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ESF Weather Alert: ESF Monitoring Wind Chill

ESF is monitoring weather conditions for today, Feb. 3, through tomorrow morning by reviewing the most up-to-date National Weather Service data and forecasting, and in consultation with Syracuse University officials, SU's independent meteorologist, ESF University Police, and the ESF Grounds/Snow Removal crews.

ESF Weather Alert: Dangerously Cold Wind

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill alert starting Friday and into this weekend across Upstate New York. Many areas will experience below-zero temperatures and wind gusts that could generate extreme wind chills, in some cases over 50 degrees below zero.

New SUNY Chancellor John B. King Visits ESF

SUMMARY: ESF hosted new SUNY Chancellor John B. King Jr. as the seventh stop – and the first in Syracuse – on his tour of SUNY's 64 campuses on Monday, Jan. 30. The visit highlighted ESF's commitment to educating students on the environment and its position as a leader in sustainability.

Dr. Chang Geun Yoo Receives NSF CAREER Award

Developing ways to increase the sustainability of the paper industry and potentially drive down the cost of biofuels has earned Dr. Chang Geun Yoo the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, the most prestigious grant that NSF offers to early-career faculty. Dr. Yoo is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF).

Men’s Basketball Team Hits Triple Digits in Cannoneers Win

The Mighty Oaks men's basketball team hit a season-high 100 points in its 100-79 victory over Pratt Institute on Sunday, Dec. 8 at Onondaga Community College.

The New York State Center for Sustainable Materials Management Launches Statewide Zero Waste Call for Projects

The Center for Sustainable Materials Management (CSMM), housed at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), and in collaboration with Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), issued a Call for Projects. Facilities throughout New York State interested in obtaining Total Resource Use and Efficiency (TRUE) Certification for zero waste are invited to respond.

ESF Scientist Co-authors ‘Call to Arms’ for Confidentiality Practices

Journal puts paper among ‘Weekly Editors’ Picks’

Mighty Oak Monday: Alex Paonessa

SUMMARY: Alex Paonessa is helping people see ESF through his camera lens. His passion for photography didn't come into focus until the pandemic hit. Feeling at a loss for things to do, he started experimenting with his phone's camera while on hikes, taking nature shots. That piqued his interest in learning how to use digital and film cameras. And he officially caught the photo bug.

Dr. Fred Agyeman Earns Honorable Mention for SUNY Chancellor’s Distinguished PhD Dissertation

SUMMARY: The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry's Dr. Fred Agyeman earned an honorable mention for the SUNY Chancellor's Distinguished PhD Dissertation Awards, which celebrate the work PhD graduates have done to address some of society's most pressing issues.

ESF Adds EV Truck to Its University Police Fleet

SUMMARY: The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), one of the nation's premier colleges focused exclusively on the study of the environment, developing renewable technologies, and building a sustainable future, is proud to announce the addition of an EV truck to its University Police Department fleet. ESF is the first SUNY campus to have an EV vehicle—a Ford F150 Lightning Pro—in its UPD fleet.