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Sunday, November 17, 2019

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November
18

Monday

Trust in the Land: New Directions for Restoration

10:30 am - 12:30 pm | Marshall Hall - Nifkin Alumni Lounge | Event details on FB | Dr. Beth Rose Middleton Manning is a Professor of Native American Studies at UC Davis. Beth Rose’s research centers on Native environmental policy and Native activism for site protection using conservation tools. Her broader research interests include intergenerational ... Read More | Sponsor: Center for Native Peoples and the Environment | Contact: Tusha Yakovleva

What Are You Thankful For?

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by the tabling area and fill out a sheet listing three things you are thankful for. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Diversity @ ESF 24/7/365

11:30 am - 12:15 pm | Baker 408 | Event Description: Diversity@ESF 24/7/365 is a series of facilitated gatherings for underrepresented students of all identities and their allies, serving as a stopgap until the Student Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Office is re-staffed and relocated in ... Read More | Sponsor: Office of Inclusion Diversity & Equity | Contact: Malika Carter, 315-565-3016


November
19

Tuesday

Friends of Moon Library Annual Meeting and Coffee

11:00 am - 12:30 pm | 110 Moon Library | Join the Friends of Moon Library for a brief business meeting and update on what's happening at the library. Coffee and refreshments will be served. You don’t need to be an official “Friend of Moon Library” to attend, though we would gratefully accept your ... Read More | Sponsor: Friends of Moon Library | Contact: Ellen Edgerton, x6716

What Are You Thankful For?

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by the tabling area and fill out a sheet listing three things you are thankful for. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Annual Twilight Review

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Meet at University Police | Interested in providing feedback on lighting and other safety concerns at night on campus? Join University Police and the Division of Student Affairs as we tour campus and review current lighting and walkways. This is a walking tour, so come bundled up for ... Read More | Sponsor: University Police and Student Affairs | Contact: Mary Triano, 315-470-6660


November
20

Wednesday

What Are You Thankful For?

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by the tabling area and fill out a sheet listing three things you are thankful for. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Food Waste Poster

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Gateway Student Tabling Area | We are going to bust food waste through our Global Environment project.


November
21

Thursday

Remembrance Circle

8:00 am - 8:00 pm | Bray Rotunda | Event Website | Make your presence felt on Remembrance Day for Lost Species. Bring a gift to leave at the Remembrance Circle (flowers / shells / photo / art / writing / leaves / meaningful objects / etc!) This quiet, reflective space complements the many activities of Remembrance ... Read More | Sponsor: Center for Native Peoples and the Environment | Contact: Jess Cherofsky

Collaborative Braided Rug Crafting

9:00 am - 2:00 pm | Nifkin Lounge | Event Website | Join us for rug braiding, as part of Remembrance Day for Lost Species. Using upcycled fabric, we will work together to craft a beautiful braided rug whose design symbolizes remembrance + biocultural relationships. No experience needed - drop in whenever! (We ... Read More | Sponsor: Center for Native Peoples and the Environment | Contact: Jess Cherofsky

MS: Thesis Defense -- Daniel Sinopoli

10:30 am - 12:30 pm | Illick Hall 7 | Title of Thesis: Morphological Variation Among Bowfin (Amia) Populations from the Mississippi River Basin: Taxonomic and Conservation Implications | Contact: William Smith, 315470-6832

Community Ceremony

11:00 am - 12:30 pm | Baker 408 | Event Website | As part of Remembrance Day for Lost Species, a Community Ceremony will be held as unique space for grief, healing, and connection. Daily, members of the ESF community work hard for our environment and fellow beings. This will be a space to complement that work ... Read More | Sponsor: Center for Native Peoples and the Environment | Contact: Jess Cherofsky

Great American Smokeout

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by and pick up a quit kit to help you stop smoking, vaping or chewing tobacco. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Adaptive Peaks Seminar: Disease Ecology, Invasion Biology, Epigenetics, Galápagos

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Illick 5 | Adaptive Peaks Fall 2019 Dr. Sabrina McNew, Cornell University Research area: Disease ecology, invasion biology, epigenetics, Galápagos Seminar: 4-5 PM with reception to follow in Illick 12 | Sponsor: EFB | Contact: Roxanne Razavi


November
22

Friday

What Are You Thankful For?

