June 16, 2016
Dates & Deadlines
Quick Look Up Guides for Summer and Fall 2016
Critical dates for invoices, adding, and dropping classes for Summer and Fall 2016:
News & Events for Grads
Writing Lab Thesis Workshops
Wednesday, June 22nd, Wed, July 6th, and Wednesday July 20th, the Purdue Writing Lab will host workshops for graduate students. See the flyer for topics covered, and how to register.
Summer 2016 Thesis Formatting And Deposit Workshops
Below you’ll find the flyer for the upcoming series of Summer 2016 thesis workshops, which covers topics including formatting requirements, candidate administrative requirements, final deposit procedures and more!
Summer 2016 Graduate Student Key Dates
Deadlines for Candidates, Applicants and Graduate Students
Register for Fall 2016 and Graduation now!
Registration is open for the Fall 2016 semester. Add any courses and your research credit now.
If you are planning on graduating, please let Amanda know as soon as possible so you can add candidacy to your schedule!
Some things to keep in mind as you add your summer research/course hours:
· A maximum of 9 credits taken during Summer session are permitted.
· Graduate staff must be registered for at least 3 credits in at least one of the Summer modules in order to hold their assistantships
Insecticide Resistance offered Fall 2016
ENTM 692: Insecticide Resistance will be offered this Fall and taught by Dr. Michael Scharf. 1 credit hour, 9:30 to 10:20 on Fridays. Add CRN 18917 to your schedule to take the course!
electronic Prelim/ Final Exam forms
Prelim and final examinations must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance with the graduate school via the plan of study website found on MyPurdue. If the final exam is not scheduled, you cannot graduate. This is in addition to scheduling the exam with Dr. Yaninek. Please see the applicable checklist at https://ag.purdue.edu/entm/Pages/grad-forms.aspx for more information.
Soft Rollout for New Electronic Thesis Acceptance FOrm
The thesis office has announced the soft rollout of the new online Thesis Acceptance Form. Please note that usage of the ETA form will be optional throughout 2016, and the Thesis office will continue to accept paper thesis forms during the soft rollout period. Information about the ETA will be included in the upcoming thesis workshop presentations.
Scholarships & Awards
Arborjet 2016 “Taking Root” Scholarship
Arborjet, a leader in the care of America’s urban and natural forests, has announced its third annual “Taking Root” Scholarship Program for graduating high school seniors. As of today, Arborjet is accepting applications online through June 30 and will award 10 seniors each with a $1,000 scholarship to pursue full-time studies in Forestry, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Entomology, Environmental Science or a related major at an accredited two-year or four-year college.
For additional information on the scholarship program, please find the full press release here.
Garden Club of America Scholarship
Visit the National Scholarship section of the AG Scholarship page to see more information about The Garden Club of America Scholarships. Or visit https://www.gcamerica.org/ for more
Bug Bytes - News for Purdue Entomology Students: The Bug Bytes e-newsletter is sent on Wednesdays of each week. To request posting information in the newsletter, email a maximum of 3–4 sentences by noon on the preceding Friday to email@example.com. You should include event title, date, time, location and a brief event description. Descriptions and other information can be provided as a webpage link or a pdf document. Information should pertain to campus-related activities only.
Department of Entomology // 901 W
State St // Room 127
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