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Faculty Profile: Sara Robinson

Sara (Seri) Robinson uses fungi to create art. Actually, she creates art through spalting, the coloration of wood caused by a fungus. One of the newest members of the College of Forestry (CoF), Seri is the Assistant Professor for Anatomy of Renewable Materials (RM) within the Wood Science &...

Student Profile: Amy Willmont in Costa Rica

I have had many incredible experiences here in the College of Forestry (CoF), but nothing compares to the opportunities that I have had to study abroad. The CoF recognizes how incredibly life changing studying abroad is to a college student, and makes every effort to provide its students with...

Student Profile: Elijah Wilson

Before attending the OSU College of Forestry (CoF),Elijah Wilson had never travelled abroad, did not speak Spanish and never thought that he could afford to study abroad. Originally from Cottage Grove, OR, Elijah knew that he wanted to go into a forestry and engineering related field in college...

Student Profile: Jake Thompson — Forest Operations Management

by Elijah Allensworth

For many students, the first major they declare is not always the same major they graduate with; for Jake Thompson, this was not the case. "I grew up always knowing that forestry was something I wanted to study and have a career in," he tells us. And it isn'...

Student Profile: Melissa Stone — Forest Engineering/Civil Engineering

by Danielle White

Melissa Stone, a junior in Forest Engineering/Civil Engineering, spent her summer pioneering western Alaska while working as a Project Engineer Intern for an Alaskan construction company.

While working for Cruz Construction, Inc. her duties included, but...

Oregon State ranks seventh worldwide in forestry and agriculture

In March, Oregon State University was recognized as a world-class center in agriculture and forestry, ranking seventh in a new international survey of more than 200 schools.

For the second year, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings has compiled a list of top agriculture and...

Faculty Profile: Dr. Jo Tynon

Dr. Jo Tynon - Associate Professor for Recreation Resources and Tourism

by Elijah Allensworth

As an educator, Jo embodies some of the profession's most sought-after qualities. She provides rigorous courses that push students to a higher caliber of...

Bioacoustics in Birdland

It’s 3:00 am. While many of us are fast asleep, for a field researcher taking a bird census, the day has already begun. For the next several hours, he or she will hike many miles, stopping for 10 minutes at each site to listen for, and then identify, bird calls. The next day, and for every day...

Changing climate, adapting management

The forests of the Pacific Northwest are amazingly productive, but will this change in the future? Most scientists agree that global climate change has already affected where and how trees grow, and long-term changes in temperature and precipitation will present new challenges to forest managers...