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Posted byon April 23, 2013 at 8:04 PM EDT
Posted byon April 23, 2013 at 4:30 PM EDT
President Obama honored Jeff Charbonneau, a science, physics and engineering teacher at Zillah High School in Washington, as the 2013 National Teacher of the Year.
Posted byon April 23, 2013 at 4:06 PM EDT
After a rigorous round of review from a panel of distinguished judges – we’re thrilled to announce the Equal Future App Challenge notable app: Girl emPower, created by Laura Phelps and Andrew Cavanagh. The White House launched the Equal Futures App Challenge to spur the creation of apps that inspire girls to become leaders in our democracy.
Posted byon April 23, 2013 at 2:25 PM EDT
Earlier this month, the National Institutes of Health announced that the President’s FY14 budget proposal will provide at least $40 million to launch a new Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) program, significantly expanding NIH’s participation in the Administration’s Big Data Research and Development Initiative, which was launched last year.
Posted byon April 23, 2013 at 2:13 PM EDT
The White House announces their new iPad app: Girl emPower that inspires young girls to take leadership roles in government.
Posted byon April 23, 2013 at 11:46 AM EDT
This June, the White House will host a Champions of Change event to recognize stellar "citizen scientists" - individuals or organizations that are leading the way to engage the public in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) research. Know an incredible citizen scientist who fits the bill? Nominate him or her as a Champion of Change today, through April 30, 2013!
Posted byon April 23, 2013 at 10:29 AM EDT
Valerie Jarrett discusses the innovation she witnessed at the White House Science Fair.
Posted byon April 22, 2013 at 7:30 PM EDT
GLSEN hosts its national day of silence to bring attention to anti-LGBT bullying.
Posted byon April 22, 2013 at 6:34 PM EDT
National Park Week celebrates and gives back to our country’s great natural and cultural landscapes.
Posted byon April 22, 2013 at 6:33 PM EDT
President Obama today celebrated the remarkable achievements of student science fair winners and extraordinary kid innovators from across the nation at the third White House Science Fair. The Fair brought 100 students from more than 40 states to an all-day celebration of the power and potential of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education.