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!
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.
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!!
Sep 25, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.