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  • Introducing the All-Star Geeks of SoSTEM 2014!

    We at OSTP are geeking out about the news that among the esteemed guests who will be sitting with the First Lady during tomorrow’s State of the Union address will be 16-year old science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) all-star and “Maker” extraordinaire Joey Hudy, who, as a middle-schooler in 2012, gained national fame after demonstrating his surprisingly explosive invention for the President at the White House Science Fair.

  • Big Data and the Future of Privacy

    We are undergoing a revolution in the way that information about our purchases, our conversations, our social networks, our movements, and even our physical identities are collected, stored, analyzed and used.

  • Wins “Innovations in American Government” Award

    Today, Harvard University’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation announced as winner of the prestigious 2013 “Innovations in American Government Award” in honor of exemplary service and creativity in the public interest, further highlighting our excitement about the innovations being unleashed by public prizes and challenges.

  • Join a Virtual Road Trip with President Obama on Google+

    On Friday, President Obama will "travel" virtually across the country via Google+ Hangouts to discuss the issues and policies laid out in the speech with citizens joining from around the country.

  • A Renewed Commitment to Unleashing Open Data about the Earth

    Last week, at a series of meetings in Geneva, the United States marked its founding role in establishing the international Group on Earth Observations (GEO) a decade ago—which today comprises 90 members and 77 participating organizations—and celebrated an important milestone as GEO’s charter was renewed for another 10 years.

  • Weekly Wrap Up: Investing In Our Nation's Future

    Weekly Wrap Up: Expanding Educational Opportunity, America’s Newest High-Tech Manufacturing Hub, Cabinet Meeting, Get ready for the State of the Union, the Miami Heat back at the White House, Nomination for the Small Business Administration, and the Vice President Attends Auto Show.

  • Serving Up STEM at Aberdeen High

    NMSI’s Aberdeen program launched in the 2012-2013 school year and made an immediate, impressive impact.

  • Celebrating Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday on Founders Online

    In honor of Benjamin Franklin's birthday, the National Archives is celebrating by adding the annotated volumes from The Papers of Benjamin Franklin to Founders Online .

  • Survey: Electronic Health Records Incentive Program Is on Track

    The adoption of electronic health records is reflected today in a release from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics which provides a view of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program and indicates the program is healthy and growing steadily.

  • West Wing Week 01/17/14 or, "Give Peace a Chance"

    Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.