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Posted byon August 19, 2013 at 6:45 PM ESTOn August 19th, the Obamas welcomed the newest member of their family – a little girl (puppy) named Sunny!
Posted byon August 14, 2013 at 10:56 AM EST
Earlier this summer, the National Science Foundation announced the winners of its Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge, the inaugural student challenge that invited graduate students to submit ideas on how to improve graduate education. Several recent reports have described a need to change graduate education to better prepare students for modern day challenges and for a range of career options in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.
Posted byon August 12, 2013 at 3:55 PM EST
A new report from the White House Council of Economic Advisers and the Energy Department evaluates the economic cost of power outages and calls for increased cross-sector investment to make the electric grid more resilient in the face of increasingly severe weather events due to climate change.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST
In addition to giving a significant boost to our national economy, commonsense immigration reform will also generate important economic benefits in each state, from increasing workers’ wages and generating new tax revenue to strengthening the local industries that are the backbone of states’ economies.
Posted byon July 17, 2013 at 2:02 PM EST
Therese Smith is being honored as a Champion of Change for her work on the front lines to protect public health in a changing climate.
Posted byon July 11, 2013 at 4:38 PM EST
Today, President Obama met with members of the 1963 Loyola University Chicago Ramblers championship team, and celebrated the 50th anniversary of their Division I basketball title.
State-by-State Reports: President Obama's Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution and Prepare for Consequences of Climate ChangePosted byon June 26, 2013 at 12:00 PM EST
State-by-state reports detail the impacts of extreme weather and pollution across the country, and explain how President Obama's plan will help cut carbon pollution and prepare states for the impacts of climate change that can't be avoided.
Posted byon June 25, 2013 at 10:48 AM EST
When I think of citizen science, I think of points of enlightenment spreading over a map, literally filling it with new knowledge. Each point represents a person who is making an important contribution to science, who is learning a lot, and who is likely to be engaged in conserving the phenomenon they’re studying.
Posted byon June 24, 2013 at 8:07 AM EST
Two years ago today, President Obama launched the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI), a collaborative endeavor of the public and private sectors designed to double the pace of innovation, manufacture, and deployment of high-tech materials in America.Today, universities, companies, Federal agencies, and other partners announced more than twenty new commitments to kick-start an ambitious third year for the MGI.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 12:20 PM EST
Democratic and Republican state and local officials from all over the country are speaking out about the need for commonsense immigration reform. See what officials from the midwest United States had to say.