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Emerbee’s celebrates its grand opening during week one

Emerbee’s, the new dining facility on campus, formally opened its doors to over 200 students on Thursday, Oct. 3, with a celebration event that...

UCR researchers use DNA splicing to prevent Zika virus, dengue fever

On Oct. 1, 2018, Distinguished Professor of Entomology Alexander Raikhel and Lin Ling, a postdoctoral scholar at UCR, published their research on the genetic...

Elon Musk seeks to make a new insect-based milkshake for Mars

On April 1, Elon Musk took to Twitter to announce his upcoming investment to UC Riverside’s entomology department. The investment of approximately $3.14 million...

UCR entomology department ranks second-best worldwide

On Monday, April 3, UC Riverside’s Department of Entomology was ranked as the second-best entomology program in the world by the Center for World...

NSF Research Traineeship program receives grant to study insect diseases and...

The National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) program has recently granted a sum of $3 million to multiple disciplines at UCR to study the...

UCR professor discovers bacterial connection between wild bees and flowers

Quinn McFrederick, assistant professor of entomology at UCR, recently uncovered a close relationship between wild bee and flower microbiomes, as well as the importance...

Entomology department to host the first Annual Insect Fair

The Department of Entomology will host its first-ever Annual Insect Fair on April 18. The fair will begin at 10 a.m. and last until...