Alumni, Parents & Friends
Alumni, Parents & Friends
Friday, July 25, 2014
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Members of the public are invited to join area naturalists and their colleagues for the 2014 "BioBlitz" that will focus on biotic interactions, such as the critically important role of pollinating insects, at the Adirondack Interpretive Center (AIC) June 29.
A Chinese edition ofChallenging the Chip: Labor Rights and Environmental Justice in the Global Electronics Industry, edited by Ted Smith, David A. Sonnenfeld, and David Naguib Pellow (Temple University Press, 2006), was published in May, in Taipei, Taiwan, by Socio Publishing Co., Ltd.
Artist Frances Gaffney, who frequently uses the Adirondacks as a backdrop and source of inspiration, is the first artist in residence at the Adirondack Interpretive Center (AIC), the site of public outreach at the Newcomb Campus.
ESF's Department of Paper and Bioprocess Engineering received the Outstanding Commitment Award from Partners for Education and Business, Inc. (PEB).
Dr. Myron Mitchell, a Distinguished Professor in ESF's Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, received the Adirondack Research Consortium's (ARC) Adirondack Achievement Award.
A carnivorous mammal, a 12-meter-tall tree and a sea anemone that lives under an Antarctic glacier are among the species identified by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry's International Institute for Species Exploration as the top 10 species discovered last year. An international committee of taxonomists and related experts selected the top 10 from among the approximately 18,000 new species named during the previous year.
Dr. David A. Sonnenfeld, professor of sociology and environmental policy in the ESF Department of Environmental Studies, has been appointed as the new, incoming editor-in-chief of the international scholarly journal,Society & Natural Resources (S&NR).
Summer Session 2014
Catch up, get ahead, and make the most of your summer.
- Alumni website
- AthleticsESF Mighty Oaks Soccer, Cross Country, Golf, Basketball & Timber Sports
- Campus Tour
Calendar of Events
ITC Smart Scholars Microbiology camp
July 21 - 25, 9:00 am - 2:30 pm. 424 Illick.
The Art of Expressive Drawing with artist Frances Gaffney
Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY. More AIC Events!
Capstone Seminar - Ana Diaz Puskar
Monday, July 28, 2014, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. 314 Bray Hall.
ESF in the Media
- James Gibbs on Galapagos Tortoises:
(Dr. James Gibbs was interviewed on Radiolab for a 1-hour special on the Galapagos Islands. His segment, on the legendary and now-extinct Pinta tortoise, begins at 25 minutes in. Click to listen. 7/14)
- Alum joins University of Alaska as research forester:
(Matt Stevens, alum of the Ranger School and FNRM program, has joined the University of Alaska's School of Natural Resources & Extension as their newest research forester. 7/18/14)
- Quentin Wheeler: Be aware of invasive species:
(Quentin Wheeler wrote an op-ed on awareness of invasive species in honor of the first New York State Invasive Species Awareness Week. 7/21/14)
- Dr. Murphy on forests as a cost-effective way to mitigate climate change:
(Neil Murphy writes in the Huffington Post on the potential of forests as a cost-effective way to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. 7/17/14)
- North Country Regional Economic Development Council Announces Demolition of the Lyons Falls Mill Site Underway:
(SUNY-ESF Center for Brownfield Studies contributed to the redevelopment planning of the abandoned Lyons Falls paper mill into a business park. 7/15/14)