November 1, 2013

Insect Taxonomy will be offered this coming spring semester.  Dr. Sheppard is still working out the logistics (i.e.: who will teach, day & time).  It will be taught at WSU. ENTOM 539 should show up in the class schedule on Nov. 5.  Priority registration for Graduate and Professional Students begins on Nov. 4.  CV Workshop… » More ...

Norm Ehmann Urban Pest Management Award 2014

  Request for proposals: Researchers or educators involved with urban pest management problems which occur in the Pacific Northwest are invited to apply.  Research may be conducted outside the Northwest if it involves pests that also occur in the Northwest, like bed bugs.   Purpose: This endowment was developed through donations from the Oregon and… » More ...

Preliminary Exam Listing

Katherine Buckley, advised by David James PhD Preliminary Oral Exam May 5, 2014 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM FSHN 164, AMS # 5701441 Phone Bridge (509) 335-9445 ID# 01441 Tariq Mustafa, advised by Richard Zack PhD Preliminary Oral Exam May 9, 2014 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM FSHN 354, AMS # 5701799 Phone Bridge (509)… » More ...

Dr.Richard Zack Receives Richard G. Law Excellence Award

Dr.Richard Zack received the Richard G. Law Excellence Award for undergraduate teaching. This award is given to recognize outstanding faculty in the General Education/UCORE program. The award values the important role played by general education faculty across the university in helping students attain WSU's undergraduate learning goals, especially outside their major area of study. Recognizing… » More ...

Rebecca Schmidt is Recipient of Howard and Hermina Hallgarth “Paper of the Year”

The 2014 Howard and Hermina Hallgarth "Paper of the Year" Award was presented to Rebecca Schmidt for her review article "Leaf structures affect predatory mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) and biological control: review" published in Experimental and Applied Acarology. This is a fascinating review that extends our understanding on the significance ofplant traits for enhancing biological control.… » More ...

Ivan Milosavljevic Receives Research Award

Ivan Milosavljevic was selected for the 2014 Research Award for his outstanding contribution and effort investigating the ecology and regional impact of wire worms in Pacific Northwest agriculture production. The scholarship committee was pleased to see that his regional assessment will be incorporated as part of the Regional Approaches to Climate Change Project. » More ...

Fall 2013 Colloquium Speakers

August 21   Daisy Fu – Postdoc in Snyder laboratory“The good and the bad: nematodes in the agricultural ecosystem” August 28   Carmen Castillo – PhD student in Snyder laboratory (Proposal seminar)“Ecology of the Potato Psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, on bittersweet nightshade, Solanum dulcamara, in Washington” September 4th   James Harwood – Entomology, University of Kentucky “Disentangling the spider’s… » More ...

Friendship Between Researcher, Teenager Benefits Honey Bees

http://news.wsu.edu/2013/11/20/friendship-between-researcher-teenager-benefits-honey-bees/#.Uo_U7OI_6pJ By: Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – At just 16 years old, Sheridan Miller is already a veteran fundraiser. The Mill Valley, Calif., teenager recently donated $1,400 she raised to help support Washington State University’s honey bee stock improvement program. Over the past six years, she has… » More ...