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#2 Forestry Program
in the World

#3 Oceanography Program
in the World

#3 Best Online Programs
in the U.S.

#4 Robotics Engineering School
in the U.S.

#10 Best Big Data Degree
in the U.S.

#2 Friendliest College Town
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#4 Most Innovative
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Gold Rating for
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One Step Ahead

The ongoing fight to save the humble hazelnut: In the fall of 1986, plant breeder Shawn Mehlenbacher arrived at Oregon State University. One month later came the first report of eastern filbert blight from a Willamette Valley hazelnut orchard.

man measuring snowpack
How much water do snowpacks hold? OSU finds a better way to answer the question

Researchers at OSU have developed a new computer model for calculating the water content of snowpacks, providing an important tool for water resource managers and avalanche forecasters as well as scientists.