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Posted byon April 14, 2014 at 4:27 PM EDT
Haroset, symbolic of the mortar the Jewish slaves of ancient Egypt used to build the Pharaoh’s cities and store-houses, is probably one of the favorite foods of Passover with recipes passed down in families from generation to generation.
Posted byon April 14, 2014 at 10:41 AM EDT
The Young African Leaders Initiative Network –- or YALI Network –- is a virtual community that connects young African leaders with resources from the U.S. government and to one another.
Posted byon April 1, 2014 at 12:34 PM EDT
COL (Retired) Mary Forbes graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1983, the U.S. Army War College in 2006, and served on active duty with the U.S. Army and the Washington Army National Guard for over 26 years. As the Assistant Director for Veterans Services for the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs, Forbes champions the federal and state initiatives to end veteran homelessness. Her efforts have resulted in communities greatly expanding their capacity to serve homeless veterans and significantly reduced the number of homeless veterans in the state over the last 4 years.
Posted byon March 28, 2014 at 9:46 AM EDT
Posted byon March 26, 2014 at 8:18 AM EDT
As a department that develops and relies on the best scientific knowledge available, Interior is uniquely devoted to supporting women and girls interested in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
Posted byon March 25, 2014 at 5:53 PM EDT
President Obama finishes the second and final day of his stay in the Netherlands, the first stop on a five-country trip to Europe and Saudi Arabia.
Posted byon March 19, 2014 at 11:07 AM EDT
National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice welcomed 12 governors and one deputy-governor from Nigeria to the White House to discuss areas of strategic importance to both the United States and Nigeria.
Posted byon March 14, 2014 at 12:29 PM EDT
This week, we are happy to be joining with educators, students, and technologists worldwide to recognize and celebrate Open Education Week. Using advanced technology to dramatically expand the quality and reach of education has long been a key priority for the Obama Administration.
Posted byon March 6, 2014 at 2:29 PM EDT
For 101 of the Nation’s top science and math teachers, Monday was not your typical snow day. While DC-area students spent the day at home, the winners of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) trekked through the slushy streets of Washington to spend time with President Obama at the White House.
Posted byon March 6, 2014 at 12:25 PM EDT
On March 3, the White House Office of Science and Technology policy (OSTP) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) co-hosted a thought-provoking conference about the state of the art in big-data analytics and privacy technologies. The conference attracted some of the top technologists working on leading-edge big data projects in a range of important areas, including healthcare, genomics, education, and transportation, as well as privacy-enhancing technologies.