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Posted byon March 21, 2014 at 9:24 AM EDT
The First Lady, along with her daughters and mother, take in the Forbidden City, which is located right in the heart of Beijing.
Posted byon March 21, 2014 at 6:58 AM EDT
After a long flight from Washington, D.C., the First Lady arrives in Beijing to begin her official visit to China.
Posted byon March 19, 2014 at 2:41 PM EDT
On Thursday, March 20 at 1:00 p.m. ET, the White House will host another episode of “We the Geeks,” this time focused on “Women Role Models.” Tune in to this Google+ Hangout to hear from women and girl science, technology, engineering, and math leaders.
Posted byon March 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to China for an official visit –- and she’s inviting young people across America to join her.
Posted byon March 14, 2014 at 12:29 PM EDT
This week, we are happy to be joining with educators, students, and technologists worldwide to recognize and celebrate Open Education Week. Using advanced technology to dramatically expand the quality and reach of education has long been a key priority for the Obama Administration.
Posted byon March 14, 2014 at 12:00 AM EDT
This week, the Vice President and Dr. Biden traveled to Chile to attend the President's inauguration, while this President worked on improving access to college for students, raising the minimum wage, and negotiating a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Ukraine. He also got out the word about this year's March 31st deadline for health insurance applications, congratulated NCAA champs, and designated a new national monument.
Posted byon March 10, 2014 at 1:09 PM EDT
Last week the White House Office of Public Engagement, along with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, honored ten Champions of Change in honor of their achievements and contributions to exposing and accelerating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) opportunities for more African American youth and communities.
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 8:27 PM EDT
President Obama discusses his plan to equip all American with the education the need to compete in the 21st century economy and announces a new FAFSA Completion Initiative to give more Americans the opportunity to afford, attend, and graduate from college.
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 6:49 PM EDT
President Obama today welcomed the 40 student finalists of the 2014 Intel Science Talent Search to the White House. These extraordinary high schoolers—representing 20 states—are in Washington, DC, to participate in the final competitive judging of their innovative research projects in cutting-edge fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 1:00 AM EDT
This week, The White House hosted its first ever White House Student Film Festival, while the President addressed the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, presented his budget for Fiscal Year 2015, urged Congress to raise the minimum wage, and held a town hall on Latinos and the Affordable Care Act.