ORAU has been recognized for more than a decade as a DOE Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Site for Safety, through our management of the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education for the U.S. Department of Energy and the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site for the National Nuclear Security Administration. We have received DOE’s VPP Star of Excellence Award each year since 2005. With this tradition of safety excellence, we have helped ORISE become one of only nine DOE sites across the nation to be named a Legacy of Stars site.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities
For more than 70 years, we have helped our customers advance their mission by providing science, health and workforce solutions. Through our specialized teams of experts and a consortium of more than 120 universities, we connect the right people and resources to help our customers solve our nation’s most challenging issues.
ORAU Annual Meeting on artificial intelligence, machine learning
Artificial intelligence and machine learning have the potential to supercharge the scientific research enterprise in the United States. That is the vision of the Honorable Senthuraman Panchanathan, director of the National Science Foundation, the opening keynote speaker of the 76th Annual Meeting of the ORAU Council of Sponsoring Institutions.
ORAU manages platform for foundation’s first-ever virtual HBCU Festival
When the Alfred Street Baptist Church Foundation HBCU Festival celebrating Historically Black Colleges and Universities moved from an in-person to virtual event in February, an ORAU team worked behind the scenes to ensure the event’s success.
Handshake recognizes ORAU Workforce Solutions for Early Talent recruiting
ORAU Workforce Solutions is among the recipients of the first-ever Early Talent Awards from Handshake, the online early career community and job search platform. Awards were presented to companies across 12 industry categories. ORAU is among the winners in the Education, Government and Non-Profits category.
ORAU welcomes new board members, new consortium institutions
ORAU recently announced the election of three new board members and welcomed three new institutions to its 127-member university consortium.
Podcast | Organizational Culture in the Age of COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused all of us to adapt and adjust in some way at the organizational level, the individual level and beyond. How organizations adapt and cope with COVID will impact our organizational culture for five years and perhaps longer. Jeff Miller, Ph.D., ORAU Senior Vice President and Director of ORAU Government Services, presents the evidence for how the stressors of the last 14 months will stay with us for years to come. This is a not-to-be-missed conversation.
National Association of City and County Health Officials Virtual Preparedness Summit
April 12-15, 2021
Julie Crumly, PhD. MCHES, ORAU Research and Evaluation Specialist and Senior Scientist, will present a poster titled “Disaster Preparedness as a Complex System of Systems.” Crumly, in conjunction with researchers from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are conducting research on the application of multimethod modeling and machine learning to support planning for public health and emergency preparedness in rural communities. Poster sessions are held Monday from noon to 1 p.m. and Tuesday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Learn more.
Going Further. Together.
ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance science education and workforce development and protect health and the environment. We connect the right people and resources to get things done, and we put the full power of our organization behind every project—both large and small.