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ORAU collects nearly five tons of recyclables during annual Earth Day event
ORAU’s employees and retirees combined their efforts to preserve the earth’s natural resources during the company’s two-day Earth Day recycling event held last month. The event was held this year for the first time in two years because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Powe Award recipient explores the use of digital tools to address autism in rural areas
Ying Hao, assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders at the University of Mississippi, is exploring ways virtual technology, like telepractice, can bring communication tools to the families of children with autism spectrum disorders living in rural areas.
ORAU named Top Entry Level Employer, Top 10 Intern Employer by CollegeGrad.com
ORAU has been named a Top Entry Level Employer and a Top 10 Intern Employer (we're listed #6) for 2022 by Collegegrad.com, the number one entry level job site on the internet and the leader in entry level job search. Learn more about CollegeGrad's annual survey and how ORAU and other companies are meeting the needs of today's entry level workforce.
Finding a place at the table for animal use and care in teaching veterinary students
Although rigid guidelines have been established for animal research, the parameters have not been as clear in the teaching and training of students veterinarians. Marci Savoy, Ph.D., a research associate with ORAU's research services team, co-authored a chapter on "Animal Care and Use in Veterinary Teaching and Clinical Services," for the book Finding Your Place at the Table, published by the Medical Library Association. In this conversation, Dr. Savoy shares her experience as a medical librarian and the challenges of finding standard protocols for animal care and use for teaching student veterinarians. The history of this topic is fascinating, including the development of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees. We hope you enjoy this conversation.
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