Posted on April 25, 2016 9:34am
Christina DiFonzo, professor in the Department of Entomology, has played the champion’s role in executing the study abroad program on “Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Systems in Sri Lanka” annually since 2012. The program was initiated through discussions with officials of the Agriculture Education Unit of the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Dr. DiFonzo’s leadership, enthusiasm, innovativeness and dedication allowed the program to run at full capacity successfully for four consecutive years. In-course and post-course evaluations she conducted with the officials of the University of Peradeniya helped the program to evolve for the betterment of the participants. The program was voted one of MSU’s “Top 10 Coolest Study Abroad Programs” by Fox 47 News, which highlights the significance and impact of the program.
DiFonzo is recipient of the 2016 H. Paul Roberts Award for Distinguished Service in Study Abroad Programs.
Posted on April 15, 2016 9:42am
Entomology undergraduate student Lidia Komondy received a first prize in the environmental section at MSU’s 2016 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) with her entry titled “The Effect of Border Habitats on Predation of a Key Pest.”
Posted on April 1, 2016 8:31am
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Gordon Guyer on March 30 at age 89.
Posted on March 2, 2016 11:56am
John Bakker, executive director of the Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board, the Michigan Onion Committee, and the Michigan Carrot Committee, will receive the Distinguished Service Award from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan State University during the ANR Week Luncheon on March 8.
Posted on March 1, 2016 12:59pm
Deb McCullough and Ron Perry, both faculty members in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, will be recognized with Distinguished Faculty Awards by the CANR Alumni Association. They will be honored during the ANR Week Luncheon set for March 8 at the Kellogg Center.
Posted on February 19, 2016 5:20pm
Adam Ingrao was recently interview by Spartan Podcast about his varied experiences that led him to be a doctoral entomology student and founder of a new outreach program for veterans.
Posted on February 19, 2016 4:38pm
Posted on February 18, 2016 10:08am
Four MSU Entomology students were honored at the 2015 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable, and Farm Market Expo Annual Banquet in December 2015. They were among 14 students to receive scholarships from Michigan’s fruit and vegetable industry.
Posted on February 10, 2016 10:30am
How concerned should Michiganders be about being infected with the Zika virus? MSU entomologist Mike Kaufman responds.
Posted on February 9, 2016 12:38pm
What happens when you mix a Bug House, kids, Facebook and Michigan State University outreach?