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May 01, 2018

Dr. Joshua Rosenbloom Joshua Rosenbloom, professor and department chair, has a new publication on the the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History.

April 27, 2018

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, assistant professor, has been awarded the 2018 ISU Award for Early Achievement in Extension or Professional Practice.

April 27, 2018

Amy BrandauCongratulations to Amy Brandau, academic adviser, who has won the 2018 ISU Award for Academic Advising Impact!

April 27, 2018

Philip GassmanPhilip Gassman, CARD associate scientist, is the 2018 recipient of the Regents Award for Staff Excellence.

April 27, 2018

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was interviewed in an Erin McKinstry story in the Missourian "As generations age, farm owners less connected to their land" on  April 23.

April 26, 2018

Lapan retirement receptionHarvey Lapan, University Professor, was joined by friends and colleagues to celebrate his 46 years of distinguished service to the Department of Economics at a retirement reception held April 24th.

April 26, 2018

Minghao Li, research associate, Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, and Chad Hart, associate professor, published the article "What Have We Learned from China’s Past Trade Retaliation Strategies?" in Choices.

April 26, 2018

Dr. Alejandro Plastina, Dr. Sergio LenceAlejandro Plastina, Sergio H Lence; A Parametric Estimation of Total Factor Productivity and Its Components in U.S. Agriculture, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, aay010, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajae/aay010

April 23, 2018

Izak ChristensenThe College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will recognize Izak Christensen, one of six spring 2018 graduates with senior awards at the college's convocation event on May 4, 2018 beginning at 10:00 am in Hilton Coliseum. Awards are presented by the CALS Student Council.

April 23, 2018

Lee Schulz, assistant professor, has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program, Less than 10 Years Award by the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA).

April 19, 2018

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, had several recent media interviews:

Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times, about the effects of the trade tariffs on the ag economy and on the broader Iowa economy.

April 18, 2018

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, assistant professor, was interviewed April 12 on an ag news radio show on WAXX 104.5 on the new tax laws impacting producers and agricultural cooperatives.

April 17, 2018

Dr. John Crespi, Dr. Lee SchulzJohn Crespi, professor, and Lee Schulz, assistant professor, were interviewed as experts for a U.S. Government Accountability Office Report to Congressional Requesters, "U.S.D.A. Additional Data Analysis Could Enhance Monitoring of U.S. Cattle Market" April 2018.

April 17, 2018

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed for a story on China's proposed trade tariffs in an April 17 story in The Daily Iowan.

April 17, 2018

Dr. Elizabeth HoffmanElizabeth Hoffman, professor, received the IOWAWHE (Iowa Network for Women in Higher Education) 2018 Distinguished Higher Education Leadership Award April 20 at their conference "Finding Your 'Wonder Woman' Within" at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.

April 17, 2018

Dr. Joshua RosenbloomJoshua Rosenbloom, professor and chair, had his and coauthor Brandon Dupont's article "The Economic Origins of the Postwar Southern Elite" published in the journal Explorations in Economic History 68 (2018) 119-131.  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014498317300311

April 17, 2018

Dr. William EdwardsA new decision-making tool that can help crop and livestock farmers assess the economics of cover crops on their farm is available for free on Iowa State University’s Ag Decision Maker website.

April 16, 2018

Kevin KimleKevin Kimle, senior lecturer, was interviewed for an April 12 story in Clay & Milk on the effects of a potential trade war with China on agtech companies in Iowa.

April 16, 2018

Dr. Chad Hart Chad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in an April 13 China Daily story about the impact on Midwest farmers of China's possible 25 percent tariff.

April 16, 2018

Tom Pohlman, Callen Duffy, James Howell, Tracy BergmanThe Iowa Division of Banking (IDOB) and Superintendent Ron Hansen hosted the annual Day With the Superintendent this week at the Sheraton Hotel in West Des Moines.

April 12, 2018

Isaac Barrash, Lucy Dougherty, Steven ValentinoOnce again, Iowa State has won the Best Delegation award at the Midwest Model European Union competition, this year held April 5-7 at at the Indiana University Memorial Union in Bloomington. Iowa State teams have previously won Best Delegation awards in 2015 and 2016.

April 12, 2018

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, assistant professor, gave a presentation at the Cooperative Network’s Federal Dairy Issues Forum, April 10, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Her presentation discussed the recent tax changes that will impact agricultural cooperatives and their members.

April 11, 2018

Dr. Perry WarjiyoPerry Warjiyo ('91 Ph.D. econ), a Bank Indonesia deputy governor since 2013, was endorsed March 28, 2018, by the Indonesian parliament's financial commission to be central bank governor, succeeding Agus Martowardojo. Warjiyo was President Joko Widodo’s sole nominee for the role. Warjiyo's more than three decade career at Bank Indonesia began in 1984.

April 11, 2018

Dr. Sonya Huffman Sonya Huffman, adjunct associate professor, will give a talk "Gender Differences in Educational Attainment in the US" Friday, April 13, from 1-2 pm at the Margaret Sloss Women's Center. The talk is part of Feminist Friday - Facilitated Conversations Featured on Gender Equality.

April 09, 2018

Iowa State University has recently partnered with the Wall Street Journal to provide free memberships for all of their students, faculty and staff.
Anyone at Iowa State can visit wsj.com/IowaState to activate their membership.

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