Call for Nominations: Annual Hodson Alumni Award

The Department of Entomology, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences at the University of Minnesota is proud to announce a call for nominations for the 2016 Hodson Graduate Alumni Award. The Award, named in honor of Dr. Alexander Hodson, Department Head from 1960-1974, is intended to annually recognize and honor an outstanding alumna or alumnus of the Department of Entomology.

Nominations are invited based on the following: 

-One recipient will be chosen annually in March and invited to participate in the Department's Honors Day. the award include travel to St. Paul and related expenses. 

-Nominees must have recieved a graduate degree in an entomological program the the University of Minnesota. The degree must have been granted at least five years prior to nomination. 

-Nominees have demostrated distinguished accomplishments and leadership in entomology through researc, writing, teaching, extension or administration and related career activities. 

-Nominations consist of a letter highlighting the nominee's accomplishments, a current curriculum vitae, and three letters of support. Only one nomination from the same source will be accepted in a given year. Please send documentation by email (PDF preferred or USPS. 

-The recipient must be willing to present a seminar during the Department's Honors Day in May. 

-The award will not be bestowed on the same person more than once in ten years.

Nominations must be recieved by February 15, 2016 and be sent to: 

Dr. Bill Hutchinson, Chair-Awards Commitee

Department of Entomology

University of Minnesota

1980 Folwell Ave, Rm. 219

St. Paul, MN 55108