2008 ORNL Press Releases

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UT-Battelle-funded children's home opens in India
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 31, 2008 — About 60 needy children in Trivandrum, India have received a very special Christmas gift: a new home.

Gift of lab equipment fosters fun and learning in the classroom
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 23, 2008 — Physics and chemistry classes at Roane County High School recently received new lab equipment that makes learning a lot more fun, thanks to a $10,000 corporate donation from UT-Battelle.


2009 DOE INCITE projects allocated at ORNL
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 18, 2008 — In 2009, Oak Ridge National Laboratory will make nearly 470 million processor hours available on Jaguar, its Cray XT supercomputer, under the Department of Energy's Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment, or INCITE, program.

Physics society honors six from ORNL
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 17, 2008 — This year's newly elected fellows of the American Physical Society (APS) include six research scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Seven companies selected for ORNL mentor protege program
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 12, 2008 — OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 12, 2008 - Seven companies have been selected to participate in the mentor protégé program sponsored by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


UT-Battelle aids Norris school's fire recovery
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 12, 2008 — OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 12, 2008 -- UT-Battelle has chipped in to help Norris Elementary School recover from a fire that destroyed its new science facility.


Ninth Tennessee LEGO Tournament is this weekend
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 5, 2008 — Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville hosts 51 middle school teams Saturday during the Ninth Annual FIRST LEGO League Tennessee State Tournament, where students take designed and programmed robots that include LEGOS to perform required tasks on a table.


ORNL to move "Mouse House" research
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 4, 2008 — Following more than six decades of developing a unique population of mice to study human diseases, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory is moving its colony of 8,000 mice known as the Collaborative Cross to the University of North Carolina.

ORNL's Smith, DOE's Brown winners of Muddy Boot Award
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 4, 2008 — Jeff Smith, deputy director of operations at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Robert Brown, deputy manager for the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge Office, are the 2008 recipients of the Muddy Boot Award.

ORNL director earns honor from McMaster University
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 25, 2008 — Oak Ridge National Laboratory Director Thom Mason is the recipient of the 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award for the Sciences from McMaster University in Canada.


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