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Karaline Rothwell Honored With Unsung Hero Award

Karaline "KC" Rothwell developed her passion for Syracuse's Near West Side neighborhood when she first came to Syracuse 16 years ago. Since then, she has spent countless hours working to improve the area she calls home.

Harry Potter Flies into ESF’s Moon Library

Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine, a traveling exhibit sponsored by the National Library of Medicine, is on display at Moon Library on the campus of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) Jan. 19 through Feb. 28.

ESF Fights Back to Defeat Alfred State

Despite finding themselves down 14 points early in the second half, the Mighty Oaks fought their to defeat the Pioneers of Alfred State, 74-67, Jan. 17 at the Institute of Technology at Syracuse Central.

Saddleback Tortoise on Rebound in Galapagos

For the first time in 150 years, and after more than 50 years of conservation efforts, the number of saddleback giant tortoises appears set to recover on Pinzon Island in the Galapagos archipelago.

Faculty Member Focuses on Collaboration as Presidential Fellow

Dr. Paul Hirsch of the ESF Department of Environmental Studies is spending the 2014-15 academic year researching and implementing ways to overcome barriers to interdisciplinary collaboration.

ESF Big Men Dominate as Mighty Oaks Defeat CIA

The Mighty Oaks men's basketball team started off the new year with an impressive home win over the Culinary Institute of America Steels Jan. 10.

Tests Show Wheat Gene Increases Blight Resistance of Chestnut Trees

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), working collaboratively with scientists funded by The American Chestnut Foundation, have helped confirm that addition of a wheat gene increases the blight resistance of American chestnut trees.

ESF LA Faculty Members Honored by ASLA

Two faculty members and a student from ESF's Department of Landscape Architecture were honored by the Upstate New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).

ESF Student Lauded as 'Hero of Conservation'

ESF student Matthew (Matt) Rothrock was named one of the year's six "Heroes of Conservation" in Central New York by and The Post-Standard.