Africa International Coffeehouse

During the fall and spring semesters, the International House hosts an International Coffeehouse almost every Wednesday.  This program provides a casual atmosphere for American and international students, staff, and scholars to come together and enjoy a terrific cup of coffee and snacks while chatting with new friends.

EPP Winter Holiday Party

Bring your family and enjoy a great meal, EPP awards, some fierce trivia competition, and a White Elephant gift exchange (a fun game of gift-giving where you can steal from your friends and colleagues!). All the details are below. Please RSVP by December 4th: Faculty and staff – If you have EPP undergraduate workers, undergraduate minors, visiting researchers, alumni, or emeritus faculty that you would like to invite that are not on the EPP all mailing list, please forward this to them and have them RSVP. Thanks and looking forward to an amazing end of the year bash!

Stop by Morgan Hall All Day Thursday, Dec. 5th, 2019 and celebrate the holidays with your Herbert College of Agriculture family

12 Hours of Voliday Celebration!

De-stress before finals by enjoying free movie showings, food, and various activities all day (9 AM to 9 PM) in Morgan Hall to celebrate the holidays! Here’s a list of what’s offered:t Holidays Around the World  Experience the holidays around the globe without your passport! Stop by each booth for a tasty holiday treat, traditional holiday game, and some cool facts about each thing being celebrated this month! Cookie Corner Channel your creative side and decorate a cookie with your friends! Stocking Street Are your stockings hung by the chimney with care? If not, never fear! Take this opportunity to design your very own stocking and some personalized flare to your holiday decor! Holiday Card Boulevard Few seasons are as

13th Annual Buggy Buffy (Insect Smorgasbord)

A FREE insect-tasting event, sponsored by the students of FYS 129 (“A Bug’s Life”) and our department! Lots of buggy-dishes to sate your appetite, such as mealworm wontons, chirpin’ chili, bug-b-que, and many others!
The winners for the 2019 UT Creepy Crawly Photo Contest will be announced during the event, and there will also be a silent auction to raise money for our department.

A grandpa panicking as a rose-haired tarantula climbs atop his head, while his granddaughter stares at him with curiosity

Ag Day 2019

The Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology Crawling to the Top at Ag Day Every year, the University of Tennessee’s Institute of Agriculture hosts an event that encompasses agriculture, tailgating, and Big Orange spirit. While Ag Day includes many departments, none of them quite leave the same impression as ours does. The photo above has Rosie, Dr. Grant’s rose-haired tarantula, trying to get a peek at the festivities. Check out the other photos to see our team represent UT spirit:  

Portrait Dr. Frank Hale

Dr. Frank Hale’s ‘Traveling Elixir of Ornamental Ailments’ comes to UTIA

This exhibit showcases the variety of insects that damage ornamental plants in landscape and nursery settings in Tennessee. If you want to know what that “bug” on your azaleas is or what borer is killing your dogwoods, Frank will show you what it looks like, as well as offer advice on how to control it. Please drop by to look at his specimens or to ask him specific control questions!! Whatever the reason, drop by on Friday and say “hi”! Presented by: Dr. Frank Hale, Professor, Extension Entomology Specialist (Soil, Plant and Pest Center, Nashville) Location: Hollingsworth Auditorium, Ellington Plant Sciences Building Date & Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Friday, April 12, 2019 Sponsored by: EPP 410 [Diseases and