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Mark Your Calendars! UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day is Feb. 18

Mark your calendars!  The 12th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, billed as "A Day to Celebrate Science," is set for Saturday, Feb....

Nematologist Shahid Siddique, assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty, answers questions at the 2021 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nematologist Shahid Siddique, assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty, answers questions at the 2021 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematologist Shahid Siddique, assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty, answers questions at the 2021 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors gather at the UC Davis Anthropology Museum to learn about the displays. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors gather at the UC Davis Anthropology Museum to learn about the displays. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors gather at the UC Davis Anthropology Museum to learn about the displays. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A youngster gets acquainted with a stick insect, aka walking stick, at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A youngster gets acquainted with a stick insect, aka walking stick, at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A youngster gets acquainted with a stick insect, aka walking stick, at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors learn
Visitors learn "What is an herbarium?" at the Center for Plant Diversity. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors learn "What is an herbarium?" at the Center for Plant Diversity. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ask me anything about yeast cultures! Kyria Boundy-Mills is the curator of the Phaff Yeast Culture Collection. She maintains the collection, distributes strains to researchers on campus and around the world, and performs research that builds and/or taps the collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ask me anything about yeast cultures! Kyria Boundy-Mills is the curator of the Phaff Yeast Culture Collection. She maintains the collection, distributes strains to researchers on campus and around the world, and performs research that builds and/or taps the collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ask me anything about yeast cultures! Kyria Boundy-Mills is the curator of the Phaff Yeast Culture Collection. She maintains the collection, distributes strains to researchers on campus and around the world, and performs research that builds and/or taps the collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, December 16, 2022 at 7:11 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

An Incredible Art Show Showcasing UC Davis Students and Insects

What an incredible art show that two UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty recently hosted in...


"Hope Despite Darkness"--This intricate bumble bee art is the work of UC Davis student Cameron Dillon. (Photo by Jenella Loye)

"Hope Despite Darkness"--This intricate bumble bee art is the work of UC Davis student Cameron Dillon. (Photo by Jenella Loye)

This beautiful work by UC Davis student Elizabeth Liu is called simply
This beautiful work by UC Davis student Elizabeth Liu is called simply "Fall." (Photo by Jenella Loye)

This beautiful work by UC Davis student Elizabeth Liu is called simply "Fall." (Photo by Jenella Loye)

UC Davis student Christian Dunston titled his work,
UC Davis student Christian Dunston titled his work, "The Mighty Weevil." (Photo by Jenella Loye)

UC Davis student Christian Dunston titled his work, "The Mighty Weevil." (Photo by Jenella Loye)

UC Davis student Kathryn Sandberg created
UC Davis student Kathryn Sandberg created "Little Big Bug." (Photo by Jenella Loye)

UC Davis student Kathryn Sandberg created "Little Big Bug." (Photo by Jenella Loye)

This display of art,
This display of art, "Insects in the Anthropocene," greeted guests at the recent art show in the Labudio (lab+studio) of the UC Davis Environmental Horticulture Building. (Photo by Diane Ullman)

This display of art, "Insects in the Anthropocene," greeted guests at the recent art show in the Labudio (lab+studio) of the UC Davis Environmental Horticulture Building. (Photo by Diane Ullman)

The UC Davis students of instructor Emily Meineke (assisted by UC Davis distinguished professor Diane Ullman), display their work exhibited in the art show,
The UC Davis students of instructor Emily Meineke (assisted by UC Davis distinguished professor Diane Ullman), display their work exhibited in the art show, "Insects in the Anthropocene." (Photo by Diane Ullman)

The UC Davis students of instructor Emily Meineke (assisted by UC Davis distinguished professor Diane Ullman), display their work exhibited in the art show, "Insects in the Anthropocene." (Photo by Diane Ullman)

Posted on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 4:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

UC Davis Art Show: Insects in the Anthropocene

You won't want to miss this. When two talented entomologists/artists from the University of California, Davis, collaborate and teach classes, you'll...

This is what art enthusiasts can expect to see when they attend the Entomology (ENT) 001 Art Show:
This is what art enthusiasts can expect to see when they attend the Entomology (ENT) 001 Art Show: "Insects in the Anthropocene," on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at UC Davis.

This is what art enthusiasts can expect to see when they attend the Entomology (ENT) 001 Art Show: "Insects in the Anthropocene," on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at UC Davis.

In this 2015 art show photo, UC Davis professor Diane Ullman looks over the work that her students created in her Entomology 001 class,
In this 2015 art show photo, UC Davis professor Diane Ullman looks over the work that her students created in her Entomology 001 class, "Art, Science and the World of Insects." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In this 2015 art show photo, UC Davis professor Diane Ullman looks over the work that her students created in her Entomology 001 class, "Art, Science and the World of Insects." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, November 25, 2022 at 4:46 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

The Art of Loving Insects: Bohart Museum-Style

Do you like to draw insects? Do you want to meet artists who draw insects? Do you have a tattoo of a honey bee, butterfly, moth, dragonfly, or...

Megan Ma of the Jason Bond lab, UC Davis, is both a scientist and a scientific illustrator.  In 2021, she received a National Science Foundation Award, Research Experience for Post-Baccalaureate Students. In June 2021, she received a bachelor's  degree in evolution, ecology and biodiversity, with a minor in entomology.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Megan Ma of the Jason Bond lab, UC Davis, is both a scientist and a scientific illustrator. In 2021, she received a National Science Foundation Award, Research Experience for Post-Baccalaureate Students. In June 2021, she received a bachelor's degree in evolution, ecology and biodiversity, with a minor in entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Megan Ma of the Jason Bond lab, UC Davis, is both a scientist and a scientific illustrator. In 2021, she received a National Science Foundation Award, Research Experience for Post-Baccalaureate Students. In June 2021, she received a bachelor's degree in evolution, ecology and biodiversity, with a minor in entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This illustration of a Jerusalem cricket, aka potato bug, by UC Davis student Allen Chew, adorns a Bohart Museum t-shirt. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This illustration of a Jerusalem cricket, aka potato bug, by UC Davis student Allen Chew, adorns a Bohart Museum t-shirt. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This illustration of a Jerusalem cricket, aka potato bug, by UC Davis student Allen Chew, adorns a Bohart Museum t-shirt. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 5:02 PM
Tags: Allen Chew (1), art (4), Bohart Museum of Entomology (549), culture (1), insects (74), Lynn Kimsey (394), Megan Ma (2), open house (67), Srdan Tunic (2)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources

Three Insect-Related Events at Aggie Spirit Week: That's the Spirit!

That's the spirit! What better way to celebrate Aggie Spirit Week, Oct. 10-16, on the UC Davis campus than to See specimens and live insects at...

This image shows scientific illustrator Mary Foley Benson at age 21 in 1926 when she was employed by the USDA.
This image shows scientific illustrator Mary Foley Benson at age 21 in 1926 when she was employed by the USDA.

This image shows scientific illustrator Mary Foley Benson at age 21 in 1926 when she was employed by the USDA.

Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, confer on a display. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, confer on a display. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, confer on a display. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Madagascar hissing cockroaches are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum's live
Madagascar hissing cockroaches are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum's live "petting zoo." Visitors can hold, pet and take images of them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Madagascar hissing cockroaches are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum's live "petting zoo." Visitors can hold, pet and take images of them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A stick insect, aka walking stick, crawls on an arm at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Live insects are part of the museum's petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A stick insect, aka walking stick, crawls on an arm at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Live insects are part of the museum's petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A stick insect, aka walking stick, crawls on an arm at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Live insects are part of the museum's petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 4:32 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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