ORAU, with headquarters in Oak Ridge, TN, operates the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education for the U.S. Department of Energy.
The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Research Participation Program is managed by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) through an agreement between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
Established as an official DOE institute in 1992, with programs dating back to 1946, ORISE is a national leader in science education and research. ORISE is managed by ORAU for DOE.
Through the management of ORISE, ORAU directly supports DOE’s national agenda. We strive to advance science education and research programs, with a vision to be a national leader in these areas. We create opportunities for collaboration through partnerships with other DOE facilities, other federal agencies, the academic community, and industry.