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November 25, 2013

Posted by | May 29, 2014

Students should check their enrollment for Spring 2014 to make sure that if you are on an assistantship you must be signed up for at least 2 credits of ENTOM 700 or 800.  Be sure to register for your major advisor’s assigned section.    


Student Alumni Ambassadors for the 26th annual Holiday Celebration! Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Lewis Alumni Centre for pictures with Santa Claus and Santa Butch, as well as holiday craft making, music and refreshments. The event will also feature a silent auction and ugly sweater contest. Participants are asked to bring a donation of canned food to the event, which will be delivered to the Pullman Food Bank.  Jamie Callison, executive chef for WSU’s Hospitality Business Management program, will make a special appearance at the event to sign copies of his new cookbook, “The Crimson Spoon.” Cookbooks will also be available to purchase–the perfect gift for that special Cougar cook in your life!

If you took a tag from the FSHN Bldg sharing tree, the unwrapped gifts need to be returned by December 11 to Hulbert 101. 


  1. Postdoc researcher – Spatial Analysis of Urban Invasive Insects, Univ. California-Riverside
  2. Postdoc researcher – Coffee Berry Borer Management, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa
  3. Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Medical Entomology, Entomological Society of America, Anywhere, USA

Events – Save the Dates:

The next Entomology Colloquium will be on December 4th, 12:10-1.  WECN #:  5706970. Our speaker will be Elinor Lichtenberg, WSU Post-Doc in the Crowder Lab.  The title of her presentation is:  “Eavesdropping, Foraging, and Dominance in Keystone Neotropical Pollinators: Stingless Bees.” For more info on Dr. Lichtenberg go to:

EGSA Honey Sale is Dec. 5th from 9-12 at Lighty Atrium.   Prices are $5 for 1# jars and $10 for 2# jars.  The only pre-orders this year are for Entomology Department members so if you want honey contact Cami Jones or Rebecca Schmidt before Dec  5th

WSU Commencement is scheduled for Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 10:00 AM the Beasley Coliseum.   Line-up is scheduled for 9:30 AM.  For more info go to

Unwrapped CAHNRS Sharing Tree gifts need to be returned by December 11th to Hulbert 101 . The gift wrapping party is at 12:00 p.m. in Hulbert 323J with pizza to be provided.

Entomology Graduate Student Association (EGSA) meeting are scheduled for every other Tuesday beginning August 27.  The WECN dial number is: 5706857

The Entomology Colloquium this semester will be on Wednesdays at noon in FSHN 354.  The WECN dial in for all sites is:  5706970.  This number will be the same for all colloquium presentations.


January 6 & 7, 2014, Hilton Hotel , 921 SW 6th Ave , Portland, OR 97204-1296

503-226-1611 or 800-445-8667 See attachment for full details.  Students are encouraged to participate.