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What's Happening at ORISE

  • STEM Competitions for K-12 Educators

    July Social Media Contest | K-12 Teacher Competition

    Teachers! School is starting soon and ORISE wants to help you get started and organized for the next year with our social media contest! Throughout the month of July, we want to know your most effective routines or strategies which help you to manage your time throughout the school year.

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

  • STEM Competitions for K-12 Educators

    STEM Around the World | Lesson Plan Competition

    Teachers! Summer is here and what better time to learn more about the world! The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) wants to see how you incorporate different cultures from around the world into your lesson plans. Teachers of any grade level or subject are invited to submit a STEM lesson plan that includes diverse cultures. THREE teachers who submit lesson plans will be selected to receive mini-grants up to $1,500 to help buy equipment for their classroom!

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

  • STEM Moments Video Contest Graphic

    Feature Story

    ORISE seeks submissions for STEM Moments video

    Attention ORISE participants and alumni! What are those “moments” you will always remember about your ORISE experience? We want to know and share with others. Your participation is more than just a few short months—it is the start of a lifetime!

    ORISE is seeking submissions from current and past program participants for an exciting new video about the STEM Moments of your ORISE experience! This is your chance to share, through a video or a photo, what your ORISE appointment means to you. 

  • Fire and medical professionals transport a patient during a REAC/TS continuing medical education course

    Radiation triage & treatment resources

    REAC/TS offers a collection of references and job aids to assist medical professionals in the management of individuals injured by ionizing radiation. These resources are helpful in documenting patient injuries, determining steps for initial and secondary triage, outlining correct procedures for donning and doffing personal protective equipment, and other information to assist in appropriately caring for patients.

  • NETL: Jonathan Levine

    Research Spotlight

    Environmental engineer takes on global warming

    As a 2016 alumnus of the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) Postgraduate Research Program, Jonathan Levine, Ph.D., finds and invents new solutions to tackle the multinational problem of global warming and ocean oil spills.