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August
26

Monday

Classes begin

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


August
27

Tuesday

Capstone Seminar - Obste Therasme - Ph.D. Candidate

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 314 Bray Hall | "Willow Biomass as a Feedstock for Bioenergy: Evaluation of Chip Storage Piles and Life Cycle Assessment of Biofuel Conversion Pathway" | Contact: Stephanie Melnyczuk/Obste Therasme, 6536


August
29

Thursday

Chemistry Department Seminar: Dr. Weiwei Zheng

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 148 Baker Laboratory | Dr. Weiwei Zheng, Department of Chemistry, Syracuse University, will present his seminar: From Impurity to Functionality --- Doping in Nanocrystals. Dr. Gyu Leem will host. | Sponsor: The Chemistry Department | Contact: M'Lis Traver, 3154706853

Fall Activities Fair

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | ESF Quad | Come join us in kicking off the start of the new academic year with the Fall Activities Fair! Learn about ESF student organizations and other campus offices! | Sponsor: Student Involvement & Leadership | Contact: Sarah Houck, x4719


September
3

Tuesday

Discover Primo - Moon Library Skill Sharpener

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 19 Moon Library | Come learn how to use the new library discovery system – Primo! Over the summer, the library moved to a new catalog and search system, and searching for books and articles looks a little different. See what’s new and how to make searching and getting materials ... Read More | Sponsor: Moon Library | Contact: Casey Koons, x6715


September
12

Thursday

Getting Started with Citation Managers - Moon Library Skill Sharpener Workshop

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 19 Moon Library | Event Website | Description: Managing your research articles and citing them can be a time consuming task. There are many tools available to make this task easier, streamline the reading and citation process, and make creating bibliographies easy. Prepare to be “wowed” with ... Read More | Sponsor: Moon Library | Contact: Ruth Owens, 470-4780


September
17

Tuesday

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


September
18

Wednesday

K-12 STEM Outreach event

9:15 am - 1:30 pm | Gateway Event Space | Campus visit by East Syracuse-Minoa and Hannibal schools Earth Science students. Includes campus lecture, tour and library data base orientation. | Sponsor: Office of Experiential Learning and Outreach | Contact: Maura H. Stefl, 315-470-6811


September
19

Thursday

Writing Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarizing

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


September
24

Tuesday

Research Process - Moon Library Skill Sharpener Workshop

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 19 Moon Library | Event Website | This interactive workshop will provide guidance on how to start a research topic, find relevant sources and incorporate them into your argument, and polish your paper. Please bring an assignment description with you for discussion. This workshop is geared towards ... Read More | Sponsor: Moon Library | Contact: Ruth Owens, 470-4780


September
26

Thursday

Chemistry Department Seminar: Dr. Alexei Khalizov

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 148 Baker Laboratory | Alexei Khalizov, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, will present his seminar. Dr. Dibble is the host. | Sponsor: The Chemistry Department | Contact: M'Lis Traver, 3154706853

Safe Zone Training for Faculty and Staff Only

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 217 Bray | Learn how to be an ally to the LGBTQ community at ESF. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


October
1

Tuesday

Writing Workshop: Writing Lab Reports

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Moon 19 | Event Website | In this workshop, WRC tutors have designed a program to assist students with writing lab reports. The requirements and general expectations for each section of a lab report will be discussed in detail, including instruction for professional formatting and proper ... Read More | Sponsor: Writing Resource Center | Contact: Karin Patzke, 315-470-6756


October
2

Wednesday

Study Abroad Fair

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Gateway | 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


October
8

Tuesday

Advanced Citation Managers - Moon Library Skill Sharpener Workshop

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Event Website | Description: We will go over some of the more advanced features of Mendeley & Zotero to help you organize and cite your research, going beyond basic set-up and importing papers. This session is for you if you have already downloaded and begun using either program. ... Read More | Sponsor: Moon Library | Contact: Ruth Owens, 470-4780


October
15

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


October
16

Wednesday

Industry Sustainability

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Nifkin (Alumni) Lounge (0 Marshall Hall) | Join us for a talk on industry sustainability over dinner with industry experts from Valmet and WestRock. Room capacity is limited. RSVP at anagarde@syr.edu. | Sponsor: Syracuse Pulp and Paper Foundation (SPPF) | Contact: Aditi Nagardeolekar, 315470-6992


October
17

Thursday

Environmental Peacebuilding in the Middle East

11:00 am - 12:20 pm | Moon 110 | Webpage | "The Dialogue Project": discussions with Palestinian, Israeli, and American alumni of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies regarding their experiences working together addressing critical environmental challenges in the Middle East. Opportunities for ... Read More | Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental Studies | Contact: David Sonnenfeld, 315.470.6636


October
31

Thursday

Alumni Reception @ SAF National Convention

Louisville, Kentucky | Join other ESF alumni at a gathering held in conjunction with the SAF National Convention in Louisville, Kentucky in the fall of 2019. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, and soda while mingling with ESF faculty members and students. | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association | Contact: ESF Alumni Office, 315-470-6632


November
18

Monday

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


November
19

Tuesday

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


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


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


December
3

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


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


January
28

Tuesday

Safe Zone Training for Faculty and Staff Only

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 217 Bray Hall | Learn how to be an ally to the LGBTQ community at ESF. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


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
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


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


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
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


April
18

Saturday

CNY Girls Summit

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: WCA of Syracuse and Onondaga County); ESF Women's Caucus, Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Pr | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


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