Secret Site Map
Saturday, October 25, 2014

Home News UF to Host BugFest Entomology Open House

UF to Host BugFest Entomology Open House

News Coverage

The University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is holding an open house on Wednesday. The department will explain how an entomology major can lead to vet school, med school, dental school or graduate school.

| April 2, 2012

The University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is holding an open house on Wednesday. The department will explain how an entomology major can lead to vet school, med school, dental school or graduate school.

Students are invited to find out how the entomology major can lead to vet school, med school, dental school or graduate school. They’ll also hear from actual entomology students and take a tour of the facility and get answers to questions about transfer requirements and career opportunities.

The first 400 students will receive free tickets to the Butterfly Rainforest, Entomology Club sunglasses, and free pizza. If that isn't enough, how about cockroach races, cricket spitting, an arthropod petting zoo, bug songs and maggot art?

Steinmetz Hall is directly behind the Lacrosse Field, next to the UF Cultural Plaza, just off Hull Rd. BugFest Open House is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 4. For more information, contact Rebecca Baldwin at 352/273-3974.


 

Top news

ScottsMiracle-Gro Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Action Pest Control

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company announced that its subsidiary EG Systems, Inc., doing business as Scotts LawnService, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Action Pest Control, Evansville Ind., which ranked 56th on the 2014 PCT Top 100 list, with annual revenues of $11.6 million. The transaction, which is expected to close by January 2015, would mark Scotts’ first acquisition of a structural pest control business.

NPMA Pinnacle Award Presented to Tom Fortson

Fortson, longtime president of Terminix Service, Columbia, S.C., was announced as recipient of the NPMA Pinnacle Award, NPMA’s highest honor.

NPMA Looks to the Future During PestWorld Opening Ceremony

More than 3,000 industry professionals from 80-plus countries have traveled to Orlando, Fla., for PestWorld ’14. The Opening Ceremony, sponsored by Bayer, featured musical act Rhythm Extreme.

Convention Q&A: Billy Tesh

PCT Editor Jodi Dorsch sat down with the NPMA president to learn more about the association's new initiatives, rapid changes that are occuring and the future of NPMA — including its search for a new EVP.

Slideshow: PestWorld 2014

Photos taken by the PCT staff from the first few days of NPMA PestWorld 2014

x