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Thursday, February 25, 2021

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February
25

Thursday

Environmental Biology

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Online | Event Website | This will be a 45 minute department-specific information session to allow faculty to better inform accepted students about their program's curriculum, describe research opportunities, job and graduate school outcomes, and more. A Q&A will be available at the ... Read More | Sponsor: Undergraduation Admissions | Contact: Undergraduate Admissions Office, 315-470-6600

Men of Color in STEM Mixer

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Zoom | Zoom Registration Link: | Social networking event for men of color students, faculty, and staff in the STEM field. The event will be structured as an informal discussion of the experiences the participants have encountered and an opportunity to provide support. | Sponsor: Office of Inclusion Diversity and Equity; Men of Color Initiative | Contact: Jordan Jessamy

Environmental Resources Engineering

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm | Online | Event Website | This will be a 45 minute department-specific information session to allow faculty to better inform accepted students about their program's curriculum, describe research opportunities, job and graduate school outcomes, and more. A Q&A will be available at the ... Read More | Sponsor: Undergraduation Admissions | Contact: Undergraduate Admissions Office, 315-470-6600

Study Skills: Academic Success Center Workshop Series

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Zoom registration in link below | Event Website | Study Skills Do you have trouble recalling information from your lectures, readings, or notes? This workshop will provide you with some skills on how to improve your memory in order to help you be more successful in your studies. Unlock your amazing BRAIN POWER ... Read More | Sponsor: Academic Success Center | Contact: Amelia Hoffman, 315-470-6752

Meet the President Virtual Event

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Online - ESFTV | Join us in welcoming Joanie Mahoney as the Fifth President of ESF. President Mahoney will speak about her perspectives on ESF, as well as her plans and preparations for the future of the institution. Event will be broadcast on ESFTV | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association


February
26

Friday

Design focus: Midterm course evaluations

8:00 am - 9:00 am | Virtual | Register for workshop | In this workshop, we will discuss how to plan, design, and implement a mid-course evaluation. Templates for faculty use will be available for Blackboard surveys, Google Forms, Microsoft Forms, and Qualtrics. | Sponsor: Open Academy Teaching and Learning Center | Contact: Ashley Gouger, 315-470-4882

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Saerona Kim

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Videoconference | Program of Study: FCH Polymer Chemistry Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Wendong Tao, 315-470-4928

Effective Note-Taking: Academic Success Center Workshop

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Zoom registration in link below | Event Website | Note-Taking Skills Learn different note-taking techniques that can help you stay organized, retain more information, and become a helpful guide when it comes to studying and review When: Feb 26, 2021 01:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in ... Read More | Sponsor: Academic Success Center | Contact: Amelia G Hoffman, 315-470-6752

Environmental Science & Environmental Health

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Online | Event Website | This will be a 45 minute department-specific information session to allow faculty to better inform accepted students about their program's curriculum, describe research opportunities, job and graduate school outcomes, and more. A Q&A will be available at the ... Read More | Sponsor: Undergraduation Admissions | Contact: Undergraduate Admissions Office, 315-470-6600

ESF Yoga

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Gateway C | 50 minuet yoga flow followed by a short meditation | Sponsor: Julia Greco | Contact: Julia Greco, 973-525-4249

Pre-Health Professions

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm | Online | Event Website | This will be a 45 minute department-specific information session to allow faculty to better inform accepted students about their program's curriculum, describe research opportunities, job and graduate school outcomes, and more. A Q&A will be available at the ... Read More | Sponsor: Undergraduation Admissions | Contact: Undergraduate Admissions Office, 315-470-6600

Insomniacs Masquerade Night

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Gateway Building | Join us for a "mask"-uerade night. We'll have a fashion show/contest, individually packaged snacks, Venice-style mask making, music, and more! | Sponsor: ESF Insomniacs | Contact: Virginia Weisar, 6367308415


March
2

Tuesday

Test Prep: Academic Success Center Workshop Series

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Zoom registration in link below | Event Website | Test Prep Do you feel stressed at the thought of an upcoming test? Don’t know how to prepare for your midterm or upcoming tests? This workshop will focus on giving you an introduction to some basic study techniques, test preparation, test-taking, and learn ... Read More | Sponsor: Academic Success Center | Contact: Amelia Hoffman, 315-470-6752

Test Prep: Academic Success Center Workshop Series

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Zoom registration in link below | Event Website | Test Prep Do you feel stressed at the thought of an upcoming test? Don’t know how to prepare for your midterm or upcoming tests? This workshop will focus on giving you an introduction to some basic study techniques, test preparation, test-taking, and learn ... Read More | Sponsor: Academic Success Center | Contact: Amelia Hoffman, 315-470-6752

