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Terrible Night for a Visiting Scholar at UC Davis

Visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah and doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts (next to him) help youngsters make buttons at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It didn't appear that anything was wrong. He hid it well. "It's okay," he said quietly. "I'm okay." But what happened to him wasn't okay then, and...

Visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah and doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts (next to him) help youngsters make buttons at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah and doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts (next to him) help youngsters make buttons at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah and doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts (next to him) help youngsters make buttons at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts and visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah working at the button-making table at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts and visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah working at the button-making table at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts and visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah working at the button-making table at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 4:34 PM

Remembering the Legendary Entomologist and Toxicologist Dr. John Casida

Distinguished professor John Casida (center) with his former graduate students Sarjeet Gill (left), a distinguished professor at UC Riverside, and Bruce Hammock, a distinguished professor at UC Davis. This image was taken in 2016 at UC Berkeley.

Graduate students and postdoctoral students that the legendary John Casida trained remember him with great fondness, respect and appreciation. He...

Distinguished professor John Casida (center) with his former graduate students Sarjeet Gill (left), a distinguished professor at UC Riverside, and Bruce Hammock, a distinguished professor at UC Davis. This image was taken in 2016 at UC Berkeley.
Distinguished professor John Casida (center) with his former graduate students Sarjeet Gill (left), a distinguished professor at UC Riverside, and Bruce Hammock, a distinguished professor at UC Davis. This image was taken in 2016 at UC Berkeley.

Distinguished professor John Casida (center) with his former graduate students Sarjeet Gill (left), a distinguished professor at UC Riverside, and Bruce Hammock, a distinguished professor at UC Davis. This image was taken in 2016 at UC Berkeley.

Posted on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 5:37 PM

Feuding, Bigamy and Tunneling: Hear About The Eccentric Life of Entomologist Harrison Dyar

Entomologist Marc E. Epstein researched, wrote and published

Former Smithsonian entomologist Harrison G. Dyar, noted for his research on moths and butterflies, was not your typical entomologist. He feuded with...

Entomologist Marc E. Epstein researched, wrote and published
Entomologist Marc E. Epstein researched, wrote and published "Moths, Myths and Mosquitoes: The Eccentric Life of Harrison G. Dyar, Jr."

Entomologist Marc E. Epstein researched, wrote and published "Moths, Myths and Mosquitoes: The Eccentric Life of Harrison G. Dyar, Jr."

Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 10:53 AM

Congratulations, 'Bugman' Jeff!

Helene Dillard, dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, welcomes the crowd at the Oct. 2nd college celebration honoring recipients of the Award of Distinction. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith of Rocklin, an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology who has saved the museum some $160,000 over a 27-year period...

Helene Dillard, dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, welcomes the crowd at the Oct. 2nd college celebration honoring recipients of the Award of Distinction. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Helene Dillard, dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, welcomes the crowd at the Oct. 2nd college celebration honoring recipients of the Award of Distinction. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Helene Dillard, dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, welcomes the crowd at the Oct. 2nd college celebration honoring recipients of the Award of Distinction. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, recipient of a Friend of the College Award of Distinction, addresses the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, recipient of a Friend of the College Award of Distinction, addresses the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, recipient of a Friend of the College Award of Distinction, addresses the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith with some of the collection he's curated at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith with some of the collection he's curated at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith with some of the collection he's curated at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 9:40 PM

An Art Car Perfect for an Entomologist

An stylized ant on the art car. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ever been to the Burning Man Festival and checked out the art cars? No, and no. But last Sunday at the Berkeley Marina, we saw an art car that...

An stylized ant on the art car. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An stylized ant on the art car. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An stylized ant on the art car. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Time will tell. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Time will tell. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Time will tell. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Art car  holds many treasures. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Art car holds many treasures. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Art car holds many treasures. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The end. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The end. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The end. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, June 30, 2014 at 10:08 PM
Tags: art car (1), Berkeley (6), entomologist (6)

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