Entomology Undergraduate Capstone Forum

Spring Semester 2017


The Spring Semester 2017 Undergraduate Capstone Forum is scheduled for Thursday, April 27 (tentatively from 3:30-5:00 pm) in 116 WSLR. Successful completion of the capstone experience, including an oral presentation, and a written paper or poster, is a departmental requirement for graduation. Please see the ENTM 49300 course website and syllabus for further information: https://ag.purdue.edu/entm/pages/entm-493.aspx


  • It is the responsibility of each student to email the title of their capstone presentation to Dr. Richmond no later than March 31st if they intend to make their presentation during Spring Semester 2017. A final schedule for the capstone forum will be available the following week. 


  • Capstone presentations should be limited to 12 minutes with an additional 3 minutes for questions.


  • All students planning to participate in the Fall Semester Capstone Forum should be enrolled in ENTM 49300 during Fall Semester. After consulting your capstone mentor for advice on credit hours (1-3), please see Amanda Pendleton to register using the course registration number (CRN) of your capstone mentor.



  • If you have difficulties uploading your summary, please email it to Dr. Richmond



Questions concerning the capstone requirements should be directed to:

Dr. Doug Richmond
Associate Professor

Department of Entomology


Ph: 494-0399

Email: drichmond@purdue.edu


If you require special technical assistance with AV or computer equipment for your presentation Please contact the AgIT help desk at least one week in advance of the Forum. By default, the capstone forum will be set-up with a computer and LCD projector. Only students with special presentation requirements above and beyond a computer and projector will need to contact AgIT.



Phone: 4-8333

Email: AgITHelp@purdue.edu