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Sunday, October 24, 2021

Students Calendar

October
25

Monday

Advising for Spring 2022

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

Get Your Flu Shot

12:30 pm - 4:00 pm | GATEWAY (across from the carrier dome near elevator) | Who should get vaccinated? * Everyone 6 months of age and older should get vaccinated every flu season What are the benefits of vaccination? * It can help prevent you from getting the flu * If you do develop the flu, the illness may be milder * ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Student Involvement and Leadership. | Contact: Laura D. Crandall,, 315.470.6660

Getting to the Root

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 148 Baker | Register here to attend virtually | Join Vera House for a conversation on understanding the intersections of gender based violence, racism and oppression. | Sponsor: Choose Action Network | Contact: Jennifer Keating, 315-470-4867


October
27

Wednesday

MS Thesis Defense - Hannah Pilkey

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Baker 309 | Thesis Title: Developing and optimizing conservation outcrossing methods to produce diversified blight-tolerant American chestnut trees (Castanea dentata [Marsh.] Borkh.) Program of Study: EFB Plant Science & Biotechnology Major Professor: William Powell | Contact: Rene Germain, 315-470-6698

Employee Safe Zone LGBTQIA+ Ally Training

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm | In-Person, Gateway 240 | Register | Safe Zone LGTBQIA+ Ally training is offered through the Office Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (OIDE). This is a 90-minute session and is designed to promote a positive campus climate for individuals who identify as LGBTQIA+. Safe Zone training objectives are ... Read More | Sponsor: Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity | Contact: Dr. Lizette Rivera


October
28

Thursday

Chemistry Department Seminar

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Zoom Presentation | Dr. Delphine Farmer from Colorado State University will present a seminar. The topic is “The Curious Case of the Catechol in the Night…”. | Sponsor: Dr. T Dibble | Contact: T Dibble, 315.470.6596

Adaptive Peaks Seminar

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Illick 5 | Join us for a seminar by Dr. Christopher Whipps, ESF's 2021 Exemplary Researcher. Seminar will be recorded and a link distributed after the event if you are not able to join us in-person. | Sponsor: Environmental Biology | Contact: Roxanne Razavi, 607-882-3738


October
29

Friday

GPES PhD Capstone Seminar - Susan Ekoh

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Zoom Event | Vulnerabilities, Flood Risk Perceptions and Future Migration Intentions of Coastal Residents of Lagos Zoom Event Details: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87945300821?pwd=am5obVUxOGl4UjgrYUFCOVBNWXFodz09 Meeting ID: 879 4530 0821 Passcode: 2N8pQN | Contact: Cariann Linehan , 6528


October
30

Saturday

ESF Black Student Union (BSU): Alumni of Color and LGBTQIA+ Alumni Networking Event

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Online - Zoom | Register Here! | The ESF Black Student Union (BSU) cordially invites ESF Alumni of Color and LGBTQIA+ Alumni to join us for a networking program with current ESF students. Allies are welcome to attend. Co-Sponsored by the ESF Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (OIDE) Registration ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Black Student Union and ESF Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity


November
1

Monday

Coffee Break!

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | online or call in | Event Website | Network and troubleshoot with other women on main and satellite campuses. Students, employees, alumnae welcome. Research bears out that stress responses in women are moderated by social supports (tend and befriend vs fight or flight), that short breaks help ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


November
3

Wednesday

Registration for Spring 2022

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

ESF Blood Drive

10:30 am - 3:30 pm | GATEWAY (across from the carrier dome near elevator) | Please sign up to donate a pint of blood today and help safe a life! Please make an appointment at redcrossblood.org with sponsor code "SUNYESF" OR reach out to Laura Crandall at ldcranda@esf.edu with your preferred day/time for your appointment. | Sponsor: ESF Student Involvement and Leadership. | Contact: Laura Crandall, 315.470.6660


November
4

Thursday

ESF Blood Drive

9:30 am - 2:30 pm | GATEWAY (across from the carrier dome near elevator) | Please sign up to donate a pint of blood today and help safe a life! Please make an appointment at redcrossblood.org with sponsor code "SUNYESF" OR reach out to Laura Crandall at ldcranda@esf.edu with your preferred day/time for your appointment. | Sponsor: ESF Student Involvement and Leadership | Contact: Laura Crandall, 315.470.6660


