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Rot: The Afterlife of Trees

Research into dead trees come alive at The Arts Center with “Rot: The Afterlife of Trees” -- a multi-media arts exhibition in the Main Gallery January 14 - February 25, 2016. The Rot project has been an...

College Research Forests Video

The Oregon State University College Research Forests are the jewel of the College of Forestry, serving as a living laboratory, working forest, classroom, and sanctuary for researchers, educators, students, community groups, forest neighbors, and Corvallis area residents. Join College of Forestry...

The French Connection

The College of Forestry International Programs Office enables students from every academic background to find and enjoy a lively and interesting international experience. Additionally, the College welcomes international...

Bonding Wood and Family Trees

by Bryan Bernart 

Professor John Nairn studies bonds that hold wood composites together—while also creating apps that help genealogy enthusiasts find family connections and shared histories.

For anyone who’s met...

Tree Sleuths Tackle a Local Mystery

by Bryan Bernart

Strauss_Ripple_COFSince at least the 1920s, scientists have been aware of a...

Hands-on Learning Experience

by Bryan Bernart

Jim Kiser arrived at his alma mater just in time to begin a new old tradition at the College of Forestry—and one that is deeply rooted in the past: field school. Kiser, who earned his doctorate in forest science at OSU in 2009, returned to teach in the Department...

Respect, Creativity, and Fairness

by Bryan Bernart - This article originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of Focus

To visit the Fremont-Winema National Forest is to understand the meaning of the word “...

All around the Town

by Bryan Bernart

When you think of a classic American metropolis, what images come immediately to mind? Metallic, yellow taxicabs weaving through downtown streets? Concrete skyscrapers, cold and still, stretching ever upward? A good start, but it’s missing something important....