Welcome to the Department of Entomology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln!
The UNL Department of Entomology will lead in innovative discovery, education, and service to Nebraska and the world.
We are Nebraska’s authority in entomology.
- We improve lives in Nebraska and the world through globally relevant and outstanding research, extension, and teaching.
- We succeed through a collegial, inclusive, enthusiastic department where we value respect for all, work/life balance, team and multidisciplinary collaborations, and shared accomplishments.
Breaking Entomological News...
- Online students in the online Master's of Science (MS) degree program will benefit from a reduced credit-hour requirement and a reduced time requirement following program changes by the UNL Graduate College and the Entomology Department. Starting next fall, students may earn an online MS degree for 30 credits, instead of 36 credits, under the Option B. The new degree plan must be completed within five years, instead of 10 years. More details about this change may be found on the IANR News website.
- Dr. Gary Brewer, professor of Entomology has a new Push-Pull Strategy to manage Stable Flies. These flies cause billions in economic losses for the US and the world. Brewer explains the Strategy on this YouTube Video.
- Annie Krueger, Ph.D. candidate in Entomology, was featured in the IANR Student Spotlight this week. Annie is from Stevensville, MD, and plans to graduate in August.
- Dr. Doug Golick, associate professor of Entomology, received a $19,259 grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) in April. He received one of 23 grants that were awarded to faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Golick will study Milkweed as a teaching tool in the classroom.
- “The Economics of Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Mgt. & Overwintering Strategies of Colonies Used to Pollinate Almonds,” co-authored by Dr. Autumn Smart, was chosen as a runner-up in the 2019-20 Readers' Choice Award for the Journal of Economic Entomology. Congratulations Autumn!
- MS student Matt Greiner (mentored by Dr. Ana Vélez) was awarded 1st place in the student paper competition at the recent Ozark-Prairie SETAC meeting. The victory will provide him with funds to attend the national SETAC meeting in November. Way to go, Matthew!
Entomology Values (Entomology Code of Conduct)
The Department of Entomology values a culture of respect, and recognizes that words and actions matter and that the absence of action and words matter. We embrace a shared responsibility to create a positive culture and to safeguard equity, inclusion, dignity, and respect no matter race, ethnicity and national origins, gender and gender identity, sexuality, disability, class and religion.