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Urenco USA Richie’s Science Workshop Program

22 March 2019

As the 2018/2019 academic year draws to a close, Urenco USA celebrates the successful conclusion of the tenth annual Richie’s Science Workshop program. This STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) centered workshop is presented to all of the fifth grade students in Lea and Andrews Counties. Approximately 1,900 students take part in the workshop each school year and the event is facilitated utilizing the help of over 150 UUSA volunteers. Below are comments from students and educators who participated during this year’s program.

  • “The students love science and interactive learning. We need more workshops like this one” - Southern Heights Elementary Educator
  • “This workshop was amazing and really engaged the students” - Coronado Elementary Educator
  • “Can you please come back again tomorrow so we can do the experiments again” - Mills Elementary Student
  • “The students love this science workshop. It is a great hands-on science activity” - Will Rogers Elementary Educator
  • “Loved the way that the URENCO USA employees took time out of their schedules to come into the school and work with our students. I would love to integrate more activities like this into our yearly school schedule” - Yarbro Elementary Educator
  • “This was awesome. I want to try the experiments at home” - Broadmoor Elementary Student

About Urenco

Urenco is an international supplier of enrichment services and fuel cycle products with sustainability at the core of its business. Operating in a pivotal area of the nuclear fuel supply chain for 50 years, Urenco facilitates zero carbon electricity generation for consumers around the world.

With its head office near London, UK, Urenco’s global presence ensures diversity and security of supply for customers through enrichment facilities in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA. Using centrifuge technology designed and developed by Urenco, and through the expertise of our people, the Urenco Group provides safe, cost effective and reliable services; operating within a framework of high environmental, social and governance standards, complementing international safeguards.

Urenco is committed to continued investment in the responsible management of nuclear materials; innovation activities with clear sustainability benefits, such as nuclear medicine, industrial efficiency and research; and nurturing the next generation of scientists and engineers.


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