 19.75 in. long. Congratulations to the Lades!
Congressional Budget Office
Interns contribute to CBO’s work in areas such as budget and tax policy, health care, national defense, the environment, education, retirement assistance, other income assistance, regulation, and public investment.
Alumna Courtney Knupp (’07 Ag Business) spoke to the Brexit Study Abroad Econ 496 class Thursday, Feb. 14. She is currently serving as a Senior Policy Advisor for the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service. Knupp is charged with creating an EU trade strategy which includes the ramifications of the upcoming Brexit deadline.
Midwest Big Data Summer School
May 20-23, 2019
Memorial Union, Ames
Elizabeth Burns-Thompson, of Altoona, has been named the 2019 Emerging Iowa Leader by the Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Burns-Thompson is regulatory affairs counsel for the Iowa Corn Growers Association. She received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business and international agriculture from Iowa State in 2011.
There's a new face in 260 Heady Hall this semester. Nhut Le "Le" is the work study student manning the office from 3 to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.
Chenzi Lv, Ph.D. student, is the winner of the Barbara and Thomas Lyon Scholarship for the Study of Agricultural Cooperatives for 2018-2019.
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, made several presentations across the state over the last few days about the long-term impacts of U.S.-China trade war on U.S. agriculture and the recent developments in trade negotiations.
David Swenson, associate scientist, had several media interviews this week:
Tugba Somuncu, first year grad student, has had her paper "The Rebound Effect of Energy Efficiency Policy in the Presence of Energy Theft," coauthored with Christopher Hannum, published in the Dec. 2018 issue of the journal Energies.
Due to the recent lapse in appropriations, implementation of the revised NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 19-1) was postponed. We are pleased to announce that the revised PAPPG will now be effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after Feb. 25, 2019. Significant changes include:
Peter Orazem, professor, was one of five speakers who participated in the 11th Annual Economics Humor Session in Honor of Caroline Postelle Clotfelter at the American Economic Association meetings Jan. 5, 2019, in Atlanta.
Keri Jacobs, associate professor, presented at a series of educational workshops in Iowa, Minnesota, and Nebraska for boards of directors and management of cooperatives. The topics included governance and financial analysis of cooperatives and strategic financial management.