Welcome to ESF's Podcast!
Hosted by ESF President Joanie Mahoney, the podcast features in depth conversations with the people who are working to address our planet's most pressing issues.
Campus Conversations: The Podcast is produced by the Digital Storytelling Studio.
Season 3 Episodes
The Hidden Power of Uncertainty
Are you afraid to admit what you don’t know? Dr. Ruth Yanai argues you can’t learn new things if you're unwilling to embrace uncertainty. On Episode 7 of Campus Conversations: The Podcast, President Mahoney chatted with Dr. Yanai about how she approaches uncertainty in her research on forest nutrient budgets and carbon finance for climate mitigation.Download Transcript
Compost Systems and Contamination
Did you know that you can't recycle an egg carton? Finding the next best use for non-recyclable paper products as new materials is the focus of Doug Daley, an ESF Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Resources Engineering. On this episode of Campus Conversations: The Podcast, President Mahoney sat down with Professor Daley to discuss his research and the strides they are making to divert materials from landfills, protect our water resources, and restore our environment.Download Transcript
How Healthy Fish Create Happy People
In this episode, President Mahoney speaks with Dr. Josh Drew, an aquatic conservation ecologist working at the intersection of human and natural systems. The conversation goes into what sparked Josh's interest in his field of study, the value of colloborating with people who live in the places where research is taking place, podcasting and the importance of getting out to vote.Download Transcript
The Sustainable Materials Economy
Join President Mahoney in her conversation with Dr. Chang Geun Yoo, an assistant professor of Chemical Engineering at ESF, around his research working with the sustainable materials economy.Download Transcript
Virtual Forest Modeling
In this episode, President Mahoney speaks with Colin Beier and Aidan Ackerman. They speak about what brought them to ESF, virtualizing forests and how using data can bring an awareness to the effects of climate change.Download Transcript
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli
Leading up to Season 3, we have the second of two bonus episodes with local policymakers. This episode features a conversation with Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli, representing New York's Assembly District 159. Hear President Mahoney and Assemblyman Magnarelli share their histories growing up in the region and their time spent in office in Onondaga County and Syracuse. They also discuss ESF's role in restoration initiatives across the county and the importance of getting out to vote.Download Transcript
Senator Rachel May
As we get ready for Season 3, we are sharing two bonus episodes with local policymakers. This episode features a conversation with Senator Rachel May, who represents New York’s 53rd District. Listen as President Mahoney and Senator May discuss the Senator’s experiences with ESF as a student and as a policy maker; freshwater issues; and the importance of voting.Download Transcript