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1999    2000    2001    2002    2003    2004    2005    2006   2007  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2012-13

WiSE Professions, Adaptive Peaks & GSA Speaker Series

Dr. Paige Warren

Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Conservation, U Mass, Amherst.
Human Influences on the Species Interactions in Urban Communities:  Insights from nationwide urban ecology research networks.

Thursday, February 6, 4-5 pm, 5 Illick Hall

Sponsored by the Department of Environmental Biology, Graduate Student Association, and the ESF Women's Caucus

 

WiSE Professions

Professor Helen Domske

Education Coordinator, NY Sea Grant, Cornell University and Associate Director, Great Lakes Program, University at Buffalo

The Great Lakes -- Today's Issues and Tomorrow's Concerns

Tuesday, March 25, 3:30 pm, Nifkin Lounge

Sponsored by the Great Lakes Research Consortium and the ESF Women's Caucu

 

 

2012-2013

Adaptive Peaks Speaker Series & ESF Exemplary Researcher Seminar

Dr. Kimberly Schulz

Associate Professor, Department of Environmental and Forest Biology and Director, Center for Integrated Research and Teaching in Aquatic Science (CIRTAS), SUNY ESF, Syracuse, NY
Understanding Stressors in Aquatic Food Webs:  The importance of quality and quantity at Multiple levels

Thursday, January 24, 4-5 pm, 5 Illick Hall

Sponsored by the Department of Environmental and Forest Biology and Office of Research Programs

 

Cross-disciplinary seminar in hydrological and Biogeochemical processes

Farhana Sultana, Associate Professor of Geography, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University

social aspects of arsenic contamination

Tuesday, February 5, 110 Moon Library

 

 

Adaptive Peaks & K Douglas Nelson Lecture Series

Dr. Christina Tauge

University of California-Santa Barbara

Forest Eco-hydrology in a Changing Climate:  Integrating modeling and measurements

Thursday, February 7, 2013, 4-5 pm,  5 Illick Hall

Sponsored by the Department of Environmental and Forest Biology (ESF) and the Department of Earth Sciences (SU)

 

 

Cross-disciplinary seminar in hydrological and Biogeochemical processes

Laura Lautz

Associate Professor of Geology, Syracuse University

Water Quality and Hydraulic Fracturing

Tuesday, February 19, 4 pm,  110 Moon Library

 

 

WiSE Professions & Adaptive Peaks Speaker Series

Dr. Patricia Chapple Wright

Professor, Department of Anthropology; Founder and Executive Director, Centre ValBio; Founder and Executive Director, Institute for the Conservation of Tropical Environments--Stony Brook University

Lemur Conservation in Madacasgar:  Updates from Ranomafana National Park

Thursday, February 21, 4-5 pm, 5 Illick Hall

Sponsored by the Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, ESF Women's Caucus and the Graduate Student Association. 
 

 

SU WiSE & K Douglas Nelson & Norma Slepecky Undergraduate Research Prize Lecture

Laurie Leshlin

Dean, School of Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

Science on Mars Time:  Roving the Red Plant with Curiosity

April 4, 4 pm, Crouse Hinds 010

Sponsored by the Department of Geology, Syracuse University

 

Cross-disciplinary seminar in hydrological and Biogeochemical processes

Kimberly Schulz

Associate Professor, Department of Environmental and Forest Biology and Director, Center for Integrated Research and Teaching in Aquatic Science (CIRTAS), SUNY ESF, Syracuse, NY

Center for Integrated Research and Teaching in Aquatic Science (CIRTAS)

Tuesday, April 9 , 4 pm,  110 Moon Library

 

Adaptive Peaks

Cynthia Downs

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Nevada Reno

A tale of two mouse selection experiments: Does selection on metabolic rate or activity alter immune function?

Thursday, April 11, 4 pm, 5 Illick Hall

 

Chemistry Seminar

Tara Kahan
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Syracuse University - Physical Chemistry

Solid, Liquid, Vapour: Water-mediated Chemistry in the Environment

Friday, April 12, 3:00 pm, 148 Baker Lab

 

WiSE Professions

Jackie Carrera

President and CEO, Parks and People Foundation, Baltimore, MD

Revitalizing Baltimore

Tuesday, April 23, 3 pm, Gateway Bldg Event Room B

Sponsored by the Graduate Student Association and the ESF Women's Caucus

 

2011-2012

Dr. Marie Garland1 and Ms. Sharon Alestalo2

1Director, ADVANCE & 2Program Manager, ADVANCE/Women in Science & Engineering, Syracuse University

ADVANCE:  Transforming Workplace Culture

Feb. 7, 3:30-4:30 pm, Alumni (Nikfin) Lounge, Marshall Hall.

