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The Graduate School

The Graduate School at ESF

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Graduate News

North Country Public Radio: North Country at Work: what a maple syrup business in the St. Lawrence Valley has taught Gavin MacKellar

ESF alumnus Gavin MacKellar and his maple business were featured recently on North Country Public Radio. 3/1/18 READ MORE

ESF Professor's New Book Looks at What Makes Something 'Alive'

Dr. J. Scott Turner, a professor, biologist and physiologist at ESF, argues that modern Darwinism's materialist and mechanistic biases have left us unable to define what "life" is-and only an openness to the qualities of life's purposefulness, intelligence and striving will move the field forward. He makes the case in his new book, InPurpose and Desire: What Makes Something "Alive" and Why Modern Darwinism Has Failed to Explain It.

Daily Orange: Residents voice support for Interstate 81 ‘community grid’ option at Syracuse forum

ESF's Emanuel Carter was one of the expert speakers this weekend at a public meeting on the I-81 viaduct. 3/4/18 READ MORE

Watertown Daily Times: Towns awarded funds for Mad River Wind Farm review

ESF doctoral candidate Brian Fisher is performing research for a review of the Mad River Wind Farm. 2/28/18 READ MORE

ERE Professor Focuses Sabbatical on GIS Technology

Dr. Lindi Quackenbush of the Department of Environmental Resources Engineering has returned to campus after spending the fall semester on sabbatical to pursue professional development in geospatial information science and remote sensing.

ESF Celebrates Darwin and Wallace Feb. 15

ESF will host its annual celebration of International Darwin Day Thursday, Feb. 15, in F. Franklin Moon Library on the ESF campus.

Syracuse.com: Company News: Ron May joined Onondaga County Soil & Water Conservation District

ESF alumnus Ron May was hired by the Onondaga County Soil & Water Conservation District. 1/31/18 READ MORE

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Graduate Events

Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W
Tuesday, March 20, 2018,

Craft Sale
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Marshall Hall Lobby, Facebook Event Page

Hydrological System Science (HSS) Seminar Series: Mercury bioaccumulation in the Finger Lakes
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm, Moon Library Room 110, HSS Seminar Series Finger Lakes and its watershed

Morning Munch
Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, Nifkin,

CARE Support Group Meeting
Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm, 217 Bray Hall,

Big Fish in the Balance: Research and Conservation in a Changing Environment
Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Gateway Center, Website

Puerto Rico update meeting
Thursday, March 22, 2018, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Marshall Auditorium, Facebook event page

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