Oak Ridge Associated Universities
2020 William G. Pollard Scholarship Winners
ORAU has awarded five William G. Pollard Scholarships of $2,500 each toward undergraduate studies for the 2020-2021 academic year. The recipients of this year’s scholarships are Jamie Batson, Cody Blankenship, Olivia Hudson, Audra Jean (AJ) Jones and Savannah Jones.
Union Grove Elementary School wins $25,000 in annual Extreme Classroom Makeover competition
Amy Buchanan from Union Grove Elementary School was surprised as winner of the 2020 Extreme Classroom Makeover. Now in its 12th year, ORAU’s Extreme Classroom Makeover has awarded teachers across East Tennessee with $25,000 for their classrooms. Photo courtesy of The Daily Times
Separating fact from social media misinformation during COVID-19 pandemic
Rumors, hoaxes and misinformation have been running rampant on social media in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tiffani Conner, Ph.D., an ORAU social scientist with expertise in misinformation and social media research, has good advice for navigating the rapidly changing news cycle.
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.