Bob was the Entomology Department's Systematist and Taxonomist from 1967 until his retirement in 1996. He passed away on Jan. 18, 2017, at Green Hills Heath Care Center in Ames. Burial of the cremains will take place in the ISU cemetery. Obituary: http://www.amestrib.com/obituaries/20170203/robert-e-lewis-dec-1-1929-82...
The 2017 Department of Entomology Newsletter is now available, featuring several department achievements and awards, along with all the latest happenings.
AMES, Iowa – Systematic mosquito surveillance conducted by Iowa State University entomologists last year found no evidence that the two species most associated with Zika virus have established themselves in the state.
Dean Wendy Wintersteen is the 2016 recipient of the Carl F. Hertz Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. Wintersteen was honored for her "tireless efforts and commitment to agriculture and her leadership and contributions to Iowa, national and international agriculture." Read more
This year's Entomology Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) Insect Film Festival will be Thursday, November 10th from 6:00pm - 9:00pm at Reiman Gardens. There will be crafts, snacks, tours of the butterfly wing, an Insect Zoo display, and a showing of the movie Epic.
This is a free event! Please bring friends and family members!
Seminar: Internal and external barriers to herbivory: What's the best defense against the Soybean Aphid?Monday, February 27, 2017 - 4:10pm
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 4:10pm
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 4:10pm
Saturday, March 25, 2017 -8:00am to 4:00pm
Seminar: Effects of neonicotinoids on honey bee and bumble bee queens and impacts on colony developmentMonday, March 27, 2017 - 4:10pm