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Dr. Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez, a professor at the University of Idaho, has been appointed University Distinguished Professor. She was recognized for her continuous excellence in scholarly achievement, teaching and mentoring...
On May 23, 206, Kathy Heinsohn, BCE and David Gammel, ESA's executive director, attended a “Zika Virus Readiness” event at Johns Hopkins University that was held by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin.
The whole entomological community, especially all scientists working worldwide with whiteflies and whitefly related aspects, mourns the very sad loss of Prof Dan Gerling, Emeritus Professor of Entomology at Tel Aviv...
Dr. C. Michael (Mike) Smith was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 22nd Biennial International Plant Resistance to Insects Research Workshop held in Stellenbosch, South Africa from March 5-8, 2016, based...
Dr. S. Kristine Braman has been named head of the Entomology Department at the University of Georgia. Dr. Braman joined the University of Georgia Entomology faculty in 1989 after earning degrees from the State...
Dr. Maggie Hardy, a research fellow at the University of Queensland in the Institute for Molecular Bioscience in Australia, was recently elected to serve as a Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society in the United...
In memory of our friend and colleague Dr. Richard H. Shukle,May 11, 1946 to December 29, 2015. By Brandon Schemerhorn
Veterinary entomologists (and members of the ESA MUVE section) gathered in San Antonio, TX during January 2016 to participate in the S-1060 USDA Multi-state Project "Fly management in animal agriculture systems...
In September 2015, an ESA delegation met with members of the Royal Entomological Society to discuss the 2016 International Congress of Entomology and the Grand Challenge Agenda for Entomology. Members of both...
Chris Geden was conferred the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award in Veterinary Entomology, and Elmer Ahrens, BCE received the Industry Appreciation Award, both presented by the Livestock Insect Workers Conference.
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This edition of eNews contains information about the NSF reinstating its program to support biological specimen collections, an NAS report on gene-drive modified organisms, the ICE 2016 commemorative poster,...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains news about an ESA Subject Matter Expert to interact with the EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs, the ESA Science Policy Fellows' visit to Washington,...
This edition of eNews contains information about an ESA Letter to the National Science Foundation on the Collections in Support of Biological Research Program, a new subject section on Pollinator Ecology and...
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During September, 2013, there were several news reports of multitudes of crickets invading Oklahoma City. Many of these scenes were catured on video, which you can see below.
This video shows a very colorful peacock spider busting some crazy dance moves with techno music in the background. Click here to read more about the spider and for more videos. Watch the video below.  
This is a fascinating documentary about spiders, made by National Geographic. Watch the video below:  
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Annapolis, MD; May 10, 2016 – Tick-borne diseases such as Heartland virus, Lyme disease, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever are serious public-health threats. In order to address these threats, the U.S. Centers for...
Annapolis, MD; May 10, 2016 — Billbugs, a type of weevil that is found from southern Canada to Mexico as well as parts of the Caribbean, are a major pest of turfgrass, a crop that brings in tens of billions...
Annapolis, MD; April 28, 2016 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA) has issued a statement about the dangers of invasive species and the potential threats they pose to U.S. national interests by undermining...
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