Jules Silverman has been awarded the Distinguished Achievement Award at the National Conference on Urban Entomology's (NCUE) meeting this week in San Antonio, TX. This Award recognizes individuals from academia, government, or industry who have made outstanding and significant contributions to the field of urban entomology. In addition to receiving a monetary award and a commemorative plaque, Dr. Silverman presented the Arnold Mallis Memorial Award Lecture.
Jules becomes the fourth NCSU faculty member to receive this award that includes a distinguished group of urban entomologist: Drs. Walter Ebeling, James Grayson, John Osmun, Gene Wood, Charles Wright, Fran Weesner Lechleitner, Roger Akre, Harry Moore, Mary Ross, Donald Cochran, Gary Bennett, Mike Rust, Roger Gold, Coby Schal, Don Reierson, Shripat Kamble and now Jules Silverman.