Center for Pollinator Research
& Insect Biodiversity Center

Celebrating insect diversity in science and practice
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Featured News Stories

NE beekeepers sought to participate in new queen producing program
The Education about Production and Insemination of Queens (EPIQ) program provides training for Northeast beekeepers in queen breeding, husbandry and management
To read more and to apply to the program, click here! >>
Entomologist of the Month: April
Corrie Saux Moreau is an evolutionary biologist, myrmecologist, and strong advocate for  increasing opportunities for women and diversity in the sciences
Entomology graduate students win awards at PSU's 2022 Graduate Exhibition
Congratulations to Staci Cibotti and Anne Johnson, who won first and second place in the Natural and Life Sciences category
IBC member and entomology graduate student wins award for teaching
Congratulations to Louis Nastasi for being selected for the 2022 Paul Hand Award for Graduate Student Teaching Achievement. Nastasi, a PhD candidate in the Entomology Department, is recognized for his excellence in classroom teaching and contributions to ENT532: Insect Biodiversity and Evolution.

Upcoming Seminars & Events

Arboretum at Penn State Workshop: Honey Bees in Spring
Beekeeper Kate Anton and educator Heather Desorcie will lead an exploration of the busy lives of honey bees in springtime
Monday, April 18 @ 4-5 PM. Pollinator and Bird Garden. Register online, free.
Entomology Departmental Seminar
Mauricio Quesada, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Pollination ecosystem services and honey bee health in Mexico: from genomics to landscape ecology
Friday, April 15 @ 10:10-11 AM, 101 Thomas Building
Stone Valley Forest Expo
An exhibition of research focused on Pennsylvania ecosystems, natural areas, their management, and people at Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
Wednesday, April 20 @ 1:30 - 6:00 PM, Shaver's Creek. Register online, free.
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