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March
30

Monday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Zhijun Tan

9:00 am - 11:00 am | TBD | Dissertation Title: Disulfide Bond Reduction and Reoxidation of Monoclonal Antibodies in Biologics Therapeutics Processes - Mechanistic Understanding and Applications | Contact: Jerrold Belant, 315-470-4826

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Hajar Faal-Mohammad-Ali

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Illick Hall, Room 8 | Dissertation Title: Semiochemicals mediating multitrophic interactions among Sirex noctilio and associated organisms | Contact: Jose Giner, 315-470-6895


March
31

Tuesday

American Red Cross Blood Drive

10:30 am - 3:30 pm | Nifkin Lounge | Schedule an Appointment Here | Come donate blood in Nifkin Lounge! Help save those who are in need of blood. Schedule an appointment using the link or look for us tabling in Gateway. Walk-ins welcome but an appointment is preferred. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, contact ... Read More | Sponsor: American Red Cross | Contact: Evan Stewart

Research Process: From Assignment to Finished Paper - Moon Library Skill Sharpener

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Event Website | This interactive workshop will provide guidance on how to start a research topic, find relevant sources and incorporate them into your argument, and polish your paper. Please bring an assignment description with you for discussion. This workshop is geared towards ... Read More | Sponsor: Moon Library | Contact: Ruth Owens, x4780

Spotlight Symposium on Student Research

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Gateway Center | https://www.esf.edu/spotlight/ | The 2020 Spotlight on Student Research Symposium will be held in the Gateway Center on Tuesday March 31st from 11am-2:00pm. Proposals will be accepted until Monday March 23. ESF's annual Spotlight on Student Research is a dynamic forum where graduate and undergraduate ... Read More | Sponsor: Academic Governance Committee on Research (COR) | Contact: John Wasiel, 315-470-6896


April
1

Wednesday

MS: Thesis Defense -- Erika Bowen

9:00 am - 11:00 am | Marshall Hall 327 | Thesis Title: Eco-Industrial Parks: A Prototypical Design Approach to Industrial Landscapes | Contact: Michael Schummer, 315-470-4855

American Red Cross Blood Drive

10:30 am - 3:30 pm | Nifkin Lounge | Schedule an Appointment Here | Come donate blood in Nifkin Lounge! Help save those who are in need of blood. Schedule an appointment using the link or look for us tabling in Gateway. Walk-ins welcome but an appointment is preferred. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, contact ... Read More | Sponsor: American Red Cross | Contact: Evan Stewart

MS: Thesis Defense -- Anuli Onwumelu

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | TBD | Thesis Title: Comparison of transgenic, non-transgenic, and hybrid genotypes: Physiology and morphology of the American chestnut. | Contact: Neal Abrams, 315-470-4723

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Laura Hansen

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 8 Illick Hall | Dissertation Title: Host Olfactory Percepts in Two Polyphagous Sibling Species of Longhorned Beetles | Contact: Mary Collins, 315-470-6538


April
2

Thursday

18th Annual New York State Green Building Conference

The Marriott Syracuse Downtown, Syracuse, NY | ONGOING —continues through Friday, April 3, 2020 | Event Website | As the premier green building conference in the Northeast, our progressive advisory council has fostered our growth by consistently bringing together top green building researchers, educators, and practitioners. Conference participants represent many industries ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF, US Green Building Council New York Upstate, Syracuse CoE

M.S.: Thesis Defense -- Benjamin Zink

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Baker 254 | Thesis Title: Light and ultrastructural microscopy studies on a key genus (Coreomyces) of Laboulbeniomycetes (Ascomycota). | Contact: Casey Koons, 315-470-6715


April
3

Friday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Matthew DaRin

10:30 am - 12:30 pm | Moon Library, Room 19 | Department: EFB Forest Pathology & Mycology Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Lianjun Zhang, 315-470-6558

First Friday Coffee Break!

