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UW-Madison Department of Entomology added 3 new photos.

Graduate students Janet van Zoeren, Danny MInahan (with incoming postdoc Rachel Slatyer) and Kiley Friedrich presented their work at ESA Minneapolis last week.
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UW-Madison Department of Entomology added 2 new photos.

Special highlights of the Entomological Society of America meetings in Minneapolis included the reception with the Departments of Soils and Agronomy and the Symposium in honor of Entomology professor Bob Jeanne.
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UW Entomology chair Susan Paskewitz met up with her major professor (MS), Jay McPherson (Southern Illinois University in Carbondale) at the National meetings in Minneapolis. Hard to believe it but Jay is 74 now. And he still plays basketball. ... See moreSee less

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Bill BarkerMy daughter in law! So proud of her!

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New Graduate Student Information

Welcome Fall and Summer 2015 New Graduate Students! Below is a link to the Entomology New Student Information Guide.  In the guide you will find information about housing, Madison, orientation, benefits, enrollment, etc.  This guide is intended to be a general overview of program requirements.  For a complete listing of program requirements please visit the Handbooks and Forms webpage.

New Student Information Guide

If you have any questions please contact Sara Rodock (608-262-9926), the Student Services Coordinator. To help with planning please notify Sara with the date that you plan to arrive in Madison.


The department Entomology and the Russell Labs Administrative Hub will provide two orientation events that are strongly recommended for all new students.  Students who are unable to attend must notify Sara ( by August 15th.

  • New Student Orientation - Wednesday, August 26th from 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Room 584 Russell Labs
    • Orientation will begin with coffee and snacks and will end with a lunch with faculty and EGSA members
    • Topics covered will include welcome and introductions, what to do before classes begin, general building resources, HR and benefits information, and program specific information
  • HR and Benefits Sign-Up Session - Thursday, August 27th starting at 11:00 am, Room A120 Russell Labs
    • Department funded RAs, TAs, PAs, and fellows will need to attend this session to get their appointment and benefits set up for the fall

Students who begin their funding in Summer 2014 need to contact Lance Potter (608-263-4520) to set up their benefits when they arrive.

Last updated April 23, 2015


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