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by the tabling area and fill out a sheet listing three things you are thankful for. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Jongdae Song

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | 213 Marshall Hall | Program: Environmental Science, Environmental and Natural Resources Policy Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Matthew Potteiger, 470-6554


November
30

Saturday

2019 Christmas Tree Sale

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Heiberg Forest- 7393 Maple Ridge Road, Tully, NY 13159 | Cut your own Christmas tree at Heiberg Forest. Wreaths and ESF maple syrup will also be available. Trees: $30 Wreaths: $15-$35 Cash or check only | Sponsor: Forest Properties | Contact: Jill Rahn, 315-470-6627


December
1

Sunday

2019 Christmas Tree Sale

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Heiberg Forest- 7393 Maple Ridge Road, Tully, NY 13159 | Cut your own Christmas tree at Heiberg Forest. Wreaths and ESF maple syrup will also be available. Trees: $30 Wreaths: $15-$35 Cash or check only | Sponsor: Forest Properties | Contact: Jill Rahn, 315-470-6627


December
2

Monday

Pick Up Regalia

12:00 am | SU Bookstore | ONGOING —continues through Friday, December 6, 2019 | Pick up pre-ordered regalia from SU Bookstore. | Contact: Division of Student Affairs, 3154706660

Coffee/Tea Break & Networking/Brainstorming

12:45 pm - 2:15 pm | 324 Bray | Event Website | Network with other women on campus! You might be thinking “I (or my students) don’t have time to lounge mid-day.” Of course not! But short breaks help individuals regroup and gain fresh perspectives, and diversity of thought is beneficial for problem solving. ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


December
3

Tuesday

ESF Career Fellowships Information Session

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | ESF Career Fellowships Information | The Career Services Office is excited to be able to offer annual ESF Career Fellowships to students. We strongly encourage you to learn about Fellowship opportunities, review examples of what past selected recipients have used Fellowship funding for, and to ... Read More | Sponsor: Career Services Office | Contact: Casey Duffy, 315-470-4738

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: Writing Resource Center | Contact: Karin Patzke, 315-470-6756

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Shelby Coleman

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | 122 Jahn Laboratory | Program: Environmental Chemistry Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Chang Yoo, 470-6516


December
4

Wednesday

ESF in the High School Visit

9:00 am - 2:00 pm | Gateway and Baker Computer Labs | Students from NOttingham High School and PSLA @ Fowler will be visiting campus as part of ESF in the High School. Work with librarians to discover what research tools are available at ESF. Have a lecture with Dr. Whitney Lash- Marshall following lunch | Sponsor: Office of Experiential Learning and Outreach | Contact: Maura Stefl, 315-470-6811

Diversity @ ESF 24/7/365

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm | Baker 254 | Event Description: Diversity@ESF 24/7/365 is a series of facilitated gatherings for underrepresented students of all identities and their allies, serving as a stopgap until the Student Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Office is re-staffed and relocated in ... Read More | Sponsor: Office of Inclusion Diversity & Equity | Contact: Malika Carter, 315-565-3016

Champagne Toast for December Graduates

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Gateway Center | The ESF Alumni Association would like to "raise our glasses" to the College's newest graduates. Please join us for a Champagne Toast honoring the Class of 2019 December graduates! The event will take place immediately following graduation rehearsal in the Gateway ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association

Commencement Rehearsal

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Rehearse for commencement and following rehearsal, the ESF Alumni Association will host a champagne toast in the Gateway Center. | Sponsor: Division of Student Affairs | Contact: Division of Student Affairs, 3154706660

MS: Thesis Defense -- Wei Dai

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm | 323 Walters Hall | Thesis Title: A study on Cellulase and hemicellulase Production by Microbulfbifer Hydrolyticus with Paulownia Hot-water Wood Extract as Feedstock | Contact: Robin Hoffman, 315470-6546


December
5

Thursday

Inclusive Excellence Graduation Reception

11:30 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | 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 | Sponsor: Office of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity | Contact: Lela Randall, 315-470-6660


December
6

Friday

December Commencement

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm | Syracuse University Hendricks Chapel | Event Website | December Commencement is a gathering of the ESF community to formally recognize students completing their degrees in August and December 2019. Held prior to final exams, it is a celebration of scholarship and academic accomplishment with many featured and distinguished ... Read More | Sponsor: Student Activities | Contact: Student Affairs, 3154706660


