Through the application of emerging technologies like big data, remote sensing, gene editing and nanotech, we translate our research from the lab to the field to the food on your table.
The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology offers Master of Science (M.S.) degree programs in both entomology and plant pathology. Assistantships are available for graduate students looking for assistance in funding their advanced degrees.
The department offers a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences (AFLS) with the option to concentrate in either Entomology or Plant Pathology. Assistantships and fellowships are available to assist with funding the AFLS Ph.D. program.
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Our department is staffed with award-winning, nationally-recognized faculty members who not only serve students on campus, but also conduct research that benefits industries and communities across the state, nation and globe.
The Department is a global leader in entomology and plant pathology; promoting human, animal, and plant health, environmental sustainability and food security.
The Department serves science and society through discovery, translation and dissemination of knowledge and resources to promote human, animal, and plant health, environmental sustainability and food security.
- Foster interdisciplinary and synergistic collaboration.
- Champion a supportive, diverse, and inclusive environment.
- Support innovation and excellence.
- Ensure scientific integrity.
- Engage and serve our stakeholders.
- We were well represented this year at the annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America (ESA). The meeting was a joint effort between the ESA, Entomological Society of Canada (ESC), and the Entomological Society of British Columbia (ESBC) hosted November 13-16 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
- The Arkansas Clean Plant Center is open for business! ACPC is a full-service clean plant center for berries in Arkansas, serving the national industries. To learn more, visit their website: https://acpc.uada.edu/
- Insect Festival of 2022 - around 4,000 people came out and had the opportunity to get an up-close view of collections of live and dead insects. Ranging from marvelous insect displays, interactive educational experiences, cockroach races, crafts galore, an enclosed case featuring live bees, and much more, there was a lot to see!
- Our department attended the most recent annual APS meeting, Plant Health 2022, this August in Pittsburgh, PA. Two of our graduate students, Qiurong Fan and Sherif Sharfadine, both mentored by Dr. Alejandro Rojas, received awards at the meeting.
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