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Jill Oberski: Why Museum Collections Matter

This is the infographic that won Jill Oberski a first-place award in the Entomological Society of America's graduate student competition.

Congratulations to the five UC Davis entomology doctoral students who excelled in the Entomological Society of America's student...

This is the infographic that won Jill Oberski a first-place award in the Entomological Society of America's graduate student competition.
This is the infographic that won Jill Oberski a first-place award in the Entomological Society of America's graduate student competition.

This is the infographic that won Jill Oberski a first-place award in the Entomological Society of America's graduate student competition.

Posted on Monday, November 23, 2020 at 6:13 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

What Entomologists Need to Know

A question about the paranormal figure Mothman drew interest at the Entomology Games, hosted by the Entomological Society of America. (Illustration by Tim Bertelink, Wikipedia)

If you're a graduate student in entomology and competing with your team in the Entomology Games, a college-bowl type trivia game hosted by the...

A question about the paranormal figure Mothman drew interest at the Entomology Games, hosted by the Entomological Society of America. (Illustration by Tim Bertelink, Wikipedia)
A question about the paranormal figure Mothman drew interest at the Entomology Games, hosted by the Entomological Society of America. (Illustration by Tim Bertelink, Wikipedia)

A question about the paranormal figure Mothman drew interest at the Entomology Games, hosted by the Entomological Society of America. (Illustration by Tim Bertelink, Wikipedia)

This is not the Mothman, but an Atlas moth, Attacus atlas, from the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is not the Mothman, but an Atlas moth, Attacus atlas, from the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is not the Mothman, but an Atlas moth, Attacus atlas, from the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 5:51 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management

UC Davis Doctoral Students in Entomology Got It Right

UC Davis doctoral student Jill Oberski captured this screen shot at the finals. She is top row, second from left.

They knew the answer.  "A worker honey bee has how many pairs of wax glands on its abdomen?" That would be four, answered...

UC Davis doctoral student Jill Oberski captured this screen shot at the finals. She is top row, second from left.
UC Davis doctoral student Jill Oberski captured this screen shot at the finals. She is top row, second from left.

UC Davis doctoral student Jill Oberski captured this screen shot at the finals. She is top row, second from left.

Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 5:16 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Why We Need to Teach Science in Elementary School

This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.

Two adults, apparently not science aficionados, recently asked me: "What is entomology?" Quick answer: insect science. "What is a...

This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.
This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.

This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.

This is Page 1 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.
This is Page 1 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

This is Page 1 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

This is Page 2 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.
This is Page 2 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

This is Page 2 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

As a second-grader, Greg Kareofelas displayed a keen interest in science and acute observations about the monarch life cycle. This is his illustration in a monarch booklet.
As a second-grader, Greg Kareofelas displayed a keen interest in science and acute observations about the monarch life cycle. This is his illustration in a monarch booklet.

As a second-grader, Greg Kareofelas displayed a keen interest in science and acute observations about the monarch life cycle. This is his illustration in a monarch booklet.

Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 3:08 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Congratulations, UC Davis Distinguished Professor Jay Rosenheim, ESA Fellow!

An outstanding teacher, UC Davis Distinguished Professor Jay Rosenheim answers a question in this classroom photo taken in February 2018. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jay Rosenheim is a legend around the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. He's known for his scientific intellect, his research, his...

An outstanding teacher, UC Davis Distinguished Professor Jay Rosenheim answers a question in this classroom photo taken in February 2018. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An outstanding teacher, UC Davis Distinguished Professor Jay Rosenheim answers a question in this classroom photo taken in February 2018. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An outstanding teacher, UC Davis Distinguished Professor Jay Rosenheim answers a question in this classroom photo taken in February 2018. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 4:37 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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