Newsletter Archive

  • October 6, 2017 The next speaker for the Fall 2017 Entomology Colloquium will be Dr. Doug Walsh, WSU Entomology faculty member located at the WSU Prosser Research & Extension Center. The title of his presentation is "Integrated Pest ...
  • September 29, 2017 Congratulations to recent Entomology Department grant awardees: Brandon Hopkins and Walter Sheppard are the recipients of a $13,000 grant from USDA/APHIS/Plant Quarantine to conduct Honey Bee surveys (9/26/2017). Doug Walsh is the recipient of a: ...
  • September 22, 2017 The next speaker in the Fall 2017 Entomology Colloquium will be Dr. James Strange, a Research Entomologist with the USDA at Utah State University in Logan, UT.  The title of his presentation is "Population Genetic Structure in North American Bumble ...
  • SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 Plan to attend the seminar’s given by Dr. Fred Gould on Monday, Sept 18 at 6:00-9:00 PMT at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Center (on Main St. in Moscow) and on Tuesday, Sept 19 at 3:30-5:00 ...
  • SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 Entomology Graduate Student Orientation & Training will be Friday, September 15 at starting at 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Topics that will be covered include: Physical/Mental 1st Aid (Bogdan Goncharuk, Health & Wellness) Autoclave training ...
  • SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 John Stark was one of the subjects featured in a Fall 2017 Washington State Magazine article titled “Streaming Solutions.” To read the article go to:  https://magazine.wsu.edu/2017/08/07/streaming-solutions/   Our very own Rachel Olsen was featured in ...
  • AUGUST 25, 2017 ESA 2017 Awards: We are proud to announce that Betsy Beers is the recipient of the ESA Award for Excellence in Integrated Pest Management. Carol Ramsay is the awardee of the ESA Distinguished Achievement Award ...
  • AUGUST 18, 2017 The Entomology Dept/School of Food Science Back to School BBQ will be on Friday, August 25th, at the Sunnyside Park.  The department is providing pulled pork and chicken and a vegetarian selection along with condiments ...
  • AUGUST 11, 2017 Temporary road closures August 12 – Cougar Way will be closed from D Street to Stadium Way and Stadium Way will be closed from Cougar Way to Ferdinand’s Lane.  Parking lots in these areas are ...
  • AUGUST 4, 2017 We just received word that our own Carol Black will receive this year’s Distinguished Achievement Award in Extension from the Entomological Society of America.  Please join us in congratulating Carol for her outstanding work. Recognition ...
  • JULY 21, 2017 Faculty should plan to attend the Entomology Department All Faculty Meeting on August 3rd and 4th in Pullman.  For more info contact Adam Williams.   Congratulations to recent Entomology Department grant awardees: Beverly Gerdeman received ...
  • July 13, 2017 Meet with Your Lawmakers This Summer and Help Inform Science Policy Registration is currently open for the 2017 Biological Sciences Congressional District Visits event. This national initiative, organized by the American Institute of Biological Sciences, is ...
  • June 26, 2017 Congratulations to Karol Krey who passed her PhD Defense on Friday, June 30th. Karol was advised by Bill Snyder. Congratulations to recent Entomology Department grant awardees: David James is the recipient of grants (1) in ...
  • June 9, 2017 Karol Krey will be doing her seminar and her PhD Defense on Friday, June 30th. Her seminar will be at 9:30 AM in FSHN 354 and the exam will following immediately after in FSHN 164.  ...
  • May 30, 2017 Congratulations to recent Entomology Department grant awardees: Betsy Beers is the recipient of funding from the Fresh Pear Commission in the amount of $121,474 to work on “Integrated Fruit Production for Pears.” (5/31/2017) David Crowder ...
  • May 15, 2017   All university buildings will be closed in honor of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29th.   Congratulations to recent Entomology Department grant awardees: Dave Crowder who is the recipient of a grant from USDA/NIFA/AFTI ...
  • May 8, 2017 UPCOMING EVENTS: Please join the CAHNRS Associate Dean for Research’s Faculty Research Advisory Council for two exciting discussions on University-Industry partnerships with our special guests from PepsiCo. May 18 @ 10 am in FSHN T-101. ...
  • May 1, 2017 It is the faculty and lab manager’s responsibility to get all keys returned from their temporary employees who will not be with us after May 6th.  Please make sure that your employees keys are turned in to the Entomology Office before leaving Pullman.  This will help us so that we will not have to use…
  • April 28, 2017  APRIL 28, 2017 If any of you have news to share or have upcoming events please send by Thursday noon to our SmartSheet notification page at: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form?EQBCT=b7c943ec39084d74a98410f50b4db935.     It is the faculty and lab ...
