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Posted byon June 12, 2012 at 1:15 PM EST
Today in Washington, hundreds of leaders from the White House and Federal agencies joined their peers from the Nation's most recognizable companies and organizations to develop strategies to use prizes and competitions as a key method to spark innovation and deepen citizen engagement.
Posted byon June 8, 2012 at 10:08 AM EST
Government data are being released in unprecedented quantities as part of the Administration’s commitment to increase transparency, public participation, and collaboration.
Posted byon June 5, 2012 at 3:25 PM EST
Speaking at Honeywell’s Golden Valley facility in Minnesota last week, the President announced a new initiative that will help thousands of U.S. military members obtain portable, industry-recognized credentials that will help them land quality jobs in advanced manufacturing and other fields after they leave the service.
Posted byon June 5, 2012 at 1:01 PM EST
Project REACH challenged developers to create a convenient mobile application so that local resources are available to those who need them most – our homeless veterans. The ultimate goal is to create a national platform that identifies available services such as health clinics, food kitchens, housing services, and shelters at any location around the country.
Posted byon May 23, 2012 at 9:35 AM EST
Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel announces the launch of the new Digital Government Strategy.
Posted byon May 23, 2012 at 9:11 AM EST
A new initiative will bring top innovators from outside government for focused “tours of duty” with our best federal innovators on game-changing projects
Posted byon May 11, 2012 at 10:33 AM EST
In an event focused on issues around access to care and improving health outcomes in rural communities, the White House Rural Council was joined by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and a group of 24 rural health care providers.
Posted byon May 9, 2012 at 7:09 AM EST
By approving the Greater Natural Buttes gas development project in Utah, which could produce more than six trillion cubic feet of natural gas over its life, the Department of the Interior has taken another step towards fulfulling President Obama's all-of-the-above strategy to develop American energy
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 12:05 PM EST
With a confidence and a little practical assistance, Henry Wedler is convinced careers STEM are just as attainable for Americans with disabilties. A grauduate student at the University of California, Davis, Henry is living proof of that assertion, as he works toward his Ph.D, in organic chemistry.
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 12:00 PM EST
For Chrisitine Reich, Director of Research and Evaluation at the Museum of Science, Boston, a passion for inclusion drives the efforts she and her staff take in making sure people with disabilities especially, leave places like museums and classrooms inspired and better able to take part in STEM.