• Qian " Karen" Sun

    Dr. Qian " Karen" Sun, post-doctoral scholar at U.K. Entomology, has been chosen as one of the ESA STEP ICE Travel Award Winners for 2016. Read more about the award at the ESA website: http://www.entsoc.org/press-releases/esa-ice-2016-travel-award-winners

    August 10, 2016
  • Congratulations to Dr. John Obrycki who has been selected as the next Bobby C. Pass Research Professor at the Univerisity of Kentucky Department of Entomology.  Dr. Obrycki will hold this position from July 1, 2016-June 30, 2020. The Bobby C. Pass Research Professorship was established in 2006. By naming a senior faculty member in the Department of Entomology as the Bobby C. Pass Research Professor, the legacy of Dr.

    July 25, 2016
  • Congratulations to Dr. Mike Potter and Dr. Nick Teets who were both honored with 2016 awards from the Entomological Socirty of America (ESA). Dr. Potter is the winner of the 2016 ESA Recognition Award in Urban Entomology, and Dr. Teets is the winner of the 2016 ESA STEP Research Award. The awards will be presented at this year's International Congress of Entomology in Orlando, Florida. You can read more about the awards at the ESA website.

    July 8, 2016
  • Sydney Crawley

    UK Entomology graduate student Sydney Crawley won first place for her presentations at the American Mosquito Control Association (Hollandsworth Prize) in February and the National Conference on Urban Entomology in May. Congratulations Sydney!

    May 27, 2016
  • Our entomologists have created a new website with current information about Zika and the mosquitoes that can potentially transmit the disease. Read the full article at UKAgNews, and visit the Zika site at: http://pest.ca.uky.edu/EXT/ZIKA/1kyzika.html

    May 13, 2016
  • Condra and Mach

    UK Entomologists Jennie Condra and Bernadette Mach were interviewed by the University of Kentucky's NPR affiliate, WUKY, about pollinators and invasive insects. Listen to the interview at WUKY.

    March 22, 2016
  • UK Entomologist Dr. Grayson Brown is heading an international effort to investigate sustainable control options for the Zika virus and its insect vectors. Read more in the UKAgNews article by Katie Pratt.

    February 10, 2016
  • Crawley

    Sydney Crawley won the University of Kentucky's “Three-minute Thesis” (3MT) competition.  3MT is a research communication contest where graduate students speak about their current research to a general audience. Sydney will go on to represent UK (travel expenses paid) at the Southern Council of Graduate Schools Regional Competition to be held February 20-21, 2016, in Charlotte, NC. Read more at the 3MT homepage.

    December 11, 2015
  • Palli

    Dr. Reddy Palli, a thirteen year veteran of the University of Kentucky Department of Entomology, has been named the new chair. He will also serve as State Entomologist for Kentucky. Dr. Palli succeeds Dr. John Obrycki, who served as chair since 2003. Congratulations, Dr. Palli! Read more in the AgNews article by Katie Pratt.

    December 11, 2015