December
7

Saturday

2019 Christmas Tree Sale

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Heiberg Forest- 7393 Maple Ridge Road, Tully, NY 13159 | Cut your own Christmas tree at Heiberg Forest. Wreaths and ESF maple syrup will also be available. Trees: $30 Wreaths: $15-$35 Cash or check only | Sponsor: Forest Properties | Contact: Jill Rahn, 315-470-6627

December Soirée

6:00 pm | Drumilns Country Club | This semi-formal dinner-dance is sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Association in honor of August and December degree candidates. Tickets are required and will be available for purchase throughout November. | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Division of Student Affairs, 3154706660


December
8

Sunday

2019 Christmas Tree Sale

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Heiberg Forest- 7393 Maple Ridge Road, Tully, NY 13159 | Cut your own Christmas tree at Heiberg Forest. Wreaths and ESF maple syrup will also be available. Trees: $30 Wreaths: $15-$35 Cash or check only | Sponsor: Forest Properties | Contact: Jill Rahn, 315-470-6627

Make-Your-Own Wreath Workshop

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Heiberg Forest- 7393 Maple Ridge Road, Tully, NY | Make your own holiday wreath at Heiberg Forest Cost is $20 and includes all materials. Space is limited to 15 people per workshop. Pre-register with Maura Stefl (mhstefl@esf.edu) Cash or check only | Sponsor: Office of Experiential Learning and Outreach & Department of Forest Properties | Contact: Jill Rahn, 315-470-6627

Pizza Party Study Break

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Gateway Center Concourse | Need a break from studying and writing final papers? Come to the Gateway Center on December 8th at 7pm for a “Pizza Party Study Break!” The Alumni Association will be passing out free pizza and soda (lug your mug!) in recognition of your hard work. Just bring ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association


December
9

Monday

Diversity @ ESF 24/7/365

11:30 am - 12:15 pm | Baker 408 | Event Description: Diversity@ESF 24/7/365 is a series of facilitated gatherings for underrepresented students of all identities and their allies, serving as a stopgap until the Student Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Office is re-staffed and relocated in ... Read More | Sponsor: Office of Inclusion Diversity & Equity | Contact: Malika Carter, 315-565-3016

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Kristen Haynes

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Illick Hall 8 | Dissertation Title: Conservation of rare alpine rattlesnake-roots (Nabalus spp.) in the face of global climate change Department: EFB Ecology | Contact: Douglas Johnson, 315470-6544


December
10

Tuesday

MS: Thesis Defense -- Chloe Coffman

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Thesis Title: Unnatural Divides: The connections between environmental values and political ideology in the 2018 Congressional election in upstate New York Program: Environmental Science Human Dimensions of the Environment | Contact: Renee Germain, 315470-6698

Mathew Ovadias - Capstone Seminar

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | 210 Walters Hall | Lignin Thermoplastic Blends: Biorefinery Willow Lignin and Poly(lactic acid) | Sponsor: Department of Paper and Bioprocess Engineering | Contact: Mathew Ovadias, 3156637013

Ph.D.: Dissertation Defense -- Zacharias Smith

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm | 122 Jahn Laboratory | Dissertation Title: Freshwater Paralytic shellfish toxins in New York State Program: Environmental Chemistry | Contact: Roxanne Razavi, 315470-6739

MS: Thesis Defense -- Mathew Ovadias

2:00 pm - 12:00 am | 323 Walters Hall | Title of Thesis: Lignin Thermoplastic Blends: Esterification of Biorefinery Willow Lignin for Blending with Polylactic Acid | Contact: Jill Weiss, 470-6781


December
11

Wednesday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Patricia Kaishian

10:00 am - 2:00 pm | TBD | Program: EFB Forest Pathology & Mycology Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: David Kieber, 315470-6951


December
14

Saturday

2019 Christmas Tree Sale

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Heiberg Forest- 7393 Maple Ridge Road, Tully, NY 13159 | Cut your own Christmas tree at Heiberg Forest. Wreaths and ESF maple syrup will also be available. Trees: $30 Wreaths: $15-$35 Cash or check only | Sponsor: Forest Properties | Contact: Jill Rahn, 315-470-6627

Make-Your-Own Wreath Workshop

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Heiberg Forest- 7393 Maple Ridge Road, Tully, NY | Make-your-own holiday wreath at Heiberg Forest Cost is $20 and includes all materials. Space is limited to 15 people per workshop. Pre-register with Maura Stefl (mhstefl@esf.edu). Cash or check only | Sponsor: Office of Experiential Learning and Outreach & Department of Forest Properties | Contact: Jill Rahn, 315-470-6627


