The Kansas State University Insect Zoo has long been an on-campus attraction, but a student entomology club’s efforts to create virtual engagement opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic have built a new model for outreach that continues to spread the educational value of the Insect Zoo far and wide.
Meet entomologist Sang-Bin Lee, Ph.D., a postdoctoral scientist at the University of Florida, termite expert, national park explorer, and subject of the next installment of our "Standout Early Career Professionals" series.
Meet Isobel Ronai, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University, whose work on tick biology and tick-borne diseases earned her a spot in the Early Career Professional Recognition Symposium at the 2022 Joint Annual Meeting of ESA, ESC, and ESBC. Learn more about Ronai and her work in this next installment of our "Standout Early Career Professionals" series.
In the new normal for education after the arrival of COVID-19, hybrid and flexible (or "HyFlex") teaching models are growing in use—including in entomology.
A new study finds zero evidence that flies and cockroaches can carry the virus that causes COVID-19 from one surface to another—adding to a chorus of studies finding no role among arthropods in coronavirus transmission.