Department of Entomology

The Department of Entomology in the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences offers and undergraduate minor and one of the top entomology graduate programs in the country.

Entomology News and Announcements

The Morning Mixtape: Insects! Bugs!
August 9, 2017
John Tooker and Elizabeth Rowen from the Penn State Department of Entomology talk about insects: what they are, why we need them, and why reaching for your shoe when you see a bug might not be the right move. This is the first installment of a monthly entomology series that will air on the second Wednesday of each month.
Video: Penn State researchers find new solution to combat age-old bedbug problem
August 4, 2017
As the summer travel season kicks into high gear, Penn State researchers have found a potential solution to those unwanted guests that can turn a relaxing vacation into a skin-crawling nightmare.
Student Research Spotlight - Elizabeth Davidson-Lowe
August 4, 2017
This is the 13th, and final, of the short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
Scientist Discusses Global Pollinator Crisis
July 21, 2017
Wednesday evening the Wild Center with AdkAction hosted a presentation by Dr. Christina Grozinger, distinguished professor of entomology and director of the Center for Pollinator Research at Penn State University. The research center is home to the largest group of pollinator researchers in the world. Following a reception at 6 p.m., Groizinger addressed an attentive audience from 7-8 p.m., a lecture that will be repeated Thursday evening at the View in Old Forge. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Student Research Spotlight - Julie Baniszewski
July 21, 2017
This is the 12th of thirteen short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.