Rob Wiedenmann 2012 John V. Osmun Award Recipient

June 25, 2012

Dr. Rob WiedenDr. Rob Wiedenmannmann (PhD ‘90) has been selected to receive the 2012 John V. Osmun Alumni Professional Achievement Award in Entomology. Dr. Wiedenmann is a world renown expert on invasive species and biological control. He received his B.S. degree in Biology, and...

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Will You Be There?

June 25, 2012

CENTENNIAL FALL GALA CELEBRATION - HOMECOMING WEEKEND Plans are in full swing for Homecoming weekend, October 12-13th.  On Friday, October 12, independent activities such as tours and visits will be available for returning alumni.  The John V. Osmun Award will be presented during the afternoon, followed by a special reception.  Our Special Collections exhibit will...

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Austin Frishman (PhD ’68) Inducted into Liberty (NY) High School Wall of Fame

June 18, 2012

Dr. Austin Frishman Dr. Austin Frishman, who earned his PhD from Purdue Univeristy in 1968, has been selected as a 2012 Wall of Fame inductee at Liberty High School in Liberty, New York. ​ He was in the 1958 graduating class. Dr. Frishman currently...

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J. J.’s Collection

March 9, 2012

J. J. Davis was the Head of the Entomology Department at Purdue University for over 35 years.  During that time, he amassed quite a collection of original art - particularly cartoons - in which insects figured centrally.  Attached here you will find one of MANY examples of his correspondence with the artists/cartoonists/publishers responsible for...

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Casey Butler’s (BS ’03, MS ’06) Starks Plant Resistance to Insects Graduate Student Research Award Research

March 2, 2012

Dr. Casey D. Butler recently received his PhD from the University of California-Riverside (UCR) and earned his BS ('03) and MS ('06) degrees from Purdue University.  At UCR, Casey's research focused on the development of management strategies for the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc), in southern California, a major pest of solanaceous crops.  The...

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