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Department of Entomology



  1. A Bustle in the Hedgerow: Listening to Insects

    Jul 19, 2021

    Grounded Hope Podcast features OSU Entomology's Casey Hoy and a unique Agroecosystem Management Program research project on Mellinger Farm that records the daily, seasonal and annual rhythms of farm life. 
  2. ESA NCB 2021 Meeting Logo

    OSU Entomology Grads Receive 2nd Place at Entomology Games

    Jun 25, 2021

    Congratulations to Entomology Graduate Students James Radl (captain), Tae Lee, Brendan Kelly, and former Gardiner grad student, Alex Tyrpak, on their Entomology Games 2nd place finish at this week's Entomological Society of America North Central Branch virtual meeting! 

    The team now moves on to the national games at this year's annual ESA conference in Denver, Colorado. Joe Raczkowski is our long-serving Entomology Games coach.

  3. periodical cicadas mating

    Brood X News & Media Featuring OSU Entomology

    Jun 8, 2021

    June 9 Update: Our very own BugDoc Dave Shetlar was featured on Jimmy Kimmel recently!  Congrats Dave for making the monologue. He appears just after the 2:00 mark in the YouTube video:

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    Entomology Stridulations | Spring 2021 Newsletter

    Jun 4, 2021

    Latest Edition Features Summaries of Spring Semester 2021 Activities: Department Announcements Featured Researchers Outreach Highlights Bug Zoo Featured Arthropods Awards & Honors, Graduate Degrees Awarded Publications Courses Entomology Student Groups, EGSA & Chrysalis


  5. two aphids on plant stem, photo: S. Upperman

    Spring 2021 Publications & Courses

    Jun 1, 2021

    Entomology published more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles and offered nearly 20 courses during Spring 2021 semester!

  6. cicada safari smartphone mapping app

    Help Science, Join the Cicada Safari!

    Jun 1, 2021

    Snap a picture with the new easy-to-use smartphone mapping app Cicada Safari, and hit submit.  Once your image is confirmed as being a periodical cicada (and not your cat), the latitude and longitude for your observation are added to the cicada map.

  7. Female Periodical cicada damage on grapevine

    Be prepared to protect your grapevines from 17-year periodical cicadas emerging in May

    May 27, 2021

    Elizabeth Y. Long, PhD Horticultural Entomologist, Purdue University
    Adjunct Horticultural Entomologist, The Ohio State University
  8. Entomology Department Spring 2021 Awards

    2021 Department Student Award Winners

    May 27, 2021

    Entomology Department Graduate Student Awards   Tae-Young Lee  Susan W. Fisher Teaching Award for excellence in teaching  Katie Turo  Lowell R. (“Skip”) Nault Research Award for the best graduate student paper published/in press in past 12 months  Adrian Pekarcik  David J. Horn Service Award for outstanding service to the department, college, university, or beyond 
  9. Entomology Department Virtual Tour

    Mar 2, 2021

    A narrated virtual tour of the OSU Department of Entomology, featuring faculty, staff, and students at the Columbus and Wooster Campuses.

  10. Entomology Stridulations | Department Newsletter

    Mar 2, 2021

    Entomology Stridulations 

    Autumn 2020 Semester Recap