Insectapalooza Returns to Campus After Two Year Hiatus

On Oct. 22, the Cornell Department of Entomology hosted Insectapalooza in Stocking Hall after postponing the event due to COVID restrictions.

It’s Good to Bee Back” was the apt theme for this year’s annual one-day insect festival, which returned this October after a two-year hiatus. The event was well-attended by both Ithaca locals and Cornell students and faculty and featured interactive booths and workshops aimed towards sharing the entomological sciences with the community.

Cornellians Reflect on Challenges of Online Lab Courses, Express Excitement for In-Person Instruction

As many courses transitioned smoothly from in person to online instruction at the start of the pandemic, Cornell laboratory instructors completely transformed their courses to accommodate for the lack of one key component — hands-on learning.

Now back in person, both students and professors expressed enthusiasm about the return to normalcy in the laboratory.