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ESF Marine Biologist Jumps into Shark-Infested Comedy Seas

"It's like Shark Week, but without all the testosterone," said Dr. Joshua Drew in describing Blood in the Water: Queens Drag Sharks to Chum, a live-streamed marine-science-meets-drag comedy show, where Drew provides the shark science. (6/2)

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Chancellor Johnson Appoints Joseph Rufo as ESF Officer in Charge

State University of New York Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson appointed Joseph L. Rufo as the officer in charge of SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) as Interim President David C. Amberg returns to Upstate Medical University. Mr. Rufo will continue his responsibilities as chief financial officer and vice president for administration, while the search for ESF's next president progresses. (6/1)

Living Walls: University Researchers Develop Green Tech for Treating Wastewater from Microbreweries

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) researchers received a patent for green wall technology that will provide craft breweries cost-effective and sustainable options for wastewater treatment. The team found a way to make the common Pothos and recycled glass an environmental solution to support the growing microbrewery trend in the region. (6/1)

Promoting a Contagion of Gratitude

Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer, Distinguished Teaching Professor and director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, shares perspectives, her campaign to redefine the status of the natural world, and discusses her hope for "a contagion of gratitude" in a recent article published in the Guardian. (5/27)

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Calendar of Events

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Autumn Elniski
Friday, June 12, 2020 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Videoconference
2020 ESF Golf Tournament
Thursday, August 13, 2020 | | The Pompey Club, Jamesville, NY
Graduate and Professional School Fair
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 11:00 am - 1:30 pm | Gateway Center | Website