November 8, 2013
Entomology department ranks No. 8 in nation
The U.S. National Research Council has ranked Kansas State University's entomology department No. 8 in the nation. The council's rankings are based on responses to questionnaires filled out by faculty, students and administrators at cooperating institutions.
The ranking puts K-State entomology department higher than schools such as Cornell University, Purdue University and Auburn University.
Faculty members specialize in plant resistance, integrated pest management, stored-product entomology and molecular entomology.
The department is among several K-State programs to rank highly with the council.