May Berenbaum

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Name: May Berenbaum
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Award Ceremony Honors Excellence in Science Communication

Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation Wins Best Book Award From National Academies;NPR, New York Times, and Seattle Times Also Take Top PrizesWASHINGTON -- The recipients of the 2014 Communication Awards were announced today by the National Academy ... [Published National Academy of Sciences - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Entomology professor receives National Medal of Science

Professor May Berenbaum, department head of Entomology, was awarded the National Medal of Science, the nation’s highest honor for achievement and leadership, for her research with insect-plant interaction.This award, which is administered by the National ... [Published Daily Illini - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

New species of leafhopper named after University entomologist

To honor his research of leafhoppers for the past 25 years, a new species of leafhopper insects were named after University Systematic Entomologist Chris Dietrich.The new species of leafhoppers, called Futasujinus dietrichi, were discovered after various ... [Published Daily Illini - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Arizona Landscaper Killed In Killer Bee Attack

A swarm of an estimated 800,000 bees attacked and killed a landscaper in Arizona on Wednesday morning. Another man was critically injured.The four landscapers had been working for a 90-year-old homeowner in Douglas, Arizona, when they were attacked. The ... [Published Value Walk - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 3 reports

800,000 bees kill Arizona gardener in unprovoked attack

14:52Reuters / Adrees LatifA gardener in Arizona has died after being dive bombed by a swarm of killer bees and another man was taken to hospital with 100 stings.The 32-year-old victim was working on a house in Douglas near theMexican border with three ... [Published Russia Today - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

University professor awarded the National Medal of Science

Professor May Berenbaum, a Swandlund chair and head of the department of entomology, is among the 10 recipients of this year’s National Medal of Science.She is being recognized for her work in the field of entomology, the study of insects.Berenbaum created ... [Published Daily Illini - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 2 reports

ESA vice president-elect named National Medal of Science winner

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 6-Oct-2014Dr. May Berenbaum, 2014 Vice President-Elect of the Entomological Society of America (ESA), has been named a winner of the National Medal of Science, the United States' highest honor for achievement in science and techn ... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 4 reports

Members to Receive National Medals of Science, Technology

Oct. 3, 2014 President Obama today announced a new class of recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation -- the nation's highest honors for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and ... [Published National Academy of Sciences - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

7 More Bug Myths Squashed

Like it or not, bugs aren’t going anywhere—and it’s clear that they continue to both horrify and fascinate us.Our story last week squashed some of the more persistent bug myths , but it also generated many more urban legends and questions suggested by ... [Published National Geographic - Sep 19 2014]

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"we received a record number of submissions on a diverse array of topics" said May Berenbaum, NAS member and chair of the communication awards selection committee , and professor and head of entomology at the University of...
"I don't think you can top this one, I really don't," Dr. Berenbaum said. "this one is such an enormous honor. many people this year are science heroes of my own. and i'm so incredibly thrilled to be on the same list."

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Award Ceremony Honors Excellence in Science Com... [Published National Academy of Sciences - Oct 17 2014]
Entomology professor receives National Medal of... [Published Daily Illini - Oct 16 2014]
New species of leafhopper named after Universit... [Published Daily Illini - Oct 15 2014]
Arizona Landscaper Killed In Killer Bee Attack [Published Value Walk - Oct 09 2014]
800,000 bees kill Arizona gardener in unprovoke... [Published Russia Today - Oct 09 2014]
Swarm of 800,000 bees emerges from attic, killi... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 09 2014]
Swarm of 800,000 bees kill man in Arizona [Published Telegraph - Oct 09 2014]
University professor awarded the National Medal... [Published Daily Illini - Oct 08 2014]
ESA vice president-elect named National Medal o... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 06 2014]
Obama Honors 10 With National Medal of Science [Published Inside Higher Ed - Oct 06 2014]
President Obama Honors Nation's Top Scientists ... [Published Kansas City Infozine - Oct 04 2014]
Members to Receive National Medals of Science, ... [Published National Academy of Sciences - Oct 04 2014]
President Obama Honors Nation’s Top Scientists ... [Published Office of Science - U.S. Department of Energy - Oct 04 2014]
President Obama honors standout computer scient... [Published NetworkWorld - Oct 03 2014]
Obama honors nation's top scientists [Published Shreveport Times - Oct 03 2014]
7 More Bug Myths Squashed [Published National Geographic - Sep 19 2014]
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