Friday, June 9, 2017
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ESF President Joins U.S. Leaders. ‘We Are Still In� on Paris Agreement

ESF s president is among 1,219 governors, mayors, businesses, investors, and colleges and university leaders from across the U.S. or with significant operations in the U.S. representing the broadest cross section of the American economy yet assembled in pursuit of climate action, who this week declared their intent to continue to ensure the U.S. remains a global leader in reducing carbon emissions. (6/7)

Mighty Oaks Welcome a New Coach

With long time cross-country and track-and-field Head Coach John View retiring this year, ESF tapped local running star Mike Melfi to lead the Mighty Oaks programs. (6/7)

SUNY Ranks among Top 100 Worldwide for Patents Granted in 2016

The State University of New York ranked 38th in the “Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents for 2016,” according to the National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association, which publishes the ranking annually based on U.S. Patent and Trademark Office data. SUNY campuses were awarded 57 U.S. utility patents for advances in biotechnology, cancer research, manufacturing, renewable energy, and much more. ESF is among that group, with a patent related to research led by Dr. Christopher Nomura, a chemist who is ESF’s vice president for research. (6/6)

Philosopher�s Camp Returns to Newcomb Campus

The Philosophers’ Camp, an annual collaboration between the College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s (ESF) Northern Forest Institute and St. John’s College of Santa Fe, New Mexico, reimagines the original Adirondack excursion as a weekend retreat in elegant Great Camp style at the historic Masten House. It will be held Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. (6/6)

Students Recognize Contributions of Faculty, Staff

Three awards were presented to ESF employees at the Undergraduate Student Association’s Spring Banquet. (5/22)

Martin Hogue Receives Teaching Award

Martin Hogue, visiting associate professor at the College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), received the 2017 ESF College Foundation Award for Exceptional Achievement in Teaching. (5/22)

Dr. John Farrell Named Exemplary Researcher at ESF

Dr. John Farrell, a professor in ESF’s Department of Environmental and Forest Biology (EFB) was named the College’s Exemplary Researcher for 2017-18. (5/22)

ESF in the Media

  • Livingston County News: Grant to fund study of harmful algal blooms in Honeoye Lake .

ESF-based Great Lakes Research Consortium has awarded a $25,000 grant to study algal blooms in Honeoye Lake. 5/28/17

  • Biomass Magazine: DOE: Biomass powers military base in upstate New York .
    Biomass Magazine reports on the collaboration between Fort Drum and ESF s Willow Project. 5/15/17
  • New Paltz Oracle: Divestment is the Real Investment .
    Inspired by ESF s divestment from fossil fuels, students at SUNY New Paltz are also pushing for divestment. 5/11/17
  • Chicago Tribune: In 2016, scientists discovered 18,000 new species. Now meet the Top 10 .
    The Chicago Tribune reports on the 2017 Top 10 Species. 5/22/17
  • Sun Community News: Schroon Lake kindergarteners have hoot with owl pellets .

    ESF collaborated with Schroon Lake Central to bring environmental education workshops to kids. 5/12/17

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