11:40 am - 12:35 pm | online or call in | Event Website | Come network with other women across campus! Short breaks help individuals regroup and gain fresh perspectives, and diversity of thought is beneficial for problem solving. Networking and group mentoring are recommended to remove power differentials, and makes ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752

Global Conservation Lectures (Canceled)

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | The Global Conservation Lectures have been canceled until further notice. Does conservation work? Presented by Dr. Thomas Brooks, Chief Scientist at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Although an explosion of environmental assessment ... Read More | Sponsor: Camp Fire Conservation Fund, ESF Alumni Association, Dale Travis ’59, Environmental Forest & Biology | Contact: ESF Alumni Association, x6632


April
4

Saturday

SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Gateway Center | The SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) is a multidisciplinary spring semester event that brings together undergraduate students and faculty mentors from across the SUNY system for a full day of activities, including sessions devoted to student presentations ... Read More | Sponsor: SUNY | Contact: Lauren LaTrray, 315-470-6889


April
6

Monday

The Clothesline Project

Gateway | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth A. Larson, 315-470-4716

Registration for Fall 2020

ONGOING —continues through Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654

Environmental Studies Seniors Showcase (CANCELED)

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge, Marshall Hall | 7th Annual Environmental Studies Seniors Showcase, juried poster-presentations by seniors graduating in May or December 2020. Open to the campus community. (Note: This Event has been CANCELED due to the Coronavirus.) | Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental Studies | Contact: David Sonnenfeld, 315.470.6636


April
7

Tuesday

The Clothesline Project

Gateway | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth A. Larson, 315-470-4716

Advanced Citation Managers - Moon Library Skill Sharpener Workshop

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Event Website | We will go over some of the more advanced features of Mendeley & Zotero to help you organize and cite your research, going beyond basic set-up and importing papers. This session is for you if you have already downloaded and begun using either program. Please ... Read More | Sponsor: Moon Library | Contact: Ruth Owens, x4780


April
8

Wednesday

The Clothesline Project

Gateway | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth A. Larson, 315-470-4716


April
9

Thursday

The Clothesline Project

Gateway | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth A. Larson, 315-470-4716

Candidacy Exam – Oral – Abishek Poudel

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | 324 Bray Hall | Program: FRM Natural Resources Mgt | Sponsor: Forest Resources Management | Contact: Donald Stewart, 315-470-6761

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Narayana Raju Jampana

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | 323 Walters Hall | Dissertation Title: Optimization studies of cellulose fiber hydrolysis using membrane bioreactor and enzyme recycle | Contact: Christina Limpert, 315-470-6722


April
10

Friday

The Clothesline Project

Gateway | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth A. Larson, 315-470-4716

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Anne McElwee

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | TBD | Department: FCH Environmental Chemistry Program: Ph.D. | Contact: Dylan Parry, 315-470-6753


April
13

Monday

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Center | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of Sexual Assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
14

Tuesday

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Center | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
15

Wednesday

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Center | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
16

Thursday

Central New York Alumni Dinner - CANCELED

| As our institution looks for opportunities to fulfill its obligation to help flatten the curve and reduce transmission of the COVID-19 disease, the College has decided to cancel all college and alumni events both on- and off-campus through the beginning of June. ... Read More

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Center | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

M.S. Thesis Defense -- Patrick Borges Rodrigues

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 141 Baker Laboratory | Title: Skeleton-based Automatic Reconstruction and Classification of Pipes Through Processing Point Clouds and Thermal Images Using MATLAB and Dynamo for Revit | Contact: Matthew Smith, 315-470-6724

Coffee Break-Third Thursdays

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | online or call in | Event Website | Come network with other women across campus! Short breaks help individuals regroup and gain fresh perspectives, and diversity of thought is beneficial for problem solving. Networking and group mentoring are recommended to remove power differentials, and makes ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752

Take Back Our College Walk

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm | Leaves from Nifkin Alumni Lounge | Formerly known as Take Back the Night, this event is a march through campus to show our solidarity with sexual assault survivors and to call an end to rape culture. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Speak Out!

