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Posted byon May 21, 2012 at 5:32 PM EDT
An exciting new report was released today by the National Research Council, an arm of the National Academies, provides some clear direction, backed by extensive evidence, on how to improve science and engineering education in this country.
Posted byon May 18, 2012 at 5:47 PM EDT
Rebecca Blank, Deputy Secretary of Commerce, reflects on the commencement address she delivered to graduate students at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Posted byon May 18, 2012 at 2:32 PM EDT
The Executive Chef at the White House talks about her first job as a salad bar girl in Chicago, where she learned many basics she uses today in the White House Kitchen.
Posted byon May 17, 2012 at 7:14 PM EDT
Earlier this year at the White House Science Fair, President Obama met Joey Hudy, a 14 year old from Arizona who developed the “extreme marshmallow cannon.” Joey showed the President his business card. It had a simple motto: “Don’t be bored. Make something.”
Posted byon May 16, 2012 at 4:47 PM EDT
Employers have listed more than 300,000 jobs, mentorships, and other employment opportunities through Summer Jobs+
Posted byon May 16, 2012 at 3:38 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama delivers the 2012 Commencement Speech at historically black university, North Carolina A&T, in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Posted byon May 15, 2012 at 6:58 PM EDT
Gene Sperling is the Director of the National Economic Council. HIs first job was as a ball boy, where he swept the court and cleaned up after the players -- and learned what makes you stand out as a great employee
Posted byon May 14, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
In her commencement address to the Aggies, Mrs Obama challenged the graduates to carry on the legacy of the Greensboro Four, the legendary civil rights leaders who met in an A&T dorm
Posted byon May 12, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT
Mrs Obama praises the strength and spirit of the Hokie Nation during her Commencement Address
Posted byon May 10, 2012 at 7:20 PM EDT
There is simply too wide a gap between complex financial products and the level of education that many consumers have about them. At a summit today at the White House, leaders from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau met with community leaders and focused attention on improving the financial capability of all Americans.