The designation further cements the university’s Climate Action Commitment to create a green and sustainable campus.
“Millipede” has forever been a misnomer because the creatures never had 1,000 legs — until one was found deep in the Australian desert.
Weaver, emeritus professor from the Entomology Department, received the award in November.
Periodical Brood X cicadas will cover large parts of the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The scale of these emergence events is astounding, with as many as 1.5 million cicadas emerging per acre.