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The Graduate School at ESF

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Graduate News

Dr. James Gibbs Named SUNY Distinguished Professor

Dr. James Gibbs, a professor in the ESF Department of Environmental and Forest Biology and director of ESF's Roosevelt Wild Life Station, has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

ESF Researcher, Ph.D. Candidate Attend First Bioeconomy Conference

Dr. Timothy Volk, a senior research associate in the ESF Department of Forest and Natural Resources Management, and Ph.D. candidate Obste Therasme represented ESF at the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference on Next Generation Technologies (ABLC Next), a conference dedicated to the most important issues in the bioeconomy.

ESF Professor Receives National Forestry Award

Dr. Ralph D. Nyland was the recipient of the 2017 Barrington Moore Memorial Award from the Society of American Foresters (SAF).

Nature and Health Come Together at Syracuse VA Medical Center

Using the connection between nature and health to benefit veterans was the impetus behind a therapeutic horticulture program started by an ESF professor and her graduate student at the Syracuse VA Medical Center.

Stanford News: Stanford research finds that diversity of large animals plays an important role in carbon cycle

ESF researcher Han Overman, is one of the co-authors on a new paper showing that diversity in large animals improves the carbon cycle of their environment. 10/9/17


Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF researchers bring near-extinct snails back to the wild

ESF grad student Cody Wilkinson and her conservation work for the endangered Chittenango Ovate Amber Snail were recently covered in the Daily Orange. 10/2/17


Planet Forward: A bird nerd in the Amazon: Understanding the diverse ecosystem

ESF student Carrick Palmer authored a Planet Forward article on the birds of the Amazon rainforest. 10/13/17 READ MORE

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Graduate Events

Capstone Seminar - Emma Mrowka

Monday, November 27, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, 313 Bray Hall,

Capstone Seminar - Isaias Martinez-Bautista

Monday, November 27, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, 154 Baker Lab,

Dissertation Defense - Isaias Martinez

Monday, November 27, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, 254 Baker,

Friends of Moon Library Coffee and Annual Meeting

Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Moon 110,

Thesis Defense - Robert Smith

Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, 8 Illick Hall,

Capstone Seminar - Cheryl Sandrow

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm, 213 Marshall Hall,

Capstone Seminar - Cheryl Sandrow

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 213 Marshall Hall,

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