Mary Roach: A “Gateway Drug” for Science

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By Meredith Swett Walker Mary Roach, best-selling author of Grunt, Stiff, and several other books, has a gift for finding engaging science stories where you’d least expect them. Be it the science behind the design of fabrics and fasteners used in combat uniforms or the challenge of engineering a toilet for astronauts, Roach uses her […]

How to Talk to a Reporter About Entomology

Best Research Vehicle in the World?

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

Entomologists Talk About Twitter at Entomology 2015

By Derek Woller Twitter — some love it and some are indifferent, but I think we can all agree that it’s rapidly changing how people communicate with one another on a global scale, particularly when it comes to science. In this video, I challenge three of the most prolific entomological tweeters in North America — […]

Five Ways to Improve your Science Writing

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Summary of the “Writing for a General Audience” workshop at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America.

Educator Workshop at Entomology 2014 in Portland

By Gwen Pearson “I need an ant. Who’s got an ant?” That comment came from Angela Vossenkuhl, director of Concordia University Undergraduate studies in the College of Education. She was building a pitfall trap as part of a workshop held to encourage educators to use insects in the classroom. The Entomological Foundation teacher workshop was […]