It basically is a reaffirmation of our strength and our abilities. It indicates we’re on the path of doing things right. We’re providing significant information that people find useful.

Richard Redak, department chair and professor of entomology on UCR's Department of Entomology ranking as #2 in the world

THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE

Nature can play evil tricks on you. Without the dead specimens, we wouldn’t have known.

Doug Yanega, senior museum scientist and manager at the Entomology Research Museum, on his discovery of a new species of native sand wasp

THE NEW YORK TIMES

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