Henry Chung new MSU Entomology professor will expand research in chemical ecology

Published on January 26, 2017

Beginning January 2017, Henry Chung is a new assistant professor in the Department of Entomology, bringing expertise in understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying areas such as insecticide resistance.

Crop pollination webinar series offers advice from entomologists

Published on January 19, 2017

Experts in crop pollination working under the Integrated Crop Pollination Project will present a series of webinars on "Ensuring Crop Pollination in US Specialty Crops."

Marisol Quintanilla joins Department of Entomology as new applied nematologist

Published on January 11, 2017

The Department of Entomology welcomes Marisol Quintanilla as MSU’s new applied nematologist, starting Jan. 15, 2017.

Polyphemus moth featured in calendar. Photo: Paul Owen-Smith.

ENT 838 students create Immature Insects 2017 Calendar

Published on January 3, 2017

The Immature Insects 2017 calendar is brought to you by the students of ENT 838: Taxonomy of Immature Insects, during the fall semester of 2016.

See news and honors in Entomology Department’s Fall 2016 issue of Bugged

Published on December 9, 2016

In this Fall 2016 issue of “Bugged", we’ll show you why we’re thankful for everyone involved in the Department of Entomology.

Jim Smith named AAAS Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Published on December 2, 2016

Congratulations to Jim Smith, one of two MSU faculty elected an AAAS Fellow for 2017 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This national recognition is awarded to researchers for their efforts to advance science or its applications.

Giving TUEsday campaign to raise funds for CANR Student Club Grants

Published on November 29, 2016

Did participation in a student club enhance your MSU experience? This year's #GivingTUEsday campaign in the college is to raise $5,000 to support Student Club Grants through the CANR Alumni Association.

Featured entomology graduate student Danielle Kirkpatrick

Published on November 8, 2016

Learn more about graduate student Danielle Kirkpatrick

Researchers study spotted wing drosophila in the lab

Spotted wing drosophila proves formidable fruit foe

Published on November 7, 2016

Learn what MSU researchers are doing about a tiny invasive fly called spotted wing drosophila that's causing major problems for the fruit industry.

A winter ant tending a two-marked treehopper on an Eastern redbud tree.

Entomology Chairperson Bill Ravlin’s photography featured on calendar

Published on November 7, 2016

MSU Entomology's Bill Ravlin's photographs were featured on the cover and month of August in a calendar given out to nearly 7,000 attendees of the International Congress of Entomology meeting, hosted by Entomological Society of America.

Barry Pittendrigh honored by Purdue Entomology

Published on November 3, 2016

MSU Entomology professor Barry Pittendrigh was honored by Purdue University

Free pollination forum will showcase issues facing pollinators and solutions

Published on November 2, 2016

On Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, from 6-8 p.m. at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing, MSU will host A Pollination Forum to present the latest information on issues facing bees and the solutions being developed to support crop pollination.

AJ Cook Arthropod Research Collection part of $3.2 million effort to digitize Lepidoptera specimens

Published on November 2, 2016

The National Science Foundation is funding a $3.2 million effort to digitize millions of butterfly and moth specimens within the Lepidoptera of the North American Network.

Featured entomology undergraduate student Lidia Komondy

Published on October 21, 2016

Undergraduate student Lidia Komondy shares her best experiences with entomology and why she thinks honey bees are cute.

Photo credit: Dave Cappaert,

MSU Entomology class project featured in Science

Published on October 18, 2016

It's not every day your class project is featured in the world's leading scientific journal, but it can happen. Just ask MSU graduate students Liz Davidson-Lowe, Bahodir Eschanov, Sara Hermann, Andrew Myers, Logan Rowe and Saisi Xue.

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