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Posted byon March 30, 2015 at 7:53 PM EDT
On March 31st, we celebrate not only the birthday of my grandfather, César Estrada Chávez, but more importantly the spirit of civic engagement and social justice he espoused throughout his life.
Posted byon March 30, 2015 at 7:50 PM EDT
El 31 de marzo se celebra no solo el cumpleaños de mi abuelo, César Estrada Chávez, sino también algo más importante: el espíritu de compromiso cívico y justicia social que él adoptó durante toda su vida.
Posted byon March 30, 2015 at 11:41 AM EDT
Greg Wasson has been an active member of the Parkinson’s community for over 15 years, largely as an advocate with the Parkinson's Action Network (PAN)
Posted byon March 27, 2015 at 4:21 PM EDT
Over the next two months, the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) will host four regional forums across the country that will inform the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy for 2016-2020.
Posted byon March 26, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT
This all started for me in October 2013. Healthcare.gov had just launched, and if you remember, it wasn't going too great. I was minding my own business in California working for Google. Although I had volunteered for the Obama campaigns, I had no other connection to the Administration and no government experience at all.
Posted byon March 23, 2015 at 11:16 AM EDT
Posted byon March 20, 2015 at 6:11 PM EDT
The White House Science Fair features extraordinary science projects and experiments from some of America’s most innovative students. Find out more about the students participating in this year’s Science Fair.
Posted byon March 17, 2015 at 10:30 AM EDT
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) gives America the greatest opportunity to level the playing field for American workers. That's why people from every region are backing the President's trade policy.
Posted byon March 16, 2015 at 12:47 PM EDT
Matthew's letter -- and the President's response -- is the first post in Asked and Answered, a new series in which we'll feature an exchange between the President and an American who wrote him.
Posted byon March 14, 2015 at 9:26 AM EDT
Why is pi, a number we represent with the symbol π, so important? Well, it’s literally one of the foundations of our society. In fact, every civilization had to figure out pi. The Greeks, Ancient China, India, Egypt, the Babylonians, all worked hard to calculate it as precisely as they could. How old is it? Archimedes figured out a way to calculate pi over 2000 years ago and the ancient Egyptians and Babylonians may have used pi long before that.