Agribusiness and Applied Economics undergrad students Nick Rettig, Tyler Shade and Dan Imus proudly represented Ohio State as members of the OSU Chapter of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) at the AAEA annual conference held in Washington D.C. earlier this month.
The 2013 meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) will be held from August 4-6, 2013 in Washington D.C. AEDE will have a very strong presence at the gathering with more than two dozen faculty and students in attendance. AEDE faculty and graduate students will also present their research at a number of the meeting's events.
This summer several Ohio State students are interning with the city of Columbus in the Environmental Steward’s Office, a division of the Mayor’s Office, to help the city improve sustainability in Ohio’s capital. Two of the interns, Harrison Morgenstern and Alexandra Kueller, are students enrolled in Ohio State’s Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability (EEDS) undergraduate program.
During the summer a number of AEDE’s Agribusiness and Applied Economics undergraduate students use the break in classes to fulfill the program’s internship requirement, gaining hands-on experience in their field of study. AEDE undergrad Sierra Jepsen speaks with us about her experience interning at Farm Credit Mid-America in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
Students in the Ohio State chapter of the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) attended the 2013 NAMA Conference in Kansas City, MO with their faculty advisor, Dr. Steven Vickner, from April 17-19, 2013.
On the evening of April 15th, AEDE’s undergraduate professional development groups held their yearly banquet to honor faculty and students who actively contribute to professional development opportunities for AEDE’s undergraduate program.
Michelle Beres was awarded second place in the category Business/Education/Speech and Hearing at Ohio State’s 2013 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum for her research “Developing Youth Leadership Through Community Gardening: Opportunities and Outcomes”.