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Oak Ridge Associated Universities

For more than 70 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 120 universities, we connect the right people and resources to help our customers solve our nation’s most challenging issues.

 ORAU partners with Meharry to provide leadership in health equity and researcher diversity for NIH

ORAU partners with Meharry to provide leadership in health equity and researcher diversity for NIH

Meharry Medical College, partnering with ORAU, was recently named by the National Institutes of Health as co-lead of the southeast regional hub of NIH’s new Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Research Diversity, or AIM AHEAD.

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ORAU listed among Top 25 Veteran-Friendly Businesses in National Security

ORAU listed among Top 25 Veteran-Friendly Businesses in National Security

ORAU is listed among the Top 25 Veteran-Friendly Businesses in National Security by ClearanceJobs.com and the Security Clearance Careers podcast. Podcast hosts discuss U.S. Veterans Magazine's list of top veteran-friendly companies, and ORAU is featured in what they call the Top 25 Speed Round.

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Monica Jimenez, former EPA NSSC contractor, featured in Science Matters

Monica Jimenez, former EPA NSSC contractor, featured in Science Matters

Monica Jimenez, Ph.D., recently was featured in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Matters digital newsletter. Jimenez is a former contractor in the EPA’s National Student Services Center program, which is managed by ORAU.

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ORAU and MITRE: partnering to solve next gen problems

ORAU and MITRE: partnering to solve next gen problems

Solving today’s complex national security and public-sector problems needs fresh perspectives. ORAU has strategically partnered with MITRE to 1) track virus spread across college campuses nationwide, and to 2) develop an artificial intelligence roadmap focused on AI bias and the equitable technology distribution in the education system. A joint white paper on the critical issue of using AI in STEM education is forthcoming. Learn more about our work with MITRE here.

NASA selects ORAU as Postdoctoral Program support contractor

NASA selects ORAU as Postdoctoral Program support contractor

NASA has selected ORAU to provide the agency with administrative support and coordination of research opportunities between NASA’s mission directorates and centers across the agency. The NASA Postdoctoral Program 2 (NPP-2) contract is a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with a maximum potential value of approximately $129.7 million. The one-year base performance period begins Sept. 9, 2021, and is followed by four one-year options, which would end Sept. 8, 2026.

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How the annual giving campaign meets community needs

How the annual giving campaign meets community needs

Like a number of companies, ORAU kicked off its annual giving campaign. We invited Naomi Asher, executive director of the United Way of Anderson County to talk about the importance of the annual giving campaign as a fundraising mechanism and how UWAC and its partner agencies support some of the most basic needs in our communities. Also joining host Michael Holtz for this conversation are Jennifer Enderson from Emory Valley Center and Joey Collins from Aid to Families in Appalachian Counties. A little money goes a long way, as you'll hear in this conversation.

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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.