Discussion of the Administration’s new Bioeconomy Blueprint by a panel of four academic and industry representatives (tbd), moderated by Bonnie Bassler, Princeton University.
Announcing a new research strategy and new commitments to harness biology for agriculture, health, energy, and the economy/jobs.
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This week, the President hosted the Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride, visited the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, and traveled to North Carolina, Colorado and Iowa to launch a sustained effort to get Congress to prevent interest rates on student loans from doubling on July 1st. That’s April 20th to April 26th or “Don’t Double My Rate!”
White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing.
First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes young people to the White House on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. April 26, 2012.
President Obama discusses the importance of a college education and why higher education should be affordable for all students willing to work hard, and calls on Congress to stop interest rates on federal Stafford loans from doubling in July. April 25, 2012.