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2008 News Releases

Date Headline Topic
12/23/2008 Numbers of Nuclear Engineering Graduates and Enrollees on the Rise Science Education
11/18/2008 Townsend Resigns as ORAU President, Named Executive VP for Battelle’s Global Laboratory Operations Corporate
10/31/2008 ORAU Sets Record in 2008 United Way/Community Shares Campaign with Contribution of More than $100,000 Community
10/06/2008 ORISE Achieves National Recognition as a DOE ‘Legacy of Stars’ Site Corporate
09/23/2008 ORAU's Wiley Recognized for Radiological Expertise Personnel
09/09/2008 ORAU’s Fore is Honored by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Personnel
09/03/2008 Raccoon Road is Now ORAU Way; ORAU Celebrates New Street Name Corporate
08/28/2008 ORAU’s Toohey Becomes President of Health Physics Society Personnel
08/26/2008 ORAU Awards More Than $35,000 in Education Grants to Area Schools Community
07/25/2008 Appalachian High School Students and Teachers Explore Science with Mentors from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Science Education
07/18/2008 ORAU Seeks Proposals for New High-Performance Computing Grants University Partnerships
07/11/2008 Nobel Laureates Talk Physics with Brightest Young Scientists at Conference in Lindau, Germany Science Education
07/11/2008 ORAU Sponsorship Enables Some of Nation’s Brightest Young Scientists to Talk Physics with Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany Science Education
07/07/2008 Two ORAU Employees are Among Only 27 Individuals Honored with President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Community Leadership Award Personnel
07/03/2008 High School Students Get Insider’s View of Emerging Technologies during Visit to Oak Ridge Science Education
06/16/2008 ORAU Wins Award of Excellence from Tennessee Administrative Professionals Organization Corporate
06/10/2008 ORAU Promotes Pehrson to Director of Financial Operations Personnel
05/21/2008 Research Doors Open for B&W Y-12, ORAU with MOU Signing Partnerships
05/19/2008 ORAU Awards Research Grants to 30 Junior Faculty at Its Member Universities University Partnerships
05/19/2008 ORAU and Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer Form Partnership Partnerships
05/19/2008 Kennedy Joins ORAU as Director of Business Development Personnel
05/15/2008 ORAU Employees Awarded More than $86,000 During Annual Ceremony Corporate
05/08/2008 ORAU Extends Mentor-Protégé Relationship to Virginia-based Chainbridge Technologies Partnerships
05/05/2008 ORAU’s Commitment to Environmental Management Recognized by International Organization Corporate
05/02/2008 REAC/TS Collaborating with UT, ACMT to Offer New Training Course Training
05/02/2008 ORAU Recognized as One of Tennessee’s Best Employers for the Second Straight Year Corporate
05/01/2008 ORAU Awards 2008 Pollard Scholarships to Exceptional Students Corporate
05/01/2008 Tenn. Middle School Competition Proves Math Can Be Fun Science Education
04/17/2008 ORAU Welcomes Two New Universities to Consortium University Partnerships
04/17/2008 Holbrook Joins ORAU Board of Directors Corporate
04/17/2008 Rosen Joins ORAU Board of Directors Corporate
04/09/2008 ORAU and Imagination Library Bring Books to Life Community
04/09/2008 Vitkus Resumes Position as Survey Projects Manager for ORAU’s Environmental Assessment Programs Personnel
04/07/2008 Rate of Foreign Doctorate Recipients Who Stay in the U.S. has Declined Slightly in Recent Years, According to Report Science Education
03/20/2008 Amidon Named ORAU Director of Safeguards and Security Personnel
03/07/2008 Roberts Promoted to Associate Director of ORAU’s Independent Environmental Assessment and Verification Programs Personnel
03/04/2008 ORAU and ORCAS Workshop Explores Relationships Between Universities, Labs and DOE Partnerships
02/07/2008 Employees Put Their “Heart Into Their Health” at ORAU’s Health and Safety Fair Corporate
01/29/2008 ORAU Donates Computers to Dutch Valley Elementary Corporate
01/14/2008 Heath Promoted to ORAU’s New Manager of Integrated Operations Personnel
01/14/2008 Gregorich Hired as ORAU’s New Manager of Desktop Support Personnel