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Friday, June 18, 2021

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June
19

Saturday

Elaine Schwartz Memorial Woods Walk

10:00 am - 11:30 am | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N | Event Website | Dedicated to the memory of our dear friend Elaine Schwartz, the first Woods Walk of the summer will focus on Aquatic Invertebrates. Why are the black flies so bad this year? How many dragonfly species are there? What do the bottom dwelling organisms of streams ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


June
21

Monday

Capstone Seminar - GPES M.S. Candidate Alison Rickard

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Zoom Videoconference | Modeled Riparian Zone and Wetland Nutrient Removal Efficiency on the Watershed Scale: Canandaigua Lake Watershed, New York | Contact: Cariann Linehan, 3154706528

MS Thesis Defense - Alison Rickard

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Videoconference | Thesis Title: Modeled Riparian Zone and Wetland nutrient removal efficiency on the Watershed scale: Canandaigua Lake Watershed, New York Program of Study: ESC Water & Wetland Resource Studies Major Professor: Philippe Vidon | Contact: Mark Lomolino, 315-470-6805

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Jackson Doe-Mensah

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Videoconference | Program of Study: PBE Wood Science Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Cynthia Downs, 315-470-6806


June
23

Wednesday

Sustainability Management Online Degree Program Info Session

7:00 pm - 7:45 pm | Zoom | Event Website | This webinar provides an introduction to ESF’s online Bachelor of Science in Sustainability Management degree program. Sustainability Management is a fully online upper level program for students possessing an Associate’s or working towards a Bachelor’s degree. ... Read More | Sponsor: Open Academy | Contact: Katherine Lang, x6818


June
26

Saturday

Woods Walk - Cultural Uses of Plants

10:00 am - 11:30 am | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Event Website | An introduction to some of the plants, both native and introduced, historically used by indigenous people and colonizers. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
3

Saturday

Woods Walk - Secrets of Soil

10:00 am - 11:30 am | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Unearth the importance of soils, the types to be found locally and the unseen world that is literally at your feet. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
7

Wednesday

Wildlife Wednesday - River Otters

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Event Website | Join our summer interpretive naturalist intern on a guided walk focusing on an amazing regional animal. Learn some interesting facts about this charismatic member of the weasel family and how it interacts with its environment. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
10

Saturday

Woods Walk - Tree ID and Trivia

10:00 am - 11:30 am | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Event Website | Learn how to identify a handful of common Adirondack trees along with interesting facts about their natural history, uses, and importance in our regional history. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
12

Monday

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Mark Bremer

9:00 am - 11:00 am | Videoconference | Program of Study: FRM Sustainable Energy Major Professor: Nehan Naim Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Matthew Potteiger, 315-470-6554


July
13

Tuesday

Family & Student Engagement Session: Academic Life at ESF

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Zoom, Register in Advance | Register In Advance | Join us as we talk with Provost Newman, Dean Lombard, and various other academic units to prepare new students for academic life at ESF. Register in advance for this meeting: https://syracuseuniversity.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMrfuuppzorGNyH8pbWgD8Oa2rb_4e4VGVV ... Read More | Sponsor: Student Involvement and Leadership | Contact: Laura Crandall, 3154704921


July
14

Wednesday

Wildlife Wednesday - Common Loons

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Event Website | Have you heard a haunting call of a loon echoing across a lake in the Adirondacks? Discover more about the life cycle and natural history of these large, popular water birds. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
15

Thursday

MS Thesis Defense - Theodore Koch

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Videoconference | Thesis Title:Spatial Life-Cycle Assessment of Willow Biomass in Central NY Program of Study: SRM Sustainable Energy Major Professor: Timothy Volk | Contact: Lemir Teron, 315-470-6636


July
17

Saturday

Woods Walk - Acid Rain, Where Are We Now

Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Event Website | Fifty years after the Clean Air Act, how are the Adirondacks fairing with regards to acid deposition. What has worked and what still needs to be done. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
19

Monday

Summer Session II

ONGOING —continues through Friday, August 27, 2021 | Contact: Registrar's Office, 6655

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Amalia Kenyon

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Videoconference | Program of Study: EFB Plant Science & Biotechnology Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Benette Whitmore, 315-470-6695


July
20

Tuesday

Family & Student Engagement Session: Centennial Hall and Meal Plan Info

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Zoom, Register in Advance | Register In Advance | During this session, we will talk with Centennial Hall staff about ESF’s residential life, go over ESF and SU meal plan information, and learn about special dietary accommodations. Register in advance for this meeting: https://syracuseuniversity.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIuc-yoqj0iEtXv2Ty_eqwkVrc09GFVMenQ ... Read More | Sponsor: Student Involvement and Leadership | Contact: Laura Crandall, 3154704921


