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

A sign of safer times: Corvallis neighborhood receives wildfire prevention recognition

The area known as Skyline West, which was annexed into the City in 1989, has been designated a “firewise” community — one of six in Benton County — for its fire-prevention efforts in working with Oregon State University, the Corvallis Fire Department, Oregon Department of Forestry and the Parks... (more)

Emily Jane Davis: conversations on collaboration

Emily Jane Davis, assistant professor and extension specialist in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society, researches natural resources collaboration. Her research takes her all over the state as she studies and assists with collaboration in small communities.

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Branch Out

Designs are finalized and construction of the Oregon Forest Science Complex (OFSC) is underway. Comprised of a new and improved Peavy Hall and the Red Emmerson Advanced Wood Products Laboratory, the complex will feature state-of... (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...)