Video: Dr. Anurag Agrawal Talks about Dame Miriam Rothschild’s Contributions to Entomology

Dr. Anurag Agrawal, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology with a joint appointment in the Department of Entomology at Cornell University, delivered the Founders’ Memorial Award lecture at Entomology 2013, the 61st Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) in Austin, Texas. The subject of his presentation was Dame Miriam Rothschild, who […]

My Bug Family Reunion

By Jamin Dreyer Soggy sneakers from falling in the lake. Dutch food. Old hymns. People that know you, but you don’t know them. These nuggets are imprinted in my childhood memory from the Zandstra family reunions that I was dragged to as a child. Twenty-five years ago, my nuclear family plus my grandma would pile […]

Video Roundup of Entomology 2013 in Austin

This video by Ryan Perry, a student at the University of California, Riverside, features the music, the food, the parties, and the insects at Entomology 2013: Thanks to Ryan, Derek Hennen, Derek Woller, Joseph Alfonso, Justin Bredlau, and Ricardo Mariño-Pérez for recording and editing videos during the meeting.

Discussing First Impressions with ESA Veterans at Entomology 2013

By Joseph Alfonso With so many things, first impressions are incredibly important and the annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America is no exception (click here for my earlier post about my first ESA meeting). After the waves of excitement and nervousness subsided on my second day, I wanted to speak with others about […]

Pâté and Beaujolais at Entomology 2013 in Austin

By Karla Addesso On a cold, windy night in Austin, I was kidnapped by a swarm of eccentric entomologists. Well, alright, “kidnapped” might be a tad inaccurate. It would be more correct to say I was invited out to dinner. It started out casually enough when I met up with a guy we’ll call Phil […]