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Special Issue of Journal Features ISU Sustainable Corn Contributors

This week a special issue of the Journal of Soil and Water Conservation was released online at http://www.jswconline.org/content/current. Titled "Climate Change and Agriculture," it features several commentary pieces and peer-reviewed articles by ISU faculty and graduate students who participate in the Cropping Systems Coordinated Agricultural Project, commonly known as the Sustainable Corn Project. This is a collaborative project among 10 Midwestern land-grant universities and an agricultural research station and supported by USDA-NIFA.

 

George M. Beal Distinguished Lectureship in Rural Sociology

Matt DeLisi receives Mid-Career Research Award

Dr. Claude Fischer, professor of sociology at the University of California - Berkeley, was the inaugural speaker for the George M. Beal Distinguished Lectureship in Rural Sociology. Click here to view his presentation.

Click here to learn more about the George M. Beal Distinguished Lectureship and how you can help.

Mark Palmer, BA '85 Sociology, Awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award

Matt DeLisi receives Mid-Career Research Award

Sociology alum Mark Palmer, 'BA '85 Sociology, was awarded the prestigious "Distinguished Alumni Award" at the Alumni Association Award ceremony during Iowa State University's Homecoming celebration. Mark is the CEO of Woodhaven, a residential and day-care provider for persons developmental disabilities located in Columbia, MO.

Claude Fischer, George M. Beal Distinguished Lectureship in Rural Sociology