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

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.
Researchers to develop new gene-editing method for the study of arthropods
July 11, 2017
A grant from the National Science Foundation will enable a Penn State-led team of entomologists to develop and disseminate a technology they say could bring gene-editing capabilities within reach of everyday scientists, regardless of the arthropod species they study.
Student Research Spotlight - Hannah Stewart
July 7, 2017
This is the 11th of thirteen short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
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.