January-February 2012

Happy 2globe-europe12 from Global Agriculture Programs

FAS International Agricultural Internship Program
The International Agricultural Internship Program (IAIP) gives graduate students a chance to gain first-hand experience working at an FAS overseas post. Ideal candidates will have some experience (paid or volunteer) in agriculture, international affairs, business, information technology or a related field. Proficiency in a foreign language is preferred.

The summer 2012 program will run from May-September. Applications must be submitted by January 20, 2012.

For more information and application procedure:

www.fas.usda.gov/admin/student/iaip/index.asp

ISU Council on International Programs - 2012 International Grants Program
The ISU Council on International Programs is issuing a Call for Proposals for grants of up to $5,000 each to be spent by June 30, 2012. It is anticipated that CIP will fund 12-15 grants this year. Project director must be in an employee category eligible to be a PI (Principal Investigator) under university policy. Application deadline is February 1, 2012. Please contact Penni Bryant for more information and application materials.

International Visitors to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Dates of Visit

Country

Visitor(s) Department/Contact
December 4-7

 Brazil
 Japan
 

18 interns

GAP
Eduarda Becerra
December 6, 2011 - September 20, 2012

 India (Indian Council of Ag Research)
 

R. M. Sundaram

Plant Pathology
Adam Bogdanove

Where Are CALS Faculty/Staff Traveling???  
  • David Acker, Ag Admin, Thailand, invited presentation at international conference
  • Dong Ahn, An Sci, Korea, research
  • Grant Arndt, Anthropology, Canada, invited presentation at international conference
  • Joel Coats, Entomology, Thailand, invited presentation at international conference
  • Joe Cortes, Seed Sci, Ethiopia, present workshop
  • James Dickson, An Sci, Belgium, review research project
  • Karin Dorman, Statistics, India, invited presentation at international conference
  • Steven Fales, Agronomy, Canada, participate in international conference
  • Cornelia Flora, Sociology, Spain, invited presentation at international conference
  • Jan Flora, Sociology, Spain, invited presentation at international conference
  • Dorian Garrick, An Sci, China, project collaboration
  • Mark Gleason, Plant Pathology, Thailand, present seminar
  • Adela Ida Harries, Seed Science, Ghana, Ethiopia, Nigeria, software training, present workshop, project follow-up
  • Yuan Yuan Huang, Statistics, Mexico, participate in international conference
  • Jay-lin Jane-Topel, FSHN, Thailand, Sweden, invited lecturer, serve on search committee
  • Susan Johnson, Agronomy, Puerto Rico, research
  • Larry Johnson, CCUR, Sweden, present seminar
  • Ramesh Kanwar, ABE, India, develop future partnerships
  • Jacek Koziel, ABE, Kazakhstan, invited presentation at international conference
  • John Lawrence, Economics, India, participate in international conference
  • Thomas Lubberstedt, Agronomy, Chile, project collaboration
  • Ranjan Maitra, Statistics, India, invited presentation at international conference
  • Andrew Manu, Agronomy, Ghana, student travel course site visit
  • Laura Marek, Agronomy, Argentina, participate in international conference
  • William Meeker, Statistics, India, invited presentation at international conference
  • David Minner, Horticulture, Virgin Islands, project collaboration
  • Gary Munkvold, Plant Pathology, Argentina, research
  • Sharanappa Navi, Plant Pathology, India, invited presentation at international conference
  • Mike Owen, Agronomy, Canada, invited presentation at international conference
  • Jill Pruetz, Anthropology, Senegal, research
  • Max Rothschild, An Sci, Kenya, Malta, Brazil, participate and present at international conferences
  • Yuh Yuna Shyy, Seed Science, Nigeria, research
  • Josanne Six, Ag Admin, Uganda, conduct training
  • Eugene Takle, Agronomy, China, invited presentation at international conference
  • Diveena Vijayendran, Entomology, Canada, participate in international conference
  • Mark Westgate, Agronomy, Uganda, project collaboration

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