Announcements and Press Releases

Annapolis, MD; January 7, 2019—The Entomological Society of America seeks candidates to serve in the position of editor-in-chief of Thomas Say Publications. The ideal candidate should be a respected and recognized scientist whose reputation brings prestige and visibility to Thomas Say Publications. ...

Annapolis, MD; December 21, 2018—When the U.S. federal government shuts down, scientific progress—and all the ways it benefits Americans every day—gets shut down, too. On behalf of insect scientists working in educational institutions, health agencies, private industry, and government, the Entomological Society of America urges our leaders in Washington, DC, to find bipartisan solutions to keep the U.S. government working effectively and efficiently, and without interruption. ...

Annapolis, MD; November 5, 2018—The Entomological Society of America seeks candidates to serve in the position of editor-in-chief of its journal Environmental Entomology. The current edito...

Annapolis, MD; October 29, 2018—In response to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that documents remarkable declines in tropical arthropod abundance in Puerto Rico due to climate change, Entomological Society of America President Michael Parrella, Ph.D., explains why entomologists are increasingly concerned by mounting evidence that climate change is claiming many insect victims—and why all of us should be concerned. ...

Annapolis, MD; September 10, 2018—In recognition of their long-term dedication and significant contributions to the Entomological Society of America (ESA), three entomologists have been selected as Honorary Members of the Society in 2018: Dr. Grayson Brown; Dr. Phillip G. Mulder, Jr.; and Dr. Charles Vincent. ...

Annapolis, MD; September 10, 2018—Dr. Timothy Schowalter, professor of insect ecology and forest entomology and former head of the Department of Entomology at Louisiana State University, has been elected by members of the Entomological Society of America as the organization's next Vice President-Elect. ESA members have also elected five other members to begin or continue positions on the ESA Governing Board. ...

Annapolis, MD; September 5, 2018—We at the Entomological Society of America were deeply saddened at the tragic destruction of the National Museum of Brazil (Museu Nacional) in a fire this weekend. We are grateful that no serious injuries occurred, but the same cannot be said for the deep repository of irreplaceable scientific and historical treasures that were housed there. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the Museu Nacional staff, its greater scientific community, and the people of Brazil. ...

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). ...

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