Bugged: MSU Department of Entomology newsletter
- NEW: Bugged - Spring 2023
An update on increasing the abundance of samurai wasps for biological control of brown marmorated stink bugs
Published on February 9, 2022
Redistribution efforts of an important natural enemy of brown marmorated stink bugs show signs of success. Over 27,000 samurai wasps have been reared and released across 34 sites in Michigan and we have a second year of evidence of overwintering success.
Published on February 1, 2022
What’s it like to pack up Madagascar hissing cockroaches, tarantulas and other live specimens on a cold winter night so hundreds of people can meet them?
Published on January 17, 2022
A group of undergraduate students at MSU are building a community centered around their passion for arthropods.
Published on December 8, 2021
Change is in the air and most of it is positive. Read MSU Entomology’s news in the fall 2021 Bugged.
Entomology doctoral student blends interests to pursue career as a climate change scientist and outreach educator
Published on December 1, 2021
In addition to researching climate change and plant communities, Ph.D. student Elizeth Cinto Mejía enjoys outreach and science education with K-12 students, teachers and other educators she admires.
Published on November 23, 2021
Parsons is sharing an unexpected gift to expand the capacity of the A.J. Cook Collection and bolster outreach at the MSU Bug House.
Published on November 22, 2021
MSU Entomology experienced more loss this fall with the deaths of Fred Stehr and Roger Hoopingarner.
Published on November 17, 2021
Dr. Mike Kates says learning to view insect pest management within a system prepared him to see his patients holistically.
Published on November 15, 2021
Eric Benbow, Saweda Liverpool-Tasie join program designed to enhance global engagement of early-career scholars
Published on November 5, 2021
Entomology doctoral student Allison Zahorec has found meaning through researching tiny arthropods, helping children overcome fear of insects and experiencing scientists opening up to social justice.
Larry Gut, MSU professor of tree fruit entomology, is remembered as a leading scientist and strong supporter of agriculture
Published on September 20, 2021
Gut, a global leader in using moth sex pheromones for mating disruption, developed integrated pest management programs that reduced dependence on pesticides and responded to new insect pests.
Published on August 17, 2021
The Entomology Department is thriving with selection of a new chairperson and programs that continue to grow. Read about our department members’ successes and more in this issue of Bugged.
Published on August 2, 2021
MSU Entomology’s Henry Chung and Amanda Lorenz plan an innovative approach to use basic research to fuel new science outreach at the MSU Bug House.
Published on July 29, 2021
Kelly Holsinger talks about collecting insects at a young age and how remote schooling benefited her and gave her the opportunity to attend campus clubs for the first time.
Published on July 26, 2021
Congratulations to these Department of Entomology students and staff who were outstanding despite the challenges of the 2020-2021 pandemic restrictions.