• Congratulations to UK Entomology students who won at the recent 2022 ESA meeting!

    • Anna Pasternak (1st Place, Infographic, General)
    • Jinmo Koo (1st Place, Poster, PBT Biochemistry and Genetics)
    • Johnalyn Gordon (1st Place, Oral, MUVE Urban and Structural Pests)
    • Isabelle Lucero (2nd Place, Oral, MUVE Urban and Structural Pests)
    November 22, 2022
  • Congratulations to UK Entomology staff member Tymory Stanton for winning Dr. Lisa P. Collins Outstanding Staff Award for 2022. The awards were presented at Ag. Roundup staff appreciation lunch today. Thanks to Dr. Dan Potter for submitting the nomination.

    November 22, 2022
  • Graduate Students from the UK Forest Entomology Lab are recipients of recent poster competitions. Congratulations!

    November 22, 2022
  • UK Entomology held an internal poster competetion in Fall 2022. congratulations to the winners below!

    Undergraduate Students:

    • First place: Henry Morgan

    Masters Students:

    • First place: Viktor Halmos
    • Second place: Jordyn Proctor

    PhD Students:

    • First place: Flavia Pampolini
    • Second place: Anastasia Weger
    • Third place: Mary Wallace


    November 22, 2022
  • Congratulations to Flavia Pampolini (Rieske-Kinney Lab)! Winner of the 2022 Roger F. Anderson Award recognizing excellence in research and outstanding contributions to forest entomology by a graduate student from the Southern Forest Insect Work Conference (June 2022). 

    August 4, 2022
  • DEvlin

    UK Entomology graduate student Jack Devlin (Teets Laboratory) works with the Antartic midge Belgica antarctica, which is the southernmost-known insect in the world! His work was featured in a recent UK Ag news article. Congratulations Jack! Read the article by Jordan Strickler here

    June 24, 2022
  • Jonathan Larson, Assistant Professor, Extension, organized and served as Program Chair for the 2022 National Turfgrass Entomology Workshop held in Tempe, Arizona on April 26-27, attended by about 40 persons. This biannual workshop provides a forum for academic and industry scientists from across N.

    May 11, 2022
  • UK Entomology graduate students Cleverson Lima and Jack Devlin from Dr. Teets' lab were granted a $5000 award from the US Early Career Scientists and the University of San Francisco that will offset costs to attend the 9th International Symposium of Environmental Physiology of Ectotherms and Plants, in France.

    January 19, 2022
  • Several members of UK Entomology won awards at the recent 2021 Entomological Society of America (ESA) annual meeting in Denver, CO. Congratulations everyone!

    Najla Albishi (Palli Lab): 2nd Place, Student Poster Competition (Physiology, Biochemistry, and Toxicology

    Zach Bragg (Rieske-Kinney Lab): President's Prize, First Place in Virtual Graduate 10-Minute Papers (PBT: Pollinators, IPM, and Other)

    November 4, 2021
  • Congratulations to Anna Pasternak (Palli Lab), one of this year’s SEC Emerging Scholars! She is one of nine University of Kentucky doctoral students and one postdoctoral researcher who have been named Southeastern Conference (SEC) Emerging Scholars. The program provides professional development and networking opportunities for current doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers who are considering careers in higher education.

    October 15, 2021