Entomology

Our Mission in Entomology...

To improve the quality of life for the state, nation and the world by advancing scientific knowledge through the development and application of arthropod science. The Department of Entomology offers learning, engagement and discovery programs to meet the needs of Indiana, the Midwest, and the nation. Undergraduate degree programs and Graduate degree programs at both the Master’s and Ph.D. levels are offered.

 

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Seven Purdue Agriculture faculty members recognized for teaching excellence

The Office of Academic Programs, along with the College of Agriculture Awards Committee and...

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The American bee Journal recognizes Krispn Given’s Behind the Research Award as well as Brock Harpur and Greg Hunt’s research

Krispn Givens, Brock Harpur and Greg Hunt research was featured in the American Bee Journal, the...

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Purdue Agriculture dean announces new entomology, botany and plant pathology department heads

Karen Plaut, the Glenn W. Sample Dean of Agriculture, has appointed Catherine Hill head of the...

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Entomology alumnus combines best of business, education and public service

Like many students of his era, David Mueller (BS ’75, Entomology) was influenced by Rachel...

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These two plots of Spooner cereal rye are under cultivation as part of a three-university study on organic farming being funded by a grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
USDA grant to support intensive research on ecological processes affecting organic farming

Purdue University has received a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of...

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Family is at the heart of an 85-year tradition of Purdue pest management education and networking

While pest control dates to nearly the beginning of agriculture, in the early decades of the...

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Medicine and mosquitos: Purdue alumnus targets neglected tropical diseases

Will Austin came to Purdue from Austin, Texas, certain he wanted to become a physician, and the 2019 graduate is now a first-year student at Dell Medical School at the University of Texas in his hometown.

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