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Saturday, April 4, 2020

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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

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
9

Thursday

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

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
14

Tuesday

2020 ESF Spring Reception

11:00 am - 12:30 pm | Gateway Center | Join us for refreshments as we honor the dedication of ESF’s entire faculty and staff, who make working here at ESF so amazing. We’ll also recognize ESF employees celebrating 10 year service increments, retirees, and the 2020 President's QWL Award winners. | Sponsor: Quality of Work Life Committee | Contact: Selena Giampa, 6683


April
15

Wednesday

Jake Chronister MPS Capstone Seminar: Population Estimates of Scaup Wintering at Great South Bay, Long Island, New York

10:00 am - 11:00 am | 254 Baker Lab | Jake Chronister presents his MPS Capstone Seminar about his work capturing, banding, and estimating abundance of Greater and Lesser Scaup wintering at Great South Bay, Long Island, New York during February and March 2019. | Contact: Jake Chronister


April
16

Thursday

M.S. Thesis Defense - Zainab Tariq

10:00 am - 12:30 pm | 324 Bray Hall | Comparative Lifecycle Assessment of Shrub Willow Evapotranspiration Cover Verses Conventional Clay and Geosynthetic Covers | Contact: Gregory McGee, 315-470-6792

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


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

M.S. Thesis Defense - Xavier R. Schafer

10:30 am - 12:30 pm | Google Meet | Thesis Title: Speciation of Oxidized Mercury Compounds Via Mass Spectrometry and Investigation of Their Uptake in Soil Program: FCH Environmental Chemistry | Contact: Eddie Bevilacqua, 315-470-6697

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


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 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 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


April
22

Wednesday

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


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

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 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 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

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

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


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


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

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
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

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


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
20

Wednesday

Candidacy Exam - Oral - Kalyani Mer

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | TBD | Department: Environmental Resources Engineering Degree: Ph.D. | Sponsor: Environmental Resources Engineering | Contact: Kurt Stavenhagen, 315-470-4942


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
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
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
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


March
23

Tuesday

March
30

Tuesday

Internship & Engagement Expo

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | The Internship and Engagement Expo will have sophomores/juniors/seniors tabling about their internship/engagement experiences to other ESF students. A variety of experiences will be represented including i.e. internships (industry, research, government), field ... Read More | Sponsor: Career Services Office | Contact: Casey Duffy, 315-470-4738

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  • SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference
    8:00 am pm - 4:00 pm pm
    Gateway Center