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Looking for the latest news about the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)? The ORISE Media Center offers an extensive collection of media resources, including news releases, photos, media contacts, links to ORISE publications, background information and videos.

News Releases

Some of the nation’s most accomplished STEM teachers selected as Albert Einstein Educator Fellows

June 9, 2016 - Teachers representing 10 states, District of Columbia will apply classroom experience to federal Congressional and Executive branch offices

ORISE report shows nuclear engineering graduation rates rebounding in 2015 after brief decline

May 23, 2016 - After briefly declining in 2014 following five straight years of continual increases, the number of college students graduating with majors in nuclear engineering has rebounded.

ORISE now accepting applications for EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards

April 19, 2016 - ORISE, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) institute, is seeking Ph.D. researchers for a paid, two-year fellowship through the DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE).

ORISE building earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy efficiency

March 16, 2016 - The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education’s Facilities and Transportation Department office building, managed by ORAU, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® certification.

REAC/TS redesignated as Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Radiation Emergency Assistance for another term

Jan. 11, 2016 - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) redesignated the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) at the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education as a Collaborating Center for Radiation Emergency Assistance for four more years.

ORISE is accepting applications for EERE Robotics Internship Program

Jan. 8, 2016 - ORISE is seeking undgraduate students and recent high school graduates with experience in robotics competitions for paid internships through the Robotics Internship Program sponsored by the DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Advanced Manufacturing.

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Media Contacts

Pam Bonee
Director, Communications
Work: 865.576.3146
Cell: 865.603.5142

Wendy West
Manager, Communications
Work: 865.576.0028
Cell: 865.207.7953

Nicole Merrifield
Communications Specialist, Communications
Work: 865.241.0482
Cell: 865.466.0701

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