Bug Bytes - News for Purdue Entomology Students

July 13, 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:

Quick look up Summer 2016

Quick look up Fall 2016


News & Events for grads

Writing Lab Workshops

Wednesday July 20th, the Purdue Writing Lab will host a MLA/APA Style and Citations workshop for graduate students. See the flyer  for topics covered, and how to register. 

Summer 2016 Graduate Student Key Dates

Deadlines for Candidates, Applicants and Graduate Students

2016 Summer Records Admissions Calendar

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 Mondays. Add CRN 18917 to your schedule to take the course!

ENTM 692 Flyer

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.  


Career Services

DLA Entomologist Position Available

Inspection Experts, Inc. (http://www.ieinc.net/index.html)  is looking for a high level entomologist for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The entomologist needs to be an embedded full time Entomologist at the DLA in Fort Belvoir, VA.  Approx. 15-20% travel required.   IEI is seeking for an extremely qualified candidate with a masters degree and knowledgeable in military pest application process and bugs (refer to attached position description). The position is one year appointment with potential for re-ups each year. The selected professional will serve as the Agency entomological advisor to the Agency Senior Leaders on integrated pest management methods to reduce or eliminate critical economic and health losses.  Also the individual will be responsible for the protection  of health and environment of DLA civilians and military service members and facilities in CONUS and OCONUS. 


See the position description for more information


Scholarships & Awards

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 information


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