Last minute FAQs before you arrive at ESF

Name: Sean Korbas Major: Conservation Biology Hometown: Cicero, NY Graduation Date: May 2018 Dear Incoming Freshmen, The days of August are now dwindling down and all of you, however nervous or excited you are, will be joining me and the rest of the ESF community very soon. In these dwindling days packing is going to … Continue reading

ESF’s newest major: Environmental Health

Name: Jordan Makoto C’Dealva-Lenik Major: Environmental Health Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Graduation date: December 2016 When I arrived at ESF as a freshman, I remember feeling this sense of urgency and chaos all around me as it seemed like me and my fellow classmates were trying to figure out how to set ourselves straight on … Continue reading

Summertime at ESF

Name: Lukas Vogt Major: Sustainable Energy Management Hometown: Fayetteville, NY Graduation Date: May 2016 I’m assuming that you’re probably reading this because you’re interested in attending ESF (or at least you want to see what it has to offer). Attending ESF could end up being one of the best decisions of your life and I’m … Continue reading

10 Reasons Why My Major Rocks

Ashley Daniul Major: Bioprocess Engineering Graduation date: May 2017 Hometown: Mattydale, NY You’re sorting through a giant list of colleges and ESF comes up. There are two majors on the list which sound interesting but you have no clue what they are: Paper Engineering and Bioprocess Engineering. Your first year in college is an important … Continue reading

Who knew it was in my own backyard?

Name: Laura Wengert Class Year: Sophomore Major: Bioprocess Engineering Hometown: Jamesville, NY What else do you do here? I am a member of the honors program and am looking forward to expanding club participation after watching from the side-lines freshman year! I first heard about ESF during my junior year of high school from a … Continue reading

From Long Beach, CA to Syracuse, NY

From Long Beach, CA to Syracuse, NY

Name: Chris Rothery Class Year: Senior Major: Environmental Studies Hometown: Long Beach, CA What else do you do here? President of the Syracuse University / SUNY ESF Quidditch team A little over four years ago, I was just a long haired Southern Californian kid trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my … Continue reading

Summer Vacation = Campus Tours

Summer Vacation = Campus Tours

Name: Taylor Brown Class Year: Junior Major: Environmental Resources Engineering Hometown: East Amherst, NY What else do you do here? President of Engineers Without Borders, Vice President of ESF chapter of the New York Water Environment Association and Head EcoRep of Centennial Hall I remember when I was a freshman in high school, my mom … Continue reading

New on Campus: Gateway Green Roof Signs

New on Campus: Gateway Green Roof Signs

Nothing beats a green roof walk-through with an expert like Don Leopold, but our faculty tend to be busy people.  Now visitors will be able to hold their own self-guided tours using the new signs on the Gateway ‪green roof! 

From Cohen Lab: Interdisciplinary Team Receives Grant to Use Genetic Methods for Studying Animal Dispersal

From Cohen Lab News & Field Notes: Dr. Cohen and Ph.D. student Amanda Cheeseman collaborated with a team of researchers on a successful proposal to the SUNY-ESF administered USDA McIntire-Stennis Grant competition that focused on using microsatellite DNA to quantify dispersal of New England cottontails from their home ranges.   The relatively new technique was pioneered by … Continue reading