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For more than 75 years, we have helped our customers advance their mission by providing science, health and workforce solutions. Through our specialized teams of experts and a consortium of more than 150 universities, we connect the right people and resources to help our customers solve our nation’s most challenging issues.

Extreme Classroom Makeover 2023 applications now open!

Extreme Classroom Makeover 2023 applications now open!

Teachers, what would you do with $25,000 to upgrade the technology in your classroom? ORAU’s trademark Extreme Classroom Makeover is back for 2023 and hopes to answer that question for you.

 

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ORAU’s Ken Tobin selected as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

ORAU’s Ken Tobin selected as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

ORAU Chief Research and University Partnerships Officer Kenneth Tobin, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced on Dec. 8, 2022. Election as a NAI Fellow is the highest professional distinction awarded to academic inventors. The NAI Fellow program includes less than 1,700 total Fellows worldwide, representing more than 300 prestigious universities, governmental institutes and non-profit research entities.

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ORAU Team Dose Reconstruction Project for NIOSH donates $9,000 to combat food insecurity

ORAU Team Dose Reconstruction Project for NIOSH donates $9,000 to combat food insecurity

ORAU employees working on the NIOSH Dose Reconstruction Project gathered Wednesday to receive a handmade wooden bowl in return for donating a combined $9,000 in support of Bowls for Food.

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ORAU named to Department of Health and Human Services SAMHSA contract

ORAU named to Department of Health and Human Services SAMHSA contract

ORAU is proud to announce it has been selected by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a prime contractor to provide services under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) vehicle.

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Building relationships with candidates is key to successful recruiting, hiring

Building relationships with candidates is key to successful recruiting, hiring

Today’s job market is challenging, especially for those doing the recruiting and hiring. On the one hand, the pandemic changed how millions of employees work. Relationships matter, especially when it comes to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) talent management and filling sometimes hard-to-fill, niche roles for customers in the sciences, particularly the nuclear industry.

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Thanksgiving 2022: How ORAU employees give back in the communities where they live

Thanksgiving 2022: How ORAU employees give back in the communities where they live

As a company, ORAU supports financially a number of non-profit organizations in the communities where we do business. As CEO Andy Page says, it's the role of a good corporate citizen. Additionally, many of our employees give of their time, talent and treasure to support organizations that are important to them. For this year's Thanksgiving episode, host Michael Holtz asked several colleagues to share how and why they support the organizations they do. The organizations, the skills and the reasons are as personal and individual as each of the people interviewed. Giving back is important to each of these folks, and many, many others. It's the right thing to do, and we think talking about giving back is a great way to celebrate a holiday focused on giving thanks.

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ORAU launches new app with a variety of resources available, including hundreds of STEM internships, fellowships and research opportunities

ORAU launches new app with a variety of resources available, including hundreds of STEM internships, fellowships and research opportunities

ORAU unveiled its all-new ORAU Pathfinder app, providing a wide range of resources on the go. This app offers college students, recent graduates and postdoctoral students a mobile tool to search and apply for hundreds of science, technology, engineering and math internships, fellowships and research opportunities at facilities across the U.S., such as NASA and the Army Research Laboratory.

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Going Further. Together.

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.