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

Baker County Grower Named Oregon Tree Farmer of the Year

"The Defreeses can always be counted on to provide woodland owners, ranchers and anyone else in the community with thoughtful, insightful, well-reasoned and knowledgeable input on any of a host of land management interests or concerns," said Bob Parker, the Baker County Oregon State University (... (more)

Corvallis company striving to introduce first formaldehyde-free, bio-based adhesive for manufacturing particleboard and other wood products

“For 60 years, formaldehyde off-gassing has been an issue with urea-formaldehyde, the most common adhesive used in a particleboard and fiberboard,” said Fred Kamke, OSU professor of wood science and engineering and director of the Green Building Materials Lab, an Oregon BEST Lab on the OSU... (more)

New life follows the death of trees

Mark Harmon, professor and holder of the Richardson Chair in the Oregon State College of Forestry, spoke about the afterlife of trees at the Corvallis Science Pub. “I was interested in decomposition when I was a kid for some reason,” Harmon said. “As I got older, I realized that that was a field... (more)

Graduate Program Announcements

Nov 23, 2015

Third Millennium Alliance (TMA) was founded in 2007 with the purchase of 100 acres and the establishment of the Jama-Coaque Reserve (JCR) in the western province of Manabí, Ecuador, between the cities of Jama and Pedernales, and four kilometers inland. Now encompassing over 1,200 acres, the Jama-Coaque Reserve actively protects one of the last remaining   (more...)

Nov 20, 2015

Applications Due Dec 1 for the Andrews Forest Writing Residency: This residency offers writers an opportunity to explore the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest in the Oregon Cascade Range, interact with working scientists, and write poetry or prose that reflects on the forest. Writers may propose a one- or two-week residency during March, April, or May   (more...)

Nov 20, 2015

POSITION DESCRIPTION URBAN WILDLIFE REFUGE PROGRAM MANAGER Background: The National Wildlife Refuge Association is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting America’s wildlife through programs that support the National Wildlife Refuge System and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Refuge Association is an independent and nonpartisan organization that works in cooperation with a federal   (more...)