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Welcome to Anthony Davis!

The Oregon State University College of Forestry has named Anthony S. Davis as associate dean for research. Davis joins OSU from the...

Student Clubs provide excellent learning opportunities for COF students

It’s the morning of April 19th and a group of students has gathered on the east side of the Peavy Hall Courtyard, setting up tables and laying out clipboards and pens.

They finish their preparations and take a minute to get some coffee from a nearby carafe. All is quiet, but not for long...

Lead Guitars

The choice of tonewood—woods with tonal, or musical, properties—used in stringed instruments can affect the sound and quality of the music. According to Pacific Rim Tonewoods, a Washington company located in the North Cascades, “tonewood is more than lumber: it’s wood carefully chosen for...

Changing Our Views of Fire

Last fall, as a particularly vicious fire season came to close in the American West, John Bailey (Associate Professor, FERM) sat down to discuss his views on the intersection of wildfire, ecology, and policy...

Kendall Conroy

Kendall Conroy is a senior undergraduate student with a double major in renewable materials and sustainability. After recently returning from Brazil where she presented on gender diversity in the forest sector, we met with her to ask a few questions about her experience at Oregon State...

Framework Project

KPFF Consulting Engineers has partnered with the National Center for Advanced Wood Products Manufacturing and Design, to conduct structural testing for the “Framework” project. The project, a 12-story tall wood building designed by Lever Architecture in Portland, is anticipated to create one of...

Student Feature: Jessica Kessinger

Pursuing a dual degree in forest engineering and international studies, Jessica Kessinger is currently an undergraduate in Oregon State University’s College of Forestry. During her time at OSU, she worked as a forest engineering intern with Western Forest Products on Vancouver Island, British...

Natural Beauty

Auna Godinez’s eyes dance around the coffee shop in the Valley Library until they fall on a wooden cart that holds chips and other snacks. It’s something other students might never notice, but to Godinez, it’s a thing of beauty.

“Look at the curls in that wood,” she says admiringly....

Institute for Working Forest Landscapes Research Professorships

The Oregon State University College of Forestry has announced Matt Betts and Jeff Hatten are the first recipients of the Institute for Working Forest Landscapes (IWFL) Research Professorships. Betts, ...