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NSF Grant Funds ESF Ecologist’s Gypsy Moth Research

An ESF scientist is among the researchers whose work is supported by $12.1 million in funding from the National Science Foundation. Dr. Dylan Parry, an ecologist, will work with research partners from two other universities to learn more about how the invasive gypsy moth has been able to spread through a range of habitats that have wide-ranging climate differences. (8/10)

ESF Listed among Princeton Review’s Best 382 Colleges for 2018

ESF is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the college in the new 2018 edition of its college guide, "The Best 382 Colleges." ESF once again made the Princeton Review's "Green College Honor Roll" by receiving a score of 99, the highest possible score, in the Green Rating tallies this year. Only 24 colleges and universities achieved that distinction. (8/1)

Mighty Oaks Basketball Players Participate in Pro Combine

Former ESF basketball players Ryan Caldwell '17 and Jared Bard '17 were invited to participate in the Eurobasket Summer League in Las Vegas July 7-9. (7/26)

Prevention is Key to Fighting Lyme Disease

Hosted by State Senator John DeFrancisco, the event brought together experts on the prevention of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, along with people afflicted with the devastating health effects of Lyme disease. (7/21)

Money Magazine Ranks ESF among ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’

The College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is listed among the top "100 Best Colleges for Your Money 2017," according to Money magazine. ESF ranks No. 70, putting the college in the top 10 percent of top-performing colleges that were analyzed. (7/19)

Sen. Schumer Calls for Federal Action to Fight Tick-borne Illness

Dr. Melissa Fierke, an entomologist and associate professor at ESF, joined U.S. Senator Charles Schumer in calling for action to battle tick-borne illnesses. (7/13)

Philosopher’s Camp Returns to Newcomb Campus

The Philosophers' Camp, an annual collaboration between the College of Environmental Science and Forestry's (ESF) Northern Forest Institute and St. John's College of Santa Fe, New Mexico, reimagines the original Adirondack excursion as a weekend retreat in elegant Great Camp style at the historic Masten House. It will be held Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. (6/29)

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Calendar of Events

Orientation Packet Pickup

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:00 am - 11:30 am, ESF Gateway Center, Conference Room A,

Complimentary Refreshments

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:00 am - 11:30 am, ESF Gateway Center, Center Rooms B and C,

Alumni Welcome for New Students

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Centennial Hall,

Welcome and Introduction to ESF!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm, SU Schine Student Center, Goldstein Auditorium, Orientation Schedules

Family Orientation: Dean for Student Affairs

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm, SU: Schine Student Center, Goldstein Auditorium,

Commuter Student Luncheon

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, ESF 408 Baker Lab,

Orientation Check-In

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm, Gateway Center Event Space, Room A, Website

Complimentary Cookies

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm, Gateway Center Event Space, Room B and C, Website

Parent and Family Information Sessions

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Baker Lab, various locations, Family Orientation Schedule

ESF Social Program - Hypnotist and Comedian

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:30 pm, ESF Marshall Auditorium, Marshall Hall,

Departmental Meetings: Introduction to Academic Departments

Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Specific Departments Listed,