Entomology Club (Ent Club)

Academic - Ag & Life Sciences, Special Interest

Description

Furthering club members and community members alike in their knowledge and appreciation of insects and other invertebrate animals and to help contribute to sustainability and eco-friendly practices.

Affiliations

Constitution / Tier

File Constitution.docx
Tier Student Organization - Affiliated

Membership Information

Student Members 20
ISU Members 3
Non-ISU Members 1
Allowed Members ISU students
Allowed Officers ISU students
Membership Qualifications The Entomology Club is open to all students interested in insects and other arthropods.
Membership Restrictions Membership is open to all Iowa State University students in good academic standing with an interest in insects, other arthropods, or invertebrates in general, regardless of major. Membership may be requested by attending a club meeting and requesting to be added to the email list.
Elections/Selection Officer terms are annual (Beginning of Fall Semester to End of Summer Session) and elections are held by ballot the final meeting of the Spring Semester. Current officer positions are: President, Vice-President/Secretary, and Treasurer.
Meetings Meetings are held monthly in Spring Semester and bimonthly in Fall Semester. Current meeting schedule is: 1/20/15 2/16/15 3/23/15 4/20/15

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

Regular Meetings at the Entomology Club are scheduled monthly (Spring Semester) or bimonthly (Fall Semester) and usually involve a speaker from Iowa State University to discuss his/her research as it pertains to insects or other arthropods. Different club activities, such as outreach opportunities at local schools and summer projects are also frequent.

Description of Special Events

Insect Film Festival at Reiman Gardens Annual Insect Film Festival showing some type of buggy movie with insect zoo specimens on display, sponsored by the Iowa State University Insect Zoo, the Entomological Graduate Student Organization, and the undergraduate Entomology Club.