1. 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!

  2. 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 ( 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.

  3. 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!!  

  4. The Invasion Begins: Stink Bugs Arrive

    Sep 25, 2014

  5. 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.

  6. 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. 

  7. 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.

  8. 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


  9. 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.

  10. 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.