Published on March 2, 2020
Mary Tuski is a four-year horticulture student from Lapeer, MI. She is full of passion for the horticulture industry and is currently the President of the Student Horticulture Association.
Published on March 21, 2019
Michael Killewald has executed two research projects, published his first study, improved his bee and pollen identification skills, gained connections and entry to a doctoral program all while pursuing a minor in entomology.
Published on July 13, 2018
Nicole Wonderlin loves research, teaching STEM…and carpenter bees. Read on to learn more about our featured Entomology graduate student, her teaching assistantship and why we should learn more about insects.
Published on July 8, 2019
Undergraduate student Megan Andrews says she discovered insects are interesting and underrated. Since working in the Gut lab, she has changed her major to pursue a career in entomology.
Colton Schlitters loves horticulture because he can work outside and have a positive environmental impact
Published on April 3, 2020
Horticulture student Colton Schlitters plans to work in the landscape and nursery industry upon graduating in May 2020.
Published on November 15, 2019
Working at the USDA Forestry Lab on emerald ash borer gave Minali Bhatt the chance to help fight against this invasive species while gaining insight into the life of a researcher.
Published on April 10, 2019
When Kayleigh Hauri realized how relevant entomology could be in everyday people’s lives, she decided to pursue it as a career path.
Published on June 18, 2018
Connor Sturr has two passions: entomology and music. Learn how this Spartan Marching Band member got started with studying entomology at MSU, and the advice he gives to others considering its major.
Published on October 20, 2020
Brenna Jeffs talks about her service as Bug Club president, educating the public as a Bug House volunteer, and how she came to love entomology.
An undergraduate’s passion for student governance and entomology pave way to career in science policy
Published on February 4, 2020
Entomology undergraduate Osten Eschedor is finding her path through student leadership, volunteering in the Bug House and calling Lyman Briggs College her home.
Published on October 15, 2018
From chasing butterflies as a little kid to attending one of the most well-known entomology conferences, Elisabeth Darling has had quite the entomological journey.
Published on July 24, 2020
Graduate student Louise Labbate talks about her time at MSU and how a fellow Spartan sparked her desire to learn more about entomology.
Published on June 28, 2019
Graduate student Max Helmberger is passionate about communicating the importance of soil and insects in an engaging way. He supplements his research by developing clay animation and card games.
Published on November 5, 2019
Graduate student Gabriela Quinlan overcame her childhood fear of insects and now gets to share the excitement of bees and flowers with students and the public.
Published on October 24, 2018
To Toby Petrice, insects are more than just fascinating creatures—they’re important to agriculture and ecosystem health, and there’s always something new to learn about them.