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Posted byon May 17, 2013 at 4:14 PM EDT
President Obama demonstrates his continued commitment to increasing the diversity of our federal judiciary by nominating four distinguished women to serve on four different courts
Posted byon May 15, 2013 at 4:26 PM EDT
The National Eye Institute (NEI) launched the Audacious Goals Initiative last year to drive innovation in vision research for the next decade and beyond. To encourage the broadest possible range of ideas and participants in this Initiative, the NEI held a prize competition to identify “Audacious Goals in Vision Research and Blindness Rehabilitation,” open to submissions from August through November 2012.
Posted byon April 17, 2013 at 2:43 PM EDT
Bob Dietrick describes his journey to ensure people of Tennessee have access to water.
Posted byon April 9, 2013 at 4:32 PM EDT
The First Lady invited Justin Timberlake, Sam Moore, Mavis Staples, Charlie Musselwhite and Ben Harper to join students for a conversation about a truly American art form, and the hard work involved in being a successful musician or artist.
Posted byon April 4, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama joined students today to plant the White House Kitchen Garden.
Posted byon March 28, 2013 at 11:26 AM EDT
President Obama met with 40 of the nation's top scientists and engineers who all have something in common -- they happen to be in high school.
Posted byon March 21, 2013 at 1:20 PM EDT
Sharie Derrickson describes her mission to ensure a sustainable world and its importance for national security.
Posted byon February 27, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
Esther Bush discusses the importance of public education and her efforts to improve education for all children.
Posted byon February 26, 2013 at 7:00 PM EDT
Meet Presidential Innovation Fellow (PIF) Henry Wei. Henry is a self described "geek" and certified medical doctor who is trained in sleep and circadian neuroscience and wields skills in medical informatics. Wei's stint as PIF was based at the Department of Veterans Affairs, where he worked on the Blue Button for America project.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 7:30 PM EDT
Have questions about what the sequester is, and why American families and our national economy face the threat of harmful budget cuts? Check out this explainer for some background.