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

FES PhD Candidate selected as a Wilburforce Fellow in Conservation Science

David Mildrexler, a PhD in the LARSE lab, has been selected as one of the Wilburforce Fellows in Conservation Science. The Wilburforce Fellowship will build a community of conservation science leaders who excel in using science to help achieve durable conservation solutions in western North... (more)

Willamette Valley aspens could be Rocky Mountain refugees from prehistoric Missoula Floods

Steve Strauss, a College of Forestry professor, is leading a team of scientists -- with the help of crowd-source funding and donors’ tips -- who believe the Missoula Floods deposited plants in the Willamette Valley.(more)

Environmentalists protest ‘test case’ logging project

Brian Collins, attorney for the government, countered that the project was designed with the help of highly respected forestry professors — Norm Johnson of Oregon State University and Jerry Franklin of the University of Oregon — who have thoroughly studied how such logging will affect the forest... (more)

Graduate Program Announcements

Jan 29, 2015

The Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship seeks applicants for a new Department Head. The Department Head is primarily responsible for leadership and administration of teaching, research, extension, and service activities of departmental personnel.  This is a full-time, 12-month appointment. Application review will begin on 10 March, 2015. The   (more...)

Jan 29, 2015

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2015 solicitation.  Applications are due 5:00pm ET on Tuesday April 14, 2015.   The SCGSR program supports supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate   (more...)

Jan 27, 2015

The Phillips lab at Indiana University is seeking a highly-motivated individual to join our team as a full-time lab manager. Research in the lab focuses on quantifying how plant-microbe interactions influence biogeochemical cycling and ecosystem processes in forests (please visit: http://sites.bio.indiana.edu/~phillipslab/index.html. The successful applicant will spend most   (more...)