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July
23

Friday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Lilian Bonjourne de Almeida

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Videoconference | Dissertation Title: Drivers of mammalian communities in remnant forests: a case study in the Atlantic Forest, Southeastern Brazil Program of Study: EFB Conservation Biology Major Professor: Jacqueline Frair | Contact: Diane Kiernan, 315-470-6577


July
26

Monday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Richard List

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Videoconference | Dissertation Title: The Effect of Environmental Conditioning Upon Hydroxide Accessibility and Crystallinity of Native Wood Fibers Program of Study: Paper Science and Engineering Major Professors: Robert Meyer & Mark Driscoll | Contact: John Wagner, 315-470-6971


July
28

Wednesday

GPES PhD Capstone Seminar - Michael Petroni

10:00 am - 11:00 am | Zoom Meeting | "Utilizing Geospatial Risk Assessment Datasets to Enable Informed Public Decision Making in Environmental Health" Join Zoom Meeting https://syracuseuniversity.zoom.us/j/99495538361?pwd=akpHdktHblZDL0RiU0lkTDZXK2NpQT09 Meeting ID: 994 9553 8361 Passcode: ... Read More | Contact: Cariann, 6528

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Michael Petroni

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Videoconference | ONGOING —continues through Monday, July 26, 2021 | Dissertation Title: Utilizing Geospatial Risk Assessment Datasets to Enable Informed Public Decision Making in Environmental Health Program of Study: ESC Environmental & Natural Resources Policy Major Professor: Mary Collins | Contact: Thomas Horton, 315-470-6743


July
30

Friday

MS Thesis Defense - Shaoming Jiang

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Microsoft Teams | Thesis Title: Optimization and kinetic analysis of Lactobacillus Pentosus using fructose for lactic acid fermentation Program of Study: PBE Bioprocess Engineering Major Professor: Shijie Liu | Contact: Danilo Fernando, 315-470-6746


August
13

Friday

PhD Capstone Seminar - "From Beer to Bioplastics: Valorization of an Agro-Industrial Waste Stream"

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 210 Walters Hall and Zoom | Zoom Link. | Capstone: Christopher M. Thomas PhD in Bioprocess Engineering Title "From Beer to Bioplastics: Valorization of an Agro-Industrial Waste Stream" Date Friday, August 13th Time 11:00am - 12:00 pm Location 210 Walters Hall and Zoom via https://zoom.us/j/96714695040?pwd=blFyYUkxTG55UTllbmYxeVYxdzhRUT09 Meeting ... Read More | Contact: Barb Scharf, 315-470-6501

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Christopher M. Thomas

12:15 pm - 2:15 pm | 210 Walters Hall or Zoom | Dissertation Title: From Beer to Bioplastics: Valorization of an Agro-industrial Waste Stream Program of Study: Bioprocess Engineering Co-Major Professors: Bandaru V. Ramarao & Deepak Kumar | Contact: Joshua Drew


August
17

Tuesday

MS Thesis Defense - Andrew Janik

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Videoconference | Thesis Title: Mycobacteriosis and control in zebrafish Program of Study: EB Fish & Wildlife Biology and Management Major Professor: Christopher Whipps | Contact: Mohammad Razkenari, 315-470-4867


August
19

Thursday

MS Thesis Defense - Michael Rosenthal

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Videoconference | Thesis Title: Beaver Impacts on Small Mammal and Bat Communities in the Central Adirondacks Program of Study: EFB Conservation Biology Co-Major Professors: John Stella & Shannon Farrell | Contact: Robin Hoffman, 315-470-6546


August
24

Tuesday

MS Thesis Defense - Matthew Hecking

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | TBD | Thesis Title: Applying functional ecology within environmental and ontogenic gradients across montane New York and New England Program of Study: FRM Ecology and Ecosystems Major Professor: Julia Burton | Contact: Lindi Quackenbush, 315-470-4727


August
25

Wednesday

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Moory Romero Fernandez

9:00 am - 10:00 am | TBD | Program of Study: ESC Environmental and Community Land Planning Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Lindi Quackenbush, 315-470-4727


September
9

Thursday

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Asif Mehmood

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Videoconference | Program of Study: Environmental Science Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Aidan Ackerman, 315-470-6545


September
20

Monday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Rea Manderino

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | TBD | Dissertation Title: Environmental drivers modulate parasitism of native giant silk moths by an exotic biological control agent Program of Study: Environmental and Forest Biology Entomology Major Professor: Dylan Parry | Contact: Ruth Owens, 315-470-4780


October
5

Tuesday

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


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
9

Saturday

Spring Banquet

5:30 pm - 11:00 pm | Rosamond Gifford Zoo 1 Conservation Pl, Syracuse, NY 13204 | Save the date for Spring Banquet 2022! Celebrate the end of the semester and May graduates! ESF's Annual Spring Banquet features dinner, dancing and awards. Faculty, staff and students are invited. Tickets will go on sale in Spring 2022. | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Alexa Labossiere

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