Press Releases

Annapolis, MD; August 21, 2018—The Entomological Society of America congratulates the winners of its 2018 awards. The awards recognize scientists, educators, and students who have distinguished themselves through their contributions to entomology. Winners will be honored at Entomology 2018, the Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Societies of America, Canada, and British Columbia, November 11-14, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ...

Annapolis, MD; July 30, 2018—The Governing Board of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) has elected 10 new Fellows of the Society for 2018. Election as a Fellow of ESA acknowledges outstanding contributions to entomology in research, teaching, extension and outreach, administration, or the military. See more details on criteria for Fellow selection, as well as a full list of ESA Fellows. ...

Annapolis, MD; July 25, 2018—The United States’ ability to respond to outbreaks of diseases spread by mosquitoes and other arthropod vectors just got stronger, as a corps of 30 professional entomologists have been newly certified as specialists ready for action if called upon by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ...

Annapolis, MD; July 20, 2018—In response to increasing demand from the pest management profession, the Entomological Society of America Certification Corporation has launched an online application for its Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) program—eliminating paper and mailing costs for applicants and speeding up the approval process.  ...

Annapolis, MD; July 19, 2018—Like so many of our members in the insect science community, we at the Entomological Society of America were disturbed to learn recently of the highly inappropriate imagery and language used in a long-running newsletter published by a group of entomologists specializing in scarab beetles. Such communication that objectifies and demeans people has no place in science and runs counter to ESA’s stated principles and commitment to advancing inclusion and equality within the entomological profession. ...

Annapolis, MD; June 21, 2018—The next editor-in-chief of the Journal of Economic Entomology, the largest of the Entomological Society of America's family of scientific journals, will be Frank G. Zalom, Ph.D., distinguished professor in the Department of Entomology and Nematology at the University of California, Davis. ...

Annapolis, MD; June 21, 2018—The next editor-in-chief of the Journal of Integrated Pest Management, an open-access extension journal published by the Entomological Society of America, will be Eric J. Rebek, Ph.D., professor and state extension specialist in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at Oklahoma State University. ...

Annapolis, MD; April 26, 2018—Shirley Luckhart, Ph.D., professor and co-director of the Center for Health in the Human Ecosystem at the University of Idaho, has been chosen to deliver the Founders' Memorial Award lecture at Entomology 2018, the Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Societies of America, Canada, and British Columbia, November 11-14, in Vancouver, BC, Canada. ...

Annapolis, MD; April 10, 2018—The Entomological Society of America congratulates C. David Gammel, CAE, ESA executive director, who has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Association Executives. Gammel is one of five association professionals bestowed with the honor in 2018, joining just 260 others to receive the designation since 1986. ...

Annapolis, MD; March 19, 2018—As a continuing advocate for the role of science in advancing human society, the Entomological Society of America has reaffirmed its support of the March for Science in 2018. ...

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