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Becky Masterman[4/28/2015] The UMN Bee Squad's Becky Masterman was recently featured on Kare 11 News. The Bee Squad was nspired by Dr. Marla Spivak at the University of Minnesota Bee Lab, and will help beekeepers and the community in the Twin Cities area foster healthy bee populations and pollinator landscapes through education and hands-on mentorship. Watch the video.

George Heimpel [4/17/2015] The most recent paper out of the Heimpel Lab made entomological news headlines today. The paper is titled 'Philornis downsi (Diptera: Muscidae), an Avian Nest Parasite Invasive to the Galápagos Islands, in Mainland Ecuador.' Mariana Bulgarella (PostDoc), Jonathan Dregni (Assistant Scientist) and George Heimpel (Distinguished McKnight University Professor) are listed among the authors. Great work, all!

Read more at EurekAlert! and Entomology Today.

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