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Wintersteen Receives National Distinguished Service to Ag Award

November 15, 2016

Wendy WintersteenDean 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

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EGSO Insect Film Festival

November 10, 2016

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!

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ISU researchers looking to step up mosquito surveillance

June 7, 2016

AMES, Iowa – Mosquitoes are taking flight across Iowa, and it’s likely only a matter of time before they appear in a backyard near you.

The impending mosquito season has already begun for medical entomologists at Iowa State University, who will continue longstanding efforts to monitor West Nile Virus and expand surveillance of mosquito species with the potential to carry Zika virus. - Read more

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Dr. Wintersteen Receives CAST Award

November 2, 2015

photograph of Dr. Wendy WintersteenDean Wendy Wintersteen received the CAST President’s Award at a gathering held Wednesday, October 28, at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates. The event was part of CAST’s Fall Board Meeting, and it featured a speech by Ambassador Kenneth Quinn, President of the World Food Prize.

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Congratulations, Dr. Wintersteen!

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Students Recognized at Entomological Society Meeting

June 5, 2015

The recent North Central Branch of the Entomological Society meetings were held in Manhattan, Kansas in early June.  Three graduate students were recognized for their research poster and presentations in the Student Competition.

Eric Clifton took first place for a poster in the MUVE/PIE session on his Ph.D. research

Mike Dunbar took third place for a presentation on his Ph.D. research in the PIE session

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