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Department of Entomology


Entomology Stridulations: Spring 2022

Hope springs eternal, and in the Spring of 2022, we had many reasons to be hopeful. Read about the award-winning activities of the Ohio State Entomology department in the spring 2022 issue of our newsletter!

We hope to see you at our upcoming Wooster Science Building Open House on May 19 from approximately 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. We will end the event with the Award Ceremony for our 2021-2022 Entomology Graduate Student Award winners.

Newsletter Editor: Erin Parker

Department Announcements

  1. ENTMLGY 3300: Insects of Ohio, new course by Ben Philip, PhD

    From the chair, Jamie Strange, PhD

Awards and Honors

  1. Camden Dezse, Entomology's Distinguished Senior, with Joe Raczkowski, PhD,  Entomology Dept Undergraduate Advisor
    Undergraduate Student Honors and Awards

Outreach Highlights

  1. Ohio State Entomology's Bugmobile getting the final touches

    Contributed by Jeni Ruisch, director, Insectary and Outreach Program

  2. UTBZ Alumni Magazine Feature

    Contributed by Jeni Filbrun, program manager, UTBZ

  3. Tending Nature: Native Plants and Every Gardener's Role in Fostering Biodiversity

    Contributed by Denise Ellsworth, director, Pollinator Education Program

Featured Faculty

  1. Featured Educator: Megan Meuti, PhD, Assistant Professor

    Ohio State alumna Megan Meuti earned bachelor’s degrees in entomology and microbiology in 2008, and her PhD in entomology in 2014, all from Ohio State.

Publications and Courses

  1. 3D printed Invasive Spotted lanternfly Egg Mass Keychain for scouting and reporting
    Spring 2022 Extension Materials

Entomology Student Groups

  1. EGSA at the Insect Night Walk, Secrest Arboretum, June 2019
    Entomology Graduate Student Association

    Contributed by Grace Sward, current president, EGSA