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

Student Research Spotlight - Emily Erickson
June 21, 2017
This is the 10th of thirteen short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
Scientists to study how soil health is influenced by pest-management tactics
June 19, 2017
An entomologist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study and compare how various pest-management regimes affect the health of soils.
WRAIR and ASTMH: 2nd Annual Alan Magill Malaria Forum
June 19, 2017
On June 9, the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research held its Second Annual Malaria Forum in tribute to the late Alan Magill (Col., Ret.). In partnership with ASTMH, this annual event focused on malaria elimination and highlighted the themes of Discovery and Mentorship, two of Alan's passions.
Student Research Spotlight - Alexandra Duffy
June 8, 2017
This is the 9th of thirteen short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
Slugging it out with a new contender in the GMO debate
June 7, 2017
It was the closest thing you get to a blind date between a scientist and a journalist.