In the Media

Come support Frenatae, the UMN Entomology Graduate Student Association, at our Annual Honey Sale!

UMN students all performed excellently in the oral and poster presentation competitions at the Entomological Society of America 2018 annual meeting. We were the top 4th university (along with three others) in highest number of winners. Congrats to Michelle, Anh, Cody, Rafael, Anthony and Julia!

Sujaya RaoWith the world’s population on the rise and food scarcity becoming a major concern, a University of Minnesota researcher believes that insects are the answer to feeding the world.

Asian beetle autumn gathering Autumn is upon us- celebrate by picnicking with the Entomology Department in the Cargill building!

Friday September 21st 4-7pm Dinner and beverages provided - children and partners welcome!

Happy Fall!

Anthony HansonThe American Society of Agronomy sums up one of post doc Anthony Hanson's thesis chapters. The work was a result of a collaborative project between the Koch lab and Aaron Lorenz's soybean breeding lab at U of MN.

Beetle and state fair logo It's Fair time again! Come find us at the Ag/Hort Building on the following days from 1-5pm:

Saturday 8/25

Tuesday 8/28

Friday 8/31

Saturday 9/1 Come for the cricket chip taste test today!

Green Halictid [8/29/18] The Bee Lab's facility, professors, students and extension are featured in this summer's Legacy. Keep up the stellar work everyone!

Stinkbugs The Star Tribune interviews Bob Koch and Bill Hutchison on a new app that hopes to crowdsource the spread of the brown marmorated stinkbug, an invasive agricultural pest advancing into Minnesota.

Corrie Nyquist[6/22/18] Corrie Nyquist, a Master's student in the Ferrington Lab, was awarded a Bell Museum Fellowship for her project “Assessing Chironomid Longevity in Thermally Variable Icelandic Streams”

Congratulations to Corrie and all the other winners!

Eric flying[5/4/18] Entomology Ph. D. Candidate Eric Middleton has been competing on NBC's American Ninja Warrior for the past two seasons. The first season he competed, Eric was given the nickname The Human Dung Beetle. This week, Eric received the call to compete again this year! The filming and competition will take place here in Minneapolis at US Bank Stadium on May 25th! Congratulations, Eric, and good luck in your training!

Edit: You can watch Eric's run here

He made the U of M Main Page, and the Pioneer Press- way to go Eric!