Roger that, Grandma

  This is a re-post of an original Bug Chicks post on Science Friday.   Last week, while we were teaching on the east coast, we decided to visit Kristie’s 97-year old grandmother. Kristie hadn’t seen her in about three years and wanted to interview her about her life...

The Future of Women’s History

  This is a re-post of an original Bug Chicks post on Science Friday.   At the start of every workshop, I make a startling confession: I used to be the girl who would scream for her daddy when a spider was near. I’d cry, shake, and often be paralyzed in my bed...

Bug Closet!

This is a re-post of an original Bug Chicks post on Science Friday. We recently moved into a new space and realized that we had no place to store our animals. Our office is in a basement, and it’s really chilly! Since most of the animals in our arthropod zoo are...

Entomology in One Word

  This is a re-post of an original Bug Chicks post on Science Friday.   During the Entomological Society of America’s annual meeting in Knoxville last year, we met people with an incredible diversity of interests when it came to arthropods. Scientists, students,...

Pink Katydids

  This is a re-posting of an original Bug Chicks post on Science Friday.   We spent the holiday break looking over our photos from 2012 and compiling a list of our best from the year. For this post, we decided to talk about one photo that we picked.  It is not a great...

What’s A Bioblitz?

This post is a reposting of an original Bug Chicks article on Science Friday. In May of this year, we were able to take part in a BioBlitz event run by Portland Parks and Recreation. BioBlitzes are held all over the country each year. Groups of volunteers participate...