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Celebrate bees & bugs June 18 at Bee Palooza and Bug House Open House

Published on May 19, 2017

Michigan State University will be buzzing with activity on Sunday, June 18, 2017, Father's Day, from 1-4 p.m. as the MSU Department of Entomology hosts the sixth annual Bee Palooza and the MSU Bug House opens its doors for visitors.

2016 another banner year at the MSU Bug House

Published on March 15, 2017

People continue to be enthusiastic about meeting the bugs at Entomology's Bug House, reports Gary Parsons, the program and facility director. Tours and events reached over 9,700 people in 2016!

Facebook brought 663 people to the MSU Bug House on a Monday night

Published on February 9, 2016

What happens when you mix a Bug House, kids, Facebook and Michigan State University outreach?

Bug House is a holiday hit

Published on January 6, 2016

The MSU Bug House held its Holiday Open House on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, where over 230 visitors interacted with the live and displayed insects and stopped by for educational activities in the classroom next door.

Visitors had a howling good time at the Bug House Halloween Open House

Published on November 2, 2015

The Bug House had its annual Halloween Open House Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, and despite the weather being damp and cool, approximately 120 visitors attended.

MSU Entomology Bug House breaks record for highest attendance ever for open house

Published on June 2, 2015

The Department of Entomology's Bug House had 1,486 visitors during this year's Be a Tourist in Your Own Town, the highest attendance ever for a one-day event at the Bug House!

Be a tourist in your own town at the Bug House

Published on May 20, 2015

As part of Be a Tourist in Your Own Town, the Department of Entomology's Bug House will host a free open house from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, 2015.

Visit the Bug House during the 2015 MSU Science Festival

Published on March 25, 2015

Join us at the Bug House for our annual MSU Science Festival Open Houses, April 18, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and April 19, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in rooms 146-147 of the Natural Science Building.

Barb helping out during a tour of the Bug House. Photo by IHM-St. Casimir School.

A tribute to Barb Stinnett

Published on July 15, 2014

Barb Stinnett passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014.

Spend a day with bugs June 22 during Bee Palooza and Bug House Open House

Published on June 13, 2014

Come celebrate National Pollinator Week at the third annual MSU Bee Palooza. While on campus, stop by the MSU Bug House for an open house! Both events are free and a great family opportunity for bug fans.

MSU Bug House had nearly 900 visitors during the 2014 Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

Published on June 5, 2014

The Bug House was quite a hit at the 2014 Be a Tourist in Your Own Town event, with almost 900 people coming through the Bug House on Saturday, May 31, 2014!

Collection of arthropods at Bug House.

Bug House a useful resource for Science Olympiad teams

Published on April 4, 2014

The MSU Bug House opened its door for Science Olympiad teams to help prepare them for competition this spring.

Four CANR profs earn University honors

Published on January 28, 2014

Four individuals in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) have been selected to receive the William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Award (formerly the Distinguished Faculty Award).

Brad Seyffert donated an aquarium filled with supplies to the Bug House.

Bug House Halloween Open House brings in 150 visitors and a surprise donation

Published on October 29, 2013

The Department of Entomology’s Bug House held its annual Halloween Open House on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, where it drew in around 150 children and adults between 1-4 p.m.

Insects jammin’ at new MSU art museum

Published on June 7, 2013

This May, insects had their day at MSU’s Broad Art Museum jamming with Brooklyn musician Zach Layton.

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