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

Instructional Technologies, Inc. launches Spotted Lanternfly training
December 12, 2018
ITI responds quickly to customer requests for new mandatory training, certification and recordkeeping requirements in affected states
Dicamba drift affects non-target plants and pollinators
December 5, 2018
Dicamba herbicide drift onto plants growing adjacent to farm fields causes significant delays in flowering, as well as reduced flowering, of those plants, and results in decreased visitation by honey bees, according to researchers at Penn State and the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture.
How we can contain the spotted lanternfly — maybe the worst invasive pest in generations | Opinion
December 5, 2018
You may have heard about them. They invade our natural habitats and managed landscapes, our farms and forests, our yards and gardens — and sometimes our homes. They raise our anxiety as they cause ecological and economic damage, threaten our health, and force costly responses from government agencies, industry sectors, and research institutions.
Penn State earns 'Bee Campus USA' certification
December 5, 2018
University Park is 55th institution to join other educational campuses for the benefit of pollinators across the nation
'Eclectic Collections' exhibit features mix of Penn State museum offerings
December 4, 2018
Penn State’s University Museum Consortium is hosting a public reception to celebrate "Eclectic Collections," a collaborative exhibit between University museums and galleries.