In the Media

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Vera Krischik[8/3/16] Vera Krischik spoke with Access Minnesota Radio on ways Minnesota is combating the population decline of insect pollinators and how individuals can make their gardens and green spaces pollinator-friendly.

Bob Koch [8/16/16] Professor Bob Koch talks to the DTN Progressive Farmer about reports of pyrethroid failures against soybean aphids in Minnesota.

Aphids[8/17/16] A new study published by Anh Tran, Tavvs Alves & Bob Koch, has found Sulfoxaflor to be less harmful to beneficial predators of soybean aphids...

Eric vs Spinning Wheel of Doom [7/25/16] Our department's part time Ninja and full-time Entomologist in training, Eric Middleton, will be on the American Ninja Warrior TONIGHT at 7:00 pm on NBC!

Theresa Cira[7/1/16] ESA 2016 Award Winners were just announced, including Theresa Cira, PhD Candidate. Theresa is the recipient of STUDENT ACTIVITY AWARD. This national award is presented annually to recognize a student for outstanding contributions to the Society, his or her academic department, and the community, while still achieving academic excellence. For more information, see the ESA page.

Eric Middleton[1/7/16] Graduate student Eric Middleton advances to the finals of the competition show American Ninja Warrior. Congratulations Eric, and best of luck!

Anthony Hanson, Joe Kaser, Trisha Leaf, Edwin Benkert, Anh Tran, Daniela Pezzini[6/20/16] UMN Entomology grad students were well represented at this year's North Central Branch-Entomological Society of America (NCB-ESA) meeting. Ahn Tran recieved an award, Anthony Hanson recieved three, and Joe Kaser was an invited speaker. Congratulations to everyone!

Vera Krischik [7/1/16] Vera Krischik speaks to Tech Times on the decline in milkweed due to increasing use of genetically engineered crops and herbicides.

Andrea Hefty [6/2/16] Andrea Hefty is the proud recipient of the 2016 Western Forest Insect Work Conference Memorial Scholarship, awarded to outstanding students of forest entomology. Congratulations Andrea!