1. Winners of the Sound ⋂ Science Podcast Contest sponsored by the Department of Energy’s Office of Basic Energy Sciences: Best Team Effort Award, won by EDDE
  2. Feature Article in EFRC Newsletter: “Tailoring Materials’ Properties for Nuclear Energy”
  3. Feature Article in EFRC Newsletter: “Perspectives on Women in Energy Science”
  4. Research highlight in EFRC Newsletter: “New Path to Enhance Radiation Tolerance”
  5. ORNL New Release: “Chemical complexity promises improved structural alloys for next-gen nuclear energy”

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