The Knothole First Interest Meeting

5:30 pm - 6:15 pm | Zoom! | The Knothole website | GEN. INTEREST/ARTICLE ASSIGNMENT MEETING - LINK ON WEBSITE ESF's longtime student magazine The Knothole is starting up again in a new form. The Knothole is intended as a news and opinion publication focused on nature, conservation, climate and the environment. ... Read More | Contact: Mary Rand, 585 397 6423

Virtual Accepted Student Hangouts

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | 1 Forestry Drive | Event Website | “Hang out with other accepted students in an informal, virtual setting. Admissions Advisors and current students will share their experiences and answer your questions about ESF.” | Sponsor: Undergraduation Admissions | Contact: Undergraduate Admissions Office, 315-470-6600

Restoring the Giant Tortoises of Galapagos: An Evening with James Gibbs

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Online | Pre-Register Here | Join us for the compelling story of the history and current efforts to restore these magnificent imperiled creatures. Internationally-recognized ESF Professor, Dr. James Gibbs, reveals what's next after decades of research on giant tortoise conservation, including ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association


March
3

Wednesday

Navigating & Managing Stress: Academic Success Center Workshop Series

11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Zoom registration in link below | Event Website | Navigating Stress in the age of COVID-19 This semester may be especially challenging, given some of the recent global and national events and concerns regarding the pandemic, racial injustice, and the growing impacts and risk of climate change. Learning to ... Read More | Sponsor: Academic Success Center | Contact: Amelia Hoffman, 315-470-6752

Professionals in Sustainability Webinar Series

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm | Zoom | Register Now | The Open Academy's Bachelor of Science in Sustainability Management and Office of Career Services present the second in a series of webinars on 'Professionals in Sustainability'. Joining us for a presentation and conversation is ESF Alum Gillian Giem, Program ... Read More | Sponsor: Open Academy and the Office of Career Services | Contact: Katherine Lang, 3154706818


March
5

Friday

Design focus: Assessment as a learning tool

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Virtual | Register for workshop | In this session, we will explore how assessments can be used as tools for student learning. | Sponsor: Open Academy Teaching and Learning Center | Contact: Ashley Gouger, 315-470-4882

Open Mic Spoken Word and Poetry Night

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Zoom | Zoom registration link | Virtual night of spoken word and poetry open to all students, faculty, and staff. The event will be co-hosted by Jordan Jessamy of OIDE and Audrey Fatone of the ESF Poetry Society. Following the event, participants will be invited to attend as a group the professional ... Read More | Sponsor: Office of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity - Men of Color Initiative; ESF Poetry Society | Contact: Jordan Jessamy


March
6

Saturday

Movie Night

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Gateway Classroom | Please join us for out Spring 2021 Movie Series as we watch "On the Basis of Sex". This is a wonderful way to honor and celebrate Women's History Month. | Sponsor: The Office of Student Involvement and Leadership along with the Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Laura Crandall


March
8

Monday

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Justin Beslity

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Videoconference | Program of Study: ESCo Coupled Natural and Human Systems Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Alexander Artyukhin, 315-470-6824

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Justin Beslity

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Videoconference | Program of Study: ESCo Coupled Natural and Human Systems Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Alexander Artyukhin, 315-470-6824


March
11

Thursday

Department of Chemistry Seminar

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Virtual | Zoom Link | Dr. Daniel Obrist Environmental, Earth & Atmospheric Science University of Massachusetts-Lowell Dry Deposition of Atmospheric Mercury Across Forests and Ecosystems: an Underestimated Global Atmospheric Mercury Sink Abstract: Assimilation of Hg by vegetation ... Read More | Sponsor: Department of Chemistry | Contact: Faith A. Ashmore, 315-470-6801


March
13

Saturday

CANCELED: ESF Alumni Trip to Iceland

ONGOING —continues through Friday, March 19, 2021 | Iceland Trip Webpage | If you were registered on this trip, look for an e-mail from the ESF Alumni Office regarding next steps. For anyone interested: we've rescheduled this trip for November 1-7, 2021. If you would like to receive information, e-mail alumni@esf.edu. Open to ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association


March
16

Tuesday

Presentation on ESF's role in the NYS Center for SMM - General Project Overview

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Online - ESFTV | Join us throughout the month for a four-part series about ESF’s role in the NYS Center for Sustainable Materials Management (SMM). The Center for Sustainable Materials Management at ESF aims to make New York State a driving force of the future by galvanizing ... Read More

Virtual Accepted Student Hangouts

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | 1 Forestry Drive | Event Website | “Hang out with other accepted students in an informal, virtual setting. Admissions Advisors and current students will share their experiences and answer your questions about ESF.” | Sponsor: Undergraduation Admissions | Contact: Undergraduate Admissions Office, 315-470-6600


