Teaching Teachers About Insects at the Entomological Foundation’s 2017 STEMbugs Workshop

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A day before Entomology 2017 gets into full swing, the Entomological Foundation welcomed a group of Denver-area teachers for a workshop on how to engage students in K-12 classrooms through the use of insects and related arthropods. The workshop is an annual project of the Foundation, hosted in conjunction with the Entomological Society of America […]

How to Talk to a Reporter About Entomology

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What can you do as a scientist to get the best, most accurate coverage of your research? Tips on working with reporters.

The Best of Denver: What to See and How to Get There During Entomology 2017

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By Alix Whitener, BCE-Intern Editor’s Note: As Entomology 2017 arrives, today we conclude our five-part “Students at #EntSoc17” series on Entomology Today, in which members of ESA’s Student Affairs Committee share what fellow student members need to know to be prepared to ignite, inspire, and innovate at Entomology 2017.  Amid the whirlwind of activity planned for […]

(Soon To Be) Live From Entomology 2017: Q&A With Hosts of This Week in Science

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Among many highlights on the slate for Entomology 2017—which starts this Sunday, believe it or not—is a live recording of the long-running podcast This Week in Science. Hosts Kiki Sanford, Ph.D., Blair Bazdarich, and Justin Jackson will be onsite for what will be their first-ever episode conducted in the midst of a scientific society conference. […]

“People Want to Hear From Scientists”: Q&A With Mary Roach, Science Writer and Entomology 2017 Opening Plenary Guest

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For her latest book, Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, author Mary Roach had the opportunity to get up close and personal with maggots. Chapter 9, titled “The Maggot Paradox,” explores the unexpected medical application of voracious blow fly larvae—cleaning battlefield wounds: “‘Those little mandibles,’ [Walter Reed Army Institute of Research’s George] Peck […]