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Economics alumna, Onalie Ariyabandhu was named a 2016 Iowa STATEment maker for her work in the areas of health, education, gender equity, and religious tolerance in her native Sri Lanka.
Each spring, the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated exemplary mentoring of junior faculty.
The AMMO club recently elected new officers for the 2016-2017 year.
The Iowa State student chapter of the National Agri-Marketing Association was awarded the following at the 2016 National Agri-Marketing conference in Kansas City last week:
Dave Swenson, associate scientist, was a guest on Iowa Public Television’s “Iowa Press” program discussing various economic issues.
"Spatial Heterogeneity, Accessibility, and Zoning: An Empirical Investigation of Leapfrog Development" was just accepted by Journal of Economic Geography and it is now in press and online at https://academic.oup.com/joeg/article-abstract/17/3/547/2930549/Spatial-Heterogeneity-Accessibility-and-Zoning-An
Three ag business students, Celina Young, Trey Forsyth, and Joni Erwin, were inducted into Cardinal Key on Sunday, April 10, 2016. Dr. Ebby Luvaga, a member of Cardinal Key, currently serves as one of honorary advisers.
Dave Swenson, associate scientist, did an on-camera interview with David Geiger, WHO TV Agribusiness Report, about Swenson’s report on the USDA local foods economic evaluation toolkit.
Undergrad students Anthony Sax and Jack Fischer presented papers this week at the Midwest Economics Association Meeting in Evanston, Illinois.
David Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by Joe Gardyasz, of the Des Moines Business Record, who had questions about the manufacturing skills gap and whether research substantiates anecdotal claims of firms having trouble finding qualified employees.
Catherine Kling, director of CARD, announced Matthew Clancy and Younjun Kim as the recipients of the third annual CARD Award for Best PhD Dissertation in Agricultural, Environmental, and Energy Economics Policy.
Liesl Eathington, assistant scientist, was interviewed for a story in the Ames Tribune about the pattern of population growth in metro areas.
Eathington was also quoted about the urbanization trend in a story in Dickinson County News.
She was also interviewed for a story on the population growth in Story County in the Ames Tribune.
Joshua Rosenbloom, professor and chair, presented a seminar at Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy on March 9, titled “Why Do Women Leave Computer Science and Information Technology Jobs?”
The Economics Department Scholarship Committee awarded almost $55,000 to 53 ag bus and econ students in March for their outstanding academic achievements and initiative.
Benjamin Meier, a senior co-majoring in industrial engineering and applied math in economics and Urja Rajesh Shah, an economics senior, have had papers accepted for the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference Economics Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research on April 1, 2016 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
"The Economics of Local Food Systems: A Toolkit to Guide Community Discussions, Assessments, and Choices," a report from the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service. David Swenson, associate scientist.
Iowa State University Senior Vice President and Provost Jonathan Wickert and
Wendy Wintersteen, Endowed Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences,
invite you to a special event honoring Quinn Weninger.
Six members of the Agricultural Business Club were recently presented with this year's Outstanding Club Member Awards. They were:
Congratulations to the new 2016-2017 Economics Graduate Student Association elected officers.
In photo, from left to right: Yun Chang, vice president; Diego Soares Cardoso, president; and Kevin Duncan, treasurer.