Wiedenmann receives alumni award from Purdue University

Oct. 24, 2012
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Dr. Robert Wiedenmann, Department Head, Entomology
479-575-2451, rwieden@uark.edu

Fred Miller, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Communications
479-575-5647, fmiller@uark.edu

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Robert N. Wiedenmann

Dr. Robert Wiedenmann, Entomology Department Head
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Dr. Robert N. Wiedenmann, Professor and Head of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Department of Entomology, was named the recipient of the 2012 John V. Osmun Alumni Professional Achievement Award in Entomology, from Purdue University.

Wiedenmann received his Ph.D. in1990 and was presented the award Oct. 12 at Purdue, where he gave a seminar to the Department of Entomology, “The Phylogeny and Ontogeny of Ideas.” This year’s award ceremony coincided with the celebration of the centennial of Purdue’s Entomology Department.