In Memoriam

Jason BeddowJason Beddow, assistant professor in the Department of Applied Economics, passed away suddenly on April 14. He joined the faculty in 2013 after completing his Ph.D. at the U of M and did his post-doctoral work in the InSTEPP and Harvest Choice initiatives in CFANS. He was one of a dozen early-career faculty featured in the “The Future is Now” winter edition of Solutions magazine and one of the first MnDRIVE Fellows, selected to be a key leader in discovering new paths to solving the problems of food insecurity. A memorial fund has been created in his name; contributions may be made out to University of Minnesota and mailed to​ Jason Beddow Memorial Fund #21442, University of MN Foundation, P.O. Box 860266, Minneapolis, MN 55438