Narrators: T-W

G. Burton Wood Oral History Interview (1 of 2)

G. Burton Wood

  • Prasad Tadepalli, Professor of Computer Science, researches artifical intelligence
  • Dave Takush, head cider maker at 2 Towns Ciderhouse in Corvallis
  • John Talbott, Director of the OSU Sun Grant Western Regional Center, Assistant Director of the Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Lyn Tan, program manager for Student and Support Services for Education Success at the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization
  • Robert Tanguay, Distinguished Professor of Molecular Toxicology, Director of the Sinnhuber Aquatic Research Laboratory, leader in the use of zebrafish as a model for analyzing toxicological impacts
  • Gertrude Tank, dentist and emeritus faculty in Foods and Nutrition (1953-1965)
  • Bob Tarrant, bachelor's in Agriculture; USDA Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Research Station director; Professor of Forest Science (1980-1990)
  • Esther Taskerud, retired 4-H Extension Specialist and director of the Cooperative Extension Service (1947-1969)
  • Lisa Templeton, Associate Provost for the Division of Extended Campus
  • Allen Thompson, Professor of Environmental Philosophy, has written on moral responsibility as it pertains to global warming
  • Greg Tillson, Family Community Leadership Program coordinator and Extension Volunteer Management Specialist for the OSU Extension Service (1970-2004)
  • Tobin Family, Jeff, Kathy and Gillian Tobin - owners of Mazama Brewing Company in Corvallis
  • Rodney Todd, Klamath Extension Grains and Grasses Agent (1974-2006)
  • Terri Tower, bachelor's in English (1969) and staffmember in University Housing and Dining
  • David Toyama, retired military officer and tax services employee, founder of the Japanese-American Association of Lane County, interned during World War II
  • Maret Traber, Director of the Oxidative/Nitrative Stress Core Laboratory at the Linus Pauling Institute, leading expert on Vitamin E
  • Brandon Trelstad, bachelor's in Environmental Science (2005), OSU Sustainability Officer
  • Cliff Trow, Professor Emeritus of History (1966-1996), state Senator representing District 18 (1974-2003)
  • Richard Tubb, Professor Emeritus of Fisheries and Wildlife (1975-1993), department head and aquatic biologist
  • Gabe Tucker, bachelor's in Forestry (1976), Forestry research scientist
  • Jenny Urbina, Ph.D. candidate in Environmental Sciences, international student from Colombia
  • Paul Valenti, bachelor's (1947) and master's (1957) in Education, Beaver basketball player, coach, and Assistant Athletic Director (1946-1982)
  • Vanessa Vanderzee, master's student in in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, student assistant for the Oregon State University Queer Archives
  • Jack Van Loan, bachelor's in Business Administration (1954), fighter pilot with the United States Air Force, prisoner of war in Vietnam
  • Tony Van Vliet, bachelor's in Forestry (1952), master's in Forest Products (1958), faculty member in the College of Forestry and the Career Planning and Placement Center (1955-1990), legislator in the Oregon House of Representatives (1974-1995)
  • Charles Vars, Professor Emeritus of Economics (1966-1997), Mayor of Corvallis (1986-1994)
  • Nicthé Verdugo, bachelor's in Ethnic Studies (2015), staffmember at the Women's Center, member of Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA)
  • Voices Without Borders, a panel discussion featuring OSU Hmong and Latinx students telling the stories of their families' arrivals in the United States
  • Marianne Vydra, Senior Women's Administrator in the OSU Athletic Department
  • Raven Waldron, bachelor's in Bioresource Research (2018), Pharm.D. candidate, student activist and past ASOSU Senator
  • Rylan Wall, graduate student in College Student Services Administration, co-director of the Rainbow Continuum
  • Chih Wang, master's (1947) and Ph.D. (1950) in Organic Chemistry, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, Director Emeritus of the OSU Radiation Center 
  • Dick Waring, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Forest Science (1963-2001), influential researcher on topics including remote sensing and climate change
  • Warren Washington, bachelor's in Physics (1958), master's in General Science (1960), scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, winner of the 2010 National Medal of Science
  • Ed Waymire, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics (1982-2017), researches the mathematics of rain
  • James K. Weatherford, Jr., bachelor's in Civil Engineering (1924), prominent local attorney and school board member, grandson of OAC Board of Trustees chair
  • Janet Webster, head of the Guin Library at Hatfield Marine Science Center (1989-2015)
  • Jim Welty, bachelor's (1954) and master's (1959) in Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering (1962), Professor of Mechanical Engineering (1962-1996)
  • Roger Werth, bachelor's in Liberal Studies (1980), staff photographer at the Longview Daily News, recipient of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the eruption of Mt. St. Helens
  • Charlie White, bachelor's in Business Administration (1968), first African American to play basketball at OSU (1964-1966)
  • Doug Whitsett, Oregon state senator (2005-2017), Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, former president of the Klamath Animal Clinic
  • Katie Wicks, bachelor's in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (2015), advocate for transgender inclusivity
  • Tony Wilcox, Professor in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences (1987-2015), chair of the Department of Exercise and Sports Science (1994-2011), co-director of the School of Biological and Population Health Sciences (2011-2015), former Faculty Senator and President of the Faculty Senate
  • Julie Williams, teacher at Corvallis High School, member of Corvallis LGBTQ+ community, adviser to the CHS Queer-Straight Alliance
  • Matt Williams, undergraduate in Exercise and Sports Science, staff member at the Native American Longhouse Eena Haws
  • Dave Wills, owner of Fresh Hops, Oregon Trail Brewery, and Dave's Christmas Trees
  • Bryan Wolfe, bachelor's in Agricultural Economics (1966), founder of the Wolfe Feedlot and the W. Bryan Wolfe Ranch
  • Women's Center Staff, a group discussion of feminism, identities, open-mindedness, and white privilege
  • LeVelle Wood, bachelor's in Home Economics Education (1921), professor of Dietetics at Kansas State University and Ohio State University
  • Dawn Wright, Professor of Geosciences (1995-2011), Chief Scientist at Esri, expert on the use of GIS technologies to map both the geology and the geography of the ocean floor
  • Ron Wrolstad, bachelor's in Food Science (1960), Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Food Science and Technology (1965-2004), major contributions to contributions to the study of fruit juice adulteration and natural food colorants