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IAEL lab on the news

WCAX (Channel 3)  visited the lab to cover the developing swede midge story. Undergrads Laurel, Robin, and Phoebe also got on tv! Here is Laurel getting filmed. Link to the story    

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Yolanda interviewed by Vermont Public Radio

Yolanda was interviewed by Mitch Wertlieb of Vermont Public Radio (VPR) last Friday morning about current our research efforts to manage the invasive swede midge. We need your support to develop solutions for managing this pest. To directly support us, … Continue reading

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Congratulations Elisabeth!

IAEL Ph. D. student Elisabeth Hodgdon just won a NE SARE Graduate Student grant for her proposal titled, “Development of an effective and economical pheromone mating disruption system for swede midge”. NE SARE gives out nice cushy awards of $15 … Continue reading

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A case study for teaching – Unintended Consequences of Plant Domestication on Plant-Insect Interactions

Glenna Malcolm at Penn State University and I have just published a case study for ecological thinking from my previous work on sunflower domestication and tritrophic interaction. The study can be found at NSF’s National Center for Case Study Teaching … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dr. Victor Izzo!

Vic is joining Plant and Soil Science at UVM as a Full-time Lecturer! The department is very lucky to have some who is has such a passion for teaching and student mentoring. I am very pleased that we have been … Continue reading

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