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Chicago Post-Tribune highlights Bug BowlNew

​Joan Dittmann
Freelance columnist
April 15, 2015

Photo courtesy John Obermeyer

Date Added: 4/17/2015

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​​An article carried this week in the Chicago Post-Tribune Describes Spring Fest and highlights the Bug Bowl activities.  Entitled "Family destinations: Visitors go buggy over Spring Fest at Purdue," you can read the entire article here.

Invasive beetle found in Indiana


Date Added: 4/14/2015
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The Walnut Twig Beetle - the insect involved in Thousand Cankers Disease of Black Walnut - has been detected in Indiana for the first time at a Franklin County sawmill.  To read the DNRs press release, click walnut twig beetle.
Shown here are a walnut twig beetle and the cankers they can cause.

Linda Mason is "In the Spotlight" in Purdue Today

​Purdue Today
April 14, 2015

Date Added: 4/14/2015


Purdue Profiles: Linda Mason
Linda Mason has a storied career in entomology.  She's implemented and presented her pest management programs in numerous countries such as Greece and Japan.  She's also appeared on national television shows, including MTV's "Road Rules" and "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno, all in the name of entomology.  Mason has been a professor of entomology at Purdue since 1991, but her more recent appointment as associate dean of the Graduate School has allowed her to share her passion for preofessional development with all graduate students.


AP Staff Advancement

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Date Added: 4/13/2015


Congratulations to Susan Schechter in CERIS, and Krispn Given in Entomology who were promoted in their respective AP ranks! These promotions take effect on July 1st.