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Welcome to Oak Ridge Associated Universities' (ORAU) 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, Oak Ridge Associated Universities (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.

DOE Saves Time and Money with ORAU's Upfront Characterization (2:09)

Acting DOE Assistant Manager for Environmental Management Sue Cange shares how ORAU provided valuable upfront characterization work that helped accelerate the cleanup efforts on the Oak Ridge Reservation.

ORAU Gets the “Gold” for New Environmentally Friendly Building (20:56)

ORAU’s Center for Science Education (CSE) was recognized as the first new office building in Tennessee to earn Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold-level certification at a ceremony held on Nov. 17.

Dr. Benitez Question and Answer Session on Fly Ash Spill (11:12)

John G. Benitez, MD, MPH Managing Director for the Tennessee Poison Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center answers questions about fly ash.

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ORAU—One of Tennessee’s Best Employers (2:36)

ORAU has again been recognized as one of the Best Employers in Tennessee by Business Tennessee magazine in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management—Tennessee State Council, the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Best Companies Group.

Congressman Zach Wamp Comments on ORAU’s Center for Science Education (1:28)

Although unable to attend the Center for Science Education’s grand opening event, Rep. Zach Wamp, R-Tenn., provided a congratulatory video message in which he commended ORAU for its continued achievement in building bridges for the promotion of science education.

Center for Science Education Time Lapse (2:54)

Construction for ORAU’s Center for Science Education originally began in July 2007. The $20 million, 73,000-square-foot facility was completed in January 2009. In addition to housing a state-of-the-art classroom for teachers and students, the four-story office building is also home to more than 200 ORAU employees.

Center for Science Education Introduction (3:19)

The 21st century offers the potential for a different model of learning—one that is significantly different from what many of us grew up with. ORAU’s Center for Science Education utilizes today’s technology & research to inspire both students and educators alike to become more engaged in the learning process.

Center for Science Education Virtual Tour (4:09)

Can’t make it to see ORAU’s Center for Science Education in person? Click here for a virtual tour of the building and its interactive, technology rich classroom which bridges the gap between “in-the-field” research and the content currently being conducted in today’s classrooms.



ORAU Programs:

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.

Tennessee STEM Leadership AcademyTennessee STEM Leadership Academy (2:39)

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.

SIEMENS Teachers As Researchers SIEMENS Teachers As Researchers (STARs) (2:35)

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.

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.

 

2012 Extreme Classroom Makeover Announcement 2012 Extreme Classroom Makeover Announcement (3:06)

ORAU is proud to announce the winner of the 2012 Extreme Classroom Makeover: Fifth-grade Teacher Heather Burkhart of Pigeon Forge Middle School.

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.

2011 Extreme Classroom Makeover Reveal2011 Extreme Classroom Makeover Reveal (2:28)

ORAU revealed the classroom of the 2011 Extreme Classroom Makeover winner, fifth-grade teacher Herman Sutton, JR. of Green Magnet Math and Science Academy.

2010 Extreme Classroom Makeover Announcement 2011 Extreme Classroom Makeover Announcement (4:24)

ORAU is proud to announce the winner of the 2011 Extreme Classroom Makeover: Fifth-grade Teacher Herman Sutton, Jr. of Green Magnet School.

Using Standard Land Survey Technology to Generate 3-D Radiological Characterization Data (2:45)

ORAU has developed a method for using a robotic total station to capture the geospatial data necessary for mapping radiological contamination indoors.

Science Education Programs at ORAU (2:00)

Students in science, technology, mathematics, and engineering (STEM) fields need the skills, knowledge and experience to stay competitive in an ever-changing global marketplace. ORAU provides a single resource for developing and administering high-quality, experience-based programs to fill the pipeline with the next generation of science and technology leaders.

Yes You CanYes You Can (2:36)

A collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy and Council on Women and Girls (CWG), and in conjuction with ORAU, the “Yes You Can” project seeks to increase the interest of girl in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields.

Tennessee Science Bowl 2011 (0:49)

The Tennessee Science Bowl is a fast-paced academic competition that offers a chance for teams of high school students from across the state of Tennessee to match their wits in math and science. Regional and state winners advance to the National Science Bowl® in Washington, D.C., all expenses paid!

2010 Extreme Classroom Makeover Announcement Official unveiling of Mr. Haney’s Extreme Classroom Makeover (2:51)

Watch as 2010 Extreme Classroom Makeover winner Jordan Haney of Rocky Hill Elementary School in Knoxville, Tenn., shows off the new technology in his fifth grade classroom.

2010 Extreme Classroom Makeover Announcement 2010 Extreme Classroom Makeover Announcement (3:19)

ORAU is proud to announce the winner of the 2010 Extreme Classroom Makeover: Fifth-grade Teacher Jordan Haney of Rocky Hill Elementary School.

2009 ARC Science Camp2009 ARC Science Camp (2:45)

ARC Science Camp is a week long camp that provides middle school students with a hands on learning experience. They tackle week-long science projects designed to motivate students to attend college and major in science and technology fields.

2009 Classroom Makeover Reveal2009 Classroom Makeover Reveal (3:03)

ORAU Reveals the Extreme Classroom Makeover for Gresham Middle’s Ms. Alvey

2009 Classroom Makeover Giveaway (2:03)

Jenny Alvey, 6th grade science teacher
Teacher proposes using technology, and the tools they already understand and love, to engage the students, give them real world skills, and help them develop creative thinking.

Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Laboratory: The Process (5:09)

Cytogenetic biodosimetry is used to identify damage to chromosomes in individuals who have been exposed to ionizing radiation. ORAU uses the latest technologies and software to quantify chromosomal abnormalities. This information is then used to calculate the radiation dose estimates that are used by physicians in determining the appropriate treatment for a patient.

Tennessee Science Bowl (0:49)

The Tennessee Science Bowl is a fast-paced academic competition that offers a chance for teams of high school students from across the state of Tennessee to match their wits in math and science. Regional and state winners advance to the National Science Bowl® in Washington, D.C., all expenses paid!



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.

World Class Science. Big Ideas.World Class Science. Big Ideas. [Long Version] (6:15)

Research participants placed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory through science education programs administered by ORAU and staff share their thoughts on world-class research facilities and the need for careers in scientific and technological fields.

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.

Linking Students with Oak Ridge National Laboratory Linking Students with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (3:01)

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.

Anderson and StoesserAnderson and Stoesser (5:41)

Ashley Anderson, a participant in the DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program, uses organizational behavior to examine why some ethnic minorities resort to terrorism, and why others do not.

Amber Stoesser, a participant in the DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program, creates interesting and innovative curricula for teaching the next generation of terrorism researchers.

Patricia Hatch and Shawnta LloydPatricia Hatch and Shawnta Lloyd (2:54)

Dr. Patricia Hatch and Shawnta Lloyd focused their research on ricin, a natural toxin that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has designated as a possible agent of biological warfare.

S. Hakan Armagan (4:01)

S. Hakan Armagan, a physics/nuclear science and energy teacher at Burke High School in Omaha, Neb., recently completed his third year with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Academies Creating Teacher Scientists program at ORNL’s Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility.


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