Pin Oak
Pin Oak bark
Pin Oak leaf
Pin Oak plaque
Pin Oak
Recognition Features 

Open U Shape between leaf lobes. Twigs always end in buds. Thin bark.

Historical Notes 

Pin oaks are a popular ornamental tree in the United States, because they are fairly easy to transplant (Wikipedia).  Name may be in reference to the branches, which contain short, spur-like twigs (Braun 1961).

Benefits 
This tree reduces atmospheric carbon by 3,099 lbs per year! It also conserves 434 kilowatt/hours of energy by cooling its surroundings.
Scientific Name 
Quercus palustris
Scientific Family 
Fagaceae
Common Family 
Beech Family
Denison Tree ID 
(DUARB-56)
Location 
Front of Doane between pathways
Circumference 
3.20
Height 
29.90