November
5

Friday

Master's Thesis Defense - Sarah Dzielski

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Videoconference | Thesis Title: A Retrospective Analysis of Mercury in Avian Tissues Program of Study: EFB Conservation Biology Major Professor: Roxanne Razavi | Contact: William B. Smith, 315-470-6832


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

Student Safe Zone LGBTQIA+ Ally Training

11:00 am - 12:30 am | In-Person, Gateway 240 | Please register | Safe Zone LGTBQIA+ Ally training is offered through the Office Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (OIDE). This is a 90-minute session and is designed to promote a positive campus climate for individuals who identify as LGBTQIA+. Safe Zone training objectives are ... Read More | Sponsor: Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity | Contact: Dr. Lizette Rivera


November
11

Thursday

Chemistry Department Seminar

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Zoom | Event Website | Dr. Eric Pierce, Director of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will present a seminar on the "Role of Metabolically-Active Transient Storage Zones in Coupled Carbon-Mercury Cycling". | Sponsor: Dr. Theodore Dibble | Contact: Dr. T. Dibble, 3154706596

Adaptive Peaks Seminar

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Illick 5 | Join us for a seminar by Dr. Melissa Chipman, assistant professor at Syracuse University. | Sponsor: Environmental Biology | Contact: Roxanne Razavi, 607-882-3738


November
15

Monday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Rea Manderino

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Videoconference & 309 Baker | Dissertation Title: Environmental drivers modulate parasitism of native giant silk moths by an exotic biological control agent Program of Study: Environmental Biology, Entomology Major Professor: Dylan Parry | Contact: Ruth Owens, 315-470-4780


November
17

Wednesday

Winter Market

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Gateway | Vendor Sign-up | Check out some student businesses and local vendors! Interested vendors can fill out the link above! | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Alexa Labossiere


November
18

Thursday

Coffee Break!

8:00 am - 9:00 am | online or call in | Event Website | Network and troubleshoot with other women on main and satellite campuses. Students, employees, alumnae welcome. Research bears out that stress responses in women are moderated by social supports (tend and befriend vs fight or flight), that short breaks help ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


November
19

Friday

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Hengshuo Huang

9:00 am - 11:00 am | Location to be announced or remote | Program of Study: PBE Bioprocess Engineering Degree: Ph.D. Major Professor: Siddharth G. Chatterjee | Contact: Donald Leopold, 315-470-6784

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Theresa Rose Osborne

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | TBD | Dissertation Title: Biogeographic and ecological correlates of Pacific Island land snail morphology Program of Study: EB Ecology Major Professor: Rebecca Rundell | Contact: Shijie Liu, 315-470-6885

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Susan Ekoh

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Videoconference | Dissertation Title: Vulnerabilities, Flood Risk Perception and Migration Intentions Among Coastal Resident of Lagos, Nigeria Program of Study: ESC Environmental and Resources Policy Major Professor: Lemir Teron | Contact: Jonathan Cohen, 315-470-6737

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Scott Wolcott

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm | 154 Baker Lab & Videoconference | Dissertation Title: Use of Green Walls to Treat High Strength Organic Wastewater Program of Study: ERE Ecological Engineering Major Professor: Theodore Endreny and Lee Newman | Contact: Stephen Stehman, 315-470-6692


November
21

Sunday

Thanksgiving Recess

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


December
3

Friday

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Timothy Morris

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Illick 8 and via videoconference | Program of Study: EFB Conservation Biology Degree: Ph.D. Co-Major Professors: Melissa Fierke & John Drake | Contact: Andrea Parker, 315-470-6573

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Andrew Newhouse

2:15 pm - 4:15 pm | 254 Baker Hall & Videoconference | Dissertation Title: Regulatory, scientific, and social consideration for the use of transgenic American chestnut trees in conservation Program of Study: EFB Plant Science & Biotechnology Major Professor: William Powell | Contact: Theodore Endreny, 315-470-6565

Master's Thesis Defense - Michaela Regner

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Videoconference | Thesis Title: Effects of Tween-80 and physical agitation on wax corrugated cardboard co-composted with alfalfa pellets and wood chips Program of Study: Environmental Resources Engineering Major Professor: Doug Daley | Contact: Hyatt Green, 315-470-4814

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
6

Monday

Coffee Break!