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | Use your voice. Tell your story. Be heard! | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
17

Friday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Andrew Newhouse

9:30 am - 11:30 am | 314 Bray | Department: EFB Plant Science and Biotechnology Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Margaret Bryant, 315-470-4929

Teaching and Learning Academy: Assessments & Evaluation

12:45 pm - 2:15 pm | 240 Gateway | The Teaching and Learning Academy is a series of workshops over the course of a semester to support faculty in the design or re-design of a course or course components of their choosing. In addition to monthly workshops, participants will also be expected to ... Read More | Sponsor: Open Academy | Contact: Ashley Gouger, 315-470-4898


April
18

Saturday

POSTPONED: CNY Girls Summit (New date to be determined)

Alumni Lounge, Marshall Hall, 1 Forestry Dr, Syracuse, NY 13210 | Event Website | Girls' Summit is a hands-on S.T.E.A.M.-based career exploration day that introduces girls in grades 5-10 to “non-traditional” fields through a keynote address, a series of hands-on workshops, and a college-readiness panel composed of students from local colleges. ... Read More | Sponsor: YWCA of Syracuse & Onondaga County); ESF Women's Caucus, CSTEP, OLEO, and SU STEP | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752

Alumni Gathering in Stamford, CT - CANCELED

| CANCELED. As our institution looks for opportunities to fulfill its obligation to help flatten the curve and reduce transmission of the COVID-19 disease, the College has decided to cancel all college and alumni events both on- and off-campus through the beginning ... Read More | Contact: ESF Alumni Office, 315-470-6632

Earth Week eventSpring Campus Day of Service

9:00 am - 2:00 am | Bray Rotunda | Come join us as we celebrate both Earth Week & Spring Campus Day of Service! We will be at various locations in our community from Syracuse Grows gardens, local parks and Oakwood. | Contact: Laura Crandall


April
19

Sunday

Earth Week eventEarth Fest

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Thornden Park Ampitheater | Join Syracuse University Sustainability Management, NYPIRG ESF/SU and SU Students of Sustainability for EARTHFEST 2020: a sustainable music & art festival to celebrate Earth Day. We'll unite over art, music, and the planet in the Thornden Park Amphitheater. ... Read More | Contact: Melissa Cadwell


April
20

Monday

Earth Week eventEarth Week Morning Munch!

7:30 am - 9:00 am | Nifkin Lounge | Happy Earth Week! Start off your week with a free breakfast! There will be coffee, bagels, fruit and more! | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association

Earth Week eventEarth Week Shirts & Stickers

10:00 am - 4:00 pm | Gateway Student Tabling Area | Come purchase an Earth Week T-shirt and stickers with designs created by students. | Sponsor: Earth Week Committe | Contact: Gillian Hall

Earth Week eventEcoSwap

11:00 am - 3:00 pm | Quad (Rain Location: 12 Bray aka Bray Space) | Come drop off old gear or clothes and pick up some other used gear - one's junk is another's treasure. | Sponsor: Global Environment | Contact: Eva Sideris

Earth Week eventEat Local!

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Nifkin Lounge | Join the Earth Week Committee in celebrating Earth Day 2020. The event will be catered by local businesses. | Sponsor: Earth Week Committe | Contact: Laura Crandall

Earth Week eventEarth Week Poetry Coffee House

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Come listen to poetry and stories. Time allotted for attendees to read their own poetry. Coffee and cookies provided. Free with support from Moon Library, ESF Writing Program and ESF in the High School. | Sponsor: Earth Week Committee | Contact: Maura Stefl


April
21

Tuesday

Earth Week eventLetter Writing Campaign

9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Gateway Student Tabling | Let Congress know what you think about the state of our government's stance on the environment, climate change, plastic use, the health of our water systems, or any other issue you feel they should address. | Sponsor: Earth Week Committee | Contact: Danielle Follet

Earth Week eventPlant Trees

9:00 am - 1:00 pm | Parking Lot P22 (Near Centennial Hall) | We have partnered with Onondaga Earth Corps to plant 40 trees around parking lot P22 (by Centennial Hall) and we need your help! Multiple teams of volunteers will plant trees, under the guidance of trained team leaders. Please come and go as you are able! | Sponsor: Grounds Crew | Contact: Sue Fassler

