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Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program accepting applications for 2016-2017 fellowship year
Oct. 7, 2015 - The Albert Einstein Distinguished Education Fellowship Program provides a unique opportunity for accomplished K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educators to serve 11 months in a Federal agency or U.S. Congressional office.
ORISE report shows nuclear engineering graduation rates leveling off in 2014 after five years of increase
July 31, 2015 - The number of college students graduating in nuclear engineering has flattened after five years of increases, according to a report by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education that surveyed 35 U.S. universities with nuclear engineering programs.
July 21, 2015 - Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education and Fayetteville State University (FSU) recently signed an agreement under the U.S. Department of Energy’s Mentor-Protégé Program supporting a two-year mentoring relationship.
July 14, 2015 - The College of American Pathologists, or CAP, has accredited the ORISE beryllium laboratory in Oak Ridge for the third time since the laboratory’s first accreditation in 2009.
June 25, 2015 - The total number of degrees awarded to students graduating with majors in health physics has declined across undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs for the first time in four years.
May 27, 2015 - After a recent onsite evaluation, the Department of Energy (DOE) named the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star site for the 11th consecutive year. contractor sites.
May 21, 2015 - Adayabalam Balajee, Ph.D., has been named the director of the Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Laboratory (CBL), which is operated as part of the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS).
Applications being accepted for internships and research opportunities with Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management Program
May 12, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) currently is seeking college students and recent graduates for paid internships and research opportunities in Oak Ridge.
March 6, 2015 - Nicholas Dainiak, M.D., F.A.C.P., has been named director of the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) at the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education.
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ORISE Fact Sheets
- ORISE Fact Sheet (PDF, 430 KB)
- Environmental Assessments and Health Physics Fact Sheet (PDF, 866 KB)
- Health Communication Fact Sheet (PDF, 340 KB)
- National Security and Emergency Management Fact Sheet (PDF, 600 KB)
- Science Education Fact Sheet (PDF, 325 KB)
- Scientific Peer Review Fact Sheet (PDF, 270 KB)
- Worker Health Studies Fact Sheet (PDF, 315 KB)
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ORISE in the News
- Nuclear’s future still hard to interpret (Knoxnews.com Apr 9 2014)
- Tick Disease Expert (Tennessee Alumnus Magazine April 2014)
- ORAU-managed beryllium lab has zero test errors in 2013 (Oak Ridge Today Apr 8 2014)
- Mixed bag on future health physicists (KnoxBlogs.com Apr 6 2014)
- Error free in 2013 (KnoxBlogs.com Apr 6 2014)
- ORAU PeerNet used to support DOE’s Enrico Fermi Award selection (Oak Ridge Today Feb 16 2014)
- ORAU PeerNet® used to support DOE’s Office of Science Enrico Fermi Award selection (Yahoo! Finance Feb 5 2014)