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EFB Calendar

Events

November
14

Thursday

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

Adaptive Peaks Seminar: The River and the Wall

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | TBD | Adaptive Peaks Fall 2019 Heather Mackey, The River and the Wall Research area: Ornithology, public outreach, filmmaking Seminar: 4-5 PM | Sponsor: EFB | Contact: Roxanne Razavi


November
16

Saturday

DIY Worm Bin Workshop

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Nifkin Lounge | We will be hosting a workshop on using an indoor worm bin for composting food scraps! We'll be doing a demonstration of a simple worm bin construction as well as answering questions about how to take care of your worms and how to compost. | Contact: Carly Kaste, 631-905-1757


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


November
21

Thursday

Remembrance Day for Lost Species

8:00 am - 8:00 pm | Multiple campus locations | On Thurs., Nov. 21, in collaboration with the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, SUNY-ESF students will host a day-long series of campus activities in observance of Remembrance Day for Lost Species. A tradition that originated in the UK, Remembrance ... Read More | Sponsor: Center for Native Peoples and the Environment | Contact: Jess Cherofsky, 845-300-7118

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

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


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


December
4

Wednesday

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


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
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


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


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

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