• University of Kentucky Entomology was well represented at the North Central Branch (NCB) of the Entomological Society of America Meeting that was held in Madison, Wisconsin from March 18 to 21, 2018. Our Linnaean team (Sarah Meierotto, Josiah Ritchey, Lauren Fann, and Ryan Kuesel), got better with each round and finished in 2nd place. They qualify for the ESA competition to be held in Vancouver later this year. A check for $2500 will help to defray their costs.

    March 22, 2018
  • UK Extension Entomology Professor Dr. Mike Potter recently presented at the 13th Annual Technical Conference in Troy, MI, a two-day conference for pest-control professionals. Read more about the conference here.

    March 14, 2018
  • Congratulations to Christoph Kositzke, an undergrad Biology Major in Ric Bessin’s Extension Entomology laboratory, who presented a poster entitled “Development of an Innovative Cucumber Beetle Monitoring Trap” at the 17th annual Posters-at-the-Capitol event last week at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort.

    February 12, 2018
  • Congratulations to UK Entomology Professor Dr. Jen White, who recently received the George E. Mitchell, Jr. Outstanding Faculty Award for Service to Graduate Students from Gamma Sigma Delta (GSD).

    February 7, 2018
  • Congratulations to UK Entomology Professor Dr. Clare Rittschoff for winning Animal Behavior Society’s (ABS) 2018 Outstanding New Investigator Award.

    February 7, 2018
  • Adam Baker and Bernie Mach from Dr. Dan Potter's laboratory are each giving 1 hour invited talks at the upcoming (Feb. 1) 2018 Tri-State Green Industry Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. Adam will present “How to Build a Better Monarch Waystation” and Bernie will present “Bee Friendly Woody Ornamental Plants."

    January 19, 2018
  • 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