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April
23

Thursday

Postponed: Take our Kids to Work Day (new date TBD)

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

Earth Week eventEarth Week Throwback Thursday

Virtually! Event Website Post your favorite memories via pictures you've had throughout your Earth Days at ESF and in other capacities! Post your photo and use #EveryDayEarthWeekESF Contact: Laura Crandall, 3154704921

Earth Week eventEarthDay.org 'Vote Earth' Campaign

Event Website The world is facing critical challenges as we work to fight through the COVID-19 outbreak. It reminds us of our duty to one another as citizens of the planet. It also reminds us of our civic duty. While primaries may be delayed or altered, and voting methods ... Read More

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense ? Chelsea Jahant-Miller

10:00 am - 12:00 pm 217 Bray Hall Dissertation title: Environmental Drivers of Mrophological and Physiological Adaptation in an Invasive Defoliator, Lymantria dispar Sponsor: Environmental and Forest Biology Contact: Giorgos Mountrakis, 315-470-4824

MS Thesis Defense - Zainab Tariq

10:00 am - 12:00 pm TBD Thesis Title: Comparative Lifecycle Assessment of Shrub Willow Evapotranspiration Cover Verses Conventional Clay and Geosynthetic Covers Contact: Gregory McGee, 315-470-6792

Earth Week eventTBD! Birds of Prey Demonstrations

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Virtual Join Cindy Page of the Page Wildlife Center as they come to campus for a birds of prey exhibition. Come share a room with eagles, hawks, owls, and falcons. Sponsor: Earth Week Committee

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Sarah Caltabiano

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm TBD Department: EFB Enviromental PhysiologyDegree: Ph.D. Contact: Susan Anagnost, 315-470-6837

MS Thesis Defense: Edward Farley

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Videoconference Thesis Title: Ecological assessment of wetland management techniques on restored wetlands in the Montezuma Wetlands Complex Program: EFB Fish & Wildlife Biology and Management Contact: Nehan Naim, 315-470-6536

Landscape Architecture

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Online Event Website This will be a 45 minute department-specific information session to allow faculty to better inform accepted students about their program's curriculum, describe research opportunities, job and graduate school outcomes, and more. A Q&A will be available at the ... Read More Sponsor: Undergraduation Admissions Contact: Undergraduate Admissions Office, 315-470-6600

Sustainable Resources Management

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Online Event Website This will be a 45 minute department-specific information session to allow faculty to better inform accepted students about their program's curriculum, describe research opportunities, job and graduate school outcomes, and more. A Q&A will be available at the ... Read More Sponsor: Undergraduation Admissions Contact: Undergraduate Admissions Office, 315-470-6600


April
24

Friday

Earth Week eventEarthDay.org 'Vote Earth' Campaign

Event Website The world is facing critical challenges as we work to fight through the COVID-19 outbreak. It reminds us of our duty to one another as citizens of the planet. It also reminds us of our civic duty. While primaries may be delayed or altered, and voting methods ... Read More

Earth Week eventHow to Make Every Day Earth Day

ESF Earth Week Facebook and Instagram Pages Join the Earth Week Committee to learn new tips throughout the day on how to make Every Day Earth Day! Sponsor: Earth Week Committee Contact: Sofia Abuqube, 315251-4661

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Jian Lin

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Baker 439 Title: Sensitivity and uncertainty analyses of an urban forest structure and function model Contact: John Wagner, 315-470-6971

MS: Thesis Defense -- Geoffrey Golick

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Baker Laboratory Room 107 Thesis Title:Pollutant Removal Performance of Biofiltration Soil Medium Contact: Lee Newman, 315-470-4937


April
27

Monday

MS: Thesis Defense -- Hosea Mak

9:00 am - 11:00 am 322 Jahn Laboratory Thesis Title: Hydrophobic chemical contaminants in Onondaga Lake water: Status after 2016-2017 In-Lake Remediation Efforts Contact: Neil Ringler, 315-470-6803

Capstone Seminar - Liesl Barkman

10:00 am - 11:20 am Zoom Meeting CAPSTONE SEMINAR"Experiences of Emergency Preparedness Planning in Chester County, PA and Insights During COVID-19."Liesl Barkman (MPS) Major Professor: Mary CollinsMonday, April, 27th 10 am on zoom Sponsor: Environmental Studies Contact: Rebecca Hart, 315-470-6636


April
28

Tuesday

TGIO!

