DARE is offering a new faculty-led study abroad program in Florence, Italy for Spring 2019. The link to the program information from Study Abroad is here.http://myedabroad.colostate.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11972. Students will take 4 courses for 13 credits. There are no prerequisites for any of the courses. The program is open to ALL CSU undergraduate students. Students can apply 9 credits towards an Agribusiness or Environmental and Resource Economics minors. The program includes two excursions: Modena balsamic vinegar production; Chianti castle wine tasting. Students will live with other CSU students in apartments in old town Florence. The program is offered January 30 – April 28, 2019. The application deadline is September 15, 2018.
Alexander Maas (CSU Ph.D. 2017), Christopher Goemans, Dale Manning, Stephan Kroll and Thomas Brown co-authored, “Dilemmas, Coordination and Defection: How Uncertain Tipping Points Induce Common Pool Resource Destruction,” published in Games and Economic Behavior 104:760-774. This article won the Western Agricultural Economics Association Outstanding Published Research Award. WAEA President, Dr. Randy Fortenbery, presented Alex with the award.
Dr. Becca Jablonski was awarded the “Outstanding Young Professional Award” from the Western Extension Committee at the annual meetings in Anchorage, Alaska. The President, Shannon Neibergs, awarded Dr. Jablonski the plaque.
Dr. Dawn Thilmany will be inducted as a Fellow of the Western Agricultural Economics Association at the annual meeting in Anchorage, Alaska on June 26. The honor recognizes Dr. Thilmany’s contribution over her career to agricultural, resource and environmental economics in the Western states and the WAEA. She has demonstrated excellence in applied economics research, integration of knowledge, outstanding service and outreach drawing on economic expertise, make great teaching contributions and served in the WAEA administration. Dr. Thilmany served as the President of WAEA 2015-2016.