July
21

Wednesday

Wildlife Wednesday - Owls of the Adirondacks

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Event Website | Did you know that the Adirondack Park is home to seven different species of owl? Explore their natural history and habitats as we walk along the AIC trail system. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
24

Saturday

Woods Walk - Summer Wildflowers

10:00 am - 11:30 am | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Event Website | Some of our late bloomers are the most stunning and unusual. Learn to ID some common wildflower and hear about their interesting natural history. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
27

Tuesday

Family & Student Engagement Session: ESF Health and Wellness

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Zoom, Register in Advance | Register In Advance | Join us for this session about Health and Wellness options and resources for ESF students including information on Student Support, Counseling, and Crouse Medical Practice. Register in advance for this meeting: https://syracuseuniversity.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcpce-urjsqE9aPw6ZWAW5-oqqO4CFC7hE7 | Sponsor: Student Involvement and Leadership | Contact: Laura Crandall, 3154704921


July
28

Wednesday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Michael Petroni

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Videoconference | ONGOING —continues through Monday, July 26, 2021 | Dissertation Title: Utilizing Geospatial Risk Assessment Datasets to Enable Informed Public Decision Making in Environmental Health Program of Study: ESC Environmental & Natural Resources Policy Major Professor: Mary Collins | Contact: Thomas Horton, 315-470-6743

Wildlife Wednesday - Fireflies

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Event Website | With over 100 species of fireflies in the United States, they are a common and beautiful night time sight. Learn if these species all produce similar light and which species are local. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
30

Friday

MS Thesis Defense - Shaoming Jiang

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Microsoft Teams | Thesis Title: Optimization and kinetic analysis of Lactobacillus Pentosus using fructose for lactic acid fermentation Program of Study: PBE Bioprocess Engineering Major Professor: Shijie Liu | Contact: Danilo Fernando, 315-470-6746


July
31

Saturday

Woods Walk - Natural Plant Dyes

10:00 am - 11:30 am | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Event Website | Join a visiting artist as we gather some local floral to make natural colorful dyes. The color produced by some of our plant species may surprise you. You can stay and participate in the afternoon workshop and learn how to use indigo dye. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


August
3

Tuesday

Family & Student Engagement Session: Student Life at ESF

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Zoom, Register in Advance | Register In Advance | During this final session, we will explore all of the many options for ESF students including student organizations, research opportunities, internships and careers, study abroad, and diversity and inclusion initiatives. Register in advance for this meeting: https://syracuseuniversity.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYscuGgqzMsH9AcRvHmE5ptSL0lbGoPnks5 | Sponsor: Student Involvement and Leadership | Contact: Laura Crandall, 3154704921


August
7

Saturday

Woods Walk - Plant Reproduction

10:00 am - 11:30 am | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Event Website | Plants exhibit a fascinating and varied array of reproductive strategies. From seeds to spores, wind to wings, discover the different ways plants replace themselves. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


August
12

Thursday

2021 ESF Golf Tournament

The Pompey Club, Jamesville, NY | Attention ESF golfers and sponsors! We’ll be at the scenic Pompey Club in Jamesville, New York on Aug. 12 for our annual tournament to benefit student scholarships. Mark your calendars to join us for this fun event! | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association


August
14

Saturday

Woods Walk - The Rich Lake Watershed

10:00 am - 11:30 am | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Event Website | Explore our local watershed - from streams to wetlands to lakes to river- and learn how water changes, and is changed by, the ecosystem. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


August
15

Sunday

August
18

Wednesday

Ranger School classes begin

Ranger School | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


August
21

Saturday

Woods Walk - Fabulous Ferns

10:00 am - 11:30 am | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Event Website | Learn how to ID some of our beautiful ferns and some of their close relatives. Discover the difference between ferns, mosses, and other plants. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


August
28

Saturday

Woods Walk - Field Notes and Nature Journaling

10:00 am - 11:30 am | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Event Website | Examine the historical and scientific value of field notes and explore your own journaling style as we examine examples of nature diaries. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


August
30

Monday

Classes begin

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


September
3

Friday

Welcome Back Picnic

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | ESF Quad | Come enjoy some free food and celebrate the beginning of the semester while checking out the Fall Involvement Fair. Remember to lug your mug and pack your plate (LYMPYP)! | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Alexa Labossiere


September
6

Monday

September
7

Tuesday

September
8

Wednesday

Morning Munch

7:30 am - 10:00 am | Gateway Concourse | Stop by Gateway for some FREE breakfast. Grab some free bagels, pastries, fruit, juice, and coffee to start your day right! Remember to lug your mug and pack your plate (LYMPYP)! | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Alexa Labossiere


September
9

Thursday

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Asif Mehmood

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Videoconference | Program of Study: Environmental Science Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Aidan Ackerman, 315-470-6545


September
17

Friday

Thank Goodness It's Friday (TGIF)

