Michigan State University Entomologist Dave Smitley was recently a guest on the Oregon State University Extension Service podcast “PolliNation”, hosted by Andony Melathopoulos.
A team of Michigan State University entomologists will use a nearly $1 million U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant to expand and enhance habitat for honey bees, wild bees and monarch butterflies.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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).
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 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.
Mary Gardiner (PhD 2008, Doug Landis) is an associate professor of entomology at Ohio State University and our latest featured alumni.
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.
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.