September-October 2015

Check Out Our New Websites!

CALS Global Programs and Study Abroad are pleased to announce the launch of our newly designed websites.  The new sites were designed with a fresh new look and have been updated with all of the latest information for students, faculty and staff.  Please visit CALS Global Programs at https://www.global.ag.iastate.edu/   Go directly to the CALS Study Abroad website at http://www.agstudyabroad.iastate.edu/

 

2015 Feeding the World Seminar Series

The Feeding the World Seminar Series kicks off September 3 at 3:40 p.m. in 1204 Kildee, Hall with Tapping Philanthropy for Development, an author's forum featuring Drs. David Acker, Dorothy Masinde, Rob Mazur, Gail Nonnecke, Max Rothschild, and Mark Westgate.   See the full seminar schedule here.

CALS International Visitors

Visit Dates   Country
Affiliation
Visitors Department
Contact
July 16-17 Costa Rica
CATIE
Miley Gonzalez CALS Global Programs
Denise Bjelland
September 15
November 21
Panama
Borlaug Program
Jaime Espinosa Agronomy
Russ Mullen

CALS Study Abroad at a Glance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visiting Students

15 students from the University of Agricultural Sciences in Dharwad, Karnataka State in India will visit ISU from September 1 - 14. During their time at ISU, students will attend workshops and field trips to gain an understanding of agriculture and food in the US Midwest and Iowa. The University of Agricultural Sciences in Dharwad hosts ISU student groups on alternating summers through a course led by Manju Reddy and Sarah Francis, FSHN.

Additional international students at ISU this semester include:

Edison Saucedo Reyes, EARTH University, Costa Rica, will intern with Dr. Antonio Mallarino, Agronomy from September - December

Cecilia Crespo, National University of Mar del Plata, Argentina, will intern with Dr. Antonio Mallarino, Agronomy from September - December

Roberto Dionisio Martinez, National University of Mar del Plata, Argentina, will intern with Dr. Fernando Miguez, Agronomy from September - December

Lillian Nabwiire and Shifa Birabwa, Makerere University, Uganda, will intern in the CALS Internship Program in Agriculture in September and October.

 

 

 

 

 Where are CALS Faculty/Staff Traveling??

 

 

 

 

  • David Acker, CALS Admin, China, invited presentation at international conference
  • Sotirios Archontoulis, Agronomy, Greece, workshop participation
  • Diane Bassham, GDCB, Brazil, participate in international conference
  • Gwyn Beattie, Plant Pathology, Japan, invited presentation at international conference
  • John Beghin, Economics, France, participate in international conference; project collaboration
  • Charles Burras, Agronomy, China, invited presentation at international conference
  • Alicia Carriquiry, Statistics, Brazil, participate in international conference; present shortcourse
  • Nick Christians, Horticulture, Denmark, participate in international conference
  • Jodi Cornell, Global Programs, Ukraine, attend Day of Knowledge ceremony
  • Joe Cortes, Seed Science Center, Ghana, invited presentation/lectures
  • Jack Dekkers, Animal Science, Tanzania, invited presentation/lectures
  • James Dickson, Animal Science, Italy, participate in international conference
  • Philip Dixon, Statistics, Ireland, student Ph.D. defense
  • Wayne Fuller, Statistics, Brazil, Chile, invited presentations at international conferences
  • Philip Gassman, CARD, Japan, invited presentation at international conference
  • A. Susana Goggi, Seed Science Center, Ghana, present workshops
  • Harry Horner, GDCB, Canada, invited presentation at international conference
  • Jay-Lin Jane-Topel, FSHN, Poland, keynote presentation at international conference, collaborative projects
  • Jae-Kwang Kim, Statistics, Chile, invited presentation at international conference
  • Robert Klaver, Horticulture, Canada, participate in international conference
  • Susan Lamont, Animal Science, Tanzania, research
  • Thomas Lubberstedt, Agronomy, China, participate in international conference; collaborative projects
  • Andrew Manu, Agronomy, South Africa, future project collaboration
  • William Meeker, Statistics, Colombia, Brazil, graduate committee, workshop participation
  • Wyatt Miller, Plant Pathology, France, Germany, research; present research at workshop; funding opportunities
  • Ken Moore, Agronomy, Sweden, invited presentation at international conference
  • John Nason, EEOB, Netherlands, take course for research
  • Danial Nordman, Statistics, Brazil, participate in international conference
  • Michael Owen, Agronomy, Argentina, United Kingdom, invited presentation/participation at international conferences
  • Max Rothschild, Animal Science, Ireland, invited presentation/lectures
  • Stephen Sapp, Sociology, Scotland, participate in international conference
  • Madeline Schultz, Value Added Ag-Ext, Romania, invited presentation at international conference
  • Geetu Singh Teguja, GDCB, Australia, invited presentation at international conference
  • Joseph Veldman, EEOB, United Kingdom, invited presentation at international conference; research
  • Tong Wang, FSHN, Italy, Germany, participate in international conference; present research
  • Jonathan Wendel, EEOB, Canada, participate in international conference
  • Steven Whitman, Plant Pathology, Brazil, participate in international conference; project collaboration
  • Roger Wise, Plant Pathology, Brazil, participate in international conference
  • Ka Wai Wong, Statistics, Canada, invited presentation/lectures
  • Bing Yang, GDCB, Colombia, invited presentation at international conference
  • X.B. Yang, Plant Pathology, China, project collaboration

 

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