Entomology Club

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The Isely Baerg Entomology Club was formed to (1) stimulate Interest in the field of Entomology, (2) perform outreach programs for the public, (3) promote and encourage the professional exchange of ideas in the field of entomology, and (4) foster a close relationship between the students, faculty, and staff.

Isely Baerg Entomology Club Constitution (PDF)


  • Members of the Club are composed of graduate and undergraduate students as well as people in postdoctoral positions that are interested in Entomology. Associate membership is available for University of Arkansas Staff and Faculty. Honorary membership may be extended upon recommendation and three-quarters vote of members present at a regular business meeting. Anyone is welcome to join!
  • For more information contact the club advisor, Dr. Allen Szalanski, at aszalan@uark.edu or call (479) 575-4342.
  • One priority for the Club is the educational outreach program for children. Members talk to children about insects and their role on Earth. Specimens are brought for the children to admire within an interactive and friendly environment. Outreach programs are gladly provided with two weeks prior notice to the club. For outreach inquiries please email, uaentooutreach@gmail.com

  • The Club co-hosts an Insect Festival held even years. Live insects are displayed including aquatic insects are displayed along with insect fossils. Other aspects of ifest are the role of insects in food and insect research at the University of Arkansas. Amazing mounted insects are also available for viewing.
  • Guest Speaker Seminars in Entomology/Ecology
  • President - Hillary Fischer
  • Vice President - Kelsey Cline
  • Treasurer - Austin Goldsmith
  • Secretary - Faith Cordes
  • Outreach Coordinator - Stephen Robertson | For outreach inquiries please email, uaentooutreach@gmail.com
  • Media Specialist - Sarah Cato
  • Hive Managers - Dylan Cleary and Olivia Kline

Club advisor, Dr. Allen Szalanski, can be reached at aszalan@uark.edu or (479) 575-4342