Adaptive Peaks Speaker Series

Deborah Delmer

Consultant and Professor Emeritus,  University of California, Davis

Harnessing the new sciences in support of agriculture in the developing world

Thursday, March 22, 2012, 4-5pm, 5 Illick Hall

Sponsored by the Department of Environmental and Forest Biology and the ESF Women's Caucus

 

Cross-disciplinary Seminar in Hydrological and Biogeochemical Processes

Lilian Na'ia Alessa

Professor of Biology and Director, Resilience and Adaptive  Management Group, University of Alaska Anchorage

Water, Technology and Sustainability:  are we Engineering Vulnerability?

Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 4-5 pm, Nifkin Lounge, Marshall Hall

Sponsored by ESF, Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, Graduate Student Association, SU VP for Research, ESF Women's Caucus

 

2011

Ms. Nina-Marie Lister

Associate Professor, Urban + Regional Planning, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON and Visiting Associate Professor, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University 

(Re)Claiming Ground:  Landscape, Ecology, and Urbanism

Tuesday, Feb 8, 2011, 4-5 pm, Marshall Hall Auditorium

Sponsored by the Randolph G. Pack Environmental Institute, Department of Landscape Architecture and the ESF Women's Caucus.

 

Cross-disciplinary Seminar in Hydrological and Biogeochemical Processes
Dr.  Lindsey Rustad
Hubbard Brook Team Leader & Research Ecologist, Center for Research on Ecosystem Change,  US Forest Service, Northern Research Station, Durham, NH and Associate Research Professor, Department of Plant, Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Maine.

Climate Change:  Can Northern Forests Keep Pace?

Tuesday, March 29, 2011, 4-5 pm, Alumni Lounge, Marshall Hall

Sponsored by the Department of Forest and Natural Resources Management and the Department of Environmental and Forest Biology.

 

 

Shifting Paradigms and Adaptive Peaks
Dr. Joan Roughgarden
   
Professor Emerita, Biological Sciences and Geophysics, Stanford University

Evolution of Social Behavior:  not the 1970s anymore

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 5-6 pm, Marshall Auditorium

Sponsored by the Department of Environmental and Forest Biology and the Graduate Student Association.

 

2009-2010

Women in Science and Engineering

Dr. Arlene Blum
Executive Director, Green Science Policy Institute, Berkeley, CA
Breaking Trail:  Peaks, Public Health and Policy
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 4-5 pm, 146 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Syracuse University Women in Science and Engineering, ESF Women's Caucus, Department of Environmental Studies, and the Friends of Moon Library

 

Adaptive Peaks Seminar Series

Dr. Anne Magurran
Professor, Gatty Marine Laboratory, University of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
Biological diversity and Time
Thursday, November 5, 2009, 4-5 pm, Illick 5
Sponsored by the Departments of Forest and Environmental Biology, Forest and Natural
Resources Management, and the ESF Women's Caucus.

 

Adaptive Peaks Seminar Series and Standing on the Shoulders of Giants Lecture

Dr. Meredith Gore
Assistant Professor, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife & School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
From lemurs to livelihoods:  what can conservation criminology offer for resolving environmental risks in Madagascar?

Thursday, March 4, 2010, 4-5 pm, Marshall Auditorium
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ponsored by the Department of Forest and Environmental Biology, Graduate Student Association
, and the ESF Women's Caucus.


Cross-disciplinary Seminar in Hydrological and Biogeochemical Processes
Dr. Kathleen Weathers
Senior Scientist, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY and Program Director, Ecosystem Science Cluster, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA
Fog, clouds and the maintenance of ecosystems:  mist connections?
Tuesday, March 9,  2010, 4-5 pm, 146 Baker
Sponsored by the Cross-disciplinary seminar in Hydrologial and Biogeochemical Processes,  Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, and the ESF Women's Caucus, with assistance from the National Science Foundation

 

Forest and Natural Resources Management Departmental Seminar
Dr. Susan Stout
(MS '84)
Research Project Leader, USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station, Irvine, PA
Deer & Forests in Pennsylvania: Surprises from Long-term Research
Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 12:45 pm, 110 Moon Library
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ponsored by the Department of Forest and Natural Resources Management and the ESF Alumni Association

