About Us: News

  1. Dr. Norman F. Johnson (re)joins Entomology Faculty

    Sep 4, 2015

    Effective September 1, 2015, Professor Norman F. Johnson  was appointed as The Martha N. and John C. Moser Chair in Arthropod Systematics and Biological Diversity in the Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology and Department of Entomology at The Ohio State University, where Norm is the Curator of the C.A. Triplehorn Insect Collection in the Museum of Biological Diversity.  Norm received his Ph.D. from Cornell University and has been a faculty member at The Ohio State University since 1981.

  2. Molly Dieterich awarded grant

    Sep 4, 2015

    The ALE LAB congratulates Molly Dieterich who was just awarded a grant from the Ceres Trust for Organic Research! Her proposal is titled: "Identification of Arthropod Predators of Cucumber Beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Cucurbit Agroecosystems"
  3. New OSU Factsheet!

    Sep 4, 2015

    Mary Gardiner and Mary Griffith have published a new Ohio State University Extension fact sheet titled: Ohio's Natural Enemies: Mantids. If can be found at ale.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/sites/gardinerlab/files/imce/Mantid%20Factsheet.pdf

  4. Mary Gardiner's book released

    Sep 4, 2015

    Check out Mary's new book! Good Garden Bugs: Everything You Need to Know about Beneficial Predatory Insects Your guide to the beneficial insects in your garden! Good Garden Bugs is an easy-to-follow reference to beneficial insects that provide pest control, allowing your garden to grow full and bountiful.
  5. Soybean Researchers Publish Paper

    Aug 20, 2015

    Researchers in Andy Michel's lab have published a paper in PLOS ONE on genes associate with biotic stressin soybeans.

    Check it out here: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0134890...

     

  6. Softball Team Wins Championship!

    Aug 20, 2015

    Congratulations to the Maggots and Magguettes on a season well-played! It was their first unequivocal championship in 36 years of existence.

  7. Welcome new faculty: Dr. Kelley Tilmon

    Aug 6, 2015

    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Kelley Tilmon will join the faculty of the Department of Entomology as an Associate Professor beginning on January 1, 2016. Her extension, research, and teaching programs will focus on the ecology and management of insect pests of agronomic crops. She will be based out of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) campus of Ohio State in Wooster, OH.

  8. Congrats Grad Student Award Winners

    Aug 4, 2015

    Congratulations to the Graduate Student Award Winners:

    Susan W. Fisher Teaching Award: Erin O’Brien

    David J. Horn Service Award: Andrea Kautz

    Lowell R. “Skip” Research Award: Carlos Esquivel

    James E. Tew Extension Award: MaLisa Spring

    Their contributions to the department are greatly appreciated!

  9. Welcome new faculty: Dr. Elizabeth Y. Long

    Jul 20, 2015

    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Elizabeth Y. Long will join the faculty of the Department of Entomology as an Assistant Professor beginning on January 1, 2016. Her program will focus on the ecology and management of insect pests of horticultural food crops. Check out her website (http://elizabethylong.wix.com/research) for more information about her education, experiences, and additional research interests. She will be based out of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) campus of Ohio State in Wooster, OH.

  10. Grad Student Essays on Entomology Today

    Feb 26, 2015

    Check out these two essays authored by graduate students Andrea Kautz and Katie Todd, published on the Entomology Today website describing the accomplishments of Anna Botsford Comstock and Edith Patch. Congratulations, Andrea and Katie!!  

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