Donnerstag, 27. Januar 2011

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    Science Students Stand Tall at State of the Union

    Four remarkable science students from across the country will join Michelle Obama and other guests during the President’s State of the Union Address.

  • New Job-Training and Education Grants Program Launched

     
  • Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan ushered in a new era of hope and opportunity for millions of Americans today when they revealed the innovative application criteria for the first $500 million in grants under the four-year, $2 billion Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program.
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    U.S., China Extend Science and Technology Agreement

     
  • Today, in the ornate Secretary of War Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next door to the White House, OSTP Director John P. Holdren and the Minister of Science and Technology for the People’s Republic of China, Wan Gang, took pens to paper and signed an historic extension to the U.S.-China Agreement on Cooperation in Science and Technology.
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    Student Volunteer Application Deadline Extended

     
  • Want to assist OSTP staff on exciting policy issues in the many domains that involve science and technology?
  • Setting Standards: We Want to Hear From You

     
  • This week President Obama signed the America COMPETES Act, which supports an array of strategies for maintaining America’s leadership in science and technology.
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    COMPETES Passage Keeps America's Leadership on Target

     
  • President Obama signed America COMPETES yesterday, signifying his commitment to maintaining America’s place as a leader in innovation and ingenuity. Also, in December, the President signed a two-year retroactive extension of the Research and Development tax credit through 2011, providing important incentives for companies to invest in America’s future.

SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY

OSTP Director John P. Holdren issued a Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on the subject of Scientific Integrity.

PCAST NITRD REPORT

On December 16, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released a report entitled “Designing a Digital Future: Federally Funded Research and Development Networking and Information Technology."

WHITE HOUSE SCIENCE FAIR



President Obama Hosts White House Science Fair

On October 18, President Obama hosted the first White House Science Fair, celebrating the winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions. The White House Science Fair fulfilled a commitment the President made at the launch of his Educate to Innovate campaign in November 2009. Click here to watch the President's remarks.

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