• 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:

    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
  • UK Entomology professor and chair Dr. Palli is the recipient of the Entomological Society of America's (ESA) 2017 Nan-Yao Su Award for Innovation and Creativity in Entomology. Read more in the UKnow Article by Katie Pratt.

    August 31, 2017
  • Congratulations to Smitha George for winning a Travel Scholarship to attend the 3rd International Insect Hormone Workshop in Japan.  She also won the “Excellent Presentation” award at this meeting.

    August 24, 2017
  • UK Entomology graduate Dr. Alvin Simmons (PhD 1987) was recently elected as the incoming Entomological Society of America (ESA) vice president. Dr. Simmons earned his PhD in Dr. Yeargan's laboratory. Read more about Dr. Simmons and his election at the ESA website.

    August 22, 2017
  • Join us on September 1, 2017, 7-9pm, for this year's annual Insect Safari at the UK Arboretum! We'll have games, face-painting, a live insect zoo, and other activities. Stay until dark and trek with us onto the Arboretum's network of trails to search for insects and spiders. $1 per person. Read more here.

    August 9, 2017