PULLMAN, Wash. – When I saw your question, I set out to explore with my bug net and a magnifying glass. I was searching all around for tiny insects when I ran into my friend Laura Lavine, a Washington State University scientist who studies bugs.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Five Washington State University students have received National Science Foundation graduate research fellowships. Of 17,000 applicants, 2,000 students across the U.S. received the three-year awards.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Laura Lavine, assistant director of the Agricultural Research Center (ARS) and associate professor in entomology, is the winner of the 2015-16 Samuel H. Smith Leadership Award from the Washington State University Association for Faculty Women (AFW).
PULLMAN, Wash. – A live beehive, insect displays and movies will be open free to the public at the 18th annual Insect Cinema Cult Classic hosted by the Washington State University entomology graduate student association at 6 p.m. Friday, April 4, in Todd 276.
YAKIMA, Wash. – As August wears on and wasp colonies reach peak size, sun worshippers and picnickers beware: One rolled-up newspaper swat at a yellowjacket crawling toward that spilled ice tea or platter of grilled hamburgers could unleash a flying armada of angry co-workers if a nest is nearby. When a yellowjacket is smashed, […]
This brown recluse floating in an alcohol-filled vial came from the southern United States. (Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services) WSU entomologist Richard Zack. It’s a myth that brown recluses live in the Northwest, he says. PULLMAN, Wash. – We’ve all seen them — brown recluse spiders scuttling in the bathtub, scurrying in […]