• The Kentucky Pest Management Association (KPMA) recently recognized UK Entomology Extension professor Dr. Mike Potter with their lifetime achievement award.

    December 13, 2017
  • UK Entomology graduate student Leslie Potts from Dr. Teet's laboratory was awarded the UK Women’s club graduate student scholarship for 2017.

    December 4, 2017
  • UK Entomology graduate student Adam Baker from Dr. Dan Potter's laboratory won the Gamma Sigma Delta (ΓΣΔ) outstanding graduate student award for 2017.

    December 4, 2017
  • PalliAAAS2017

    Entomology Chair Dr. Reddy Palli was named fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS). Association members elect fellows for their distinguished efforts to advance science or its application. Dr. Palli joins Drs. Haynes and Obrycki fellows of AAAS in the Entomology department. 

    December 1, 2017
  • ovea2017

    Congratulations to UK Entomology graduate students who brought back honors from the 2017 Ohio Valley Entomological Society of America (OVEA) Annual Forum. David Olson's presentation won 1st Prize in the MS Division. Lindsay Wallis 's presentation won 1st Prize in the Undergrad competition, while Austin Merchant's presentation won 2nd Prize in the same division. In addition, Beth Kyre was elected President-Elect of OVEA and will serve in 2019.

    December 1, 2017
  • Congratulations to David Olson for winning 1st place in the graduate student oral presentations at the Southern Forest Insect Work Conference in Melbourne, FL, July 25-28.

    December 1, 2017
  • Preston, George, Nadeau

    Congratulations to Sarah Preston, Smitha George, and Emily Nadeau, who all won 1st Place in the Entomological Society of America (ESA) 2017 student competition for the president's prize!

    November 8, 2017
  • A belated congratulations to all of this year's winners in the 4-H Entomology section at the Kentucky 2017 St. Fair! T.J. Svoboda (Clark Co.) and David Tidei (Anderson Co.) both REPEATED as Grand and Reserve-Grand Champions! Kentucky 4-Hers can learn more about making their own entomology collection by visiting their local county extension office. Here is a list of the Class Champions and overall champions:

    October 3, 2017
  • UK Entomology Graduate Student Adam Baker is an invited keynote speaker at the North Carolina Arboretum’s Monarch Butterfly Day, this Saturday, Sept 23, 2017. Read more about the event:
    http://www.ncarboretum.org/event/monarch-butterfly-day/

    September 22, 2017
  • Due to weather, our 2017 Family Insect Safari at the University of Kentucky Arboretum has been moved from Friday Sept 1 to Friday Sept 15, 2017, 7pm-9pm. Please join us on the 15th! Read more about the event here.

    September 1, 2017