Lee Schulz, assistant professor, has been awarded the 2018 ISU Award for Early Achievement in Extension or Professional Practice.
Congratulations to Amy Brandau, academic adviser, who has won the 2018 ISU Award for Academic Advising Impact!
Philip Gassman, CARD associate scientist, is the 2018 recipient of the Regents Award for Staff Excellence.
Harvey 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.
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.
The 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.
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).
David 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.
John 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.
Elizabeth 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.
Joshua 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
A 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.
The 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.
Once 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.
Keri 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.
Perry 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.
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.