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EFB Calendar

Events

September
28

Tuesday

Virtual Graduate and Professional School Fair

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Virtual via Handshake Platform | Students can register for the fair here! | Interested in furthering your education? Attend the Graduate and Professional School Fair to speak with representatives from graduate schools, law schools, medical/veterinary programs, etc. Registration and sign up for 1:1 and group sessions with institutional ... Read More | Sponsor: Career Services Office | Contact: Casey Duffy, 3154704738

Employee Safe Zone LGBTQIA+ Ally Training (Optional Training)

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm | In-Person, Gateway 240 | Employee Registration Form Click Here: Safe Zone | 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


September
30

Thursday

Adaptive Peaks Seminar

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Illick 5 | Join us for a seminar by Dr. Shijie Liu, ESF's 2020 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
4

Monday

MS Thesis Defense - Ilana Zeitzer

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Videoconference | Thesis Title: Morel (Morchella spp) mercury concentrations from the Onondaga Lake Solvay Waste Beds, Syracuse NY and impacts of combined rhizobia and arbuscular mycorrhizae Program of Study: EB Ecology Major Professor: Thomas Horton | Contact: Anne C. Godfrey, 315-470-4918

Student Safe Zone LGBTQIA+ Ally Training

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Online via Zoom | Event Website | 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
5

Tuesday

Virtual Career and Internship Fair

11:00 am - 4:00 pm | Handshake | Virtual Career and Internship Fair | Login to syr.joinhandshake.com and search "ESF Fall 2021 Virtual Career and Internship Fair". Dress professionally and ensure your resume is updated. | Contact: Jennifer Fazio, 315-470-4741

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Hadis Miraly

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | TBD | Program of Study: EFB Fish & Wildlife Biology and Management Degree: Ph.D. Co-Major Professors: Karin Limburg & Roxanne Razavi | Contact: Deepak Kumar, 315-470-6503


October
13

Wednesday

Employee Safe Zone LGBTQIA+ Ally Training (Optional Training)

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm | In-Person, Gateway 240 | Event Website | 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
14

Thursday

Chemistry Department Seminar

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Zoom | Dr. Sasha Wagner from RPI will present a seminar on "Wildfire and black carbon in aquatic systems" | Sponsor: Chemistry Department | Contact: Dr. Leanne Powers, 3154706854

Employee Safe Zone LGBTQIA+ Ally Training (Optional Training)

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm | Virtual | Employee Registration Form Click Here: Safe Zone | 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

Adaptive Peaks Seminar

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Illick 5 | Join us for a seminar by Dr. Hollie Putnam, associate professor at the University of Rhode Island. | Sponsor: Environmental Biology | Contact: Roxanne Razavi, 607-882-3738


October
27

Wednesday

Student Safe Zone LGBTQIA+ Ally Training

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm | In-Person, Gateway 240 | Event Website | 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

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


November
7

Sunday

Student Safe Zone LGBTQIA+ Ally Training

11:00 am - 12:30 pm | Online via Zoom | Event Website | 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
8

Monday

Student Safe Zone LGBTQIA+ Ally Training

11:00 am - 12:30 am | In-Person, Gateway 240 | Event Website | 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

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

Employee Safe Zone LGBTQIA+ Ally Training (Optional Training)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm | In-Person, Gateway 240 | Employee Registration Form Click Here: Safe Zone | 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

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


December
3

Friday

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


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


April
28

Thursday

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

Adaptive Peaks Seminar Series

2019 series TBA

All seminars held 4 - 5 p.m., Illick 5, reception follows in Illick 12 (Ongoing renovations of Illick Hall may result in changes to the seminar and reception locations.)

Spring 2018

February 1 2018
Nelson Hairston
, Cornell University
Keywords: limnology, harmful algal blooms, climate change, Finger Lakes

February 22 2018
Blandine Nacoulma
, Université de Ouagadougou & Fulbright Scholar
Keywords: forestry, conservation, Baobab trees, elephants, Burkina Faso

March 22 2018
Leonardo Campagna
, Lab of Ornithology, Cornell
Keywords: genomics, speciation, seedeaters, neotropics

April 12 2018
Robert Feranec
, The New York State Museum
Keywords: paleontology, comparative anatomy, saber-toothed carnivores, horses 

Fall 2018

September 13 2018
Kelly Zamudio
, Cornell University
Keywords: Herpetology, evolution, systematics, population genetics

October 4 2018
Melissa Lucash
, Portland State University
Keywords: Forest ecology, climate change, biogeochemistry, landscape modeling

October 25 2018
Francesca Cuthbert
, University of Minnesota
Keywords: Waterbirds, conservation biology, population dynamics, Great Lakes coastal restoration

November 15 2018
Erik Lilleskov
, Northern Research Station, USDA
Keywords: mycorrhizal fungi, environmental change, invasive soil organisms, peatland ecosystems