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New agreement for MSU and Canada will open up collaborations to address invasive forest pests

Published on June 22, 2017

Michigan State University and the Canadian Invasive Species Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding opening options for future collaborations addressing forest health, invasive forest pests and related issues.

Department of Entomology professor Rufus Isaacs.

Entomology department to celebrate National Pollinator Week with libations and discussions

Published on June 13, 2017

The MSU Department of Entomology is hosting a number of events during National Pollinator Week, including our annual fun event for families, Bee Palooza at the MSU Horticulture Gardens.

Two entomology professors win regional Entomological Society of America awards in Indiana

Published on June 12, 2017

Michigan State University Department Entomology professors David Smitley and Rufus Isaacs were honored by the North Central Branch of the Entomological Society of America in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 4-7.

Julianna Wilson leads team to combat spotted wing Drosophila in cherries

Published on June 2, 2017

Julianna Wilson, an entomologist and tree fruit outreach specialist at MSU, was awarded a $150,000 grant by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research to lead a team of collaborators to combat the spotted wing Drosophila.

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.

Celebrating excellence with the 2017 Entomology Awards

Published on May 11, 2017

The MSU Department of Entomology gathered to celebrate with donors and recent award recipients on April 27, 2017.

Jaclyn Stone, Emilie Cole and Katie Boyd-Lee of the Isaacs Lab.

Four undergraduates win first place with entomology research at UURAF

Published on April 19, 2017

Several undergraduates working in Entomology research labs presented their research at the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) on April 7, 2017, with four winning first place in their respective sections.

Justin Schmidt (middle) with students from the Entomology Department.

“King of Sting” Justin Schmidt presents seminar as 2017 Gary Simmons Memorial Lecturer

Published on April 13, 2017

Entomological celebrity Justin Schmidt was selected as the 2017 Gary Simmons Memorial Lecturer, which took place Monday, April 3, and was hosted by the members of the MSU Graduate and Undergraduate Entomological Student Society (GUESS).

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!

Karim Maredia, left, joins a farm tour in Africa.

Karim Maredia named to African Union panel on emerging technologies

Published on March 14, 2017

Karim Maredia has been named to the High Level African Panel on Emerging Technologies (High Level-APET). He is the only non-African scientist to serve on the panel.

Featured entomology alumni Mary Gardiner

Published on March 14, 2017

Mary Gardiner (PhD 2008, Doug Landis) is an associate professor of entomology at Ohio State University and our latest featured alumni.

Featured entomology graduate student Keith Mason

Published on March 8, 2017

Research technician by day, graduate student by night. With the help of coffee and having a supportive major professor and boss all in one, Keith Mason shares what it’s like to take on a PhD while working at Michigan State University.

Featured entomology undergraduate student Brenna Kizer

Published on March 3, 2017

Brenna Kizer tells us why adding a minor in entomology to your major is beneficial, and how fun entomology can be. She also shares her experience working as an entomologist at the Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House.

Amos Ziegler with the MISIN app.

MSU Entomologists team up to land nearly $1M to fight invasive species

Published on February 28, 2017

Department of Entomology and Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences researchers received nearly $1 million to help prevent and control invasive species in Michigan.

Hulcr named outstanding young alum by CANR

Published on February 25, 2017

Jiri Hulcr will receive an Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.

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