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | ESF Quad | Come enjoy some free food and enjoy the end of the week. Open to ESF students, faculty and staff. Remember to lug your mug and pack your plate (LYMPYP)! | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Alexa Labossiere


September
20

Monday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Rea Manderino

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | TBD | Dissertation Title: Environmental drivers modulate parasitism of native giant silk moths by an exotic biological control agent Program of Study: Environmental and Forest Biology Entomology Major Professor: Dylan Parry | Contact: Ruth Owens, 315-470-4780


September
24

Friday

October
5

Tuesday

Morning Munch

7:30 am - 10:00 am | Gateway Concourse | Stop by Gateway for some FREE breakfast. Grab some free bagels, pastries, fruit, juice, and coffee to start your day right! Remember to lug your mug and pack your plate (LYMPYP)! | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Alexa Labossiere

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Hadis Miraly

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | TBD | Program of Study: EFB Fish & Wildlife Biology and Management Degree: Ph.D. Co-Major Professors: Karin Limburg & Roxanne Razavi | Contact: Deepak Kumar, 315-470-6503


October
11

Monday

No classes (Ranger School only)

Ranger School | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654

Save the Date "Indigenous People's Day"

TBD | Save the Date "Indigenous People's Day" - Presented by the Office of Inclusion Diversity and Equity. For more information email oide@esf.edu or inclusiveexcellence@esf.edu. | Sponsor: Office of Inclusion Diversity & Equity | Contact: Malika Carter, 315-565-3016


October
22

Friday

Half Day to Earth Day Tie-dye

10:00 am - 3:00 pm | ESF Quad | Celebrate Half Day to Earth Day and tie-dye on the quad! Old ESF Earth Week shirts will be available (for free!) or bring your own garments to tie-dye. | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Alexa Labossiere


October
25

Monday

Advising for Spring 2022

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


October
28

Thursday

Homecoming & Senior Reunion Weekend

ESF Campus | ONGOING —continues through Saturday, October 30, 2021 | Save the date for this year's Homecoming and Senior Reunion Weekend IN PERSON in Syracuse! Mark your calendars for a great weekend on campus: October 28 - 30. Highlights include a special dinner in honor of the 50-year class; many presentations and tours on ... Read More | Sponsor: The ESF Alumni Association


October
29

Friday

Thank Goodness It's Friday (TGIF)

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Salt City Market 484 S Salina St Syracuse, NY 13202 | Get off campus and come have dinner on us down at Salt City Market! Enjoy the local cuisine and dinner with the ESF community. Pre-registration required to receive $10 Market Bucks voucher (usable at any vendor in the market). Vouchers can be picked up from ... Read More | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Alexa Labossiere


November
1

Monday

ESF Alumni Trip to Iceland

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, November 7, 2021 | Event Website | Join us for the ESF Alumni Trip to Iceland on Nov. 1 - 7. We have an amazing itinerary planned – this will truly be a once-in-a-lifetime experience! Although the trip is being organized by the Alumni Office, it is open to ANYONE who would like to attend! ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association


November
3

Wednesday

Registration for Spring 2022

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


November
8

Monday

Morning Munch

7:30 am - 10:00 am | Gateway Concourse | Stop by Gateway for some FREE breakfast. Grab some free bagels, pastries, fruit, juice, and coffee to start your day right! Remember to lug your mug and pack your plate (LYMPYP)! | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Alexa Labossiere


November
17

Wednesday

Winter Market

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Gateway | Check out some student businesses and local vendors! | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Alexa Labossiere


November
21

Sunday

Thanksgiving Recess

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


December
3

Friday

Thank Goodness It's Over (TGIO)

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Gateway | Come enjoy some free food and enjoy the end of the semester. Open to ESF students, faculty and staff. Remember to lug your mug and pack your plate (LYMPYP)! | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Alexa Labossiere


December
8

Wednesday

Pancake Breakfast Stressbuster

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm | Gateway | Take a break from studying for finals and enjoy some pancakes and stress-free activities! | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Alexa Labossiere


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

March
13

Sunday

Spring break

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, March 20, 2022 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654

Ranger School spring break

Ranger School | ONGOING —continues through Sunday, March 20, 2022 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


March
22

Tuesday

March
30

Wednesday

Advising for Fall 2022

ONGOING —continues through Tuesday, April 5, 2022 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


April
6

Wednesday

Registration for Fall 2022

ONGOING —continues through Tuesday, April 26, 2022 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


April
22

Friday

April
26

Tuesday

April
27

Wednesday

Reading day

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


April
28

Thursday

Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Friday, April 29, 2022 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


April
30

Saturday

Reading days

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, May 1, 2022 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


May
2

Monday

Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Wednesday, May 4, 2022 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


May
7

Saturday

May
8

Sunday

May
11

Wednesday

Grades due

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


May
14

Saturday

Ranger School Graduation

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

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