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Posted byon January 24, 2012 at 7:01 PM EDT
Tonight, the First Lady’s guests at the State of the Union will include two entrepreneurs who came to the United States as students and stayed to build companies.
Posted byon January 24, 2012 at 2:16 PM EDT
Benjamin Clay McMullen, a senior from Munson Township, Ohio, highlights the importance of saving national wetlands. Through his volunteer work and founding of WET, McMullen reminds us that the state of the planet depends on the care we put into it.
Posted byon January 19, 2012 at 1:15 PM EDT
Venus D. Majeski serves more than 1,500 infants, children and adults with disabilities as Director of Development & Community Relations for the New Jersey Institute for Disabilities. Her work echoes this administration’s belief that preparedness and emergency planning involve all sectors of the population.
Posted byon January 14, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT
On Wednesday, President Obama hosted a forum at the White House focused on the increasing number of companies choosing to “insource” jobs and make new investments in the United States. An important factor in this trend is the rising importance of information technology.
Posted byon December 21, 2011 at 1:41 PM EDT
Last week, Commerce Secretary Bryson spoke about his vision for American manufacturing – a vision he summarized as “Build it Here, Sell it Everywhere.” That inspired CTO Aneesh Chopra to share an update on three tech initiatives that have achieved important milestones this month in furtherance of that vision.
Posted byon November 23, 2011 at 4:22 PM EDT
In this special Thanksgiving edition of “Women Working to Do Good,” our friends at HelloGiggles profile Eva Radke, the founder of a not-for-profit organization that is creating socially responsible and sustainable solutions from media industry waste.
Posted byon November 7, 2011 at 10:25 AM EDT
Professor Scott Samuelson, Director of the National Fuel Cell Research Center (NFCRC) at the University of Californa Irvine, explains how the NFCRC has helped lead the way in enabling America to transition to clean energy through fuel cell research.
Posted byon November 4, 2011 at 5:13 PM EDT
Audrey Zibelman, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Viridity Energy, Inc. discusses innovations in the green economy being made by Viridity Energy Inc that allow the company to both do good for the environment and be successful.
Posted byon November 1, 2011 at 11:52 AM EDT
President Obama proclaims this November as National Entrepreneurship Month, a time when “we celebrate the remarkable and everyday successes of our entrepreneurs and innovators, and we reaffirm our commitment to ensuring our economy remains the engine and the envy of the world.”