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Posted byon April 22, 2010 at 4:15 PM EST
Peace Corps volunteers find an innovative alternative to traditional recycling programs.
Posted byon April 21, 2010 at 2:00 PM EST
Melody Barnes, Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy, discusses the one year anniversary of the President signing the bipartisan Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act and announces the launch of the new website for the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation.
Posted byon March 30, 2010 at 9:24 AM EST
Thousands of people from around the world are participating in an online event called Global Pulse 2010 where they can confront common challenges, engage with US foreign policy leadership, and simply connect with each other.
Posted byon March 25, 2010 at 9:37 AM EST
We are looking for students to play the role of innovators again by leading the way in the development of broadband applications. In the same way that Mosaic and Google drove demand for today’s Internet, new applications could drive demand for a gigabit/second Internet and 4G wireless.
Posted byon March 3, 2010 at 12:02 PM EST
Jim Shelton explains the Investing in Innovation (i3) fund for the future of education.
Posted byon November 19, 2009 at 7:04 PM EST
Inspired by the President's call for more open government, states and municipalities across the country are putting more information online and fostering transparency, participation, and collaboration.
Posted byon November 11, 2009 at 4:10 PM EST
Posted byon November 6, 2009 at 10:41 AM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama highlights the hard-working employees of the Department of Energy and stresses the importance of fostering tomorrow's scientists.
Posted byon November 3, 2009 at 5:30 PM EST
Director of the White House Office of Urban Affairs Adolfo Carrión, Jr. reports on a visit to Seattle to learn about innovative projects that are showing how smart, coordinated development can provide jobs, help the environment, and create strong communities.
Posted byon October 30, 2009 at 4:27 PM EST
Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Melody Barnes reports on her visit to a New Orleans cafe where at-risk youth are training to continue the city's trademark cuisine tradition.