• UK Entomologist Dr. Clare Rittschof is the recipient of the Early Career Innovation Award from the Entomological Society of America (ESA). Read more details about this award: http://news.ca.uky.edu/article/rittschof-receives-esa%E2%80%99s-early-career-innovation-award

    September 29, 2020
  • Dr. Clare Rittschof & Dr. Nick Teets of the University of Kentucky Department of Entomology are recipients of research awards from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food, and The Environment (CAFE). Dr. Rittschoff received the Prestigious Paper Award for her contributions to the field of functional genomics related to bee behavior. Dr. Teets received the Bobby Pass Excellence in Grantsmanship award for earning more than $2 million in funding for his research on insects and extreme climatic conditions in Antarctica.

    September 21, 2020
  • Master's student Anna Pasternak, of the Palli Lab, recently spoke with Megan James of WKYT about her Kentucky Tick Surveillance Program. Anna's work is going to be of great benefit to Kentuckians who are worried about the public health effects of ticks in the state.
    May 27, 2020
  • University of Kentucky Urban Entomology specialist Dr. Zach Devries worked with PCT (Pest Control Technology) Magazine to create a COVID-19 safety guide for pest managment professionals (PMPs). This information is critical for PMP's who must enter homes and buildings during this time. See the complete article at: https://www.pctonline.com/article/university-kentucky-covid-19-guide/

    March 25, 2020
  • Entomologists from the University of Kentucky Department of Entomology picked up several awards at the recent Entomoloigcal Socity of America (ESA) national meeting in St. Louis, MO. Congratulations to Bethany Kyre, Emily Nadeau, Laura Rosenwald, and Jiao Yaoyu, who all won Presedential prizes.

    November 21, 2019
  • Dr. Nick Teet's Insect Stress Biology Lab and their work on anacrtic midges was recently highlighted in the New York Times. Read the article here: https://nyti.ms/2m3nVTR

    September 10, 2019
  • Congratulations to all of our 4-H Entomology winners in the 2019 St. Fair! In Entomology, St. Fair projects include options for both physical insect collections and collections of digital insect photographs. Read more about these projects on the 4-H Entomology resource page. You can see the winning collections displayed in the 4-H Cloverville section of the Kentucky St. Fair in Lousiville, Aug 15-25, 2019.

    August 15, 2019
  • An team of researchers led by UK's Entomology's Dr. Nick Teets has received more than $700,000 from the National Science Foundation to study midges in Antarctica.

    August 5, 2019
  • Students from Lynne Rieske-Kinney’s Forest Entomology Lab took awards at the 60th annual Southern Forest Insect Work Conference in Savannah, GA, July 22-25. Sarah Pellechia won 2nd place in the Graduate Student competition, and Beth Kyre won 1st place in the Graduate Student competition.

    August 5, 2019
  • Congratulations to Beth Kyre, PhD student in Lynne Rieske-Kinney’s Forest Entomology Lab. Beth was awarded the Roger F. Anderson Award, recognizing excellence in research and outstanding contributions to forest entomology by a graduate student, by the Southern Forest Insect Work Conference (SFIWC) in Savannah, GA, July 22-25. 

    August 5, 2019