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ORAU hosts STEM Stories evening for
local students

Event aimed to inspire and educate possible STEM careers

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Dec. 16, 2016

Lonnie Love, Ph.D.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Lonnie Love, Ph.D., speaking at STEM Stories.

Ian Anderson, Ph.D. speaking to a student.

ORNL's Ian Anderson, Ph.D., speaking to a student.

ORAU recently hosted STEM Stories, an event aimed to inspire students of all ages to begin exploring the many careers available in STEM fields. Hosted at ORAU's Pollard Technology Conference Center, the event featured live talks by Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Lonnie Love, Ph.D. (pictured above), and Ian Anderson, Ph.D. (pictured right). The two described the journey each had in achieving successful STEM careers. Love is a distinguished research scientist in ORNL's Energy and Transportation Science Division and group leader of the Manufacturing Systems Research Group. Anderson is the director of University Partnerships and Graduate Education Programs at ORNL.

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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