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Quad! or Nifkin (rain location) Woohoo! Last day of classes! Come celebrate the end of the Spring 2020 semester with free food and drinks! Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association

Global Conservation Lectures (Canceled)

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Gateway Center Event Website The Global Conservation Lectures have been canceled until further notice.Precision conservation at the scale of a nation. Presented by Dr. Healy Hamilton, Chief Scientist at NatureServe.Thanks to NatureServe, conservation intelligence is now available ... Read More Sponsor: Camp Fire Conservation Fund, ESF Alumni Association, Dale Travis ?59, Environmental Forest & Biology Contact: ESF Alumni Association, x6632


April
29

Wednesday

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

Wear Denim Day

Campus wide The Choose Action Network is asking the entire campus to wear Denim to show we believe that it is never the victim's/survivor's fault when they experience sexual violence. Sponsor: Choose Action Network Contact: Jennifer Keating, 315-470-4867

Introduction to Creating Accessible Documents

9:00 am - 10:30 am Blackboard Collaborate Creating Accessible Documents Session Tired of seeing the red speedometers in Blackboard? Learn how to create a documents and professional communications that can be accessed by all.Join the ESF Teaching and Learning Collaboratory as we discuss principles of accessibility in documents and share ... Read More Sponsor: Open Academy Contact: Ashley Gouger, 4898

MS: Thesis Defense -- Amanda Charette

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm 122 Jahn Laboratory Title: Assessing Residential Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Pollutant Releases using EPA's Toxic Release Inventory Contact: Shannon Farrell, 315-470-6757

MS Thesis Defense: Claudia Victoroff

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Videoconference Thesis Title: Response of Ectomycorrhizal Fungal Fruiting to Changes in soil, nitrogen & phosphorus conditions in Barlett Experimental Forest, New HampshireProgram: EFB Forest Pathology & Mycology Contact: Theodore Dibble, 315-470-6596


April
30

Thursday

Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Friday, May 1, 2020 Contact: Beth Minard, 6654

MS: Thesis Defense -- Xue Dong

11:00 am - 1:00 pm Moon Library 110 Thesis Title: Investigating Impacts on Visitors' Environmental Attitudes and Behavior through Innovative Interpretive Media: A Design-Based Research Study. Contact: Anthony Miller, 315-470-6551


May
1

Friday

First Friday Coffee Break!

11:30 am - 12:45 pm online or call in Event Website ?No time to lounge during finals!? Of course not! Short breaks help individuals regroup and gain fresh perspectives, and diversity of thought is beneficial for problem solving. Networking and group mentoring are recommended to remove power differentials, and ... Read More Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


May
2

Saturday

Reading Days

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, May 3, 2020 Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


May
4

Monday

MS Thesis Defense: Ravyn Neville

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Videoconference Thesis Title: Avian Habitat Use and Behavior in Forests Infected with Beech Bark DiseaseProgram: EFB Conservation Biology Contact: Elizabeth Vidon, 315-470-6908


May
6

Wednesday

Candidacy Exam - Oral - Nicholas Fowler

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Online Program of Study: EFB Ecology Contact: Ruth Owens, 315-470-4780


May
7

Thursday

Academic Governance College-Wide Meeting

11:00 am - 12:20 pm Gateway Center Event Website Sponsor: ESF Academic Governance

Inclusive Excellence Graduation Reception

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Online via Zoom The Inclusive Excellence Graduation Reception is a celebration to honor our Students of Color, Graduate Diversity Fellows, LGBTQ+ Students, International Students, CSTEP and EOP Students. This program is sponsored by the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity ... Read More Contact: Lela Randall


May
9

Saturday

Department Specific Reception

11:00 am - 12:00 am Chemistry, 1st floor Baker Atrium, near canoeEnvironmental and Forest Biology, Illick Hall FoyerEnvironmental Resource Engineering, Gateway CenterEnvironmental Science, 408 Baker LabEnvironmental Studies, Alumni (Nifkin) LoungeForest and Natural Resources ... Read More


May
15

Friday

Teaching and Learning Academy: Wrap Up

12:45 pm - 2:15 pm 240 Gateway The Teaching and Learning Academy is a series of workshops over the course of a semester to support faculty in the design or re-design of a course or course components of their choosing. In addition to monthly workshops, participants will also be expected to ... Read More Sponsor: Open Academy Contact: Ashley Gouger, 315-470-4898


