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What's Happening at ORISE

  • STEM Competitions for K-12 Educators

    Educators! Receive tools and supplies to jumpstart your creativity!

    December Social Media Contest

    Teachers, December 2nd is Special Education Day, a day to recognize huge leaps for special education laws! Differentiation is such a vital part in giving equal opportunities to all students, regardless of their ability levels! Throughout the month of December, we want to know what are ways that you support different learning styles and incorporate differentiation in your classroom? 

    The deadline for this contest is December 31. Visit the STEM Competitions for K-12 Educators page for more info!

  • ORISE is accepting applications for the 2022 Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program from graduate and undergraduate students

    Feature Story

    ORISE is accepting applications for the 2022 Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program from graduate and undergraduate students

    Under the mentorship of DOE scientists and engineers, students will complete a cutting-edge research project at one of the Department’s National Laboratories or DOE Headquarters in support of the Department’s mission to minimize the environmental impacts of fossil fuels while working towards net-zero emissions. The mission of the MLEF program is to strengthen a diverse pipeline of future STEM professionals, and this program has mentored nearly 1000 of the best and brightest students from across the nation for future careers in the STEM workforce.

    MLEF Program applications must be submitted by January 10, 2022. View the MLEF news release for more information!

  • CDC: Charles Thurlow

    Research Spotlight

    Doctor of microbiology carries on research to combat syphilis

    Charles Thurlow, Ph.D. in microbiology, assisted in developing a means for generating whole genome sequencing data for the causative agent of syphilis, Treponema pallidum, while serving as a fellow within the Centers for Disease Control.