Entomology Department News

Celebrate Entomology Notice

Graduate Student Apprciation Event and 2019 Hodson Graduate Alumni Award

Professor Tim Kurtti

Dr. Tim Kurtti - Professor

Thursday, May 16, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
335 Borlaug Hall

Let's Get Buggy and Celebrate Entomology!

Thursday May 16, 2019 on the St. Paul Campus - Borlaug Hall
Schedule of events (subject to change):
9-11 am: Student Poster Session, Land O' Lakes Room, 395 Borlaug Hall
11 am-noon:Richards-Hodson Lecture, 335 Borlaug Hall
presented by Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy
"Of Bugs, Entomology, and Global Food Security"

Plan to arrive early, limited seating

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Why study insects?

Three graduate students in Entomology share their reasons in this video for studying the diverse and exciting world of insects!

Hailey Shanovich investigates how natural insect enemies can protect orchard crops against invasive insect pests.

Correy Hildebrand's work expands our knowledge of how insects answer important forensic questions.

James Wolfin explores how pollinators benefit from adding a variety of plants to traditional lawns.

Learn more about our graduate students, degree programs, and the undergraduate minor in Entomology.

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