In the Media

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

Becky Masterman[5/2/18] The President's Award for Outstanding Service is presented each year in the spring and recognizes exceptional service to the University—its schools, colleges, departments, and service units—by any active or retired faculty or staff member. Recipients of this award have gone well beyond their regular duties and have demonstrated an unusual commitment to the University community. Congratulations on the well deserved award Becky, and thank you for all your work!

Ferrington [3/25/18] Prof. Len Ferrington and his students are researching diet and climate change as factors in trout growth rates in the Driftless Area of Southeastern MN. Read more about it in the Star Tribune

Ward [3/28/18] Sam Ward wins the 2018
Western Forest Insect Work Conference Memorial Scholarship, which recognizes the top graduate
student in the field of forest entomology in western North America.

Congratulations Sam!

Ward [3/28/18] Sam Ward wins the 2018
Western Forest Insect Work Conference Memorial Scholarship, which recognizes the top graduate
student in the field of forest entomology in western North America.

Congratulations Sam!

NCB logo[3/21/18] Congratulations to UMN Entomology  NCB Award winners!
All our students made excellent presentations- excellent work everyone!

[3/15/18] Sujaya Rao, Department Head, Bill Hutchison, Awards Committee Chair, and Tim Kurtti have streamlined the application/recommendation process this year so please review the Fellowship Announcement Document before you begin your application or recommendation - Thank you and Good Luck!

Rob Venette[3/8/18] In response to a call for nominations, ESA President Michael Parrella, Ph.D., nominated Robert Venette, Ph.D., director of the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center in CFANS, to serve on the Invasive Species Advisory Committee (ISAC), which operates as an advisory body for the National Invasive Species Council (NISC). NISC provides high-level interdepartmental coordination of Federal invasive species actions and works with other Federal and non-Federal groups to address invasive species issues at the national level. Read the nomination letter from ESA to the National Invasive Species Council. Congratulations Rob!

Cariveau[1/16/18] The Cariveau Lab is planning a study of bee habitats for the coming summer. They will look at plot size, impacts of surrounding landscapes, and the cost and efficacy of seed mixes.

We wish them good weather and great data!

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