The President Delivers a Statement on Ukraine

The President delivered a statement about the events unfolding in Ukraine, and reaffirmed that the United States will continue to coordinate closely with our European allies and communicate directly with the Russian government. February 28, 2014.

President Obama Delivers Remarks at the White House Student Film Festival

President Obama delivered remarks at the first-ever White House Student film festival, praising the work of the students who created 16 official selection films, and emphasizing the importance of connecting our classrooms to high-speed Internet to expand opportunity for more students. February 28, 2014.

2/28/14: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing.

The White House Student Film Festival: Live today at 2:30pm EST

Check out the full event and watch all the official selections at WhiteHouse.Gov/FilmFest

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during the White House Student Film Festival in the East Room of the White House, Feb. 28, 2014. The event highlights the Administration’s commitment to expanding high-speed Internet connectivity and educational technology in classrooms.

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during the White House Student Film Festival in the East Room of the White House, Feb. 28, 2014. The event highlights the Administration's commitment to expanding high-speed Internet connectivity and educational technology in classrooms.

Different angle: Cody Keenan and Dan Pfeiffer meet w the President.

President Barack Obama poses for a selfie with Bill Nye, left, and Neil DeGrasse Tyson in the Blue Room prior to the White House Student Film Festival, Feb. 28, 2014.

President Barack Obama poses for a selfie with Bill Nye, left, and Neil DeGrasse Tyson in the Blue Room prior to the White House Student Film Festival, Feb. 28, 2014.

Impromptu meeting with the President.

West Wing Week 2/28/14 or, “I Am My Brother’s Keeper”

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond. This week, the President announced two new manufacturing hubs, and his “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, toured a new light rail system in St. Paul, Minnesota, and spoke on the importance of supporting American infrastructure jobs. The First Lady celebrated the fourth anniversary of her “Let’s Move” Initiative with both Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, while the Vice President kicked off the inaugural episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers.

Get your popcorn ready! Today, as part of President Obama’s efforts to connect students to technology, we’re launching the first-ever White House Student Film Festival → WH.gov/filmfestival #WHFilmFest #STEM #ConnectED