Centennial News

Bug Bowl 2013!

April 18, 2013

All of the banner photos are from Bug Bowl 2013! Held last weekend, April 13-14, the annual event drew thousands to observe insects, pet insects, spit insects, race insects, and generally inundate themselves in insect culture. You will see decorated cakes, roach racing, insects to be held, insects painted on faces, and...

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Department of Entomology displays insect works at Purdue Galleries

March 4, 2013

An orange-bodied grasshopper gazes out on the gallery from dozens of shiny green eyes. In another corner, a perfectly drawn beetle hangs on the wall near a framed specimen of a tarantula. Purdue University’s Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center has an infestation —...

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An Interview with Rick Brandenburg (BS ’77) 2013 Entomology DAA

March 4, 2013

Rick L. Brandenburg, BS ’77, is the William Neal Reynolds Professor of Distinction in the Department of Entomology at North Carolina State University, Raleigh.  He is co-director of the Center for Turfgrass Environmental Research and Education and is an internationally recognized authority on insect pest...

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Rick Brandenburg (BS ’77) receives Purdue Agriculture’s top award

February 28, 2013

Nine Purdue University College of Agriculture alumni will receive the college's highest honor, the Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award, at a ceremont Friday (March 1) on campus. The annual award honors mid-career Purdue Agriculture graduates who have made significant contributions to their profession or society in...

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Ken Pruess (BS ’54) and Kevin Steffey (BS ’72) help define “Entomology in Just One Word”

February 28, 2013

In this video, the Bug Chicks asked 75 entomologists - including five Past Presidents of the ESA - to describe the science of Entomology in just one word.  The footage was recorded at Entomology 2012, the 60th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, in Knoxville, TN. To view the 1 minute 42 second...

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