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Bockoven Receives National Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – For Ph.D. student Alison Bockoven, teaching is a part of life. On Friday, May 9 she received the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture’s Graduate Student Teaching Award of Merit Award. The Department of Entomology congratulates her on this outstanding accomplishment. The award recognizes all graduate students who excel as teachers in the agricultural disciplines. Bockoven received the award during a special reception held for graduation on May 9. Bockoven is advised by Dr. Micky Eubanks and her research focuses on the extent,… Read More →

Heinz Receives Kunze Award from TAMU Graduate Student Council

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Department of Entomology would like to extend its congratulations to Dr. Kevin Heinz as he received the Kunze Award for his hard work and accomplishments with the Office of Graduate Studies and the Department of Entomology during a special ceremony on Monday, April 28. Heinz is currently the Assistant Provost of Graduate and Professional Studies and also serves as the Director of the Texas A&M Forensic and Investigative Sciences program and is a Professor in the Department of Entomology. The Kunze Award was… Read More →

Graduate Students Receive Awards at Campuswide Research Events

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Three graduate students from the Department of Entomology recently received honors for their research during two student research events. Master’s student Milo Lewis and Ph.D. student James Tracy placed in the University’s annual Student Research Week competition for oral papers and posters at the competition in the MSC while Ph. D. student Warren Sconiers received an award during the Ecological Integration Symposium in late March. Lewis received second place in the graduate section in the Plant subject at Student Research Week for his oral… Read More →

Department Recognizes Faculty, Staff with Awards During Monthly Meeting

COLLEGE STATION, Texas—The Department recognized the outstanding accomplishments of a few staff and faculty members during its annual awards meeting held on February 14, 2014. The first award given out was the Lifetime Achievement recognition, which was given to Professor Emeritus Dr. Larry Keeley. Keeley jo ined the Department of Entomology as Assistant Professor in 1966, became Professor in 1976 and Professor Emeritus 2004 following retirement in 2003.  Keeley taught Insect Physiology to undergraduate and graduate students, and received the Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. Keeley’s computer animations of… Read More →