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Department of Entomology


Entomology graduate students win awards at the International Congress of Entomology

Oct. 3, 2016

In September, many in our Department attended the International Congress of Entomology, co-located this year with the Entomological Society of America's annual meeting.  We wanted to share the exciting news of our students, who competed and won awards for presentations of their research:

  • Molly Dietrich Mabin: second place (advisors Celeste Welty & Mary Gardiner) 
  • Kayla Perry: first place (advisor Dan Herms)
  • Katherine Todd: second place (advisor Mary Gardiner)
  • Drew Spacht: first place (advisor Dave Denlinger)
  • Liu Yang: first place (advisor Pete Piermarini)
  • Erin O’Brien: first place (advisor Dan Herms)
  • Huayan Chen: first place (advisor Norm Johnson) 

In addition, winners of the Triplehorn Challenge (a timed tournament of curatorial pinning skills):

  • 1st place Alice Vossbrinck (Masters in Plant Health Management student from Entomology)
  • 2nd place Andrea Kautz (MS graduate in Entomology)