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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Boiler Buzz May 2023

The May 2023 edition of the Boiler Buzz Entomology department newsletter.

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Purdue College of Agriculture.
Forensic Anthropology

Summary of Forensic Anthropology

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Krystal Hans shows off her insect jewelry
Visionaries: Researcher helps crack cases and bring closure to families

Krystal Hans can help investigators solve serious crimes through her work in forensics. The...

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Krystal Hans in her lab
Visionaries: Students help researcher keep forensics lab running

Krystal Hans does more than just help solve criminal cases. The Purdue Entomology researcher and...

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Brock with a bee hive
Award might help professor solve a mighty big mite problem

Honey bees and mites may be small, but they leave a large footprint. “Between five and...

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Christian Krupke in a field
Resilient agriculture gets a fresh look

Harnessing the power of soil and plants to increase agriculture’s resilience is more...

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Least Bell's Vireo, Photo by Adam Jackson, Macauley Library
Researchers Aim to Understand Threat to Endangered Least Bell's Vireo

Pat Zollner, professor of wildlife science in the Purdue Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, is the principal investigator on a research project looking at “Alternative Management Strategies to Address Multiple Interacting...

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Insect Biology: Explore the Possibilities in Purdue Agriculture