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Through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, a DOE facility which ORAU manages, undergraduates, graduates, postgraduates, and faculty enjoy access to a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Students can participate in programs covering a wide variety of disciplines including business, earth sciences, biomedical sciences, nuclear chemistry, and mathematics. Appointment and program length range from one month to four years. Many of these programs are especially designed to increase the numbers of under represented minority students pursuing degrees in science and engineering-related disciplines. A comprehensive listing of these programs and other opportunities, their disciplines, and details on locations and benefits can be found in the ORAU Resource Guide, which is available on-line, or by calling either of the contacts below.
ORAU's Office of Higher Education Initiatives seeks opportunities for partnerships and alliances among ORAU's members, private industry, and major federal facilities. Activities include faculty development programs, such as the Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards and the Visiting Industrial Scientist Program, and various services to chief research officers.
For more information about ORAU and its programs, contact either Mr. Gene D. Block, ORAU Council member, at 804-924-3606; or Monnie E. Champion, ORAU Corporate Secretary, at 423-576-3306; or the ORAU on-line site.
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