Earth Week eventESF's Clean Energy Master Plan

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Gateway | Learn more about the present status of ESF's Clean Energy Master Plan. There will be updates on campus energy-use, emission reductions, fossil fuel use, and the path moving forward. | Sponsor: Earth Week Committee | Contact: Justin Heavey

Earth Week eventTie-Dye

9:30 am - 4:30 pm | Quad (Rain Location: Marshall Foyer) | Come join us for this ESF tradition! Tie-dye a Earth Week t-shirt or bring something of your own. Earth Week shirts and stickers will be available for sale. | Sponsor: Earth Week Committee | Contact: Gillian Hall

Academic Governance College-Wide Meeting

11:00 am - 12:20 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Sponsor: ESF Academic Governance

Writing Workshop: Citation Formatting

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Moon 19 | Event Website | WRC tutors will review both in-text citation formats and reference list formatting for research papers, essays, and reports. We will address the basics of citation, as well as the unique challenges (No author? No date? No problem!). Students are encouraged to ... Read More | Sponsor: The Writing Resource Center | Contact: Karin Patzke , 315-470-6756

Earth Week eventTea & Terrariums

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | ESF Quad (Rain Location: Nifkin Lounge) | Come enjoy creating your own terrarium while sipping on a delicious cup of tea with the Plant Propagation Club! Bring your own jar or pick up one from us, then get planting with succulents, moss, and other decor. | Sponsor: Earth Week Committe & PPC | Contact: Matthew Carras


April
22

Wednesday

Earth Week eventTie-Dye

9:30 am - 4:30 pm | Quad (Rain Location: Marshall Foyer) | Come join us for this ESF tradition! Tie-dye a Earth Week t-shirt or bring something of your own. Earth Week shirts and stickers will be available for sale. | Sponsor: Earth Week Committee | Contact: Gillian Hall

Earth Week eventFarmer's Market

10:00 am - 4:00 pm | ESF Quad (Rain Location: Gateway) | Multiple local farms and other vendors will be coming to campus to display and sell their goods. Come check it out and support local business! | Contact: Caitlin Spurling

Earth Week eventEcoSwap

11:00 am - 3:00 am | Quad (Rain Location: 12 Bray aka Bray Space) | Come drop off old gear or clothes and pick up some other used gear - one's junk is another's treasure. | Sponsor: Global Environment | Contact: Eva Sideris


April
23

Thursday

Earth Week eventPostponed: Take our Kids to Work Day (new date TBD)

Nifkin Lounge, Quad, + | Event Website | Celebrate more than 25 years of sharing ESF careers with hands-on workshops for 8-11 yr olds with an adult who works or studies here. | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752

Earth Week eventLetter Writing Campaign

9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Gateway Student Tabling | Let Congress know what you think about the state of our government's stance on the environment, climate change, plastic use, the health of our water systems, or any other issue you feel they should address. | Sponsor: Earth Week Committee | Contact: Danielle Follet

Earth Week eventTie-Dye

9:30 am - 4:30 pm | Quad (Rain Location: Marshall Foyer) | Come join us for this ESF tradition! Tie-dye a Earth Week t-shirt or bring something of your own. Earth Week shirts and stickers will be available for sale. | Sponsor: Earth Week Committee | Contact: Gillian Hall

MS Thesis Defense - Zainab Tariq

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | TBD | Thesis Title: Comparative Lifecycle Assessment of Shrub Willow Evapotranspiration Cover Verses Conventional Clay and Geosynthetic Covers | Contact: Gregory McGee, 315-470-6792

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense – Chelsea Jahant-Miller

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | 217 Bray Hall | Dissertation title: Environmental Drivers of Mrophological and Physiological Adaptation in an Invasive Defoliator, Lymantria dispar | Sponsor: Environmental and Forest Biology | Contact: Giorgos Mountrakis, 315-470-4824

