Highlights

NEWS AND PRESS

Columns, “Taking Flight.  UGA Entomology Helps Lead Effort to Digitize North America’s Butterfly and Moth Collections.” (9/26/2016) Link to story

Highbeam Research “Uga Entomology to Lead Effort to Digitize North America’s Butterfly and Moth Collections” (9/9/2016)  Link to story 

TV Europa, Milhões de borboletas e traças vão ser digitalizadas. Link to story

UGA Today, “UGA entomology to lead effort to digitize North America’s butterfly and moth collections.” (9/9/2016) Link to story

Grady Newsource, “Summer Heat Is Bringing Bugs Indoors” (Sep., 2016) Link to story 

UGA Columns. “Office of Global Programs funds three international student trips”. (October 2015). Link to storyHounkpati_Brad-fpo-591x394

Southscapes Magazine. “CAES International Fellows Focus on Building a Food Secure Future.”  (Spring 2015).  Link to Story

Georgia Magazine. “When life hands you lemons.”  (9/2011).  Link to Story

The University of Georgia Columns. “Meeting for the minds.” (5/23/2011). Link to Story

University of Georgia website homepage. “Turning lemons into LemonAid.” (5/2011). Link to Story

YouTube. “LemonAid 2011” Link to StoryJoe at Lemonaid Whit Davis Elem School 2011

GeorgiaFaces website.  C.A.E.S. Office of Communication, Announcement about D.W. Brooks Award. 10/6/2008.   Link to Story

Southscapes Magazine. “Technology in the Classr
oom.” by April Sorrow.  Story about the development of the Virtual Roach software for teaching Arthropod Anatomy.  Fall, 2008.  Link to Story

Atlanta Journal Constitution. “Species Discoveries: The name game delivers a pot of gold – and protection.” By Mike Toner. Story about the discovery and naming of new species. 4/22/2007

University of Georgia Research Magazine. “Putting Organisms in Their Places.” by Carole Van Sickle. Story about NSF PEET research projects on campus. Fall/Winter 2005. Link to Story

Southscapes Magazine.“Beetlemania.” Story about beetle systematics research in our lab. Vol. 1(1). Spring, 2005

F.H.M. Magazine. “Roach Guts.”  Interviewed by Steve Marzolf about cockroach biology and The Virtual Roach software for an article about roaches. (5/2005).

C.A.E.S. Office of Communication, GeorgiaFaces Website“Researcher identifies new species.” Interviewed by Sharon D. Omahen about Insect Systematics and tropical fieldwork (2005). Story picked up by various newspapers around the state. Link to Story

C.A.E.S Office of Communication, GeorgiaAudio.net Website. Audio interview by John Harrell about beetle diversity and systematics (2005).

Nature. “Gut Feeling for Yeasts.”‘ News and Views article by Teun Boekhout, Review of Beetle-Yeast biodiversity research done in collaboration with Sung-Oui Suh and Meredith Blackwell. Nature. 434(24 March, 2005), 449-450

Columns Newspaper. “Identity Crisis: Researchers use PEET grants to raise profile of taxonomy in scientific community.” Questions and Answers section article by Carole Van Sickle. 4/11/2005. Link to Story

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Newsletter. “The Virtual Roach, An Instructional CD-ROM on Insect Anatomy.” E. Wright. 2002(7): 1, 4-5, 7-11

C.A.E.S Office of Communication, GeorgiaAudio.net Website. Audio interview about The Virtual Roach Project. (2001)

WSB-TV, Ch.2, Atlanta. News interview by Joe Courson about the Virtual Roach Project (1997)

University of Georgia website. “UGA Beetle specialist identifies new species.” Story about systematics work in our lab. (1997)

Turner Broadcasting Company. “Feed Your Mind” episode. Provided ideas for episode about insects, helped to arrange filming sessions at UGA, and hosted T.V. crew (1996)


 

STUDENT AWARDS AND HONORS

McElrath, TC. H.H. Ross Memorial Fund grant (publication charges) (2017)

Fair, C. First Place in Student Poster Competition, International Congress of Entomology, Orlando FL (2016)