March
18

Thursday

ESF Friends of Oakwood Virtual Lecture Series: The Past and Future of Cemeteries

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Online | Event Website | David Charles Sloane, Ph.D., Professor at the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California (and Syracuse University alumnus) will lead a discus-sion on the past and future of cemeteries, based upon his two books, The Last Great ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Center for Cultural Landscape Preservation


March
19

Friday

Virtual Philosophers' Camp

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | This will take place via Zoom | Event Website | Friday, March 19th at 7:00PM via Zoom Virtual Philosophers’ Camp To register, please call ESF Newcomb Guest Services, 518-582-4551 x108 or register online at https://forms.gle/UVzVs5UxwXA4rcAC8. The Philosophers’ Camp presents an evening of conversation ... Read More | Contact: Melissa Vaughn, ESF Guest Services, 518-582-4551


March
20

Saturday

Virtual Accepted Student Reception

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Event Website | This online event allows students who are accepted for the Fall 2021 semester to learn more about academic opportunities and student life at ESF. There will be presentations from Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Affairs, and Centennial Hall, along with a ... Read More | Sponsor: Office of Undergraduate Admissions | Contact: Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 315-470-6600

Movie Night

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Gateway Classroom | Please join us for our Spring 2021 Movie Night series as we watch "Captain Marvel" in Gateway. | Sponsor: The Office of Student Involvement and Leadership along with the Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Laura Crandall


March
22

Monday

Mass Timber Symposium (2nd annual)

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | Virtual | ONGOING —continues through Friday, March 26, 2021 | Event Website | The symposium will build capacity in the NYS AEC community to design and deliver all the potential that this new approach offers. The 2021 Mass Timber Symposium will be held virtually, through a series of webinars happening March 22nd - 26th. Webinars will be ... Read More | Sponsor: NYS Green Building Conference & ESF Open Academy | Contact: Katherina B. Searing, 315-470-6888

Presentation on ESF's role in the NYS Center for SMM: Comprehensive Community Outreach and Engagement

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Online - ESFTV | Join us throughout the month for a four-part series about ESF’s role in the NYS Center for Sustainable Materials Management (SMM). The Center for Sustainable Materials Management at ESF aims to make New York State a driving force of the future by galvanizing ... Read More


March
23

Tuesday

March
24

Wednesday

Let's Talk About Mental Health - Student Event

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Zoom Event | Register here | Students are welcome to join us for this important presentation and learn how to better understand and help someone dealing with the challenges of mental illness. The Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity has teamed up with Counseling Services and NAMI ... Read More | Sponsor: Office of Inclusion Diversity & Equity | Contact: Malika Carter, 315-565-3016


March
26

Friday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Shahriar Shah Heydari

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Videoconference | Dissertation Title: Large-scale land cover mapping using deep neural networks and dense Landsat time-series observations Program of Study: Environmental Resources Engineering | Contact: Eddie Bevilacqua, 315-470-6697


March
27

Saturday

Movie Night

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Gateway Classroom | Please join us as we watch the film "Erin Brockovich". This is a wonderful opportunity to honor and celebrate Women's History Month | Sponsor: The Office of Student Involvement and Leadership along with the Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Laura Crandall


March
29

Monday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Dustin Hill

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm | TBD | Dissertation Title: Toxic Procurement: An Examination of United States Federal Government contracts disproportionality and firm environmental performance 2001 - 2017 Program of Study: ESC Environmental and Natural Resources Policy | Contact: Donald J. Leopold, 315-470-6784


March
30

Tuesday

Virtual Accepted Student Hangouts

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | 1 Forestry Drive | Event Website | “Hang out with other accepted students in an informal, virtual setting. Admissions Advisors and current students will share their experiences and answer your questions about ESF.” | Sponsor: Undergraduation Admissions | Contact: Undergraduate Admissions Office, 315-470-6600


March
31

Wednesday

NYS Green Building Coneference (19th annual)

10:30 am - 3:30 pm | Virtual | ONGOING —continues through Thursday, April 29, 2021 | Event Website | As the premier green building conference in the Northeast, our progressive advisory council consistently brings together top green building researchers, educators, and practitioners. The 2021 NYS Green Building Conference will be held virtually, through a series ... Read More | Sponsor: NYS Green Building Conference & ESF Open Academy | Contact: Katherina B. Searing, 315-470-6888


April
3

Saturday

Movie Night

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Gateway Classroom | Please join us in watching Guardians of the Galaxy. This is a wonderful way to unwind after the homework, tests and other assignments you have had this semester. | Sponsor: The Office of Student Involvement and Leadership along with the Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Laura Crandall


April
7

Wednesday

Professionals in Sustainability Webinar Series

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm | Zoom | Register Now | The Open Academy's Bachelor of Science in Sustainability Management and Office of Career Services present the last in a series of webinars on 'Professionals in Sustainability'. Joining us for a presentation and conversation is Hannah Sanger, Science & Environmental ... Read More | Sponsor: Open Academy and the Office of Career Services | Contact: Katherine Lang, 3154706818


April
8

Thursday

ESF Friends of Oakwood Virtual Lecture Series: So Oakwood is Landmarked—What Does That Mean?

