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Posted byon April 25, 2014 at 12:25 PM EDT
This week, the White House celebrated Easter, and the President began a week-long trip to Asia, while the First Lady and Dr. Biden hosted a Career Forum on Veterans Jobs.
Posted byon April 24, 2014 at 5:36 PM EDT
Today in Washington, DC, OSTP Director John P. Holdren helped launch what promises to be one of the geekiest events to land inside the Beltway – the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival, a massive celebration of science, innovation, imagination. The Festival will run on April 26th and 27th, inviting students, families, and geeks of all ages can come get inspired to research, innovate, and make.
Posted byon April 23, 2014 at 10:35 AM EDT
President Obama visits Oso, Washington to tour damage from last month’s mudslide there.
Posted byon April 21, 2014 at 1:50 PM EDT
Tune in to the upcoming We the Geeks Google+ Hangout to hear from some incredible scientists who are doing research at the edges of the Earth and beyond in pursuit of extreme science!
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.