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December
9

Monday

Coffee Break!

11:00 am - 12:15 pm | 408 Baker Lab | Event Website | Snowday Coffee Break rescheduled in conjunction with Ladies Against Social Stigmas over an extended Diversity 24|7|365! You might be thinking “I (or my students) don’t have time to lounge during finals week! ” Of course not! But short breaks help individuals ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus, Ladies Against Social Stigmas, and Diversity 24|7|365 | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315470-4752

Diversity @ ESF 24/7/365

11:30 am - 12:15 pm | Baker 408 | Event Description: Diversity@ESF 24/7/365 is a series of facilitated gatherings for underrepresented students of all identities and their allies, serving as a stopgap until the Student Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Office is re-staffed and relocated in ... Read More | Sponsor: Office of Inclusion Diversity & Equity | Contact: Malika Carter, 315-565-3016

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Kristen Haynes

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Illick Hall 8 | Dissertation Title: Conservation of rare alpine rattlesnake-roots (Nabalus spp.) in the face of global climate change Department: EFB Ecology | Contact: Douglas Johnson, 315470-6544


December
10

Tuesday

MS: Thesis Defense -- Chloe Coffman

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Thesis Title: Unnatural Divides: The connections between environmental values and political ideology in the 2018 Congressional election in upstate New York Program: Environmental Science Human Dimensions of the Environment | Contact: Renee Germain, 315470-6698

Mathew Ovadias - Capstone Seminar

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | 210 Walters Hall | Lignin Thermoplastic Blends: Biorefinery Willow Lignin and Poly(lactic acid) | Sponsor: Department of Paper and Bioprocess Engineering | Contact: Mathew Ovadias, 3156637013

Ph.D.: Dissertation Defense -- Zacharias Smith

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm | 122 Jahn Laboratory | Dissertation Title: Freshwater Paralytic shellfish toxins in New York State Program: Environmental Chemistry | Contact: Roxanne Razavi, 315470-6739

MS: Thesis Defense -- Mathew Ovadias

2:00 pm - 12:00 am | 323 Walters Hall | Title of Thesis: Lignin Thermoplastic Blends: Esterification of Biorefinery Willow Lignin for Blending with Polylactic Acid | Contact: Jill Weiss, 470-6781


December
11

Wednesday

MS: Thesis Defense – Yokshitha Reddy Bathula

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | 12 Illick Hall | Title of Thesis: Overexpression of an acid phosphatase cis gene improves phosphorus uptake in American chestnut. | Sponsor: Environmental and Forest Biology | Contact: Valerie Luzadis, 315-470-6980

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Patricia Kaishian

10:00 am - 2:00 pm | TBD | Program: EFB Forest Pathology & Mycology Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: David Kieber, 315470-6951


December
12

Thursday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Bofan Wei

9:30 am - 11:30 am | 122 Jahn Laboratory | Program: FCH Environmental Chemistry Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Christopher Whipps, 315470-4762


December
13

Friday

Limnology Practicum Poster Session

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 12 Illick Hall | Open to the public and all ESF personnel! Students in the Limnology Practicum class (EFB 525) present scientific posters on their independent course projects. These projects are related to local lakes and environmental issues. Come and ask questions. Light ... Read More | Sponsor: Environmental and Forest Biology | Contact: Kim Schulz, 315-470-6808


December
14

Saturday

2019 Christmas Tree Sale

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Heiberg Forest- 7393 Maple Ridge Road, Tully, NY 13159 | Cut your own Christmas tree at Heiberg Forest. Wreaths and ESF maple syrup will also be available. Trees: $30 Wreaths: $15-$35 Cash or check only | Sponsor: Forest Properties | Contact: Jill Rahn, 315-470-6627

Make-Your-Own Wreath Workshop

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Heiberg Forest- 7393 Maple Ridge Road, Tully, NY | Make-your-own holiday wreath at Heiberg Forest Cost is $20 and includes all materials. Space is limited to 15 people per workshop. Pre-register with Maura Stefl (mhstefl@esf.edu). Cash or check only | Sponsor: Office of Experiential Learning and Outreach & Department of Forest Properties | Contact: Jill Rahn, 315-470-6627


December
15

Sunday

2019 Christmas Tree Sale

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Heiberg Forest- 7393 Maple Ridge Road, Tully, NY 13159 | Cut your own Christmas tree at Heiberg Forest. Wreaths and ESF maple syrup will also be available. Trees: $30 Wreaths: $15-$35 Cash or check only | Sponsor: Forest Properties | Contact: Jill Rahn, 315-470-6627


December
17

Tuesday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Xue Dong

9:30 am - 11:30 am | 7 Illick Hall | Program: EFB Environmental Interpretation Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: John Drake, 470-6574


January
9

Thursday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Zhixin Wang

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 407 Baker Lab | Program: Department of Environmental Resources Engineering, Geospatial Information Science & Engineering Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Joshua Cousins, 4700-6576


January
23

Thursday

QPR Suicide Prevention Training.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 217 Bray Hall | Ask a question- save a life. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Atef Amriche

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Baker Lab 404 | Program: ERE Geospatial Information Science & Engineering Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: John Drake, 315-470-6574


January
25

Saturday

Paint with Me Workshop

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | Event Website | In this guided painting workshop with Jackie LaCourse, you will create an 12” x 24” acrylic painting on canvas of a lovely Adirondack sunset scene. Materials are provided and all experience levels are welcome. Pre-registration and pre-payment of $40 fee required ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518-582-2000