Hounkpati, K. H.H. Ross Memorial Fund grant (travel expenses) to attend International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL (2016)

McElrath, TC. Outstanding PhD Student of the Year, Service – UGA Dept. of Entomology (2016)

McElrath, TC. Georgia Entomological Society PhD Scholarship (2016)

McElrath, TC. 2nd place – National Linnaean Games Competition – International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL, USA (2016)

McElrath, TC. 2nd place – Linnaean Games Southeastern Branch Championship, SEB Meeting, Raleigh, NC (2016)

Hounkpati, K. H. O. Lund Outstanding Ph.D Student in Outreach & Service (2015)

Hounkpati, K. UGA Global Programs Graduate International Travel Award (2015)

Studer, L. Excellence in Teaching Award, UGA Graduate School (2015)

Hounkpati, K. Norman E. Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (LEAP) Award. Systematic studies of West African Coccinellidae (2014-2015)

Studer, L. Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, UGA Graduate School (2014)

Hounkpati, K. WARA Travel Grant. Travel Grant to visit three West African countries (2014)

McElrath, T.C. Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, UGA Graduate School (2013)

Hounkpati, B.  3rd Place PhD Poster Competition, GES Annual Meeting (2013)

McElrath, T.C. 2nd place Oral Presentation Competition, H.O. Lund Week (2013)

McElrath, T.C. 1st place National Linnaean Games Competition, ESA Natʼl Meeting (2012)

McElrath, T.C. 2nd place Graduate Student Poster Competition, H.O. Lund Week (2012)

McElrath, T.C. 1st place PhD Poster Competition Section 1, SEB/SWB Joint Meeting (2012)

McElrath, T.C. 1st place Linnaean Games, ESA SEB (2012)

Hounkpati, B.  Fulbright Scholarship (2011-2012)

Robertson, J.A. First Place oral presentation, H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia (2010)

Robertson, J.A. Second Place Photo Salon, H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia (2010)

Shockley, F.W. President’s Prize for best oral presentation, student competition, Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting (2009)

Giorgi, J.A. First Place Poster, GES Annual Meeting, Hiawassee, GA (2009)

Giorgi, J.A. Second Place Presentation, GES Annual Meeting, Hiawassee, GA (2009)

Robertson, J.A. First Place Photo Salon (Portrait Category), GES Annual Meeting, Hiawassee, GA (2009)

Robertson, J.A. Third Place Photo Salon (Sequence Category), GES Annual Meeting, Hiawassee, GA (2009)

Giorgi, J.A. First Place Poster, H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2009)

Robertson, J.A. E. Broadus Browne Outstanding Research Award, Ph.D. Division, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UGA (2009)

Lord, N.P. Kirby L. Hays Memorial Award (SEB), Entomological Society of America (2008)

Lord, N.P. E. Broadus Browne Outstanding Research Award, M.S. Division, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UGA (2008)

Forrester, J.A. C. M. Beckham Award for Best Ph.D. Presentation, GES Annual Meeting, Cordele, GA (2008)

Lord, N.P. Outstanding M.S. Student Award, GES Annual Meeting, Cordele, GA (2008)

Lord, N.P. Third Place Poster, GES Annual Meeting, Cordele, GA (2008)

Lord, N.P. Second Place Presentation, GES Annual Meeting, Cordele, GA (2008)

Lord, N.P. Second Place Photo Salon (Portrait Category), GES Annual Meeting, Cordele, GA (2008)

Lord, N.P. Second Place Photo Salon (Microscopic Category), GES Annual Meeting, Cordele, GA (2008)

Robertson, J.A. Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award, GES Annual Meeting, Cordele, GA (2008)

Forrester, J.A. Second Place Presentation, H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2008)

Lord, N.P. Outstanding M.S. Student Award, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2008)

Lord, N.P. Second Place Poster, H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2008)

Robertson, J.A. First Place Poster, H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2008)

Robertson, J.A. Second Place Photo Salon, H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2008)

Lord, N.P. Outstanding TA Award, Dept. of Biology, UGA (2008)

Lord, N.P. First Place Presentation, M.S. Student Paper Competition, Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL (2008)

