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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....

Making Time Count

by Bryan Bernart

Many undergraduate students are satisfied completing only one degree and using their out-of-class hours for recreation. Not Camille Moyers. The 22-year-old senior studying both...

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...

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