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Posted byon May 1, 2015 at 9:37 AM EDT
The First Lady traveled to Wayne State University to attend the first-ever citywide Signing Day Celebration in Detroit, Michigan for the College Signing Day initiative in support of Reach Higher.
Posted byon April 28, 2015 at 9:12 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama shares photos from the past four years of the Joining Forces initiative. See all of the photos here.
Posted byon April 22, 2015 at 3:08 PM EDT
Participants in a variety of Federal fellowship programs bring enthusiasm, new ideas, and fresh perspectives to Federal departments and agencies every day. Last week, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) convened a workshop to teach 100 current participants in Federal fellowship programs how to apply creative 21st-century tools to their fellowship projects, and to use these tools to inspire and ignite innovation in government.
Posted byon April 21, 2015 at 11:06 AM EDT
On April 20, OSTP and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) hosted the 2015 Patents for Humanity award winners for a ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Patents for Humanity, which was launched at the White House in February 2012, is a USPTO program that recognizes innovators who use pioneering technology to confront humanitarian challenges.
Posted byon April 17, 2015 at 1:33 PM EDT
The Obama Administration has take important steps to make modern approaches, such as prizes and challenges, standard tools in every Federal agency's toolbox. Nearly 400 prizes and challenges have been posted on challenge.gov since September 2010, and thousands of Federal employees across the government are using these approaches to deliver services more effectively and efficiently, and to solve problems that relate to the missions of their Agencies.
Posted byon April 16, 2015 at 11:40 AM EDT
Cuando el Presidente participó en su primera Cumbre de las Américas hace seis años, se comprometió a impulsar una era de cooperación entre EE.UU. y la región como socios en igualdad de condiciones y en una relación fundamentada en intereses comunes y el respeto mutuo. Después de seis años de compromiso ampliado y lazos económicos y culturales más fuertes, el Presidente ha cumplido su compromiso.
Posted byon April 15, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT
Por Cecilia Muñoz, Directora del Consejo de Políticas Nacionales de la Casa Blanca y León Rodríguez, Director de Servicios de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de EE.UU. (Copresidentes, del Grupo de Trabajo del Presidente sobre Nuevos Estadounidenses)
Posted byon April 15, 2015 at 6:00 AM EDT
Take a look at what mayors from across the country are saying about the President's trade deal.
Posted byon April 14, 2015 at 4:55 PM EDT
On Friday, April 17, the White House will host local leaders from all across our “Innovation Nation” at the first-ever White House Tech Meetup.
Posted byon April 13, 2015 at 5:23 PM EDT
See how these two different tax plans would impact people in your state.