In the Media

Raspberry with drosophila[10/17/17] Check out Dr. Bill Hutchison and graduate student Dominique Ebbenga talking with KARE 11 about spotted wing drosophila management in Minnesota small fruit!
http://www.kare11.com/…/invasive-fruit-fly-damag…/89-2761429

Sujaya Rao [9/29/17] Sujaya Rao, Ph.D., has arrived to begin her new position as head of Entomology. Professor Rao will bring to CFANS enthusiasm and passion for the position and is excited to chart the next course for the department. Welcome Sujaya! 

PRRG[09/06/17] Congratulations to Amy Morey and Rob Venette,  who won an award for their poster "Evaluating the spatial transferability of a pest risk model" at the 11th annual meeting of the International Pest Risk Research Group in Ottawa, ON.  The research was sponsored by the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center. 

Vera Krischik[8/14/17] Professor Vera Krischik has been very busy this summer, appearing on PBS, Minnesota Public Radio, WCCO, Access Minnesota, as a keynote speaker at the Beyond Pesticides Forum, and more! Click through for a fill list of links

Marla Spivak[08/10/17] The ESA elects Fellows in acknowledgement of outstanding contributions to entomology in research, teaching, extension and outreach, administration, or the military. This year, Marla Spivak has been honored along with nine other outstanding entomologists. Congratulations Marla! http://entsoc.org/ten-entomologists-join-ranks-fellows-entomological-society-america 

Insect Collection[8/1/17] Both the Rochester Post and the Mille Lacs Messenger commend the University of Minnesota Insect Collection as an amazing survey partner to the Minnesota DNR and the Minnesota Dragonfly Society. Thanks, Robin and Ralph et alia, for protecting Minnesota’s entomological legacy! 

Daniela Pezzini[7/18/17] The Plant-Insect Ecosystems (P-IE) Master’s Student Achievement in Entomology Award is awarded annualy to a Master’s student who has demonstrated creativity and significant achievements through research, teaching and/or outreach in entomology. Daniela Pezzini, a Masters student in the Koch Lab, has been recognized this year. Congratulations Dani!

Menger, Pezzini, Hanson, Koch [6/6/17] Three Koch Lab students win awards at 2017 NCB ESA meeting in Indianapolis...

Marc Epstein This year's Hodson Award Recipient is Dr. Marc Epstein, Senior Insect Biosystematist at the California Department of Food & Agriculture

His lecture: from Frenatae to below the Fish tanks: How Hangin' Around Hodson Hall Helped my Ent Career @ SI & CDFA will be held on Wednesday May 24th at 3:00 in Cargill 105

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