Thursday, February 26, 2015
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- Career Fair Links Students, Prospective Employers
- Campus Presidents Ask State Legislature to Invest in SUNY
- ESF Senior Honored at National STEM Conference
- ESF among Peace Corpsí Top Volunteer-Producing Schools
Leopold to Present on Onondaga Lake Restoration
The March 5 session of Institute for Retired People will feature Dr. Donald Leopold, an ESF Distinguished Teaching Professor and chair of the Department of Environmental and Forestry Biology. He will discuss the many vegetation-based restoration projects at various stages near Onondaga Lake. Leopold has been working with engineers and scientists from O'Brien and Gere, Parsons, and Honeywell for the past 10 years.
IRP meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Syracuse, 5833 East Seneca Turnpike, Jamesville. The meeting is open to anyone in the community who is retired or semi-retired.
Further information is available at the link above or by calling Sandra at 315-443-5404 or sending an
ESF Professor's New Book Focuses on Global Social and Environmental Change
Environmental Studies Professor David Sonnenfeld, with Colleagues from Around the World
A new book by Professor David Sonnenfeld, Department of Environmental Studies, theRoutledge International Handbook of Social and Environmental Change (ISBN 978-0-415-78279-1; with Stewart Lockie and Dana R. Fisher, eds.), has been published in London and New York by Routledge.
The volume includes contributions from environmental social scientists from around the world, including faculty affiliated with the Research Committee on Environment and Society (RC24) of the International Sociological Association. Key themes addressed in the volume include global socio-ecological change; climate change, energy and adaptation; urban environmental change and governance; environmental risk, uncertainty, and social learning; and eco-system restoration.
The text's 31 contributors hail from the Australia, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The volume is available now in hardcover in North America and Europe, and will be released shortly in Australia and New Zealand; an eBook version will be available soon, as well.Office of Communications
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