Women in Scientific and Environmental Profession Speaker Series
Drs. Laura Ken
efic (MS '95) & Susan Stout
(MS '84)
USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, Bradley ME and Irvine, PA
USFS Civil Rights Special Project:  Influences on Scientists' Career Pathways 
Wednesday, April 28, 2010, 5 pm, 110 Moon Library
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ponsored by
the Department of Forest and Natural Resources Management and ESF Women's Caucus, with assistance from the US Forest Service

Spring 2009

Dr. Betsy Henry
Senior Managing Scientist, Exponent, Schenectady
Mercury in the Onondaga Lake Remedy 
Tuesday, February 24, 2009, 4-5 pm, 145 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Department of Chemistry and the ESF Women's Caucus

Dr. Ann Lemley
Professor, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Chemical Remediation of Contaminants in Water and Soil using Fenton Advanced Oxidation Systems
Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 4-5 pm, 145 Baker
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ponsored by the Department of Chemistry and the ESF Women's Caucus

Spring 2008

Women in Science and Engineering & K. Douglas Nelson Lecture Series
Dr. Robin Bell
Doherty Senior Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Subglacial Lakes Linked to Ice Dynamics
Tuesday, March 4, 2008, 4 pm, Marshall Auditorium
Sponsored by Syracuse University's Department of Earth Sciences, Women in Science and Engineering, and  ESF Women's Caucus

C. Eugene Farnsworth Lecture Series
Dr. Margaret Shannon
Associate Dean, The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont
The Essential Role of Research for Sustainable Forest Management: Feminist Theory and Practice
Friday, April 4, 2008 3:30 pm, 146 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Faculty of Forest and Natural Resource Management, C. Eugene Farnsworth Memorial Endowment and the ESF Women's Caucus

Ms. Patricia Riexinger
Director of Fish, Wildlife, and Marine Resources, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, NY
Freshwater Wetlands: 
Conservation Policy in New York State
Tuesday, April 8, 2008, 4-5 pm, 146 Baker
Sponsored by the Environmental Studies Randolph G. Pack Environmental Institute and the ESF Women's Caucus

Ms. Susan Crow
Packard Fellow, PlaceMatters, Denver, Co
Creating Resilient Communities: tools for regional land-use planning in the face of coastal hazards in South Carolina
Tuesday, April 22, 2008, 4-5 pm, 146 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Department of Landscape Architecture and the ESF Women's Caucus

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Spring 2007

Dr. Lauren Heine
Director of Applied Science, GreenBlue, Charlottesville, VA
Green Chemistry and Cradle to Cradle Product Design
Tuesday, February 6, 2007, 4-5 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Faculty of Chemistry, Faculty of Paper and Bioprocess Engineering and the ESF Women's Caucus

Women in Science and Engineering-Syracuse University Speaker Series
Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel
Climate Scientist, Global Environment Program, Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, DC
Global warming:  the science behind the headlines
Tuesday, March 6, 2007, 4-5 pm, Marshall Hall Auditorium
Presented by Syracuse University's WISE initiative, Syracuse University Graduate School, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the ESF Women's Caucus

Dr. Sharon Todd
Associate Professor, Recreation and Leisure Studies, and Co-Director, Outdoor Recreation Practicum, SUNY Cortland
Cut from the Same Cloth:  Quiltmakers, SCUBA Divers, and Outdoor Adventurists.  Taking Your Leisure Seriously! 
Tuesday, April 10, 2007, 4-5 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by SUNY-ESF and the ESF Women's Caucus

Dr. Rosemary O'Leary
Distinguished Professor of Public Administration and Co-Director, Program for the Analysis and Resolution of Conflict, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
Managing Guerilla Government:  Scientists' Dissent in Environmental Organizations
Tuesday, April 17, 2007, 4-5 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
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ponsored by SUNY-ESF and the ESF Women's Caucus

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Spring 2006

Dr. Joanne Westphal
Professor, School of Planning, Design, and Construction, Michigan State University
Gardens, Medicine & Health Care:  Past, Present, and Future
Tuesday, February 7, 2006, 4-5 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Graduate Student Association and the ESF Women's Caucus

Dr. Lorna Gibson
Matoula S. Salapatas Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA
Biomimicking:  Engineering Design from Natural Structures
Tuesday, February 14, 4-5 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Faculty of Environmental Resources and Forest Engineering, Graduate Student Association and the ESF Women's Caucus

