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Posted byon November 16, 2012 at 6:20 PM EDT
Last week, OSTP Director John P. Holdren joined USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah in launching the Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN) – a groundbreaking partnership between USAID and seven top universities that is designed to harness the ingenuity of faculty and students to help solve global development challenges.
Posted byon November 9, 2012 at 1:00 PM EDT
Veterans Day is a time show thanks to the men and women whose service and sacrifice have helped secure more than two centuries of American progress, but we should spend all our days determined to keep the promises that we've made to all who answer this country's call.
Posted byon October 26, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon October 10, 2012 at 3:15 PM EDT
Kea Norrell Boyd is an educator for the Wayne County 4-H Mentoring Program, a part of the Children & Youth Institute at Michigan State University Extension. When Kea was tasked at expanding the Wayne County 4-H Mentoring Program, she realized the true importance of offering caring adult mentors to at-risk youth. Kea works to find ways for young people growing up in a high-risk environments a chance to succeed and ways to support them.
Posted byon October 5, 2012 at 10:16 AM EDT
Violence. Narco-trafficking. Illegal Immigration. A place of great insecurity. Listen to the national media and these are the images they would have you believe define and characterize the U.S.-Mexico Border.
Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 12:55 PM EDT
Phil Bertolini is the CIO and Deputy County Executive for Oakland County, Michigan. Phil strives to drive innovation and real change in government technology, even in hard economic times. He has proven that with the proper long-term approach, government technology implementation in a tough economy is possible and necessary for the continued provision of critical government services.
Posted byon September 17, 2012 at 2:18 PM EDT
Through programs funded by this groundbreaking legislation, police officers and prosecutors are now trained to understand the needs of victims, specialized law enforcement units investigate these crimes, and transitional housing programs help victims rebuild their lives. As a result, annual rates of domestic violence have dropped by more than 60 percent since the passage of the Act, but more work remains to be done.
Posted byon September 17, 2012 at 1:28 PM EDT
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is implementing the legislation in a manner that makes it easier for American entrepreneurs and businesses to bring their inventions to the marketplace sooner, converting their ideas into new products and new jobs.
Posted byon August 21, 2012 at 9:56 AM EDT
On August 8th, ONDCP joined other federal officials on a visit to Detroit.
Posted byon August 4, 2012 at 10:58 AM EDT
In honor of President Obama's 51st birthday, we thought we’d share 51 of our favorite pictures of the President in the White House.