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  • Citizen Science is Everywhere, including the White House

    At the 2015 White House Science Fair yesterday, President Obama hosted outstanding young scholars from across the country to celebrate their achievements in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), including scholars participating in citizen science projects. This week, the White House made its first foray into citizen scientist by establishing a rain gauge in the First Lady's Kitchen Garden that will share information with a national network for precipitation data.


  • Empowering the Next Generation of Engineers to Address the Grand Challenges of the 21st Century

    At the 2015 White House Science Fair yesterday, President Obama hosted outstanding young scholars from across the country to celebrate their achievements in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), including scholars participating in Grand Challenge Scholars Programs at colleges and universities. A new initiative to substantially expand Grand Challenge Scholars Programs nationwide was announced at the Fair.


  • Meet the Exhibitors in the 2015 White House Science Fair

    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.


  • Announcing the Fifth White House Science Fair!

    The President is hosting the fifth White House Science Fair on March 23, welcoming more than one hundred of the nation’s brightest young minds with some showcasing innovative inventions, discoveries, and science projects. The President will meet with and congratulate these students, who, as budding engineers, scientists, and researchers are on deck to help solve some of the greatest challenges of our time.


  • New Pay for Success Grants Help Communities Advance What Works


  • President Obama: "Our Fight Against Violent Extremism"

    In an op-ed in today's LA Times, President Obama notes that the United States has made significant gains against terrorism, but that we have work to do every day to ensure we're keeping up with an evolving threat.


  • Get Your Schools Up to Speed

    Fewer than 40 percent of public schools currently have the high-speed Internet needed to support modern digital learning. We have the resources to solve this problem -- we just need help from our nation’s superintendents and school technology chiefs.


  • The Faces of Health Care: Susanne C.

    Susanne C. from Morgantown, West Virginia wrote the President to tell her about the impact the Affordable Care Act has had on her patients.


  • See What These 10 People Said to the President About the Affordable Care Act:

    A number of people benefiting from the Affordable Care Act have written the President just to say "thank you" -- and the President met with 10 of those letter-writers here at the White House. Here are their stories.


  • The Faces of Health Care: Darlene W.

    Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Darlene W. from Cary, North Carolina was able to get the health insurance coverage she needs, at a reasonable price.


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