May
19

Tuesday

MS Thesis Defense - Casey Pearce

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Videoconference Thesis Title: Beaver Dam Analogue Impacts on Stream Hydrology and Channel MorphologyProgram: ESC Water & Wetland Resource Studies Contact: Sharon Moran, 315-470-6690


May
20

Wednesday

Candidacy Exam - Oral - Kalyani Mer

10:00 am - 12:00 pm TBD Department: Environmental Resources EngineeringDegree: Ph.D. Sponsor: Environmental Resources Engineering Contact: Kurt Stavenhagen, 315-470-4942


May
28

Thursday

Syracuse-Area Alumni Gathering - CANCELED

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CANCELED. As our institution looks for opportunities to fulfill its obligation to help flatten the curve and reduce transmission of the COVID-19 disease, the College has decided to cancel all college and alumni events both on- and off-campus through the beginning ... Read More


June
4

Thursday

ESF Alumni Association Board Meeting

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm The Lincklaen House The ESF Alumni Association will meet for its semi-annual board meeting on Thursday, June 4th at the Lincklaen House in Cazenovia. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 5pm, followed by the meeting at 5:30pm, and dinner to follow. Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association


June
5

Friday

Metro NY Alumni Gathering - CANCELED

CANCELED. As our institution looks for opportunities to fulfill its obligation to help flatten the curve and reduce transmission of the COVID-19 disease, the College has decided to cancel all college and alumni events both on- and off-campus through the beginning ... Read More


August
13

Thursday

2020 ESF Golf Tournament

The Pompey Club, Jamesville, NY Attention ESF golfers and sponsors! We?ll be at the scenic Pompey Club in Jamesville, NY on August 13th for our annual tournament to benefit student scholarships. Mark your calendars to join us for this fun event! Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association


August
16

Sunday

August
19

Wednesday

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 PolicyDegree: Ph.D. Contact: Lindi Quackenbush, 315470-4727


September
7

Monday

September
8

Tuesday

Study Abroad Fair

10:00 am - 1:00 pm Gateway Center Stop by the annual Study Abroad fair to meet with representatives from SUNY institutions and study abroad partners. Learn about short-term, summer, and semester long study abroad programs around the world! Sponsor: Office of International Education Contact: Kerrie Findlay, 315-470-4903


September
25

Friday

September
29

Tuesday

Graduate and Professional School Fair

11:00 am - 1:30 pm Gateway Center Event Website Interested in furthering your education? Attend the Graduate and Professional School Fair to speak with representatives from graduate schools, law schools, medical programs, etc. Log into Handshake now to see the list of institutions that will be here!Consider ... Read More Sponsor: Career Services Office Contact: Casey Duffy, 3154704738


October
12

Monday

October
26

Monday

Advising for Spring 2021

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


October
30

Friday

November
4

Wednesday

Registration for Spring 2021

ONGOING —continues through Friday, December 11, 2020 Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


November
22

Sunday

Thanksgiving recess

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


December
4

Friday

December
11

Friday

December
12

Saturday

Reading days

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, December 13, 2020


December
14

Monday

Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
15

Tuesday

December
17

Thursday

Reading day (am)

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Final Exams PM

12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
18

Friday

Final Exams

Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
24

Thursday

Grades due

Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


January
10

Sunday

January
11

Monday

January
18

Monday

January
19

Tuesday

Classes begin

Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


January
26

Tuesday

February
12

Friday

March
14

Sunday

Spring break

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, March 21, 2021 Contact: Beth Minard, 6654

Ranger School spring break

Ranger School ONGOING —continues through Sunday, March 21, 2021 Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


March
23

Tuesday

March
31

Wednesday

Advising for Fall 2021

ONGOING —continues through Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Contact: Beth Minard, 6654

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25,000 Acres

...Seriously? Yes. With 25,000 acres of lands and dozens of research and study abroad destinations, ESF students, researchers and partners have unmatched opportunities on campus, in the field and around the globe.

Unrivaled

...in integrating environmental courses, research & experience

Global

...in outlook, relevance, reputation, reach and critical impact.

Dedicated

...to the stewardship of the natural & designed environments

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