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Paper Engineering Boosts Student through Semester Abroad

When he attended a college fair during his senior year of high school, Erik Nelson told an ESF representative he wanted to be an environmental engineer. "He was like, 'Well you could do that, or you could do paper engineering,'" Nelson recalled. "Thank goodness he said that … If I didn't meet with him, my life would probably be very different." Nelson took the ESF admission rep's advice and is now a senior paper engineering major at ESF. (9/28)

Mighty Oaks Weekend Recap: Women Runners Win SUNY Poly Classic

The women's cross-country team finished in first place at the 4th Annual SUNY Poly Wildcat Weekend race Sept. 24. (9/26)

ESF Alumnus Begins Peace Corps Service

Caleb Rudge, a 2016 ESF graduate, will begin his Peace Corps service this month as he heads to Paraguay to begin training as an environmental development volunteer. Rudge will live and work in a community to spearhead local conservation efforts and build a sustainable environment. (9/22)

Travis Lecture Focuses on Restoring Giant in Galapagos

"Restoring the Giant Tortoise Dynasties of Galapagos" will be the topic of the Dale L. Travis Public Lecture Series 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Gateway Center on the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) campus. (9/22)

Dream Becomes Reality for ESF Senior

"If you can dream it, you can do it." That is what Ian Blochwitz learned this summer. Blochwitz, a sustainable energy management major who will graduate in fall 2017, spent nearly three weeks in Stockholm, Sweden, where he interned at Plantagon International AB, an urban agriculture company. (9/22)

Summer on the Farm

This past summer, Rand Michaels enjoyed leisurely bike rides, nightly swims and meals prepared from the freshest available ingredients. Such comforts were welcome after a hard day's work on the farm. As an intern at Cross Island Farms on Wellesley Island, New York, Michaels was exposed to the inner workings of a sustainable organic farming operation. (9/22)

Workshop Highlights Role of Citizen Science in Battling Microplastics

The hazards presented by microplastics in waterways - and the steps citizen scientists can take to help solve the problem - will be the focus of a workshop at ESF Oct. 11. (9/21)

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Calendar of Events

Men's soccer vs the College of New Rochelle

Friday, September 30, 2016, CNY Family Sport Center, ESF Athletics

The Philosophers' Camp: Grandly Simple

September 30 - October 2, 6:00 pm - 12:00 pm, Newcomb ,

Men's and Women's Cross Country at SUNY Geneseo

Saturday, October 1, 2016, SUNY Geneseo, ESF Athletics

Alcohol Awareness Tabling

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Gateway Center,

Men's soccer vs Cazenovia College

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Cazenovia College, ESF Athletics

Alcohol Awareness Tabling

Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Gateway Center,

Alcohol Awareness Tabling

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Gateway Center,

Up & Coming Alcohol and Drug Trends

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Gateway Center,

Men's soccer vs OCC

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, OCC, ESF Athletics

Mocktail Party!

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Centennial Hall,

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