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In Autumn 2014, a new Ohio State learning community, Students Understanding Sustainability and Taking Action to Improve Nature and Society (SUSTAINS), will launch on the Ohio State campus with support from AEDE. Students interested in becoming a member of the SUSTAINS Learning Community must complete a Learning Community Application by May 2, 2014.
The Ohio State Agribusiness Club honored Professor Ian Sheldon and Club members Lauren Prettyman, Lindsay Hope, Derek Snider and Megan Harris at its year-end banquet held on April 14th. The event also featured a keynote address from guest speaker Dale Minyo, AEDE alum and co-founder and farm broadcaster for Ohio Ag Net.
The department yet again sent another very strong contingent of researchers to the 2014 Southern Regional Science Association (SRSA) conference, which was held in San Antonio, Texas from March 27-29. The gathering marked the 53rd annual meeting of the SRSA and was attended by more than 100 scholars studying regional economics from across the U.S.