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What's Happening at ORISE

  • Competitions for K-12 Educators

    ORISE is hosting two educator competitions!

    Social Media Contest

    Teachers, the summer Olympics begins July 23rd and we want to celebrate with you! Throughout the month of July we want to know your answer to this question: what are ways you can incorporate the summer Olympics or sports into your lesson plans? 

    STEM in the Great Outdoors Lesson Plan Competition

    ORISE wants to see how you incorporate the outdoors into one of your existing content specific lesson plans. 

    The deadline for both competitions is July 31. Visit the K-12 Competitions for Educators page for more info!

  • Person using radiation detection equipment

    Feature Story

    REAC/TS co-hosts virtual Agents of Opportunity course

    The American College of Medical Toxicology and the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS), in partnership with the United States Environmental Protection Agency and County of San Diego Hazardous Incident Response Team, recently offered a virtual Agents of Opportunity course. This unique course was developed to familiarize health care providers and responders with toxic exposures to chemicals and radioactive materials.

  • NETL: Amy Falcon

    Research Spotlight

    NETL project manager reflects on time as ORISE participant

    During her appointment, Amy Falcon conducted research as part of the Rare Earth Elements program and the Sensors and Controls program. Under the guidance of her mentors, Falcon was involved in various research and development projects including utilizing cathodoluminescence spectroscopy to identify the location and distribution of material phases contained in coal fly-ash that contain rare earth elements (REEs).