This is a press release from ORAU
Book chronicles breadth and depth of impact through timeline and feature articles
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE) |
Touching the lives of more than 55,000 faculty and students, 1.5 million energy workers and countless others living in communities near 500 Department of Energy (DOE) sites in 42 states, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education has made an impact nationally and internationally. From its beginnings, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
, also known as ORISE, has helped DOE magnify its reach and focus its efforts on national mission and priorities.
“Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education: Delivering Agile Missions solutions for DOE to Strengthen and Secure America”
The scope of this two-decade impact is now chronicled in a newly released 147-page book, “Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education: Delivering Agile Missions solutions for DOE to Strengthen and Secure America,” that has been published by ORAU.
“As you read the report, you’ll see how the need for ORISE was apparent from the beginning,” said Andy Page, ORISE director and ORAU president and CEO. “This 20-year timeline provides evidence of how, as the world events and national priorities changed through time, DOE’s mission aligned with those needs, and ORISE provided an agile and integrated response to the agency and federal government.”
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a U.S. Department of Energy institute focusing on scientific initiatives to research health risks from occupational hazards, assess environmental cleanup, respond to radiation medical emergencies, support national security and emergency preparedness, and educate the next generation of scientists. ORISE is managed by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU).
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance research and education, protect public health and the environment and strengthen national security. 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 ORISE for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Visit www.orau.org
for more information.
Pam Bonee, 865-576-3417