News

  1. 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!!  

  2. The Invasion Begins: Stink Bugs Arrive

    Sep 25, 2014

  3. Exploradio: Fighting against the end of ashes

    Sep 8, 2014

    What was one of the most common trees in Ohio is all but gone, but some communities are still fighting to save the imperiled ash. Interview on WKSU with Dr. Dan Herms.

  4. Ohio State scientist studies Antarctic insect that survives freezing and thawing

    Aug 27, 2014

    For nearly a decade, David Denlinger has studied an insect smaller than his pinkie nail that lives thousands of miles away in one of the world’s most inaccessible areas. 

  5. News: Carrier of Lyme Disease, Blacklegged Ticks Now Established in Ohio

    Aug 27, 2014

    A new study conducted by Ohio State University and the Ohio Department of Health has found that blacklegged ticks and Lyme disease are now an emerging public health concern in Ohio, as tick populations carrying the disease have become established, particularly in the eastern half of the state.

  6. Student Newsletter Debut

    Aug 26, 2014

    The Entomology Department has a newsletter to stay in touch with  our students. Read our current and past issues. Please feel free to send us  announcements of general interest.   Dr. Dan Herms and Dr. Carol Anelli

     

  7. Backyard gardeners give Ohio State agriculture researchers a hand in pollination study

    Jun 8, 2014

    Thousands of seeds have been planted, and amateur scientists across the state are stepping into their laboratories, also known as their backyards.

    About 2,400 sunflowers, tomatoes, cucumbers and banana peppers were set to sprout in this study on pollination.

  8. OSU Researcher Uses Radio Tags to Unlock Bumblebee's Secrets

    Dec 2, 2013

    Entomology graduate student Scott Prajzner's study of bumble bees uses radio tagged bees to examine the role of pesticides in bee decline. 

  9. 4-H Youth Build Bee Hotel and Garden Thanks to Department Grant

    Oct 7, 2013

    4-H youth in Lucas County learned about pollinators and bee habitat this summer by planting bee-friendly plants and creating nesting habitat at the Toledo Botanical Garden and the Lucas County fairgrounds. The project was funded in part by a grant from the OSU Department of Entomology, awarded to eight 4-H projects across the state.

     
  10. International Society of Arboriculture Honors Dan Herms

    Sep 9, 2013

    Dan Herms, professor and chair in CFAES's Department of Entomology, is this year's recipient of the International Society of Arboriculture’s (ISA) R.W. Harris Author's Citation.

    The R.W. Harris Author's Citation is given to authors for sustained excellence in the publication of timely information in the field of arboriculture. ISA President Terrence Flanagan recognized Herms at a ceremony on Aug. 4 in Toronto as part of the ISA Annual Conference and Trade Show Aug. 3-7.

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