Even pre-pandemic, life as a graduate student in entomology or other scientific fields can make it difficult to build social connections and find one’s place in a community. One entomology graduate student shares advice for creating or growing social groups as an important part of a healthy student work-life balance.
Emerald Ash Borer University has delivered critical knowledge about EAB and other invasive forest pests via webinar for more than a decade, and lessons learned from that experience can help improve other entomological extension and outreach efforts, as more of them adopt online formats in a post-pandemic world.
Meet Melissa Sánchez Herrera, Ph.D., postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the Universidad del Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia, damselfly expert, mentor to young scientists, and subject of the next installment of our "Standout Early Career Professionals" series.
Biosecurity research at Kansas State University adds to the chorus of studies showing mosquitoes and other insects are not biological vectors of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Here's a look at how that research is conducted.
Weighty problems like the threat of vector-borne disease require more than just entomological solutions, and students of insect science can be leaders in bringing together research from a variety of fields. One student shares his view on the potential collaborations that students could develop to mitigate the rise of tick-borne disease.