ORNL Media Highlights: Sept. 28-Oct. 5, 2017


Fulmer praises ORNL employees’ $858K contribution to United Way

Clinton, Tenn., radio station WYSH aired a story and ORNL-produced audio spot featuring an interview with former University of Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer praising ORNL employees for raising $858,000 for the United Way.

Sept. 28                                                          



100 companies in five years is Tennessee agriculture industry goal

The Knoxville News Sentinel, which is part of the USA Today Network-Tennessee published this story about the growth of new agricultural-related industries in Tennessee and the valuable resources provided by ORNL and the University of Tennessee helping to spur the growth.

Oct. 2



Tennessine question included on TV game show

The ABC syndicated TV game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” aired a question about tennessine.

Oct. 2




AMSE move delayed 5 months

The Oak Ridger reported the move of the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge will be delayed up to five months.

Oct. 4



Oak Ridge Industrial Development Board approves tax abatement as McLinc plans to build at Horizon Center

Oak Ridge Today published this story about the Oak Ridge Industrial Development Board’s approval of a 50 percent property tax abatement for a new building for McLinc (Materials and Chemistry Laboratory), which conducts work at Oak Ridge’s Horizon Center for ORNL.

Oct. 5