Entomologist Lina Bernaola, Ph.D., came to the United States from Peru to further her education, and here she shares her lessons learned along the way about what it takes to succeed as an international student in graduate school.
Entomology graduate students can be important champions for insect science in the public realm. Here's a beginner's guide to engaging audiences both young and old in insect education, even during our current era of social distancing.
Suchitra Dara got an early look at a career in science while helping out in her father's entomology lab during her K-12 years. Now the soon-to-be college student reflects on how that experience shaped her future aspirations and says hands-on science experiences could guide more young students along the path to STEM careers.
In entomology and other STEM fields, graduate students face a demanding academic work culture that can become toxic in its "productivity at all costs" mentality. Here's how graduate students can advocate a healthier academic culture at their institutions.