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- Newcomb Campus Hosts 2014 Biotic Interactions ‘BioBlitz’
- AIC Introduces Artist-in-Residence Program
- ESF Faculty Members Honored for Outstanding Commitment
- ESF Professor Receives Achievement Award
2014 Biotechnology Symposium Held at Gateway Center
The 2014 Biotechnology Symposium hosted approximately 150 participants from more than a half-dozen states. The connections made between experienced and emerging professionals from academia and industry help to keep biotechnology in New York ever expanding. Please save the date for next year's Symposium at Brookhaven National Laboratory, May 12 and 13, 2015. READ MORE
Pataki and Morris Examine the Future of Energy
Conversation touches on environment and economics
Former N.Y. Gov. George E. Pataki and American Electric Power Chairman Michael Morris visited SUNY-ESF Monday and participated in a wide-ranging discussion about the future of energy.
Interacting with an audience of about 100 ESF students, faculty and staff members, Pataki and Morris answered questions about the relationship between economics and energy, the need to reduce the United States' dependence on foreign sources of fossil fuel and developing technologies to harness wind, solar and biomass power.
Pataki said ESF's research at the intersection of environmental studies and economics proves the two fields are "synergistic, not antagonistic."
Morris, who is also president and CEO of American Electric Power, encouraged the students in the audience to pursue business ideas of their own. "Get out there and give it a run," he said. "Follow your dream."Office of Communications
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