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Joe Louis, an assistant professor at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, received the American Society of Plant Biologist's Eric E. Conn Young Investigator Award for his significant contributions to the field...
William A. Kolbe, BCE, technical director for Viking Termite and Pest Control, just celebrated his 40th year in the urban-entomology/structural-pest-control industry.  
At the 58th Annual Livestock Insect Workers Conference in San Diego, CA, June 22-25, two awards were presented to longtime ESA members in recognition of their contributions to livestock entomology. Dr. Phil Kaufman of...
Dr. Ronald W. Hodges, President of the Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, announced today the addition of two new members of the Foundation’s Board of Directors.  Dr. Sangmi Lee and Dr. Todd Gilligan...
Walter Leal (UC Davis), co-chair of the 2016 International Congress of Entomology, teamed with Nobel laureate Kurt Wüthrich (Scripps Institute and ETH Zurich, Switzerland) to unravel how a carrier protein enables male...
Lt. James Dunford, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Detachment, was recently recognized by CDC for his efforts developing an instructional video to track...
At the 57th Annual Meeting of the Livestock Insect Workers Conference, Dr. Bill Clymer was presented with the Industry Appreciation Award in recognition of his long-term commitment to and consistent support of the LIWC...
The Lifetime Achievement Award in Veterinary Entomology was presented to Dr. Wes Watson of North Carolina State University at the 57th Annual Livestock Insect Workers Conference in Nebraska City, Nebraska, June 25th,...
Rosmarie Kelly, an entomologist at the Georgia Department of Public Health, is featured in this local TV news video on what does and does NOT keep mosquitoes away. Watch the video below.
Sandra Allan, an entomologist at USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, is featured in this video about things that "mosquitoes are addicted to." Surprisingly it’s not blood, but sugar. All...
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This edition of eNews contains information about the 2015 YouTube Your Entomology contest, a hashtag contest for Entomology 2015, a call for awards nominations, a call for nominations for ESA officers, info on...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about ESA written testimony to House and Senate appropriations subcommittees, ESA letters on government travel restricitions and  COMPETES...
This edition of eNews contains information about a webinar on insect photography with Alex Wild, a call for photos for the 2016 Insect Calendar, a Facebook page for finding roommates for Entomology 2015, plus...
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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 5, 2014 – ESA has begun accepting entries for the 2015 YouTube Your Entomology Video Contest. This contest gives ESA members the opportunity to showcase their talents and creativity through...
Annapolis, MD; April 15, 2015 -- The Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, is a wood-boring insect that is capable of destroying 30% of the urban trees in the United States at an economic loss of $669...
Annapolis, MD; April 15, 2015 -- A newly-discovered species of tree-killing bark beetle, Dendroctonus mesoamericanus Armendáriz-Toledano and Sullivan, has been described in a paper published online in the Annals of the...
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