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New Volunteers in Education Team Members Announced

April 12, 2004

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—The Oak Ridge Associated Universities Volunteers in Education Team (VET) has announced the addition of three new members: Martha Hammond, Karin Jessen, and Sophia Kitts.

VET is a group of ORAU employees that helps enhance science and math education in East Tennessee through a variety of activities, including monetary contributions, taking part in career fairs, mentoring students, and volunteering in classrooms.

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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