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Manhattan KS 66506-4004

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Popenoe Entomology Club

Edwin Popenoe

The Popenoe Entomology Club was founded in 1921, named for Edwin A. Popenoe (right; born in 1853, and died in 1913; faculty member at Kansas State from 1879-1897 and again from 1899-1907), the founder of the entomology program at Kansas State University (at his time it was known as Kansas State Agricultural College).

Club activities include, but are not limited to: opportunities for fellowship and professional development among students, funding opportunities for travel to meetings and other professional development activities; public education through demonstrations at the KSU Insect Zoo, KSU Open House, and area schools; outreach to the community by activities supporting 4-H and FFA youth clubs. Special Entomology Department activities include: hosting the fall picnic and enriching the seminar series by sponsoring a noted entomologist as a speaker.


Student outreach

Benjamin Franklin Mudge

And Don't Forget Mudge Week!

Learn more about Mudge Week, celebrated April 6th to 10th in 2020, with activities and competitions for students.

More on the club

 Paulina Maldonado
Cameron Osborne
Jacqueline Maille

Andrea Salazar



Brandon Hall



Maggie Anderson

FFA Collections


Mollie Toth

FFA Pinning


Victoria Pickens

FFA Logistics


Marco Ponce

Public Relations


Sabita Ranabhat

Tansy Hill

Outreach & Social Event



Theresa Markwardt

Molly Edeburn

Undergrad Reps


Brandon Hall

College of Ag StuCo


Edward Bird

Grad School Council Rep