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NEFS 2021 Winners!

Our department has snagged two wins from this years NEFS conference. Alex was a finalist for the Peoples Choice poster competition and Yahel Ben-Zvi tied for first place for the undergraduate poster competition. Micheal and Devin also gave wonderful presentations and were able to show just a small section of what our department has to … Read More

Congratulations Mike on NAFEA awards!

Mike has received 2 awards from the North American Forensic Entomology Association. He received a research award for his work to complete an insect analysis on a portion of the over 40,000 arthropod fragments recovered from two graves in a crypt at Historic St. Mary’s City in Maryland. This project also has the support of … Read More

Imani Gardens Project

The Rutgers University Graduate Entomology Student Association (GESA) is excited to be partnering with a local non-profit, Making it Possible to End Homelessness (MIPH) to bring together Rutgers volunteers and community partners to create “Imani Gardens”. Our vision is create a pollinator and vegetable garden at MIPH’s Imani Park site in Edison, NJ with the … Read More

New Jersey Highlights!

New to the area or thinking of applying? Here we highlight some of our favorite things about New Jersey and the surrounding area. There is always fun stuff to do or go see, and our state though small is not lacking in different biomes to collect insects in!   New Brunswick: In the local punk … Read More

Congrats Alex!

Congratulations Alex of successfully defending your masters work! We all look forward to seeing what you and the future of entomophagy have in store!

Creepy Crawly Brownies

Any time of the year is great for Entomophagy but the best time is Halloween! The spooky season does something to bring out the daring in us. So why not try something new?! These brownies are delicious and gooey and made with cricket powder which is an excellent source of protein. So they’re healthy…eat as … Read More

Congratulations Devin on Publishing in Environmental Entomology

Our very own Devin Kreitman has published part of his doctoral research in Environmental Entomology. You can find it here!   Effects of Temperature on Development and Survival of Nymphal Lycorma delicatula (Hemiptera: Fulgoridae) Devin Kreitman, Melody A Keena, Anne L Nielsen, George Hamilton Environmental Entomology, https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvaa155 Published: 02 December 2020

Congrats Entomology Games Team!

In our first year competing in the Entomology Games, our graduate team has made it to the finals for the ESA national meeting! Congraduations to the whole team! Stephanie Rainer Tim Lampasona Kara Ladle Xiaodan Pan Kasia Madalinska