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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
The Sun Also Rises as ESF Enters Duck Race to End Racism
Sun of Sol-R-Duck to race for SUNY-ESF
SYRACUSE - SUNY-ESF will take to the waters of Onondaga Creek Saturday, June 7, as part of Community Wide Dialogue's Duck Race to End Racism.
Thanks to a solar-powered LED screen, ESF's "Sun of Sol-R-Duck" will scroll the message, "SUNY-ESF … Improve Your World … End Racism," as it drifts toward the finish line.
Sun of Sol-R-Duck was engineered by Mark Storrings of the Department of Environmental Resources and Forest Engineering. Storrings also designed the original Sol-R-Duck, with its solar-powered quacking, in 2006. Sol-R-Duck won the award for "duck that best represents the company's work."
ESF's duck gets its splendid metallic lightning bolt and flame plumage from Wendy Osborne, graphic designer and artist-in-residence in the Office of Communications. She took home "most artistically decorated duck" honors for Envira Duck, the college's entry in the 2007 duck race.
The event, held at the Syracuse Inner Harbor on Saturday, June 7, is slated to begin at noon with ducks taking to the water, well, like ducks to water at 12:15.
The Duck Race to End Racism is an annual event that brings together all parts of the community for an afternoon of fun. Prizes are awarded to the sponsor of the duck that crosses the finish line first. In addition to the main attraction of the race, the day will include entertainment, information booths for community organizations, and free ice cream.
Don't be the odd duck out. Be sure to be at the Syracuse Inner Harbor by 12:15 for the big race.Office of Communications
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