Dr. Nancy Grulke
Plant Ecophysiologist, Pacific Southwest Research Station Forest Fire Laboratory, Riverside, CA
Air pollution and the Californian wildfires: an insidious link
Tuesday, March 28, 4-5 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Faculty of Environmental and Forest Biology, Graduate Student Association and the ESF Women's Caucus

23rd Annual C. Eugene Farnsworth Memorial Lecture and Fellowship Ceremony
Sally Fairfax
Henry J. Vaux Distinguished Professor of Forest Policy, College of Natural Resources, University of California-Berkeley
The Erosion of Public Space:  Acquiring and Allocating Conservation Lands
Friday, April 7, 3:00 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Faculty of Forest and Natural Resources Management, Graduate Student Association and the ESF Women's Caucus

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2004-2005

Nature/Religion/Knowledge/Politics Speaker Series
Dr. Ursula Goodenough
Professor, Biology, Washington University, St. Louis
Exploring the Concept of Religious Naturalism
Thursday, Oct. 28, 7 pm, 1916 Bird Library
Sponsored by EnSPIRE, Syracuse University's Departments of Biology and Religion, and Religion and Society Program
, and ESF Women's Caucus

Dr. Caryl Fish (CHE '91)
Associate Professor, Chemistry, St. Vincent College, Latrobe, PA
Abandoned Mine Drainage:  A Resource for Undergraduate Education
Tuesday, February 22, 4 - 5 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Faculty of Chemistry, ESF Alumni Association, ESF Graduate Association, and ESF Women's Caucus

Diversity Council Lecture Series and CGMA Speaker Series
Dr. Ann-Margaret Esnard
Associate Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
The Nexus of Disasters, GIS and Land Use Strategies
Tuesday, March 22, 4-5 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
&
Environmental Justice in Real and Virtual Communities
Wednesday, March 23, 9-10 am, 313 Bray Hall
Sponsored by
the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry,
ESF Graduate Student Association, ESF Women's Caucus, ESF's Council of GeoSpatial Modeling and Analysis,  and the ESF Diversity Council/Office of Multicultural Affairs

Ms. Frances Dunwell
Director, Hudson River Estuary Program, NYDEC, New Paltz, NY
Transforming the Hudson River
Tuesday, March 29, 4-5 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsor
ed by the the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, ESF Graduate Student Association, ESF Women's Caucus and the Faculty of Environmental and Forest Biology

2nd Annual C. Eugene Farnsworth Memorial Lecture and Fellowship Ceremony
Dr. Ann Bartuska
Deputy Chief of Research and Development, US Forest Service, Washington, DC
Setting the Stage:  A National and Global Perspective on Non-Native, Invasive Species
Friday, April 15, 3:00 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Faculty of Forest and Natural Resources Management and ESF Women's Caucus
with the assistance of the US Forest Service

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Spring 2004

Dr. Deborah Swackhamer
Professor, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota--Twin Cities
Estrogen Mimics and Sex Education for Fishes
Tuesday, January 27, 4-5 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Faculties of Chemistry and Environmental and Forest Biology, ESF Graduate Student Association, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the ESF Women's Caucus.

Dr. Karla Henderson
Professor and Chair, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Leisure and the (Secret) Lives of Women and Girls
Tuesday, February 17, 4-5 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Faculty of Forest and Natural Resources
and The Kaleidoscope Project, a diversity initiative between the Division of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs to broaden the understanding of diversity and promote healthy dialogue about related issues at Syracuse University, ESF Graduate Student Association, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the ESF Women's Caucus.

Diana Bendz
Senior Location Executive, IBM Corporation, Endicott, NY
Environmentally Friendly Computers:  New Concepts of Design, (Re)Use and Recycle
Tuesday, March 2, 4-5 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Faculty of Chemistry
, ESF Graduate Student Association, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the ESF Women's Caucus, with the assistance of IBM.

Dr. Christine Sloane
Director, FreedomCAR and Technology Strategy, General Motors Inc., Warren, MI
Sustainable Transportation: Hydrogen and Fuel-Cell Cars
Tuesday, April 6, 2004, 4-5 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and Educational Services,
ESF Graduate Student Association, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the ESF Women's Caucus.