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Online | Event Website | Oakwood Cemetery is listed in the New York State and National Registers of Historic Places and is a Local Protected Site under the City of Syracuse Landmark Preservation Ordinance. John Auwaerter and Rachel Leibowitz will talk about the programs and regulations—the ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Center for Cultural Landscape Preservation


April
10

Saturday

Virtual Accepted Student Reception

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Event Website | This online event allows students who are accepted for the Fall 2021 semester to learn more about academic opportunities and student life at ESF. There will be presentations from Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Affairs, and Centennial Hall, along with a ... Read More | Sponsor: Office of Undergraduate Admissions | Contact: Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 315-470-6600


April
12

Monday

Advising for Fall 2021

ONGOING —continues through Friday, April 16, 2021 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


April
13

Tuesday

Virtual Accepted Student Hangouts

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | 1 Forestry Drive | Event Website | “Hang out with other accepted students in an informal, virtual setting. Admissions Advisors and current students will share their experiences and answer your questions about ESF.” | Sponsor: Undergraduation Admissions | Contact: Undergraduate Admissions Office, 315-470-6600


April
14

Wednesday

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Andrew Michael Cortese

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | TBD | Program of Study: EFB Forest Pathology & Mycology Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Chang Geun Yoo, 315-470-6516


April
16

Friday

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Weien Chen

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Videoconference | Program of Study: Environmental and Natural Resources Policy Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Diane Kuehn, 315-470-6561


April
17

Saturday

Movie Night

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Gateway Classroom | Please join us in watching "Gretel & Hansel". This is a wonderful way to unwind after a week of assignments, homework, tests, etc. | Sponsor: The Office of Student Involvement and Leadership along with the Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Laura Crandall


April
19

Monday

Registration for Fall 2021

ONGOING —continues through Friday, May 21, 2021 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654

Let's Talk About Mental Health - ESF Employee Event

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Zoom Event | Register here | Employees are welcome to join us for this important presentation and learn how to better understand and help someone dealing with the challenges of mental illness. The Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity has teamed up with Counseling Services and NAMI ... Read More | Sponsor: Office of Inclusion Diversity & Equity | Contact: Malika Carter, 315-565-3016


April
21

Wednesday

April
26

Monday

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Jordan Tourville

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | TBD | Program of Study: EFB Ecology Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Ivan Gitsov Ivanov, 315-470-6860


April
30

Friday

May
6

Thursday

ESF Friends of Oakwood Virtual Lecture Series: What are the Guidelines for Preserving a Historic Cemetery Landscape?

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Online | Event Website | What are the best practices for managing change in the Oakwood landscape so that its historic character is conserved for future generations? John Auwaerter will discuss how the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties provide ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Center for Cultural Landscape Preservation


May
7

Friday

May
10

Monday

Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Thursday, May 13, 2021 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


May
15

Saturday

Ranger School Graduation

Ranger School | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


May
20

Thursday

Grades due

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


August
15

Sunday

August
18

Wednesday

Ranger School classes begin

Ranger School | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


August
30

Monday

Classes begin

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


September
6

Monday

September
7

Tuesday

September
24

Friday

October
11

Monday

No classes (Ranger School only)

Ranger School | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


October
25

Monday

Advising for Spring 2022

ONGOING —continues through Tuesday, November 2, 2021 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


October
29

Friday

November
3

Wednesday

Registration for Spring 2022

ONGOING —continues through Friday, December 10, 2021 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


November
21

Sunday

Thanksgiving Recess

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, November 28, 2021 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
3

Friday

December
10

Friday

December
11

Saturday

Reading days

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, December 12, 2021 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
13

Monday

Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Wednesday, December 15, 2021 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
14

Tuesday

Reading day

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
16

Thursday

Reading day (am)

8:00 am - 12:00 pm | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654

Final Exams PM

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


December
17

Friday

Final Exams

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
24

Friday

Grades due

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


January
9

Sunday

January
17

Monday

January
18

Tuesday

Classes begin

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


January
25

Tuesday

February
11

Friday

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