Congratulations to Entomology & Insect Science Graduates

Congratulations to Entomology & Insect Science Graduates

This photo collage shows images of the Entomology & Insect Science graduates from the UNL Entomology Department.

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Congratulations to the Department of Entomology's Insect Science & Entomology Graduates! An in-person department-wide graduation reception will be held Friday, May 17th, 11 a.m., in the Prarie Suite in the Nebraska East Union. Refreshments will be served at this celebration. 

Special virtual guest speaker is Dr. Blair Siegfried. Siegfried is a former UNL Entomology faculty member who is currently the Associate Dean for Resarch and Graduate Education Director for the Pennsylvania Agricultural Experiment Station at Penn State. 

A Zoom link is available at  Dr. John Ruberson, department head for the Entomology Department, will give a PowerPoint presentation.  Students will be awarded their traditional insect-themed pillowcases made by Karen Kalisch. 

Bachelor's of Science in Insect Science graduates include: Victoria DeAngelis*, Haley Fleetwood*, Karsyn Jaso*, Kyler Lawrenson, Jordan Lear*, Olivia Marcotte, Madeline Morrison*, Parker Shaw, and Brian Quimby. (* = dual major with Forensic Science)

Master's of Science in Entomology graduates include: Araceli Gomez, Pragya Gupta, Darcey Hickey, Edith Ikuze, Macey Keith, Kristen Lewis, Joe Maloney, Patrick Mathe, Ben Nichols**, Brandon Runyon**, Caryl Showalter**, Bethany Thomas**, and Keeley Wright. (** = December 2023 graduate)

Best wishes and congratulations to the graduates!