• Johnalyn Gordon (DeVries Lab) was selected as the recipient of the 2021 Larry Larson Graduate Student Award for Leadership in Applied EntomologyCongratulations Johnalyn!

    August 20, 2021
  • The North American Forest Insect Work Conference (NAFIWC) meets every 5 years, and draws in forest entomologists, ecologists, and managers from the US, Canada and Mexico. We met last week virtually. 
    The conference holds a student paper competition very similar to ESA’s, with essentially the same evaluation metrics (scientific content and rigor, presentation organization, slides, delivery).
    June 25, 2021
  • B&G Equipment Company has donated an array of pest control equipment to Zach DeVries Urban Entomology lab. The equipment will be used by the lab to help demonstrate proper application techniques to pest control professionals. Read the whole story in PCT Maganzine.

    March 17, 2021
  • Gordon

    UK Entomology graduate student Johnalyn Gordon from Dr. DeVries' lab was awarded a scholarship from the Pest Management Foundation. Congratulations Johnalyn! https://www.pctonline.com/article/pest-management-foundation-awards-scho...

    March 3, 2021
  • Graduate students, Lauren Fann, Erica Felko, Lucas Araujo, and Mohammad Alsabri who represent the University of Kentucky’s Department of Entomology, Plant Pathology, Plant and Soil Sciences, and Horticulture, received a $7,500 Student Opportunity Grant from UK’s Food Connection. Grant funds will be used to modify UK’s Graduate and Family Housing’s community garden to provide extension programs for gardeners, purchase supplies and equipment.

    January 5, 2021
  • UK Entomology Graduate Student Lauren Fann from Dr. Bessin’s Lab was the recipient of two recent awards. Lauren was selected for a Southern Regional Education Board Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from the Southern Regional Education Board for 2020 - 2021. In addition, Lauren received a Conference Award from the University of Kentucky Graduate Student Congress.

    January 5, 2021
  • UK Entomology professor Dr. Ken Haynes won the 2020 George E. Mitchell Jr. Award for Outstanding Service to Graduate Students given by our college. A well-deserved honor recognizing his outstanding service to Entomology graduate studies program.Congratulation to Dr. Haynes! 

    November 23, 2020
  • Beth Kyre, Quanquan Liu, Amanda Dunaway, Austin Merchant and Flavia Pampolini received Richards Graduate Student Research Activity Awards from the College of Agriculture, Food and the Environment. These awards provide financial assistance with a specific graduate student project. Congratulations!

    November 23, 2020
  • UK Entomology brought "home" several awards from this year's virtual Entomological Society of America (ESA) annual meeting. Zachary Bragg, Smitha George, Johnalyn Gordon, Hannah Hollowell, and Anna Pasternak won awards in the ESA student competition. Dr. Clare Rittschof received ESA early career award. Congratulations to all award winners!

    November 23, 2020
  • Rosenwald

    UK Entomology staff member and graduate student Laura Rosenwald has won the 2020 Shelby Stamper Award for Outreach. This $150 award is offered annually to an individual department member who has made outstanding contributions to entomology outreach during their time at UK. It's named in memory of Shelby Stamper, a former staff member who could always be counted on to volunteer for outreach projects. Laura served as president of the H.

    November 23, 2020