Press Releases

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. ...

Annapolis, MD; March 5, 2018—Insect scientists will swarm Annapolis this month for the 89th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America, and they'll also be hosting a free public expo for kids and parents. "It's a Bug's World" will take place on Sunday, March 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Westin Annapolis. ...

Annapolis, MD; January 9, 2018—The Entomological Society of America seeks candidates for editor-in-chief positions at two of its journals, the Journal of Economic Entomology and the Journal of Integrated Pest Management. The new editor-in-chief at each journal will begin his or her term in January 2019. ...

Westminster, CO; January 2, 2018—Today scientists with the Weed Science Society of America join with the American Phytopathological Society and the Entomological Society of America to announce the first annual National Pesticide Safety Education Month that will take place in February 2018.  ...

Annapolis, MD; October 24, 2017—More than half of all species on Earth are insects and related arthropods, and they play vital roles in nearly every ecosystem: as pollinators, decomposers, predators, natural enemies against invasive species and pests, sources for new genetic and medical breakthroughs, and food for other organisms. ...

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