Posts Tagged ‘medals

19
May
16

The President’s Nerdy Day

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Dr. Chenming Hu from University of California Berkeley

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President Barack Obama speaks before awarding the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation. Established in 1959, the National Medal of Science recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to science and engineering. The National Medal of Technology and Innovation, created in 1980, recognizes those who have made contributions to America’s competitiveness, quality of life, and helped strengthen the country’s technological workforce

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Dr. Nancy Ho from Green Tech America, Inc. and Purdue University

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Dr. Armand Paul Alivisatos from the University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

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Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Dr. Stanley Falkow from Stanford University School of Medicine

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Dr. Mary-Claire King from University of Washington

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Dr. Jonathan Rothberg from 4catalyzer Corporation and Yale School of Medicine

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Dr. Michael Artin of Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Dr. Rakesh K. Jain from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital

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Dr. Geraldine Richmond from University of Oregon

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Dr. Simon Levin from Princeton University

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Dr. Arthur Gossard from University of California

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Dr. Robert Fischell from University of Maryland

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Dr. Mark Humayun from University of Southern California

01
Feb
13

Heads Up: National Medals of Science, Technology and Innovation

2:15 ET: President Obama awards the National Medals of Science and the National Medals of Technology and Innovation

White House Live * CBS * CNN

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President Obama: “I am proud to honor these inspiring American innovators. They represent the ingenuity and imagination that has long made this Nation great – and they remind us of the enormous impact a few good ideas can have when these creative qualities are unleashed in an entrepreneurial environment.”

See the list of recipients here

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All those syllables…..

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2:30 ET On her last day as Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton thanks her colleagues at the State Department

C-Span * CNN

15
Nov
12

Golden Gymnasts

President Obama talks with members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic gymnastics teams in the Oval Office, Nov. 15. Pictured, from left, are: Steven Gluckstein, Savannah Vinsant, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Steve Penny, USA Gymnastics President, McKayla Maroney, Kyla Ross, and Jordyn Wieber (Pete Souza)

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20
Oct
11

the presidential citizen medals

Ida Martin

… with Margaret Martin

Michelle McIntyre-Brewer

John Keaveney

Camilla Bloomquist

Judith Broder

Liz and Steve Alderman

Roger Kemp

Read about the recipients here

19
Oct
11

wrap-up

Read about the winners here – The President will present the Citizens Medals at the White House tomorrow (Thursday)

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GOPolitico: President Obama returns to DC weary, depressed and decidedly downcast after bus tour

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GOPolitico: Tension in Obama marriage?

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So, I started this Drive for Five (Thousand) this evening…

….. thinking it would take a week or three to get even close. But a couple of hours later….

You people are amazing. Thank you so much.

(Just to make absolutely clear, this money goes direct to Obama/Biden 2012 at barackobama.com, not to The Obama Diary!)

See you tomorrow😉

05
Aug
10

model citizens

President Barack Obama laughs with Elizabeth Cushman Titus Putnam, a winner of the 2010 Presidential Citizens Medal, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Aug. 4, 2010, honoring the 13 recipients of the nation’s second-highest civilian honor. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

… with Lisa Nigro of Chicago

Info on medal winners




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