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Posted byon December 19, 2014 at 11:55 AM EST
Experts at the U.S. Department of Education are exploring how we might learn from the experiences of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and other cutting-edge R&D programs in pursuit of educational breakthroughs.
Posted byon December 19, 2014 at 11:34 AM EST
Today, Dan Pfeiffer joined the popular blogging platform Medium, posting an op-ed that reflected on 2014 as a year of great progress for President Obama and the progressive agenda -- no matter what the critics have said.
Posted byon December 16, 2014 at 11:45 AM EST
The U.S. economic recovery took a major step forward in 2014, achieving a number of important milestones.
Posted byon December 12, 2014 at 9:48 AM EST
On Wednesday evening, the White House welcomed dozens of eager middle-school, high-school and college students to a special Computer Science Heroes Film Festival that recognized outstanding women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). The film festival was part of this week’s White House celebration of Computer Science Education Week.
Posted byon December 11, 2014 at 4:26 PM EST
Too many of the breakthrough contributions of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields continue to go untold, too often fading into obscurity. Let's write them back into history.
Posted byon December 10, 2014 at 4:03 PM EST
President Obama became the first president to write a line of code as part of the "Hour of Code" -- an online event to promote Computer Science Education Week.
Posted byon December 10, 2014 at 3:10 PM EST
Higher education institutions are responding to the President's call to action to support Making on college campuses. One recent effort responding to this call is the Make Schools Alliance, a new initiative that will provide students with spaces, projects and mentors to engage in hands-on Making activities and boost their interest and persistence in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Posted byon December 8, 2014 at 8:31 AM EST
Posted byon December 5, 2014 at 11:39 AM EST
NASA marked a critical step on the journey to Mars with its Orion spacecraft during a roaring liftoff into the dawn sky over eastern Florida on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, aboard a Delta IV Heavy rocket.
Posted byon December 2, 2014 at 1:59 PM EST
On November 21, the Office of Science and Technology Policy, in partnership with the Office of Personnel Management and the Federal Community of Practice on Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science, convened a workshop to kick off development of the Open Innovation Toolkit. The Toolkit, part of the Obama Administration's Second Open Government National Action Plan, will harness public ingenuity to help address scientific and societal challenges.