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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Entomology

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To be a leader recognized worldwide for the solutions and discoveries generated through the application of science focused on arthropod and nematode biology.


To improve the quality of life for the state, nation and the world by advancing scientific knowledge through the development and application of arthropod/ nematode science.

Core Values
  • Strive to be pace setting in everything we do
  • Encourage the highest standards of ethics and citizenship
  • Operate in an open, objective, and inclusive environment
  • A community of scholars committed to excellence and teamwork
  • Promote the synergism that comes from interdisciplinary interactions
  • Value our human capital
  • Embrace and promote increased diversity
  • Adopt emerging information and other technologies as tools - not final solutions
  • Resolve to actively disseminate our knowledge to people of all ages


Department of Entomology Website


Contact Information

Department of Entomology
Purdue University - Smith Hall
901 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: (765) 494-4554

Email: bugs@purdue.edu

The main office for the department is located in Room 127 of SMTH Hall.

Graduate Information

For Graduate Information please see Entomology Graduate Program Information .






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