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ORAU Honors Medical College of Georgia with Special Presentation

Dec. 3, 2004

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. —Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) President Ron Townsend and Board of Directors Chair Charles Liotta presented the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) with a membership plaque honoring their recent addition to the ORAU consortium of universities. MCG was elected as a member institution at the 59th annual meeting of the ORAU Council of Sponsoring Institutions held earlier this year in Washington, D.C.

As a member of the ORAU consortium, MCG has the opportunity to take part in ORAU-sponsored or administered scientific research programs.

Faculty and students of consortium members also benefit from extensive opportunities for travel grants, internships, and research appointments at federal facilities.

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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