ARCS Funding

Click to learn more! The Department of Entomology at Washington State University recently has been approved by the ARCS Foundation's National and Seattle Chapter boards for Annual Fellowship funding. These Fellowships are directed towards high caliber scientists and researchers entering into their PhD graduate program and are awarded for three years in addition to assistantship… » More ...

Natalie Boyle Selected to Receive Larry Larson Graduate Student Award for Leadership in Applied Entomology

Natalie Boyle was selected to receive the Larry Larson Graduate Student Award for Leadership in Applied Entomology. As a Ph.D. Student interested in honey bee colony health, Natalie has studied the effects of sublethal pesticide residues on honey bee colonies. This Entomological Foundation fund recognizes Dr. Larry Larson's role as a leader and pioneer in insect… » More ...

Sustainable Farming, Insect Biodiversity and Climate Change

Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 By Nella Letizia, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University are conducting a study with potato farmers to determine if promoting biodiversity in insect communities helps insects, especially beneficial ones, withstand the effects of a warming climate. "There really isn’t much research… » More ...