Shifting Paradigms Conference:  Human Health and the Environment
Dr.
Sandra Steingraber
Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
Women's Bodies as the First Environment:  Ecological Threats to Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Breast Milk
Wednesday, April 14, 4 pm, Marshall Auditorium
Followed by a panel discussion at 5 pm, and a reception and book signing--Sandra Steingraber, 2001, Having Faith: An Ecologist's Journey to Motherhood, Berkley Publishing Group,and 1997, Living Upstream: An Ecologist Looks at Cancer and the Environment, Perseus Books
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Spring 2003
Dr. Susan Powers, PhD, PE
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY
Ethanol in your Gasoline:  Energy and Environmental Implications
Tuesday, February 4, 4-5 pm,
140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Faculty of Environmental Resources and Forest Engineering, Graduate Student Association, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the ESF Women's Caucus

Dr. Laura Musacchio
Assistant Professor, School of Planning and Landscape Architecture, Center for Environmental Studies, and Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Project
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
The Dynamics of Cities as Ecosystems and Places:  The Challenge of Integrating Ecological Knowledge into Urban River Corridor Design, Planning, and Policy
Tuesday, February 25, 4-5 p,
140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Graduate Student Association, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the ESF Women's Caucus

Ms. Virginia Silver
Laboratory Director, Research and Development, Corporate Research Center
International Paper, Tuxedo, NY
Career Paths in Science:  Who leads?  Who manages?
Tuesday, April 8, 4-5 pm,
110 Moon Library
Sponsored by the Faculty of Paper Science Engineering, Graduate Student Association, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the ESF Women's Caucus, with the assistance of International Paper

Great Lakes Research Consortium Speaker Series
Dr.
Christiane Hudon
Research Scientist and Research Program Coordinator, Centre Saint-Laurent
Environment Canada, Montréal, QC
Managing St. Lawrence River discharge in times of climatic uncertainty:  how water quantity impacts wildlife, recreation, and the economy
Tuesday, April 22, 4-5 pm,
140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Great Lakes Research Consortium, Graduate Student Association, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the ESF Women's Caucus

Dr.  Devra Lee Davis, MPH, PhD
Finalist for 2002 National Book Award in Non-fiction When Smoke Ran Like Water
Documentary film excerpts from PBS and discussion of her book.
Thursday, May 1, 12-1 pm, Weiskotten Hall, SUNY Upstate Medical University, 766 Irving Ave.
Sponsored by Faculty Interested in Environmental and Occupational Disease, the Central NY Occupational Health Clinic, the ESF Women’s Caucus, and the Upstate Chapter of American Medical Students Association (AMSA)

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Spring 2002

Dr. Eleanor Sterling
Director, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation,
American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY
Conserving biodiversity in Viet Nam and Bolivia:   The need for adaptive management
Tuesday, January 29, 4-5 pm,
140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Faculty of Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the ESF Women's Caucus

Dr. Marla R. Emery
Research Geographer, USDA Forest Service,
Northeastern Research Station, Burlington, VT
Living by gathering in a forested landscape:  non-timber forest products in the Northeast
Tuesday, February 19, 4-5 pm,
140 Baker Laboratory.
Sponsored by the Faculty of Forest and Natural Resources Management, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the ESF Women's Caucus with the assistance of the US Forest Service

Dr. Audrey Zink-Sharp
Associate Professor, Wood Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
Architecture of a wood cell wall:  concentric rings or helical plates?
March 5, 4-5 pm,
140 Baker Laboratory
Sponsored by the Faculty of Construction Management and Wood Products Engineering, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the ESF Women's Caucus, with the assistance of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

19th Annual C. Eugene Farnsworth Memorial Lecture and Fellowship Ceremony
Dr. Susan Stafford
Forest Sciences Department Head and Professor of Applied Statistics and Research Information Management, Colorado State University
Facing the Future:  Meeting the Information Challenges for Natural Resources Management
April 9, 3-4:30 pm, 140 Baker Laboratory
Co-sponsored by the Faculty of Forest and Natural Resources Management, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the ESF Women's Caucus

Dr. Ellen Druffel
Professor, Earth Systems Science Department, UC-Irvine
Unstable oceans and the long memory of coral reefs
Tuesday, April 16, 4-5 pm,
140 Baker Laboratory.
Sponsored by the Faculty of Chemistry, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the ESF Women's Caucus

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Spring 2001
Dr. JoAnn Burkholder
Professor and Director, Center for Applied Aquatic Ecology, NCSU
The Toxic Pfiesteria Complex: A Story of Water Pollution, Fish Kills and Human Health at the Science/Policy Border
January 30, 5 Illick Hall
Sponsored by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the ESF Women's Caucus

Dr. Marilyn L. Fogel
Senior Scientist, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington
Searching for Life on Mars--Would we recognize it, if we found it? Chemical Clues to Life
February 20, 5 Illick Hall

Sponsored by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the ESF Women's Caucus