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | online or call in | Event Website | Network and troubleshoot with other women on main and satellite campuses. Students, employees, alumnae welcome. Research bears out that stress responses in women are moderated by social supports (tend and befriend vs fight or flight), that short breaks help ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


December
8

Wednesday

Champagne Toast for December Graduates

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 2021 December graduates! | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Amanda Charette

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm | Jahn 122 and Zoom | Program of Study: FCH Environmental Chemistry Degree: Ph.D. Major Professor: Jaime Mirowsky | Contact: William Powell, 315-470-6761

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

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Tong Wan

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Videoconference | Program of Study: ESC Environmental Monitoring Degree: Ph.D. Major Professor: Charles Kroll | Contact: Tristan Brown, 315-565-3003


December
11

Saturday

Reading days

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

December Soiree

6:00 pm - 12:00 am | Drumlins, 800 Nottingham Road, ​Syracuse, NY 13224 | Buy tickets online! | Come celebrate August and December Graduates at a semi-formal reception with dinner, dancing, and awards! Tickets will be sold online at the link above and in Gateway 11/15-11/18 and 11/29-12/1. Faculty, staff, students, and guests are invited. $10 for undergraduate ... Read More | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Alexa Labossiere


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

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Anqi Ji

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 323 Walters Hall | Program of Study: Paper and Bioprocess Engineering Degree: Ph.D. Major Professor: Chang Geun Yoo | Contact: Valerie Luzadis, 315-470-3026


December
16

Thursday

Reading day (am)

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

Coffee Break!

8:00 am - 9:00 am | online or call in | Event Website | Network and troubleshoot with other women on main and satellite campuses. Students, employees, alumnae welcome. Research bears out that stress responses in women are moderated by social supports (tend and befriend vs fight or flight), that short breaks help ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752

Final Exams PM

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


December
17

Friday

Final Exams

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
20

Monday

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Jianfei Wang

9:00 am - 11:00 am | 323 Walters | Program of Study: PBE Bioprocess Engineering Degree: Ph.D. Major Professor: Shijie Liu | Contact: Timothy Volk, 315-470-6774


December
24

Friday

Grades due

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


January
12

Wednesday

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Lucas Johnson

9:00 am - 11:00 am | Zoom/Env Sci Conference Room | Program of Study: ESC Ecosystems: Land, Water and Air Degree: Ph.D. Major Professor: Colin Beier | Contact: Gary Scott, 315-470-6523


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


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
9

Saturday

Spring Banquet

5:30 pm - 11:00 pm | Rosamond Gifford Zoo 1 Conservation Pl, Syracuse, NY 13204 | Save the date for Spring Banquet 2022! Celebrate the end of the semester and May graduates! ESF's Annual Spring Banquet features dinner, dancing and awards. Faculty, staff and students are invited. Tickets will go on sale in Spring 2022. | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Alexa Labossiere


April
22

Friday

April
27

Wednesday

April
28

Thursday

Reading days

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

Take our Kids to Work Day

| Event Website | Career exploration for kids 8-11 with an adult that works or studies at ESF. | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


May
2

Monday

Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Thursday, May 5, 2022 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


May
7

Saturday

May
8

Sunday

May
11

Wednesday

Grades due

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


August
29

Monday

Classes begin

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


September
5

Monday

September
6

Tuesday

September
23

Friday

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Monday, July 26, 2021

  • PhD Capstone Seminar - "The Effect of Environmental Conditioning Upon Hydroxide Accessibility and Crystallinity of Native Wood Fibers"
    10:00 am am - 12:00 pm am
    https://meet.google.com/mcr-dvcb-pkc
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Richard List
    11:00 am am - 1:00 pm am
    Videoconference
  • Continuing (multi-day) Events
  • Combined Summer Session
  • Summer Session II