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Position announcement: assistant professor in urban and community forestry

Published on August 12, 2017

The Department of Forestry at MSU invites applications for a 12‐month tenure‐system position at the assistant professor rank, with a focus in urban and community forestry.

The illustration shows how lignin from corn stover is converted into biobased adhesives.

Plants, not petrochemicals: Lignin can make building materials less toxic, cheaper and efficient to manufacture

Published on July 31, 2017

A collaborative study by MSU Department of Forestry Assistant Professor Mojgan Nejad proves that lignin (a byproduct of paper and bioethanol production) can completely replace phenol in phenol-based adhesives.

Forest Ecology (Silviculture) Field Technicians

Published on July 7, 2017

The Walters Lab in the Department of Forestry at Michigan State University is looking for two additional field technicians for the current field season.

Academic Specialist – Research in Forest Ecology Modeling

Published on July 5, 2017

The Department of Forestry at Michigan State University is seeking an Academic Specialist – Research to lead or assist with all phases of research in a group focused on forest ecology in temperate and tropical forests.

Chad Papa, participant in the Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management

Student Profile: Chad Papa, Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management

Published on June 27, 2017

The Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management equips participants with the interdisciplinary tools and conceptual background to plan, implement, manage, and evaluate forestry-based, climate change mitigation projects.

John R.S. Tabuti, participant in the Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management

Student Profile: John R.S. Tabuti, Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management

Published on June 23, 2017

The Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management equips participants with the interdisciplinary tools and conceptual background to plan, implement, manage, and evaluate forestry-based, climate change mitigation projects.

Louren Rose Escamilla says she finds a lot of peace in the forest. She often goes trail running and hiking.

Student view: Louren Rose Escamilla, finding MSU and myself

Published on May 26, 2017

Louren Rose Escamilla, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources senior, is majoring in forestry and minoring in women and gender studies and environmental and sustainability studies.

MSU Forestry graduate students receive more than a quarter million dollars in support

Published on May 8, 2017

Six MSU Forestry graduate students have been awarded a total of $228,380 to support their research and activities for the 2017-2018 academic year.

MSU Forestry student Andy Gordon measures a tree near the International Center.

MSU Forestry students measure how trees impact the climate

Published on April 28, 2017

How much: energy does a tree save? CO2 does a tree reduce? storm water does a tree decrease? MSU students are measuring trees throughout campus to show the impact trees can have on the climate.

MSU Forestry Club students participate in the 2017 American Tree Farm System certification training.

MSU alumnus helps certify undergrads as tree farm inspectors

Published on April 17, 2017

MSU Forestry alumnus and Michigan DNR Forester Mike Smalligan (MS '07) certified almost a dozen MSU Forestry Club students this spring.

PhD Assistantship or Post‐doc Fellowship Available in Forest Pathology (genetics/genomics)

Published on April 14, 2017

The Forest Pathology Lab at Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) is accepting applications for a graduate student (PhD level) or a post‐doctoral fellow.

Assistantships Available for Master and PhD Candidates in Green Bioproducts

Published on April 14, 2017

Graduate student positions are available for multidisciplinary projects in the Department of Forestry at MSU. The successful candidates will be involved in highly multidisciplinary research.

Russ White interviews MSU Forestry alumnus Mike Mordell for the Greening of the Great Lakes.

Forestry alumnus advises students to be open-minded about careers in the dynamic lumber industry

Published on March 22, 2017

MSU Forestry alumnus Mike Mordell, an executive VP for international operations for Universal Forest Products International, says the lumber industry features a dynamic supply chain and that the business operates a lot like the stock market.

The American Tree Farm System awards Mike Smalligan with the 2017 National Leadership Award.

Forestry alumnus wins national leadership award

Published on March 16, 2017

The American Tree Farm System recognized Mike Smalligan, a graduate of the MSU Department of Forestry (MS, 2007) and forester for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR), with its 2017 National Leadership Award

From left Alex Gust, Dan Brown, Lauren Lucas and Lauren Cooper present at the 2017 ANR Week Luncheon.

ANR Week

Published on March 7, 2017

The MSU Department of Forestry Forest Carbon and Climate Program and MSU Shadows Collection presented at the 2017 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources ANR Week.

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