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Water management

A black and white photo of a flooded community taken from above showcases the extent of the Vanport disaster.

Intersectional education at work

Lynette de Silva is co-director of Oregon State’s water conflict management and transformation program. She is one of many expert OSU faculty members looking at history through a new lens, asking important questions about things like how race played a part in disasters. Read about de Silva’s research into the 1948 Vanport flood.

Kristy Trevino faces slightly to her right and smiles. She wears a plaid-patterned black and white shirt.

A special chemistry with water

Kristy Trevino’s investment – time and money – in the field of chemistry was significant. She zig-zagged the country and devoted a decade of her life to studying the science and several more years capitalizing career-wise on her academic success. She was a chemist because chemistry is what she’d always done. Until one day it wasn’t.

Justin Zweifel wears a black coat and stands in front of a red brick building with dark green trim.

Justin Zweifel, Master of Natural Resources | Oregon State University

Justin Zweifel was looking for a competitive edge in the fisheries and wildlife job market, so he decided to pursue his Master of Natural Resources degree online with Oregon State Ecampus. He applied credits earned from his water conflict management graduate certificate — also earned online with OSU Ecampus — toward his MNR degree.The result was a well-rounded, meaningful education, as well as a job with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Justin Zweifel speaks to two faculty in the Master's of Natural Resources program.

Pathway to MNR | Oregon State Ecampus

Justin Zweifel was looking for a competitive edge in the fisheries and wildlife job market, so he turned to Oregon State University to broaden his knowledge and skill set. After earning a Graduate Certificate in Water Conflict Management online with Oregon State Ecampus, Justin realized the certificate was a great pathway to earning his Master of Natural Resources online with Ecampus. Discover how Oregon State’s online graduate certificate programs can move you closer to earning your master’s degree.