2007 - 2008

University of Minnesota

Department of Applied Economics

Outstanding Alumni Award
Sarahelen (Sally) Thompson

PhD Dissertation Award
Erik Nelson - "Essays on the Allocation of Federal Species-Specific Recovery Funds under the U.S. Endangered Species Act
Advisor: Stephen Polasky

M.S. Thesis Award
Eric Hofer - "New College Graduates and the Market for First Professional Jobs"

Extension Service

Dean’s Award for Distinguished Extension Team
Farm Transfer and Estate Planning Team: David Bau, Bill Craig, Gary Hachfield, Rob Holcomb, James Kurtz, Kent Olson, and Eliza Herman

Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

John Tate Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising
Gary Cooper

Office of the President

President’s Student Leadership and Service Award
Shefali Mehta

Mary A. McEvoy Award for Public Engagement and Leadership
Shefali Mehta

President's Award for Outstanding Service
G. Edward Schuh

American Association for the Advancement of Science

AAAS Fellow
Stephen Polasky

American Agricultural Economics Association

Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation, Honorable Mention
Chengyan Yue

United States Department of Agriculture Food and Agriculture

Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award
Donald Liu