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Oak Ridge Associated Universities

For more than 75 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 125 universities, we connect the right people and resources to help our customers solve our nation’s most challenging issues.

ORAU voted 2021 Best of the Best!

ORAU voted 2021 Best of the Best!

ORAU won both the “Best Overall Company to Work For” and “Best Benefits Program” categories in the 2021 Best of the Best Community Choice Awards in Oak Ridge and Anderson County. Sponsored by the Oak Ridger newspaper, the winners are nominated and voted on by its readers. According to the Oak Ridger, “these awards celebrate and recognize the best our community has to offer.”

ORAU selected for CDC SHEPheRD Program

ORAU selected for CDC SHEPheRD Program

ORAU is proud to announce it is among 25 organizations across the United States CDC has awarded the opportunity to develop and conduct research and innovative prevention projects related to safety in healthcare settings.

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ORAU listed among Top 25 Veteran-Friendly Businesses in National Security

ORAU listed among Top 25 Veteran-Friendly Businesses in National Security

ORAU is listed among the Top 25 Veteran-Friendly Businesses in National Security by ClearanceJobs.com and the Security Clearance Careers podcast. Podcast hosts discuss U.S. Veterans Magazine's list of top veteran-friendly companies, and ORAU is featured in what they call the Top 25 Speed Round.

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ORAU and MITRE: Partnering to solve next gen problems

ORAU and MITRE: Partnering to solve next gen problems

Solving today’s complex national security and public-sector problems needs fresh perspectives. ORAU has strategically partnered with MITRE to 1) track virus spread across college campuses nationwide, and to 2) develop an artificial intelligence roadmap focused on AI bias and the equitable technology distribution in the education system. A joint white paper on the critical issue of using AI in STEM education is forthcoming. Learn more about our work with MITRE.

ORAU-Directed Research & Development and its role in our research enterprise

ORAU-Directed Research & Development and its role in our research enterprise

ORAU-Directed Research and Development grants is an investment program that provides a path for funding innovative, research-based approaches/solutions that fall within the intersection of ORAU's core capabilities and our member universities’ research interests. In this episode of Further Together, we talk with Casey Thomas, ODRD program manager, about how ODRD joins together the skills of our subject matter experts with the research interests of our university partners. We also talk with Davyda Hammond and Laura Davenport, two of ORAU's currently funded researchers, who discuss the benefits of the program.

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Going Further. Together.

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.