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2014-06-18 23:16:19

The White House Maker Faire will feature a Made In Space demonstration of their space manufacturing hardware. Made In Space, in coordination with NASA and ASME, is also announcing the Future Engineers challenge, a program asking students to design items for space. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 As a part of the White House’s Day of Making initiative, Made In Space, Inc. will be showcasing their ‘made for space’ 3D printer at the White House Maker Faire, demonstrating that...

2014-06-18 23:04:06

The Fab Foundation aims to open 10 ‘Fab Labs’ around the U.S. by 2015 with support from the Chevron Corporation, as part of the energy industry leader's recently announced $30 million commitment and call-to-action to support STEM education and project-based learning methods.The announcement was made today during the first-ever White House Maker Faire. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The Fab Foundation today announced that it will open up to 10 fabrication laboratories (Fab...

2014-06-18 20:22:52

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) is proud to be a participant in the first-ever White House Maker Faire, held today to showcase the Maker Movement -- tinkerers, inventors, and entrepreneurs who promote entrepreneurship and innovation -- and the tools and technologies they rely on to do so. Through SketchUp, the "3D for everyone" design tool used by 30 million designers, builders and makers of things every year, Trimble has become closely involved...

2014-06-18 12:30:06

Event Comes as Support for Paid Sick Days, Family Leave at All Time High WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As momentum grows for workplace policies that value families, local activists from across the country will travel to Washington, DC this week for the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families. Family Values @ Work (FV@W), a network of coalitions in 21 states fighting for paid sick days and family and medical leave insurance, is sending more than 75 of its...

2014-06-16 12:22:53

Activities will lead up to the White House Summit WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that it will join other American labor unions to focus on the challenges facing working families, particularly women, through a series of activities leading up to the June 23 White House Summit on Working Families. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO Activists and leaders from the USW Women of Steel and Next Generation programs...

2014-06-11 23:02:42

Technology has potential to create jobs, positive economic impact in Michigan. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Two NextEnergy demonstration programs were selected by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) as finalists in the SmartAmerica Challenge. Two teams comprised of NextEnergy and four Detroit-area companies will represent Michigan at the SmartAmerica Expo in Washington D.C. on June 11. The SmartAmerica Challenge was created to advance developments in...

2014-06-06 16:24:01

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee and Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies is calling on the White House to release the funds from the $2.6 billion settlement between Credit Suisse and the Department of Justice to the National Institutes of Health for the purposes of funding the BRAIN Initiative. A major impetus for the...

2014-05-30 23:03:41

On the heels of the White House’s Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit and its call to develop greater opportunities for interaction and collaboration in the fight against concussions, Sports Brain has announced the launch of Concussion World. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 On the heels of the White House’s Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit and its call to develop greater opportunities for interaction and collaboration in the fight against...

2014-05-30 12:26:08

Blue Cure Foundation Leads Push for 100,000 Signatures HOUSTON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cure Foundation announces the launch of a nationwide campaign petitioning the President to light the White House blue for one night in recognition of September's Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. To heighten awareness of cancer prevention and healthy lifestyle choices, Blue Cure plans to collect 100,000 signatures on the White House petition site to create a tremendous...

2014-05-29 23:05:25

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is an invited participant at today’s White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit, where President Obama will announce new public and private initiatives to improve prevention, identification, and management of youth sports concussions. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is an invited participant at today’s White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit, where President...


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