December
15

Sunday

2019 Christmas Tree Sale

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Heiberg Forest- 7393 Maple Ridge Road, Tully, NY 13159 | Cut your own Christmas tree at Heiberg Forest. Wreaths and ESF maple syrup will also be available. Trees: $30 Wreaths: $15-$35 Cash or check only | Sponsor: Forest Properties | Contact: Jill Rahn, 315-470-6627


December
17

Tuesday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Xue Dong

9:30 am - 11:30 am | 7 Illick Hall | Program: EFB Environmental Interpretation Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: John Drake, 470-6574


January
9

Thursday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Zhixin Wang

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 407 Baker Lab | Program: Department of Environmental Resources Engineering, Geospatial Information Science & Engineering Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Joshua Cousins, 4700-6576


January
23

Thursday

QPR Suicide Prevention Training.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 217 Bray Hall | Ask a question- save a life. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Atef Amriche

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Baker Lab 404 | Program: ERE Geospatial Information Science & Engineering Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: John Drake, 315-470-6574


February
4

Tuesday

Writing Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarizing

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Moon 19 | WRC tutors will review both the foundations and nuances of referencing scholarly work. Reviewing differences between summarizing and paraphrasing, we will address common pitfalls and mistakes. Students are encouraged to bring their questions and papers for review ... Read More | Sponsor: Writing Resource Center | Contact: Karin Patzke, 315-470-6756


February
17

Monday

Random Acts of Kindness

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by and get a piece of candy, a compliment and a suggestion to pay some kindness forward! | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


February
18

Tuesday

The Collaborative Process Workshop: Writing and Research for Group Projects

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Moon 19 | Event Website | students will learn on a variety of strategies to successfully complete group assignments. From introductions to task assignment to proofreading, this workshop will present a diverse set of skills to address the various steps of organizing, troubleshooting, ... Read More | Sponsor: Writing Resource Center | Contact: Karin Patzke , 315-470-6756


February
20

Thursday

Killing Us Softly- Eating Disorder Awareness

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Viewing of the documentary " Killing Us Softly". Social Justice Crafts to be made. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


February
24

Monday

Career Development Series: Making Connections: Alumni and Student Networking Event

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Nifkin Lounge | This event allows you the opportunity to network with people who were once in your shoes. This experience will provide the opportunity for your resume to be reviewed, allow for an opportunity to learn from their professional experiences, and discover job positions ... Read More | Sponsor: Career Services Office and Alumni and SUNY-ESF Alumni Association | Contact: Casey Duffy, 315-470-4738


February
25

Tuesday

Spring 2020 Career and Internship Fair

10:30 am - 2:00 pm | The Gateway Center | Event Website | Our Career and Internship Fair brings together representatives from a broad range of organizations that offer careers and internships associated with the environment. Invited organizations will include corporate, government, and non-profit agencies. This exciting ... Read More | Contact: Jennifer Fazio, 315-470-4741


March
5

Thursday

International Woman's Day Bake Sale

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Bray Hall Rotunda | Stop by and purchase a baked good. All items are $1. Proceeds will go to help sponsor an international woman's education. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


March
6

Friday

International Woman's Day Bake Sale

10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by and buy a baked good. All items are $1. Proceeds will go to help sponsor an international woman's education. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


March
10

Tuesday

Therapy Dogs

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm | Gateway Event Center | Stop by and spend some time with therapy dogs from PAWS of CNY ! | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
6

Monday

Environmental Studies Seniors Showcase

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. | Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental Studies | Contact: David Sonnenfeld, 315.470.6636


April
13

Monday

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | 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

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

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | 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 | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | 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

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | 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

Poster Making for Take Back Our College

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | Planning on marching in the Take Back Our College Walk? Come make a poster to express yourself! | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Take Back Our College Walk

8:00 pm - 8:30 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!

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | Use your voice. Tell your story. Be heard! | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
21

Tuesday

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
23

Thursday

Earth Week eventTake our Kids to Work Day

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


May
4

Monday

Final Exams

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


May
14

Thursday

August
31

Monday

Classes begin

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


September
7

Monday

September
8

Tuesday

September
25

Friday

October
26

Monday

Advising for Spring 2021

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


October
30

Friday

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