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April 13, 2020

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed for an April 11 Gazette story, "Medical news key to recovery, economists say."

April 13, 2020

Among the trillions federal lawmakers have approved to speed relief from the novel coronavirus is billions meant for educational institutions, including colleges and universities, according to an April 9 Gazette story, "Iowa universities, colleges due millions in federal coronavirus aid."

April 13, 2020

Registration for #ARIS2020, our first-ever completely virtual summit, is open. Here is a schedule of events for the three-day event.  We have exceptional keynote speakers, timely panel discussions, interactive workshops, lightning talks, and more. 

April 08, 2020

Dr. Mark Edelman, Sandra BurkeMark Edelman, professor and ISU Community Vitality Center director, and Sandra Burke, senior researcher, facilitated Iowa Community Capital (ICC)'s collaboration with an emerging coalition of seven nonprofits that are developing an Iowa COVID Small Business Relief Fund Coalition to uplift the small business community throughout the state that has been harmed by the disaster.

April 08, 2020

Dr. GianCarlo MoschiniAn article, Firm internal network, environmental regulation, and plant death, authored by Dr. GianCarlo Moschini and Jingbo Cui, is now available online, in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.

April 08, 2020

Amy BrandauAmy Brandau, an agricultural business academic adviser, received the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' Learning Community Coordinator Award. 

April 08, 2020

Dr. Amani ElobeidAmani Elobeid, adjunct assistant professor, received the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' Excellence in Teaching by Lecturers and Adjunct Faculty Award.

April 07, 2020

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed for an April 6 Iowa Public Radio story, "Study: African Swine Fever Outbreak Could Cost US Up To $50 Billion."

April 07, 2020

Dr. GianCarlo MoschiniGianCarlo Moschini, professor and Pioneer Chair in Science and Technology Policy, has been named Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University.

April 07, 2020

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was interviewed in the April 5 Sioux City Journal story, "Foreign markets eager for U.S. pork, beef despite COVID-19-related travel cutbacks."

April 06, 2020

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Iowa State students have transitioned to all online classes and meetings. From sketchy internet connections to developing self-motivation habits, several peer mentors responded when asked, "What are your thoughts on your new learning situation?"

April 06, 2020

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, authored an opinion article, "The maps you've seen are misleading. Here's why cellphones don't measure social distancing," in the April 3 Des Moines Register.

April 06, 2020

Dr. Elizabeth HoffmanElizabeth Hoffman, professor, has had her article, "Patently Risky," written with Matt Spitzer, Dave Schwartz, and Eric Tally, accepted for publication in the fall Issue of Volume 34 of the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology.

April 06, 2020

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, talked to Grant Gerlock, Iowa Public Radio; and Robert Connelly, Quad City Times, about April 2nd unemployment insurance filings at the national level and in Iowa, and which industries are likely to see further job losses in the coming weeks.

April 06, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a April 5 Marshalltown Times Republican story, "A threatened economy in a hopeful community."

April 02, 2020

Dr. Mark EdelmanMark Edelman, professor, is this year's recipient of the North Central Region's Excellence in Extension Award.

April 02, 2020

For NCRA members:

This FAQ covers the most commonly asked questions about impacts of the COVID-19 emergency on USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grants. NIFA continues to evaluate options and flexibilities related to coronavirus impacts and will announce updates to this FAQ in the NIFA Update.

https://nifa.usda.gov/resource/nifa-20-005-nifa-coronavirus-faqs#

 

April 02, 2020

Facilities Planning and Management has announced a temporary building service interruption:
START DATE: Monday, 04/06/2020 7:00 AM
END DATE: Wednesday, 04/08/2020 4:30 PM
AFFECTED BUILDING/S: Heady Hall
WHAT: No Chilled water
WHY: Install Bypass and new meter

April 02, 2020

Congratulations to two faculty members who have been promoted effective the 2020-21 academic year!

Dr. Chad HartIowa State University has promoted Chad Hart from associate to full professor.

April 02, 2020

For those with interest in the Fulbright program, a virtual zoom meeting is being offered to replace the canceled in-person Fulbright seminar:
Wednesday, April 8
12 – 1 p.m
.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/406984011
Meeting ID: 406 984 011

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April 01, 2020

Faculty:

Setting up online courses comes with a lot of questions and setbacks, but know that you are not in this alone. Todd Vans, program coordinator in the Brenton Center, gathered thoughts from CALS faculty members regarding setting up and delivering online courses, but the advice works for any types of courses.

You can read them here.

March 31, 2020

Iowa State President Wendy Wintersteen addressed payments for campus services and what refunds can be given during the time of online instruction in an email sent March 30.

Partial refunds are available for course fees, residence hall contracts, dining contracts and student parking.

Refunds will also be given for spring study abroad program fees. For spring break trips, those refunds are already being processed, and emergency flights are being reimbursed for those who had to be brought home early from semester's abroad, according to the email. 

March 31, 2020

Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University is requesting proposals from faculty and staff at Iowa State University, University of Iowa, and University of Northern Iowa to address nitrogen and phosphorus nutrient losses to surface waters.

March 31, 2020

B.J. BrugmanAgricultural Entrepreneur B.J. Brugman (’12 agricultural business) shared the story of his startup agtech business, Sentinel, with the fifty-five students in ECON 334, and did so from Lyon, France.

March 30, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed in a March 27 Kokomo Perspective story, "Senate stimulus includes aid for ag."

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