Lord, N.P. Second Place Photo Salon (Photomicroscopy Category), Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL (2008)

Lord, N.P. Second Place Photo Salon (Traditional Macro Category), Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL (2008)

Lord, N.P. Third Place Photo Salon (Artistic Category), Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL (2008)

Shockley, F.W. U.S. National Museum Digital Imaging Contract Grant, Smithsonian Institution (2007-2008)

Forrester, J.A. C. M. Beckham Award for Best Ph.D. Presentation, GES Annual Meeting, Athens, GA (2007)

Forrester, J.A. Willi Hennig Society Scholarship, North American Cladistics Workshop (2007)

Giorgi, J.A. Willi Hennig Society Scholarship, North American Cladistics Workshop (2007)

Giorgi, J.A. Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award, GES Annual Meeting (2007)

Giorgi, J.A. First Place Photo Salon (Microscopy category), GES Annual Meeting (2007)

Giorgi, J.A. H.O. Lund Outstanding Ph.D. Student, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2007)

Giorgi, J.A. First Place Poster, H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2007)

Kiselyova, T.G. and J.V. McHugh. Paper of the Year (2006), Awarded by the Royal Entomological Society of London for best paper published in Systematic Entomology. (2007)

Lord, N.P. Travel Grant, H.H. Ross Fund, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2007)

Lord, N.P. Outstanding M.S. Student Award, GES Annual Meeting, Athens, GA (2007)

Lord, N.P. First Place Photo Salon (Biology category), GES Annual Meeting (2007)

Lord, N.P. Second Place Photo Salon (Portrait category), GES Annual Meeting (2007)

Lord, N.P. First Place Photo Salon, H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2007)

Robertson, J.A. Joshua Laerm Academic Support Award for Graduate Research, Georgia Museum of Natural History, (2007)

Robertson, J.A. Second Place Poster, H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2007)

Robertson, J.A. Third Place Photo Salon (Biology category), GES Annual Meeting (2007)

Shockley, F.W. First Place Oral Presentation, H.O. Lund Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia (2007)

Shockley, F.W. Excellence in Teaching Award, The Graduate School, University of Georgia (2007)

Kiselyova, T.G. and J.V. McHugh. Paper of the Year Award, awarded by the Royal Entomological Society of London for best paper published in Systematic Entomology (2006)

Giorgi, J.A. Second Place Poster, Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Indianapolis, IN (2006)

Giorgi, J.A. First Place Photo Salon, H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA (2006)

Lord, N.P. Second Place Photo Salon, H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2006)

Robertson, J. A. H.O. Lund Outstanding Ph.D. Student, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia (2006)

Robertson, J. A. Second Place Poster, H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia (2006)

Robertson, J. A. First Place Interpretive Art, H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia (2006)

Robertson, J. A. Supplemental Matching Funds Grant, H. H. Ross Memorial Foundation (2006)

Shapiro, L.R., Giorgi, J. A., Miller, K.B., McHugh, J. V. and Whiting, M.F . Outstanding undergraduate poster presentation, Ecology Graduate Student Symposium, University of Georgia (2006).

Shockley, F.W. ESA Student Activity Award, Entomological Society of America (2006).

Shockley, F.W. John Henry Comstock Award (SEB), Entomological Society of America (2006).

Shockley, F.W. NACTA Graduate Student Teaching Award, NA Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (2006).

Shockley, F.W. Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, College of Ag. and Env. Sciences, UGA (2006).

Shockley, F.W. H.O. Lund Outstanding Ph.D. Student for Outreach and Extension, Dept. of Ent., UGA (2006).

Shockley, F.W. 1st Place Poster, H.O. Lund Conference, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2006).

Shockley, F.W. C.M. Beckham Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Oral Presentation, GES Annual Meeting (2006).

Shockley, F.W. 2nd Place Poster, U.E. Brady Student Poster Competition, GES Annual Meeting (2006).

Shockley, F.W. Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award, GES Annual Meeting (2006).

Shockley, F.W. Graduate Research Award, Amazon Conservation Association (2006).

Shockley, F.W. Visiting Scholar Award, Field Museum of Natural History (2006).

