News and Events

The Pollinator Party brings together bees, scientists, beekeepers, food and live music. Join us Thursday, July 25, 2019. 

Bee a friend, join our Pollination Celebration! Don't miss out on live music, food truck, scavenger hunts, photo stations, restoration events, guided bird walks, and more! Join us Saturday, August 3, 2019. 

Linden trees — fragrant shade trees found across the Midwest — have long provided bees with vital pollen and nectar. But occasionally, dead bumble bees have been observed beneath flowering linden trees, as well. Read more.

Ann FallonThe Department of Entomology honored Dr. Ann Fallon with a Special Recognition award for the strength and success of her research, commitment to the department, and dedication to positively impacting students and staff through teaching and mentoring. Read about Ann's amazing career here.

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

Members of the Entomology Department will be participating in the 2019 UMN Major/Minor Expo on Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 1-4 pm in the Great Hall of Coffman Memorial Union.

Corrie Nyquist, an Advanced Master's Student in Entomology wins the Pathfinder Fellowship from the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI).

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.

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