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We the Geeks: Journey to Pluto

April 08, 2015

In the farthest reaches of our solar system, nearly 3 billion miles away, lies the small, icy body that has inspired wonder for generations of astronomers since its discovery 85 years ago. Pluto, a dwarf planet, is so far away that it takes nearly 250 years to orbit the Sun. This summer, we will come to know Pluto in infinitely more detail than ever before. 

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April is National Financial Capability Month

April 08, 2015

April is National Financial Capability Month!
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Our Endangered Climate: Kicking off Public Health Week

April 07, 2015

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Yesterday, President Obama issued a Presidential Proclamation declaring this week, April 6-12, 2015, as National Public Health Week. 
As part of the effort to support public health with a sense of purpose and determination, the Obama administration has focused on how climate change affects our environment. Our public health is deeply tied to the health of our environment. As the planet warms, we face new threats to our health and well-being, and the President is taking steps to counteract those threats.

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In Pictures: The White House Easter Egg Roll

April 07, 2015

President Obama and the First Lady welcomed more than 35,000 guests to the South Lawn of the White House for the 137th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. This year’s theme was #GimmeFive to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative. Take a look at the big day in photos:

The Easter Bunny joins guests in the Red Room prior to the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 6, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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SBICs - A Compelling Option for Banks

April 07, 2015

The day after the NCAA Championship game (this year Duke v Wisconsin) is always fun because people talk about the entire tournament, a celebration of our universities’ most capable athletes.  The...

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Using the Phone to Market Your Business

April 07, 2015

With more and more customers contacting companies online, it may seem as if your business phone doesn’t matter much anymore. But if you aren’t taking advantage of the many ways your company’s...

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It All Started With a Letter: Six Special Guests at the Easter Egg Roll

April 06, 2015

The President and First Lady are hosting the 137th annual Easter Egg Roll today, a White House tradition full of music and activities. Throughout the day, more than 35,000 visitors will pass through the South Lawn and have the opportunity to get active with the First Lady’s Let’s Move initiative, listen to stories, and even pick up some healthy eating tips from special guest chefs.

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A Cup of Tea with the President

April 06, 2015

An early morning. A rainy afternoon. A blizzard, a banquet, an evening with a Brit: It's hard to find an occasion that isn't complemented by a good cup of tea. 

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Latino Leaders Spearhead Dialogue at Harvard University

April 06, 2015

If you were to  tell me that I was going to get accepted into Harvard Business School, my reaction would have been that you've had one too many glasses of wine!  If you were to then tell me that...

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