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ESF Launches Its First Online Bachelor’s Degree

ESF is preparing to launch its first online bachelor's degree - a program in sustainability management that prepares students for entry-level jobs or mid-career opportunities in the growing field of sustainability. (1/18)

ESF Power Plant Saves Money and Reduces Carbon Footprint

ESF is saving over half a million dollars a year on heat and electricity with a high-performance combined-heat-and-power system fueled by natural gas and wood pellets, and designed to capture waste energy for heating buildings. (1/14)

ESF Students Return to PR to Help with Continuing Relief Efforts

Relief and education projects filled the days of a team ESF students, staff and faculty on a trip to Puerto Rico over winter break. (1/14)

ESF Student Participates in SEA Semester Program

This past fall, Maria Alfaro, a senior at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), sailed on an ocean research vessel to study human impact on Caribbean coral reef ecosystems. (12/26)

Studies: Transgenic American Chestnut Trees Show No Ill Effects on Seeds, Fungi or Larval Frogs

Two ESF new studies on the environmental impact of transgenic American chestnut trees provide evidence that the trees have no harmful effects on germinating seeds, beneficial fungi, or larval frogs that are dependable indicators of environmental quality. (12/10)

Men's Basketball Lose Two Games on the Road

The men's basketball team faced two tough back-to-back games over the weekend. (12/10)

Advice to Graduates: Live with Heart, Kindness, Passion

"Live your life with heart and kindness. Do in your work what you love and are passionate about. Be willing to work hard with complete dedication," said Dr. David Amberg, ESF's interim president, to the Class of 2018 during December Commencement exercises. (12/7)

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Calendar of Events

American Red Cross Blood Drive
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 | 10:30 am - 3:30 pm | Nifkin Lounge | Schedule an Appointment Here
Arcadis Tabling Event
Thursday, January 24, 2019 | 10:30 am - 2:30 pm | The Gateway Center | Website
NYSAF Alumni Reception
Thursday, January 24, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Doubletree Hotel, Carrier Circle, Syracuse | Website
Rochester, NY Alumni Gathering
Thursday, January 31, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Three Heads Brewing | Website
Alpha Phi Omega Interest Meeting
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Marshall Hall Room 110
Cookie Decorating with Alpha Phi Omega
Friday, February 8, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Moon Library 110
Leadership Games with Alpha Phi Omega
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Moon Library 019
PB&J Making with Alpha Phi Omega
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Moon Library 110
Coffee Break
Friday, February 15, 2019 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am | 314 Bray Hall | Website
Lunar New Year Celebration
Friday, February 15, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Gateway Center
The Barkeaters Cup at the Big House!
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm | Carrier Dome | ESF Athletics