February
4

Tuesday

Writing Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarizing

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Moon 19 | WRC tutors will review both the foundations and nuances of referencing scholarly work. Reviewing differences between summarizing and paraphrasing, we will address common pitfalls and mistakes. Students are encouraged to bring their questions and papers for review ... Read More | Sponsor: Writing Resource Center | Contact: Karin Patzke, 315-470-6756


February
17

Monday

Random Acts of Kindness

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by and get a piece of candy, a compliment and a suggestion to pay some kindness forward! | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


February
18

Tuesday

The Collaborative Process Workshop: Writing and Research for Group Projects

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Moon 19 | Event Website | students will learn on a variety of strategies to successfully complete group assignments. From introductions to task assignment to proofreading, this workshop will present a diverse set of skills to address the various steps of organizing, troubleshooting, ... Read More | Sponsor: Writing Resource Center | Contact: Karin Patzke , 315-470-6756


February
20

Thursday

Killing Us Softly- Eating Disorder Awareness

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Viewing of the documentary " Killing Us Softly". Social Justice Crafts to be made. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


February
22

Saturday

Beyond Waste Student Summit 2020 NE Region

8:30 am - 5:00 pm | ESF Gateway Center | Event Website | **Come join us in Syracuse, New York on February 22nd!** The Post Landfill Action Network (PLAN) and SUNY-ESF are hosting the Northeast Regional Beyond Waste Student Summit at SUNY-ESF on February 22nd. You won't want to miss it! The Northeast Regional ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Office of Sustainability & PLAN: Post Landfill Action Network | Contact: Susan Fassler, 315-470-6701


February
24

Monday

Career Development Series: Making Connections: Alumni and Student Networking Event

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Nifkin Lounge | This event allows you the opportunity to network with people who were once in your shoes. This experience will provide the opportunity for your resume to be reviewed, allow for an opportunity to learn from their professional experiences, and discover job positions ... Read More | Sponsor: Career Services Office and Alumni and SUNY-ESF Alumni Association | Contact: Casey Duffy, 315-470-4738


February
25

Tuesday

Spring 2020 Career and Internship Fair

10:30 am - 2:00 pm | The Gateway Center | Event Website | Our Career and Internship Fair brings together representatives from a broad range of organizations that offer careers and internships associated with the environment. Invited organizations will include corporate, government, and non-profit agencies. This exciting ... Read More | Contact: Jennifer Fazio, 315-470-4741


March
5

Thursday

International Woman's Day Bake Sale

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Bray Hall Rotunda | Stop by and purchase a baked good. All items are $1. Proceeds will go to help sponsor an international woman's education. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


March
6

Friday

International Woman's Day Bake Sale

10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by and buy a baked good. All items are $1. Proceeds will go to help sponsor an international woman's education. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


March
10

Tuesday

Therapy Dogs

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm | Gateway Event Center | Stop by and spend some time with therapy dogs from PAWS of CNY ! | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
4

Saturday

SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Gateway Center | The SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) is a multidisciplinary spring semester event that brings together undergraduate students and faculty mentors from across the SUNY system for a full day of activities, including sessions devoted to student presentations ... Read More | Sponsor: SUNY | Contact: Lauren LaTrray, 315-470-6889


April
6

Monday

Environmental Studies Seniors Showcase

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge, Marshall Hall | 7th Annual Environmental Studies Seniors Showcase, juried poster-presentations by seniors graduating in May or December 2020. Open to the campus community. | Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental Studies | Contact: David Sonnenfeld, 315.470.6636


April
13

Monday

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of Sexual Assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
14

Tuesday

Denim Day

Campus Wide | Denim Day is a worldwide event that began in the 1990s. An Italian court overruled a rape conviction citing that the victim had been wearing jeans and had to have been complicit in their removal. We wear denim to call an end to victim blaming. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
15

Wednesday

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
16

Thursday

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Poster Making for Take Back Our College

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | Planning on marching in the Take Back Our College Walk? Come make a poster to express yourself! | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Take Back Our College Walk

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Leaves from Nifkin Alumni Lounge | Formerly known as Take Back the Night, this event is a march through campus to show our solidarity with sexual assault survivors and to call an end to rape culture. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Speak Out!

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | Use your voice. Tell your story. Be heard! | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
21

Tuesday

Writing Workshop: Citation Formatting

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Moon 19 | Event Website | WRC tutors will review both in-text citation formats and reference list formatting for research papers, essays, and reports. We will address the basics of citation, as well as the unique challenges (No author? No date? No problem!). Students are encouraged to ... Read More | Sponsor: The Writing Resource Center | Contact: Karin Patzke , 315-470-6756


April
23

Thursday

Earth Week eventTake our Kids to Work Day

Nifkin Lounge, Quad, + | Event Website | Celebrate more than 25 years of sharing ESF careers with hands-on workshops for 8-11 yr olds with an adult who works or studies here. | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


May
4

Monday

Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


May
14

Thursday

August
31

Monday

Classes begin

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Moory Romero Fernandez

9:00 am - 11:00 am | 407 Baker Lab | Program: ESC Environmental and Natural Resources Policy Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Lindi Quackenbush, 315470-4727


September
7

Monday

September
8

Tuesday

September
25

Friday

October
26

Monday

Advising for Spring 2021

ONGOING —continues through Tuesday, November 3, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


October
30

Friday

November
22

Sunday

Thanksgiving recess

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, November 29, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
4

Friday