Weekly Wrap Up: Earthquake in Japan & Tsunami Preparedness
05:52 PM EST
A quick look at the week of March 7, 2011:
Earthquake in Japan and Tsunami Preparedness: The President and First Lady express their deepest condolences to the people of Japan as the President meets with senior officials to discuss how the US can help, and how it may affect U.S. states and territories.
Conference on Bullying Prevention: The President and First Lady host the first-ever White House Conference on Bullying Prevention dispelling the myth that bullying is just a harmless rite of passage or an inevitable part of growing up. See their video message on the issue.
Chat About America's Great Outdoors: Join Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar for a live chat about conservation and getting involved.
A New Voice for Students: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) creates an office for students to provide you with tools for you to make the best decisions about credit.
Better Budget, Better Government: The President creates the President’s Management Advisory Board and proposes more than 200 terminations, reductions, and saving to cut our deficits while investing in the areas critical to long-term economic growth.
New Photostream: Go Behind the Scenes in February
West Wing Week: "Law School in 15 Seconds"
Vice President Biden in Russia: The Vice President hails the successful “reset” of U.S.-Russian relations and reiterates his call for broader economic cooperation between the two countries.
International Women's Day: First Lady Michelle Obama and women from around the world to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day.
A New Ambassador to China: President Obama today names current Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke his new ambassador to the People's Republic of China.
Patent Reform Explained: Austan Goolsbee's back on the White Board to explain the President's plan to reform the patent system.