Laura Kopp, former alliance manager for MITRE Corporation (new ORAU strategic partner), has been named business development and capture…
ORAU will once again sponsor young researchers in the fields of mathematics and computer science to attend the Seventh Heidelberg…
ORAU awarded more than $20,000 in grants to 26 teachers from 12 East Tennessee schools at the 17th Annual ORAU Education Grants Ceremony.
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ORAU in the News
Lanier Elementary School unveils $25,000 Extreme Classroom Makeover funded by Oak Ridge Associated Universities
The Daily Times
With a $25,000 grant to spend, teacher Renee Powell logged in to Amazon and started placing 3D printers, robots, virtual reality goggles, digital microscopes, drones and sewing machines in her virtual shopping cart. She kept shopping to create the Extreme Classroom Makeover envisioned in the school’s winning video for the program funded by Oak Ridge Associated Universities.
Renee Powell, STEM teacher at Lanier Elementary School in Maryville, was named the winner of Oak Ridge Associated Universities' 11th annual Extreme Classroom Makeover. Powell purchased $25,000 worth of new technology for her classroom, including earth models and digital microscopes for biology.
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