Earth Week eventSharon Owens, Deputy Mayor of Syracuse

11:00 am - 12:20 pm | Marshall Auditorium | Event Website | Join Sharon F. Owens, Deputy Major for the City of Syracuse, as she talks about lead paint remediation. | Sponsor: Earth Week Committee | Contact: Laura Crandall, 3154704921

Earth Week eventGreen Roof Clean Up

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Green Roof | Calling all green thumbs!! Come help get the Gateway Center green roof ready for spring! Dr. Leopold will lead a 30-minute training session to explain proper plant and green roof maintenance. The next hour and a half will be spent trimming, cutting back and ... Read More | Sponsor: Earth Week Committee | Contact: Sue Fassler

Earth Week eventSCB-CNY Art Symposium

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Concourse | Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is hosting our annual art symposium, exhibiting artwork created by students on campus and auctioning them off to raise funds for a local conservation organization. | Sponsor: The Society for Conservation Biology | Contact: Bryn Giambona

Earth Week eventBirds of Prey Demonstrations

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Nifkin Lounge | Join Cindy Page of the Page Wildlife Center as they come to campus for a birds of prey exhibition. Come share a room with eagles, hawks, owls, and falcons. | Sponsor: Earth Week Committee

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Sarah Caltabiano

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm | TBD | Department: EFB Enviromental Physiology Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Susan Anagnost, 315-470-6837


April
24

Friday

Earth Week eventEcoSwap

11:00 am - 3:00 pm | Quad (Rain Location: 12 Bray aka Bray Space) | Come drop off old gear or clothes and pick up some other used gear - one's junk is another's treasure. | Sponsor: Global Environment | Contact: Eva Sideris

Earth Week eventSustainable Foods Panel

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Nifkin | Join Dr. Matthew Hayek, Dr. Kristiansen, and others to learn more about how to eat sustainably. | Sponsor: Earth Week Committee | Contact: Sofia Abuqube

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Jian Lin

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Baker 439 | Title: Sensitivity and uncertainty analyses of an urban forest structure and function model | Contact: John Wagner, 315-470-6971

MS: Thesis Defense -- Geoffrey Golick

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Baker Laboratory Room 107 | Thesis Title:Pollutant Removal Performance of Biofiltration Soil Medium | Contact: Lee Newman, 315-470-4937

Earth Week eventInsomniacs Event

9:00 pm - 1:00 am | Nifkin Lounge | Join ESF Insomniacs for a late night safe space on campus. Food and fun for all that come! | Sponsor: ESF Insomniacs | Contact: Kristen Tan


April
25

Saturday

Introduction to Fly Fishing

9:00 am - 3:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852 | AIC Events | At this one-day workshop, you will be introduced to the art and science of fly fishing. Instruction will focus on the basics of fly casting, gear, and technique. Licensed Fishing Guide Rick Kovacs will be your instructor for this event. No equipment or experiences ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518582-2000


April
27

Monday

MS: Thesis Defense -- Hosea Mak

9:00 am - 11:00 am | 322 Jahn Laboratory | Thesis Title: Hydrophobic chemical contaminants in Onondaga Lake water: Status after 2016-2017 In-Lake Remediation Efforts | Contact: Neil Ringler, 315-470-6803

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Aditi Nagardeolekar

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | 323 Walters Hall | Dissertation Title: Synthesis and Characterization of lignin-based hydrogels from lignins recovered from hot-water hydrolyzates of angiosperms as carriers/sorbents and extraction of bioactive compounds | Contact: Cynthia Downs, 315-470-6806


April
28

Tuesday

TGIO!

