Photos from the EIS Program Retreat in the Santa Rita Experimental Range
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EIS Program Lunches
All Entomology and Insect Science graduate students are required to attend these luncheons.
Entomology and Insect Science faculty members are encouraged to attend.
We look forward to hosting in person lunches again, perhaps in 2021!
Contact Paula if you have questions. firstname.lastname@example.org
Student and Faculty Publications, Presentations, and Awards
Our students and faculty have been busy! Below are just a few of the recent outstanding achievements of members of EIS program.
2019 Awards and Accolades
Maureen Brophy was the recipient of the 2019 EIS Leadership Award. Congratulations!
Matthew Doremus was the recipient of the 2019 EIS Education Award. Congratulations!
2018 Awards and Accolades
Kathryn Busby (PhD program) received the 2018 EIS Education Award, for her exceptional commitment to teaching and mentorship. Congrats, Kathryn, and thank you for your service to the program!
Alan Yanahan (Phd program) received the 2018 EIS Student Leadership Award, for his exceptional commitment to graduate student success through leadership. Congrats, Alan, and thank you for your service to the program!
Maureen Brophy, (PhD program) Daniel Williamson, (PhD program) and Josh Arnbrister (PhD program) are the recipients of the 2018 Jack Root Scholarships.
Patrick Maes (PhD program) is the winner of the Robert & Ethel Warner Endowment Award.
2017 Awards and Accolades
Alan Yanahan (Phd program) received the 2017, 2018 EIS Student Leadership Award, for his exceptional commitment to graduate student success through leadership. Congrats, Alan, and thank you for your service to the program!
Lewis Hun (PhD program) received the 2017 EIS Student Education Award, for exceptional commitment to teaching and mentorship. Congrats, Lewis, and thank you for your service to the program!
Kacey Ernst (Epidemiology Professor) was selected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) as a 2017 Public Engagement Fellow for her work on vector-borne disease. Congratulations, Professor Ernst!
Avery Russell (PhD program) and Daniel Papaj's (EEB Professor) were in the UA News for their revolutionary work on bee colonies!
2016 Awards and Accolades
Timothy Vandervoet (PhD program) and Naomi Pier (PhD program) were awarded the 2016 Jack Root Graduate Fellowship for their outstanding entomology research!
The Laurence A. Carruth Award winners for 2016 are Lewis Hun (PhD program) and Avery Russell (PhD program). Congratulations on all of your hard work, Lewis and Avery!
Congratulations to Department of Entomology Associate Scientist Justin Schmidt for a great NYT Magazine article about Justin and his pain index. Mentioned in the article is EIS grad student John Palting (PhD program) as well!
Avery Russell (PhD program) was featured in UA News for his work on the evolutionary relationship between bumblebees and flowers; check out the article here!
Timothy Vandervoet (PhD program) has also been in the news; Tim's research on conservation biological control of white flies in Southwestern cotton crops was featured in West Farm Press in April 2016!
Garrett Hughes (PhD program) was awarded the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award for 2016. Congratulations, Garrett!