Fossils provide the only direct evidence of how mass extinctions unfold. But the fossil record of insects is very different from the fossil records of other groups. A new review in the Annals of the Entomological Society of America explores what we can learn about past insect extinctions from their fossils.
Entomology students can take advantage of a number of resources to learn to create compelling scientific figures.
Done well, infographics are a useful tool for engaging audiences that the entomological community doesn't usually reach. Here are a few great examples of entomology infographics and some inspiration for creating your own.
For an entomology student, earning an award from the Entomological Society of America can be a source of encouragement, an opportunity to gain name recognition, and a chance to meet new colleagues and role models at ESA meetings. One past student award winner shares her experience and advice.