TEACHING AT UD
ENWC 205 Insects and Society
Lives of insects, emphasizing interactions with humans. Basic insect identification, structure, function, behavior, ecology, evolution, pest control and impact on human society, history and culture.
3 credit hours
ENWC 311 Insects in Agricultural and Urban Environments
Examination of a selection of insects associated with crops, forests, natural areas, gardens, and yards. Emphasis is on getting to know key features of a representation of insect species in the agricultural and urban environments that affect the life and commerce of people including their impactful significance and ecological associations.
3 credit hours
Dr. Hiltpold actively participated in a documentary on plant insect interactions podcasted on the European channel ARTE (http://www.arte.tv).
Graine de Belette (2011) Event for 9-12 year-old kids, Switzerland
National German Bee Keeper Federation annual meeting (2010) Invited extension talk (talk in German), Germany
Public debate (2010) “Does ecological GMO’s exist?” Café scientifique, Switzerland
Public debate (2009) “Plant cropping induces changes in the environment: evolution, adaptation and selection” BaseCamp09, Switzerland
Swiss government representatives meeting (2009) Mandated by the Swiss National Science Foundation to illustrate the success of science in Switzerland in front of the Swiss governmental representatives.
Third-age University (2008) Guest lecture on tritrophic interactions and the underpinning chemical ecology, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Extension (2007) Talks on techniques to control the western corn rootworms, Farmer Field School, Bradford Extension Farm, University of Missouri, MO, USA
Museum exhibition (2007) Participated to a summer exhibition at the botanical garden of the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember,
involve me and I learn" − B. Franklin