  • April 17, 2017 A memorial service for Wyatt Cone was held on Saturday, April 22nd at the Methodist Church in Prosser.  Entomology Department members attending were: Steve Sheppard, John Brown, Dory Lohrey-Birch, Betsy Beers, Doug and Kiki Walsh.  ...
  • April 10, 2017 We were saddened to learn of the passing of Wyatt Cone on Wednesday, on April 5, 2017.  Wyatt earned his PhD in Entomology in 1962 and was a long-time faculty member at WSU-Prosser from 1960-1999.  ...
  • April 3, 2017 The Monday, April 10th Entomology Colloquium speaker will be Paul Chisholm.  The title of his talk is “Reciprocal Interactions Between Non-Vector Community Members and an insect-transmitted Plant Pathogen.”  All colloquium presentations are held in FSHN ...
  • March 27, 2017 Congratulations to Adekunle (Kunle) Adesanya who passed his PhD Preliminary Exam. Congratulations to recent Entomology Department grant awardees: Beverly Gerdeman who received Washington Red Raspberry Commission grants in the amount of $3,983 from the Washington ...
  • March 20, 2017   The next Entomology Colloquium will be on Monday, March 27 at 2:10 PM in FSHN 354.  Presenting will be Dr. Catherine Daniels.  Dr. Daniels is an Extension Specialist, Pesticide Coordinator & Director WA St. ...
  • March 13, 2017 The next Entomology Faculty meeting will be on Friday, May 24th at 11:00 AM. The AMS dial number is 5703442.   The next Colloquium will be by the EGSA student choice speaker, Dr. Mary Barbercheck ...
  • March 6, 2017 The next Entomology Faculty meeting will be on Friday, March 24 at 11:00 AM.  Conference dial # to come. The public forum on Monday has to do with revising Pullman’s city taxicab ordinance which would ...
  • February 27, 2017 Entomology Colloquium:  The speaker for Monday, March 6, is Dr. Brandon Hopkins. Dr. is the Apiary and Laboratory Manager for the WSU Apiary Program. The title of his presentation is “Cold Cases: Cryopreservation and Refrigeration ...
  • February 20, 2017 Entomology Colloquium:  The speaker for Monday, February 27th is Dr. Steve Garczynski. Dr. Garczynski is a research geneticist (insects) at the USDA/ARS Wapato Research Laboratory at the Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research Center in ...
  • February 13, 2017 Entomology Colloquium:  There will be no colloquium presentation on Monday February 20, 2017 due to the President’s Day holiday for the students. Congratulations to Rachel Olsson on passing her PhD Preliminary Examination on February 17, ...
  • February 6, 2017 There will be a special Entomology Department Faculty Meeting will be on Friday, February 7th at 10:00-11:00 AM. The AMS dial# is 5702637. Entomology Colloquium:  The speaker for February 13th is Dr. Lisa Neven.  Dr. Neven is ...
  • January 23, 2016 There will be a special Entomology Department Faculty Meeting will be on Friday, February 7th  at 10:00-11:00 AM. The AMS dial# is 5702637. Entomology Colloquium:  The speaker for February 6th is Dr. Michael Parella, Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Professor of Entomology at the University of Idaho.  The title of his presentation is…
  • January 17, 2017 The next Entomology Department Faculty Meeting will be on Friday, January 27 at 1:00-2:00 PM.  The AMS dial #is 5702017. Entomology Colloquium:  The speaker for January 23th presentation is Dr.  Bill Snyder. The title of his presentation is “Biodiversity as a Buffer Against Pests & Pathogens.”  To learn more about Dr. Snyder go to: http://entomology.wsu.edu/directory/faculty/william-e-snyder/.…
  • January 9, 2017 The next Entomology Department Faculty Meeting will be on Friday, January 27 at 1:00-2:00 PM.  The AMS dial #is 5702017.  WSU Departments will be closed this coming Monday, January 16th in observance of Dr. Martain Luther  King Day.    IMPORTANT MESSAGE From Facilities Operations:  We have been experiencing very cold weather lately, and next week,…
  • January 3, 2017 Entomology Colloquium:  The speaker for January 9th presentation is Dr.  Richard Zack WSU Entomology and Interim Associate Dean for Academic Programs. The title of his presentation is “An Entomological Odyssey.”  To learn more about Dr.  Zack go to: http://entomology.wsu.edu/blog/2011/06/20/zack/ . All colloquium presentations will be held in FSHN 354, the Entomology Department classroom and begin…