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Quad! or Nifkin (rain location) | Woohoo! Last day of classes! Come celebrate the end of the Spring 2020 semester with free food and drinks! | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association

Global Conservation Lectures (Canceled)

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | The Global Conservation Lectures have been canceled until further notice. Precision conservation at the scale of a nation. Presented by Dr. Healy Hamilton, Chief Scientist at NatureServe. Thanks to NatureServe, conservation intelligence is now available ... Read More | Sponsor: Camp Fire Conservation Fund, ESF Alumni Association, Dale Travis ’59, Environmental Forest & Biology | Contact: ESF Alumni Association, x6632


April
29

Wednesday

Denim Day

Campus Wide | Denim Day is a worldwide event that began in the 1990s. An Italian court overruled a rape conviction citing that the victim had been wearing jeans and had to have been complicit in their removal. We wear denim to call an end to victim blaming. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Wear Denim Day

Campus wide | The Choose Action Network is asking the entire campus to wear Denim to show we believe that it is never the victim's/survivor's fault when they experience sexual violence. | Sponsor: Choose Action Network | Contact: Jennifer Keating, 315-470-4867

Introduction to Creating Accessible Documents

9:00 am - 10:30 am | 240 Gateway | Tired of seeing the red speedometers in Blackboard? Learn how to create a documents and professional communications that can be accessed by all. Join the ESF Teaching and Learning Collaboratory as we discuss principles of accessibility in documents and share ... Read More | Sponsor: Open Academy | Contact: Ashley Gouger, 4898

MS: Thesis Defense -- Amanda Charette

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm | 122 Jahn Laboratory | Title: Assessing Residential Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Pollutant Releases using EPA's Toxic Release Inventory | Contact: Shannon Farrell, 315-470-6757


April
30

Thursday

Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Friday, May 1, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654

MS: Thesis Defense -- Xue Dong

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Moon Library 110 | Thesis Title: Investigating Impacts on Visitors' Environmental Attitudes and Behavior through Innovative Interpretive Media: A Design-Based Research Study. | Contact: Anthony Miller, 315-470-6551


May
1

Friday

First Friday Coffee Break!

11:30 am - 12:45 pm | online or call in | Event Website | “No time to lounge during finals!” Of course not! Short breaks help individuals regroup and gain fresh perspectives, and diversity of thought is beneficial for problem solving. Networking and group mentoring are recommended to remove power differentials, and ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


May
2

Saturday

Reading Days

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, May 3, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654

Early Migrant Bird Walk I

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852 | Event Website | Join us to look for our early arriving avian migrants. We will either walk along the Rich Lake Marsh or hike the trails at the AIC to see which resident and migrant birds are in the area. Both walks are easy rambles and great for beginning birders. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518582-2000


May
7

Thursday

Inclusive Excellence Graduation Reception

Gateway Center | The Inclusive Excellence Graduation Reception honors our graduating Graduate Diversity Fellows, International students, students of color, CSTEP and EOP students, and members of Kings, LASS, and the Rainbow Scholars. Each graduating student will receive a special ... Read More

Academic Governance College-Wide Meeting

11:00 am - 12:20 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Sponsor: ESF Academic Governance


May
9

Saturday

Early Migrant Bird Walk II

10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852 | Event Website | Join us to look for our early arriving avian migrants. We will either walk along the Rich Lake Marsh or hike the trails at the AIC to see which resident and migrant birds are in the area. Both walks are easy rambles and great for beginning birders. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518582-2000

Department Specific Reception

11:00 am - 12:00 am | Chemistry, 1st floor Baker Atrium, near canoe Environmental and Forest Biology, Illick Hall Foyer Environmental Resource Engineering, Gateway Center Environmental Science, 408 Baker Lab Environmental Studies, Alumni (Nifkin) Lounge Forest and Natural Resources ... Read More

Salamander Saturday

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | Event Website | Come for an evening exploration focused on salamanders and other amphibians. Depending on the weather, we might visit a vernal pool to look for salamander and frog eggs, or check some of our artificial cover objects (aka - bricks in the woods) looking for the ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


May
10

Sunday

May
15

Friday

Teaching and Learning Academy: Wrap Up

12:45 pm - 2:15 pm | 240 Gateway | The Teaching and Learning Academy is a series of workshops over the course of a semester to support faculty in the design or re-design of a course or course components of their choosing. In addition to monthly workshops, participants will also be expected to ... Read More | Sponsor: Open Academy | Contact: Ashley Gouger, 315-470-4898


