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Crowd at Bee Palooza

Popular Bee Palooza continues to bring families the thrill of bees

Published on June 29, 2016

MSU Entomology's 2016 Bee Palooza hosted a crowd of over 500 on a lovely Sunday, June 19.

MSU Entomology wins entomology quiz team competition

Published on June 24, 2016

MSU Entomology won the North Central Entomological Society of America Linnaean games for the second year straight.

Excellence in MSU Entomology celebrated at 2016 Awards Ceremony

Published on June 24, 2016

The Entomology Department gathered Thursday evening, April 28, 2016, to recognize excellence in the Department by honoring students at the Entomology Awards Ceremony.

Rufus Isaacs and team work to protect bees and pollinators

Published on June 24, 2016

It's been four years since MSU entomologist Rufus Isaacs and his team set out to find methods that could help growers ensure their crops were pollinated in the face of rising threats to traditional honey bee colonies.

Zach Huang’s research gives new insight into the destructive Varroa mite

Published on June 24, 2016

MSU researcher Zachary Huang is working hard to gain insight into the reproductive secrets of one of the world’s tiniest and most destructive parasites – the Varroa mite.

Bahlai and Landis test online image sharing as a predictive tool

Published on June 2, 2016

Entomology post-doc Christie Bahlai and professor Doug Landis examined photographing and sharing images of flowers for its ability to capture ecological phenomena, the visitation rates of pollinators to flowers of different species.

Bee photo by Zach Huang

Zachary Huang shares reflections on bees from behind the camera lens

Published on May 19, 2016

Apiologist Zachary Huang recently wrote a photo essay feautured in MSU's Faculty Voice about his reflections as he travels and observes bees along the way.

Larry Olsen, left, and Entomology chariperson Bill Ravlin.

Larry Olsen honored with Department retirement celebration

Published on May 13, 2016

The Entomology Department honored and, at his request, “roasted” Larry Olsen on April 28, 2016, at the Kellogg Center.

Mike Kaufman, left, and Kirk Heinze.

Mike Kaufman interview keeps Zika threat in perspective for Michigan

Published on May 13, 2016

Listen to MSU entomologist Michael Kaufman's interview with Kirk Heinze on Greening of the Great Lakes, where he talks about Zika's low threat in Michigan.

Monarch butterfly on ironweed

Mota-Sanchez video gives us a look at Mexico’s monarch sanctuaries

Published on May 11, 2016

Entomologist David Mota-Sanchez is part of the USDA NC-507 monarch butterfly conservation rapid response team that is surveying and improving monarch butterfly habitat in the north central states.

Photo courtesy of MSU Photography

Stuart Gage organizes Ecoacoustics Congress 2016 at MSU

Published on May 6, 2016

Professor Emeritus Stuart Gage is leading organization of the Ecoacoustics Congress June 6-8, 2016, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center on the East Lansing, Michigan, campus.

From left: Drs. Kelly Millenbah, Christina DiFonzo, George Smith and Patrick Cudney

H. Paul Roberts Award for Distinguished Service in Study Abroad Programs

Published on April 25, 2016

Christina DiFonzo, professor in the Department of Entomology, has played the champion's role in executing the study abroad program on "Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Systems in Sri Lanka," annually since 2012.

Entomology undergrad wins a first prize at MSU research and arts forum

Published on April 15, 2016

Entomology undergraduate student Lidia Komondy received a first prize in the environmental section at MSU.

Gordon Guyer, former MSU president, MSU Extension director and Entomology 'ambassador,' dies

Published on April 1, 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Gordon Guyer on March 30 at age 89.

John Bakker

Bakker to be honored with ANR Distinguished Service Award during ANR Week

Published on March 2, 2016

John Bakker will receive the Distinguished Service Award from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan State University during the ANR Week Luncheon on March 8.

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