OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

The College of Forestry at Oregon State University (OSU) enjoys a century-long reputation as a leader in forestry research, teaching, and extended education.  Currently the College has about 190 graduate students, including approximately 35 international students from all over the world.  The College offers graduate degrees in four distinct areas, administered by three separate departments. About 75 faculty members teach at the graduate level, and the College employs more than 300 faculty, staff, and support personnel. In addition, we manage about 14,000 acres of College Forests, most of it within minutes of campus.   

CoF News

Camille Moyers: Alumna promotes international use of renewable materials

Camille Moyers graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Renewable Materials and an option in Marketing & Management. Camille started her journey at Oregon State University studying Interior Design, but met with the academic advisor for Renewable Materials during her sophomore year,... (more)

New prototype plywood panels tested at Oregon State may be world’s largest

The company announced its new panels in October, capping more than a year of development and performance testing at Oregon State’s Advanced Wood Products Laboratory. “The results look very promising,” said Ari Sinha, assistant professor in OSU’s College of Forestry, who oversaw the tests. “This... (more)

Saving Pine Forests

Professor Steve Strauss was recently interviewed on Idaho Agribusiness Today about saving pine forests.(more)

Graduate Program Announcements

Dec 16, 2015

There is a NRC postdoc opportunity at US EPA. Contact Ahjond Garmestani (garmestani.ahjond@epa.gov) with questions. Safe and Healthy Communities is a program at US EPA, which suggests an approach to environmental management that protects human health while incorporating what is valued most about our natural resources. Within this framework, sustainability research involves advancing the field   (more...)

Dec 16, 2015

A research team, based at Colgate University in New York, USA, and funded by the National Science Foundation, is studying the extent, status and conservation of Ethiopian church forests. The project’s main goals are to explain the mechanisms of church forest protection, and determine why some church forest communities are responding well to social change   (more...)

Dec 16, 2015

RESEARCH POSITION: TREE/FOREST RESPONSES IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST  The USFS Pacific Northwest Research Station in Olympia, WA is advertising to fill a research (post-doc) position on understanding and modeling tree/forest responses to the environment or management. The candidate will contribute to on-going studies that focus on growth and function of northwest tree species, especially in   (more...)