18th Annual C. Eugene Farnsworth Memorial Lecture and Fellowship Ceremony
Dr. Susan Stout

Research Project Leader, USDA Forest Service,
Northeastern Research Station, Irvine, PA
Are we asking the right questions? Thoughts about a silviculture and biophysical forestry research agenda for North America

March 27, 5 Illick Hall
Sponsored by the Faculty of Forestry, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the ESF Women's Caucus

Dr. Shirley Malcom
Head, Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs,
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
and past Chair of NSF's National Science Board
Bringing Science to People and People to Science: New Faces --New Places
Tuesday, April 24, 5 Illick Hall

Sponsored by ESF’s Urban Initiative, ESF Women's Caucus and the Office of Multicultural Outreach

Frances Spivy-Weber
Exec. Director of the Mono Lake Committee, Lee Vining, CA
Environmental Organizing: a woman's local, national, and international leadership experience
April 17, Moon Library Conferernce Room

Sponsored by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the ESF Women's Caucus

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Spring 2000
Dr. Kristina Hill
Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture, University of Washington
Fuzzy Sets and Categorical Ambiguity
Tuesday, February 1, 5 Illick Hall
Sponsored by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the ESF Women's Caucus

Ms. Jeannine Siembida
Supervisor of Technical Services, Champion International, Oswego, NY
From Bark to Boxes
Tuesday, February 29
Sponsored by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the ESF Women's Caucus

17th Annual C. Eugene Farnsworth Memorial Lecture and Fellowship Ceremony
Dr. Sandra Brown
Winrock International, Corvallis, OR
Kyoto, forests, and Climate Change

Tuesday, March 28, 5 Illick Hall
Sponsored by the Faculty of Forestry

Ms. Suzanne LaLonde
Director of Recycling and Waste Reduction, Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency, Syracuse, NY
Recycling 101
Tuesday, April 18

Sponsored by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the ESF Women's Caucus

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Spring 1999
Dr. Ellen Ketterson
Professor of Biology and Co-Director of the Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior, Indiana University.
Phenotypic Engineering: Using Hormones to Explore Adaptation and Constraint
February 2, 5 Illick Hall
Sponsored by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the ESF Women's Caucus

Dr. Tarla Rai Peterson
Associate Professor,Department of Speech Communication, and Research Associate, Center for Science and Technology Policy and Ethics, Texas A&M University.
Defining Sustainability in Wood Buffalo National Park
February 23, 5 Illick Hall
Lecture sponsored by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the ESF Women's Caucus, Reception and book signing (Tarla Rai Peterson, 1997, Sharing the Earth: The Rhetoric of Sustainable Development, University of South Carolina Press) courtesy of the Friends of Moon Library.

16th Annual C. Eugene Farnsworth Memorial Lecture and Fellowship Ceremony
Dr. Donna Perison
Manager, Environmental Health and Safety, Forest Resources South Central Region, International Paper, Jackson, MS
Meeting the Challenge of Change

March 23, 5 Illick Hall
Sponsored by the Faculty of Forestry

Annual Albrecht Lecture
Dr. Ann Whiston Spirn

University of Pennsylvania
The Language of Landscape
April 5, Marshall Auditorium
Sponsored by the Faculty of Landscape Architecture. Reception and book signing (Anne Whiston Spirn, 1998, The Language of Landscape, Yale University Press, 1998),courtesy of the Friends of Moon Library.

Marilyn Wakeland Hoskins
Anthopologist and independent consultant with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Washington, DC
Community Forestry--Evolution and Future Prospects of a Global Movement
May 14, , 5 Illick Hall
Sponsored by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

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W 9/3 Robin Wall Kimmerer, Earth:  Making a Home on Turtle Island, 12:45 pm, Gateway Center A& B

F 9/5, Katrina Cornish, The Long Road to developing domestic sources of Natural Rubber, 3 pm, 148 Baker

W 9/24, Robin Wall Kimmerer, The Honorable Harvest: Indigenous Knowledge and Conservation, 7:30pm, Gateway Center MORE INFO

NOTES:  Adaptive Peaks is sponsored by the Dept of Environmental and Forest Biology; Lunchtime Learning Seminars by the Office of Multicultural Affairs; Nelson Series by SU Geology Department; CDS is the Cross-disciplinary seminar in hydrological and Biogeochemical processes.  Navigating Your 21st Century Family by the JCC, SHDS, and Temple Concord, HealthWorks by Upstate Medical, Syracuse University University Lectures. Society of Women Engineers.

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