May
16

Saturday

Ranger School Graduation

Ranger School | Contact: June McWharf, 315-848-2566


May
23

Saturday

Spring Wildflower Walk

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852 | Event Website | Guest Naturalist Peter O’Shea will take you on the AIC trails to look for some of the beautiful blooms of spring. Trout lily, Two-leaved Toothwort, Trillium and Canada Mayflower are just a few of the species you can expect to see and learn to identify.  | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518582-2000


May
28

Thursday

Syracuse-Area Alumni Gathering - CANCELED

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | CANCELED. As our institution looks for opportunities to fulfill its obligation to help flatten the curve and reduce transmission of the COVID-19 disease, the College has decided to cancel all college and alumni events both on- and off-campus through the beginning ... Read More


June
4

Thursday

ESF Alumni Association Board Meeting

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm | The Lincklaen House | The ESF Alumni Association will meet for its semi-annual board meeting on Thursday, June 4th at the Lincklaen House in Cazenovia. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 5pm, followed by the meeting at 5:30pm, and dinner to follow. | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association


June
5

Friday

Metro NY Alumni Gathering - CANCELED

| CANCELED. As our institution looks for opportunities to fulfill its obligation to help flatten the curve and reduce transmission of the COVID-19 disease, the College has decided to cancel all college and alumni events both on- and off-campus through the beginning ... Read More


August
13

Thursday

2020 ESF Golf Tournament

The Pompey Club, Jamesville, NY | Attention ESF golfers and sponsors! We’ll be at the scenic Pompey Club in Jamesville, NY on August 13th for our annual tournament to benefit student scholarships. Mark your calendars to join us for this fun event! | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association


August
16

Sunday

August
19

Wednesday

August
31

Monday

Classes begin

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Moory Romero Fernandez

9:00 am - 11:00 am | 407 Baker Lab | Program: ESC Environmental and Natural Resources Policy Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Lindi Quackenbush, 315470-4727


September
7

Monday

September
8

Tuesday

Study Abroad Fair

10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Center | Stop by the annual Study Abroad fair to meet with representatives from SUNY institutions and study abroad partners. Learn about short-term, summer, and semester long study abroad programs around the world! | Sponsor: Office of International Education | Contact: Kerrie Findlay, 315-470-4903


September
25

Friday

September
29

Tuesday

Graduate and Professional School Fair

11:00 am - 1:30 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Interested in furthering your education? Attend the Graduate and Professional School Fair to speak with representatives from graduate schools, law schools, medical programs, etc. Log into Handshake now to see the list of institutions that will be here! Consider ... Read More | Sponsor: Career Services Office | Contact: Casey Duffy, 3154704738


October
12

Monday

October
26

Monday

Advising for Spring 2021

ONGOING —continues through Tuesday, November 3, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


October
30

Friday

November
4

Wednesday

Registration for Spring 2021

ONGOING —continues through Friday, December 11, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


November
22

Sunday

Thanksgiving recess

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, November 29, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
4

Friday

December
11

Friday

December
12

Saturday

Reading days

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, December 13, 2020


December
14

Monday

Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Wednesday, December 16, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
15

Tuesday

December
17

Thursday

Reading day (am)

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Final Exams PM

12:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
18

Friday

Final Exams

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
24

Thursday

Grades due

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


January
10

Sunday

January
11

Monday

January
18

Monday

January
19

Tuesday

Classes begin

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


January
26

Tuesday

February
12

Friday

March
14

Sunday

Spring break

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, March 21, 2021 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654

Ranger School spring break

Ranger School | ONGOING —continues through Sunday, March 21, 2021 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


March
23

Tuesday

Complete Calendar...

25,000 Acres

...Seriously? Yes. With 25,000 acres of lands and dozens of research and study abroad destinations, ESF students, researchers and partners have unmatched opportunities on campus, in the field and around the globe.

Unrivaled

...in integrating environmental courses, research & experience

Global

...in outlook, relevance, reputation, reach and critical impact.

Dedicated

...to the stewardship of the natural & designed environments

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