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NSF Funds $1.12M for Transmission Electron Microscope at ESF

ESF has received a $1.12 million grant from the National Science Foundation for a new field emission scanning/transmission electron microscope that will be the only one of its kind in Central New York.

ESF Confers Degrees upon December Graduates

The College conferred 171 degrees, including 42 master's degrees and eight Doctor of Philosophy degrees, during the ceremony that also honored three alumni with Graduate of Distinction awards, and included the inaugural President's Award.

Basketball Team 1-2 in Last 3 Games

The ESF men's basketball team got its first win of the season Nov. 23 but dropped its next two games.

ESF Celebrates December Commencement

Three alumni will also be honored during commencement. Graduate of Distinction Awards will be bestowed upon Diana K. Bendz '68, Dr. Jeremy Testa '03 and I. Holly Rosenthal '82.

ESF Students Launch Online Literary Journal

ESF has launched the inaugural edition of a student-produced online literary journal, "unearthed."

ESF to Divest from Fossil Fuel Investments

College, Foundation and Board of Trustees set goal of divesting from 200 companies

Dr. Neil Murphy Receives USGBC Leadership Award

Dr. Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr., of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry was the recipient of a 2015 Leadership Award from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for his work at the forefront of sustainability in the built environment.

Mighty Oaks Fall to Penn State Scranton in Home Opener

The Mighty Oaks fought hard and came close several times to taking the lead over Penn State Scranton but ended up losing 85-76 in their home opener Nov. 21.

Professor Joins Expedition to Galapagos Home of Rare Tortoises

An ESF professor is among a group of scientists participating in an expedition to a remote volcano in the Galapagos Islands to search out rare giant tortoises, some of which were found to carry the genes of two species thought, until recently, to be extinct.

Basketball team falls to OCC

The ESF men's basketball team fell to the Lazers of Onondaga Community College 83-62 at Allyn Hall Gymnasium Nov. 18.