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Accomplished class of STEM teachers selected as Albert Einstein Educator Fellows

Eighteen K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers from across the United States have been named 2021-2022 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows. The fellows will spend 11 months serving in a Federal agency or U.S. Congressional office in Washington, D.C., engaged in the national STEM education arena. The AEF Program, now celebrating its 31st year of operation, is managed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists in collaboration with the sponsoring agencies and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE).
By |May 17th, 2021||0 Comments|

ORAU Receives New Work from CDC to Support COVID-19 Communications Efforts

ORAU recently was awarded a contract by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) to provide technical communications support to the office and three COVID-19 award recipients.
By |April 16th, 2021||0 Comments|

ORISE Receives DOE Silver Award for GreenBuy program

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education was recognized recently as a silver-level recipient of the U.S. Department of Energy’s GreenBuy award for fiscal year 2020. The GreenBuy Award Program recognizes DOE sites for achieving stringent sustainable acquisition goals which extend beyond the government’s “green” minimum compliance requirements.
By |March 2nd, 2021||0 Comments|

ORAU Awarded NSF Grant to Study Greenhouse Gas Fluxes in Arctic

The National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs has awarded ORAU a collaborative research grant to study local and regional methane and carbon dioxide isotopic fluxes in the Arctic.
By |February 8th, 2021||0 Comments|

ORISE Report Shows Overall Number of Nuclear Engineering Degrees Increases to Highest Level Since 2016

Source: ORISE | Release | February 2, 2021

Higher numbers primarily driven by rise in number of nuclear engineering masters’ degrees

The number of nuclear engineering degrees awarded in 2019 were at the highest level since 2016, driven primarily by a significant increase in the number of masters’ degrees awarded. Additionally, the number of doctorate degrees […]

By |February 4th, 2021||0 Comments|