Forrester, J. A. Supplemental Matching Funds Grant, H. H. Ross Memorial Foundation (2005).

Giorgi, J. A. First Place Photo Salon , H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2005).

Giorgi, J.A. Graduate Student Travel Grant, College of Ag . and Environmental Sciences (2005).

Giorgi, J.A. Supplemental Matching Funds Grant, H. H. Ross Memorial Foundation (2005).

Hartley, C. H.O. Lund Outstanding M.S. Student for Outreach and Service, awarded by the Department of Entomology during the H.O. Lund Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia (2005).

Hartley, C. Third Place Poster, Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society (2005).

Lord, N.P. President’s Prize for best student poster, student competition, Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting (2005).

Robertson, J. A. President’s Prize for best oral presentation, student competition, Entomological Society of America national meetings (2005).

Robertson, J. A. First Place oral presentation, H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia (2005).

Robertson, J. A. Supplemental Matching Funds Grant, H. H. Ross Memorial Foundation (2005).

Robertson, J.A. Supplemental Matching Funds Grant, H. H. Ross Memorial Foundation (2005).

Robertson, J.A. Travel Grant, “Theory and Practice of Direct Optimization using POY” workshop, American Museum of Natural History (2005).

Robertson, J.A. First Place Oral Presentation, H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, UGA (2005).

Robertson, J.A. C.M. Beckham Award for best student paper, Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, UGA (2005).

Shapiro, L., N.P. Lord. and C. Rodriguez. Joshua Laerm Academic Support Award for Undergraduate Students, Georgia Museum of Natural History, University of Georgia (2005).

Shockley, F.W. Ernst Mayr Grant and Travel Award, MCZ, Harvard University (2005).

Shockley, F.W. U.E. Brady Student Mentor Award, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2005).

Forrester, J. A. Teaching Fellow, National Science Foundation (2004-2007).

Forrester, J. H.O. Lund Outstanding Ph. D. Student for Outreach and Service, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia (2004).

Giorgi, J. A. Graduate student travel grant, College of Ag . and Environmental Sciences (2004).

Giorgi, J. A. Graduate student travel grant, College of Ag . and Environmental Sciences (2004).

Robertson, J.A. Stanley Beck Fellowship, Entomological Foundation (2004).

Robertson, J.A. Second Place Oral Presentation, H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, UGA (2004).

Robertson, J.A. First Place Interpretive Art competition, H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, UGA (2004).

Shockley, F. W. H.O. Lund Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia (2004).

Shockley, F. W. 2nd Place Poster, H.O. Lund Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia (2004).

Shockley, F.W. Outstanding TA Award, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2004).

Shockley, F.W. Mellon Research Exploration Award, OTS – STRI (2004).

Shockley, F.W. 1st Place Poster, U.E. Brady Student Poster Competition, GES Annual Meeting (2004).

Forrester, J. Linnaean Games 2nd place team, National meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Cincinnati, Ohio (2003).

Forrester, J. Linnaean Games 2nd place team, Southeastern Branch meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (2003).

Forrester, J. H.O. Lund Outstanding Masters Student for Outreach and Service, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia (2003).

Shockley, F. W. Linnaean Games 2nd place team, Entomological Society of America National Championship (2003).

Shockley, F. W. Linnaean Games 2nd place team, Southeastern Branch of Entomological Society of America (2003).

Forrester, J. H.O. Lund Outstanding Masters Student for Outreach and Service, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia (2002).

Kiselyova, T.G. Eloise Gerry Fellowship, Sigma Delta Epsilon/Graduate Women in Science (2000, $1,940).

Tilgner, E.H. Supplemental Matching Funds Award, H.H. Ross Endowment, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (2000).

Tilgner, E.H. First Place Photo Salon, H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA (2000).

Tilgner, E.H. R.E. Snodgrass Award, Entomological Society of America (1999).

Tilgner, E.H. Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia (1998).

Tilgner, E.H. Research Grant, Orthopterists’ Society (1998).

Tilgner, E.H. Supplemental Matching Funds Award, H.H. Ross Endowment, Dept. of Entomology, UGA (1996).

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