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 support. The ARC Foundation […]
Rebecca Schmidt (Beers) has received the H.S. Telford Entomology Scholarship for travel to the annual ESA and Pacific Branch ESA meetings. Besides presenting at these meetings, Rebecca will co-run the Pacific Branch ESA Student Symposium, Text Messaging Competition, and participate in the Linnean Games while serving as representative to the Pacific Branch’s Student Affairs Committee.
Robert Zinna (Lavine) has received the Louis W. Getzin Memorial Scholarship for travel to the 2014 Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting and will present research that uses microscopy as an investigative tool for evaluating the combative horn status in Trypoxylus dichotomus.
Karol Krey (Snyder) has received the Donald Hastings Scholarship to support travel to the annual ESA meeting and will be giving a presentation on her recent molecular-based research characterizing generalist predation on mites.
Paul Chisholm (Crowder) has received the George Tamaki Memorial Scholarship for travel to the annual ESA meeting. Paul will be contributing to the program symposium “Impacts of Global Change on Biodiversity and Control.” He will also be presenting in the student presentation competition on his recent virus research.
Natalie Boyle (Walsh) received the Robert and Mary Lou Harwood “Student of the Year” Award, in honor of her work with alfalfa pollinators. Amanda Meadows (Snyder/Owen) received the Entomology Support Fund “Research” Award, to support her work on the community ecology of mosquitoes. Amber Vinchesi (Lavine/Walsh) received the Howard and Hermina Hallgarth “Paper of the […]
Jay Brunner received the Individual Integrated Award. Vince Jones, Ute Chambers, Betsy Beers, Jay Brunner, Brad Petit, Gary Grove, Jerry Tangren, Timothy Smith and Wendy Jones were the recipients of the Team Interdisciplinary Award.
Doug Walsh received the PBESA award for Excellence in Integrated Pest Management. This is a pass-through nomination in which I will compete against the nominee’s from the other 4 ESA branches. He was also selected by the PBESA to serve the next 3 year term as their representative to the ESA Governing Board. Details on […]
Vince Jones was awarded the CW Woodworth Award. This annual award is presented by the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America. This award, the PBESA’s largest, is for achievement in Entomology in the Pacific region of the United States over the previous ten years. A list of past recipients is detailed on Wikipedia.
Congratulations to Katie Buckley! She has received a PBESA Travel Award to the 2013 Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society Annual Meeting in Lake Tahoe.