ORISE STEM lesson plan competition focuses on extreme weather

ORISE wants to reward educators who are best integrating current extreme weather events into classroom lessons. Three grand prize winners of the ORISE lesson plan competition will receive an iPad and a class set of Plickers, a set of cards teachers can use with an app to poll students for answers to questions and to collect data. The competition deadline is 8 p.m. EST on Monday, Oct. 30.

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Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows

Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program accepting applications for 2018-2019 fellowship year

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ORISE is on the road and we’re looking for you!

Find us at university career fairs and conferences during Fall 2017

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Where are they now? - Iris Köhler

Iris Köhler, a postdoctoral researcher in the USDA-ARS Research Participation Program, spent two years studying the impact of projected carbon dioxide and temperature levels on genetically modified soybean yield.

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Two female scientists analyze a sample while performing the beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test (BeLPT) at ORISE in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Employees of former beryllium-producing facilities offered free health screening

Former employees of several closed beryllium-producing facilities located in eastern Pennsylvania and near Pittsburgh can now learn if their health has been impacted by their work.

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Become a Mentor to the Next Generation of Scientists

Ian Anderson, director of graduate education and university partnerships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, discusses why mentors are so important to the STEM fields.

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Meet a Faculty Researcher - Sophia Suarez

Sophia Suarez, an assistant professor of physics at the City University of New York, used spectroscopic methods to study carbon dioxide absorption materials during her time with the Visiting Faculty Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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