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Whether she’s planting seeds in the minds of the children she works with, or the children she’s raising at home, Manon Fleming is always keeping busy. Her job involves project managing several of the key student and teacher programs and events at ORISE, including the Tennessee Science Bowl and the Joint Science Technology Institute.
ORISE Peer Review coordinated and supported the 2022 Nuclear Science Advisory Committee (NSAC) meeting virtually via Zoom on April 28, 2022.
The latest edition of the International Journal of Radiation Biology (Vol. 98, Issue 4, 2022) features a special issue on the “The Million Person Study of Low-Dose Health Effects.”
A selection of the nation’s most accomplished STEM teachers designated as Albert Einstein Educator Fellows
Fifteen K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers from across the United States have been named 2022-2023 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows.
The Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) in Oak Ridge, Tenn., welcomes three new team members: John Crapo, Josh Hayes and David Quillin.
ORISE awards $30,000 to winning teachers in D.C., Baltimore and Richmond as part of CIA Mission Possible Makerspace Competition
Three teachers, one each in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Md., and Richmond, Va., were winners of the CIA Mission Possible Makerspace Nation competition and a $30,000 grand prize with which they can purchase makerspace items for their classrooms.
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) asset that is dedicated to enabling critical scientific, research, and health initiatives of the department and its laboratory system by providing world class expertise in STEM workforce development, scientific and technical reviews, and the evaluation of radiation exposure and environmental contamination.
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