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Next step in the honey production process: Entomologists Dave, Hassan and Patrick use the hand-cranked "centrifuge" to force the honey out from the combs. ... See moreSee less

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We've been harvesting honey from the Entomology beehives and it's been a very productive year with over 100 pounds so far. First step: Remove the caps from the honeycombs with a hot knife. ... See moreSee less

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Last weekend was the first Entomology joint-lab retreat at Kemp Natural Resources Station near Minocqua, Wisconsin. The Raffa lab (pictured) and Steffan lab attended. A great way to exchange ideas and think about future collaborations in a beautiful natural setting. ... See moreSee less

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Department of Entomology Foundation Funds
Thank you for your support of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Entomology Department. Your generous contribution will help maintain and strengthen current programs and allow us to explore and develop new opportunities for students. The UW Foundation accepts donations for the the Entomology Department in three areas: Chair's Opportunity Fund, Seminar Series Fund and Undergraduate Research Opportunity Fund. Please see below for descriptions.  

For additional information on planned gifts or to make other contributions to the Entomology Department, please contact:

Sara Anderson, Director of Donor Relations, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Wisconsin Foundation
1848 University Avenue
P.O. Box 8860
Madison, WI 53708
Phone: 608-265-5893

Department of Entomology Chair's Opportunity Fund
The Department of Entomology Chair's Opportunity Fund was established to support various department activities and programs that:

  • Reinforce a sense of belonging and community to a cohesive department culture among faculty, staff, students and alumni
  • Facilitate conference attendance where the presentation is important to department climate
  • Provide for faculty, academic and classified staff, and student opportunities and recognition
  • Provide for receptions and entertainment costs associated with meals and refreshments related to retirements, welcome ceremonies, and other occasions that the Chair considers to be a team or morale building opportunity or that allow the department to function as a productive community

Programs and events may be held on or off campus. The department chair has spending authority for this fund.
Department of Entomology Seminar Series Fund
This fund provides support for the Department of Entomology seminar series.  The weekly seminar program brings in local, regional and national speakers to address current issues in entomology. The seminars are attended by faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates from Entomology and numerous other UW departments, and are considered a vital component of the research, education and outreach mission of the Department. The activities supported by this fund shall be determined by the Department Chairman, in consultation with the Seminar Committee.
Department of Entomology Undergraduate Research Opportunity Fund
Income from the fund will support research opportunities for outstanding undergraduate students to work in collaboration with faculty in the Department of Entomology. The Department Chair or Academic Affairs Committee Chair will be the spending authority for this fund.



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