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Those Migrating Insects: Why the Skies Are Getting Crowded

UC Davis emeritus professor Hugh Dingle, noted animal migration expert, was recently interviewed by National Public Radio. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Despite the widespread interest in migrating monarch butterflies, other insects migrate, too. That's way we were excited to see National Public Radio's Nell Greenfieldboyce generate a recent piece on "Bugs Abound: If You Think the Skies Are Crowded, You...

What Are Those Red and Black Bugs on Milkweed?

Yule ornaments? No, just milkweed bugs about to reproduce. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Got milkweed? Then you probably have milkweed bugs. All summer and into fall, we spotted the familiar reddish, black and white bugs scurrying around on our showy milkweed, Asclepias speciosa, and tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica. Showy bugs on...

Researching Monarchs in the Pacific Islands

Researchers Hugh Dingle (left) UC Davis emeritus professor of entomology, and Mikah Freedman, UC Davis graduate student, in Guam in 2015

(Editor's Note: An earlier announcement indicating that this seminar was postponed was an error. It will be held at the same time, date and place.) Those amazing monarch butterflies! We're looking forward to a seminar on UC Davis-based research on...

Posted on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 5:11 PM

A Unique Connection and a Living Legacy

Chemical ecologist Yuko Ishida in his lab in Toyama.

The work of the late chemical ecologist/UC Davis professor Sean Duffey (1943-1997) lives on. Chemical ecologist Yuko Ishida of Toyama, Japan, a former UC Davis post-doctoral researcher who shared the same lab--and the same bench--in Briggs Hall that...

Posted on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 11:10 AM

Two Who Make a Difference

Emcee Bill Rains (left) congratulations Robbin Thorp. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

They are two who make a difference. Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology, received the 2015 Distinguished Emeritus Award and Hugh Dingle, emeritus professor of entomology, received an Edward A. Dickson Emeritus...

Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 9:14 PM

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