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Learn more about ORAU corporate initiatives and programs that support the Department of Energy and other agencies

Welcome to ORAU’s Video Gallery! On this page you will find videos related to corporate matters, business programs and research experiences.

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ORAU Corporate:

ORAU Community Relations (1:38)

Since its establishment in 1946, ORAU has been a proud supporter of the surrounding community in East Tennessee. Whether providing our employees with a wealth of free safety and health information, or teaming together to construct a Habitat for Humanity home, ORAU realizes that our company is only as strong as the community in which it is based.



ORAU Programs:

TSLA-20142015 Tennessee Science Bowl(1:34)

2015 Tennessee Science Bowl

The Science Bowl is a fast-paced academic competition that offers teams of high school students from across the state of Tennessee a chance to match their wits in math and science. The winner of the Tennessee Science Bowl will advance to the National Science Bowl® in Washington, D.C., on April 30- May 4, 2015, all expenses paid! February 27-28, 2015 Pellissippi State Community College Blount County Campus, Friendsville, TN.

TSLA-20142014 Tennessee STEM Leadership Academy(4:06)

http://www.tnstemleadershipacademy.org/

The Tennessee STEM Leadership Academy, funded through Race to The Top funds, is a professional development program that will create a cadre of current K-12 STEM teachers and administrators to serve as lead liaisons to the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network (TSIN).

Advanced Manufacturing Internship Program ParticipantEERE Advanced Manufacturing Internship (3:19)

The Department of Energy’s EERE Advanced Manufacturing Internships prepares U.S. military veterans, college undergraduates and recent college graduates to enter the fast-growing field of advanced manufacturing. With classes at Pellissippi State Community College and hands-on training at the DOE’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at ORNL. Interns learn about 3D printing and other advanced manufacturing techniques that prepare them to immediately enter the workforce.

2014 Student Teachers As Researchers Program2014 Siemens Teachers as Researchers (STARs) Session 1 (3:45)

http://www.orau.org/center-for-science-education/stars.aspx

The Siemens Foundation, in conjunction with ORAU, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the College Board, and Discovery Education welcomed 20 middle and high school math and science teachers from across the country to participate in the Siemens Teachers as Researchers (STARs) program June 8-20, 2014. Selected from more than 200 applicants, these educators worked with some of the nation's top scientists at ORNL on short-term research projects focused on current, innovative topics designed to help the teachers improve their science teaching back in their classrooms.

2014 Student Teachers As Researchers Program2014 Siemens Teachers as Researchers (STARs) Session 2 (4:53)

http://www.orau.org/center-for-science-education/stars.aspx

The Siemens Foundation, in conjunction with ORAU, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the College Board, and Discovery Education welcomed 20 middle and high school math and science teachers from across the country to participate in the Siemens Teachers as Researchers (STARs) program June 8-20, 2014. Selected from more than 200 applicants, these educators worked with some of the nation's top scientists at ORNL on short-term research projects focused on current, innovative topics designed to help the teachers improve their science teaching back in their classrooms.

2014 ORAU Extreme Classroom Makeover Announcement2014 Extreme Classroom Makeover Grand Prize Winner Announcement (2:41)

http://www.orau.org/media-center/news-releases/2014/fy14-28-extreme-classroom-makeover-winner-2014.aspx

On April 14, 2014, ORAU presented the grand prize in the 2014 Extreme Classroom Makeover contest to Science teacher Susan Silvey of Lake City Middle School in Anderson County, TN.

Tennessee STEM Leadership Academy 2013Tennessee STEM Leadership Academy 2013 (2:41)

The Siemens Foundation, in conjunction with ORAU, the College Board, and Discovery Education sponsored 20 middle and high school teachers from across the country to work with the nation's top scientists on short-term projects focused on the most current and innovative science research happening today.

2013 Extreme Classroom Makeover Winner Announcement2013 Extreme Classroom Makeover Winner Reveal (1:45)

ORAU revealed the classroom of the 2013 Extreme Classroom Makeover winner, fifth grade math and science teacher Karla Fultz of A. L. Lotts Elementary School in Knox County.

2013 Extreme Classroom Makeover Winner Announcement2013 Extreme Classroom Makeover Winner Announcement (2:52)

ORAU presented fifth grade math and science teacher Karla Fultz with $25,000 to realize her dream of enhanced technology in her classroom during an assembly at A. L. Lotts Elementary School in Knox County.

About Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource (CEDR)About Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource (CEDR) (2:09)

DOE’s Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource web-based tool provides approved users access to a database of 75+ health studies of more than one million DOE workers at 31 of its facilities. The database also includes several thousand documents that pertain to early operation of several DOE facilities.

Scientific Peer Review: How Do You Know?Scientific Peer Review: How Do You Know? (1:29)

When the federal or state government disseminates scientific information or funds research proposals, it is critical that the proposed information be scientifically feasible and have verifiable technical merit. Through a customizable peer review process using an external network of industry-specific experts, ORAU is helping government agencies make informed decisions about the quality of the science they pursue.

University Partnerships Graduate School Recruitment Fair2012 University Partnerships Graduate School Recruitment Fair (2:10)

During an afternoon poster session where they presented the outcome of summer research projects, more than 150 students from across the United States gathered at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the ORAU Graduate School Recruitment Fair. Each year, the event is timed to correspond with the ORNL poster session to leverage the students' excitement over their summer research achievements and to encourage enthusiasm for further expanding their education. With representatives from 28 of the nation's premier research graduate programs available in one room, the fair provided students the ability to explore possible future educational opportunities, as well as compare and contrast graduate programs.

ORAU's University Partnerships Office | Annual Meeting for the Council of Sponsoring InstitutionsORAU's University Partnerships Office | Annual Meeting for the Council of Sponsoring Institutions (2:43)

ORAU's Annual Meeting for the Council of Sponsoring Institutions is held to explore relevant topics in education. The meeting not only provides presentations by industry experts, but also gives council members the opportunity to partake in hands-on demonstrations that pertain to the annual meeting's topic.

 

Understanding Radiation Video SeriesUnderstanding Radiation Video Series

The Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) has developed informational videos that address specific questions about radiation exposure.

University Partnerships Graduate School Recruitment FairUniversity Partnerships Graduate School Recruitment Fair (3:09)

Following an afternoon poster session where they presented the outcome of summer research projects completed at ORNL, more than 100 students from across the United States gathered at ORAU's Pollard Technology and Conference Center for the ORAU Graduate School Recruitment Fair.



Research Experiences:

World Class Science. Big Ideas.World Class Science. Big Ideas. (2:07)

Research participants placed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory through science education programs administered by ORAU share their thoughts on how access to world-class research facilities and staff has catapulted their careers in science and technology.

Volkswagen Distinguished Scholars Program at Oak Ridge National LaboratoryVolkswagen Distinguished Scholars Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2:45)

The Volkswagen Distinguished Scholars Program gives students the opportunity to participate in cutting edge research in fields important to Volkswagen and the automotive industry.

Ryan Milligan Ryan Milligan: Former Trucker Takes Express Lane to the Cosmos (4:24)

Before Dr. Ryan Milligan transformed his fellowship with the ORAU-administered NASA Postdoctoral Program into a full-time position as a solar physicist, the Belfast-native spent up to 60 hours a week working as a professional, freelance truck driver for dozens of transportation companies in Northern Ireland. Watch the video to learn more about Milligan's incredible journey and the research he currently performs on the energy released during solar flares.


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