Awardees announced for Eickwort and La Fage Awards

Congratulations to our 2017 Award recipients of the George C. Eickwort Student Research Award and Jeffrey P. La Fage Student Award for Applied Research on Social Insect Pests.

George C. Eickwort Student Research Award: Brock A. Harpur

Jeffrey P. La Fage Student Award for Applied Research on Social Insect Pests: Elizabeth M. Walsh

A big THANK YOU to our IUSSI-NAS Awards Committee: Terry McGlynn and Stephen Pratt (Co-Chairs), Rebecca Clark, Hongmei Li-Byarlay, Juliana Rangel, and Chris Smith.

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Social Insects Inspire Disaster Relief Efforts in North America

If you have created something social insect themed to help benefit those that have been affected by natural disasters throughout North America, and would like to advertise it on the IUSSI-NAS website, please email the relevant information to Jenny Jandt.

2017 Hurricane Maria Carribbean Pollinator Rescue

Our colleagues in Puerto Rico, along with the Pollinator Partnership, have started a campaign to help restore the beekeeping industry and pollinator health post Hurricane Maria.

Caribbean Pollinator Rescue: Fundraiser, benefiting beekeepers and pollinator conservation efforts in Puerto Rico US Virgin Islands, and Dominica.

Last day to donate, and get a really cool t-shirt! Click here for more information.

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Awardees Announced for Jeanne and Tschinkel Grants

Congratulations to our 2017 award winners of the Tschinkel Ant Natural History Research Grant and the Robert L. and Louise B. Jeanne Social Wasp Research Grant.

2017 Tschinkel Ant Natural History Research Grant: Kim Drager
2017 Robert L. and Louise B. Jeanne Social Wasp Research Grant: Katherine Fiocca

Unfortunately, no award will be given this year for the William L. and Ruth D. Nutting Research Grant, because the Awards Committee received no applications.

A big THANK YOU to our IUSSI-NAS Awards Committee: Terry McGlynn and Stephen Pratt (Co-Chairs), Rebecca Clark, Hongmei Li-Byarlay, Juliana Rangel, and Chris Smith.

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IUSSI- New Logo!

Congratulations to Andrew Hoadley! IUSSI-NAS members voted his design to represent our society (shown in the header of the website).

You can contact or follow Andrew, as well as the other artists that submitted an image. You will find their contact information listed below their submitted image.

We thank all of our artists and all of our members for voting.

IUSSI-NAS Artists

Andrew Hoadley (email) @aphoadley


 

Prashant Waiker (email)


Nadia Tsvetkov (email)


Daniel Friedman (website)


Hannah Levenson (email)


Babak Yousefi (email)


Colin Brent (email)

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