In her postdoctoral position with the USDA-ARS, entomologist Erika Machtinger directed a field study in which she had to manage “a field staff of six, countless rotating volunteers, laboratory support, and multiple institutions and landowners.” All in a day’s work for a busy entomologist! Learn more in the first of our new “Standout Early Career Professionals” Q&A series.
Time for Entomology Today to shed its old skin and grow with a new design!
It's been a busy year at Entomology Today. We review the most popular posts about entomology news, research, and goings-on in the field from 2017.
At Entomology 2017, a group of entomologists facilitated a conversation among ESA members and conference participants about the issues of bullying and harassment in our workplaces and at ESA conferences.
School nurses deal directly with the effects of lice, ticks, and mosquitoes on students and can be an important addition to the IPM team.
Highlights from the Entomology 2017 Symposium "Entomological Engineering: Tracking, Stimulation, and Detection of Insects"
Highlighted Posters at Entomology 2017 were selected by the Program Committee to exemplify the meeting theme of "ignite. inspire. innovate."
Entomology Today visited the reception to talk to some first-time attendees and get their impression of the conference experience so far.
The Caribbean Emergency Vector Response Network, a grassroots effort to coordinate aid after the hurricanes, issued a call for volunteers to deploy to Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands to provide vector control assistance.
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 […]
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, […]
An interview with science writer and author Mary Roach, speaker at the ESA 2017 Plenary Session
When more than 3,000 entomologists descend on Denver at the end of next week, they’ll arrive in the territory of at least one army of bug collectors already on the […]
By Casey Parker Editor’s Note: As Entomology 2017 approaches, today we continue with the fourth in a five-part “Students at #EntSoc17” series on Entomology Today, in which members of ESA’s Student […]
Dispatch From Puerto Rico: Entomological Research Faces Rebuilding—and Opportunity—After Hurricane Maria
By Timothy D. Schowalter, Ph.D. In an article in the Fall 2017 issue of American Entomologist, “Long-term Entomological Research on Canopy Arthropods in a Tropical Rainforest in Puerto Rico,” I […]
The sensory experience of live butterflies gets visitors in learning mode, and that's when staff at Butterfly Pavilion can connect what visitors see with broader science topics.
Editor’s Note: As Entomology 2017 approaches, today we continue with the third in a five-part “Students at #EntSoc17” series on Entomology Today, in which members of ESA’s Student Affairs Committee share […]