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Smithsonian changing its image to appeal to younger Americans

Director Wayne Clough explains how.

Tags: newscast , management , Wayne Clough , government 2.0 , Dorothy Ramienski

Friday - 11/06/2009, 08:00pm EST

Federal R&D efforts could get boost

NSF, NIST and Energy continue to receive increases on way to doubling budget by 2017. Overall, R&D across government increases only slightly. OSTP will create a dashboard to measure effectiveness of federal R&D efforts.

Tags: technology , John Holdren , Aneesh Chopra , White House , OSTP , NASA , NSF , Energy , NIST , USDA , education , Research and development , R&D dashboard , budget , FY 2011 budget

Tuesday - 02/02/2010, 06:40am EST

Morning fire and a fuel spill slow D.C. feds

A building near the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum caught fire Monday morning, emitting a large plume of black smoke.

Tags: Federal Drive , newsstand , Adam Tuss , White House , Suzanne Kubota

Monday - 02/07/2011, 10:20am EST

Smithsonian Folklife Festival wraps up this weekend

Learn more about why you should plan to attend.

Tags: pay and benefits , Smithsonian Folklife Festival , Jim Deutsch , DorobekInsider

Thursday - 07/01/2010, 04:09pm EDT

Cool Jobs: DHS vet protects nation through food

Dr. Doug Meckes says his job is more than barns and chicken coops. As director of DHS's Food, Agriculture, and Veterinary Defense Division, he helps secure the nation by protecting our food supply. And he says the role of federal vets is only growing.

Tags: Doug Meckes , Auburn University , DHS , OPM , FDA , NIH , national security , Rachel Stevens

Wednesday - 07/14/2010, 06:55am EDT

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Focuses on Art, Culture of Wales

Every Summer, the Smithsonian's Folklife Festival recognizes the best in arts, culture, and music from across America, and abroad. This year, the festival held on Washington's National Mall spotlights Wales, one of the four British Island countries that makes up the United Kingdom.

Tags: newsstand , Smithsonian Folklife Festival , Max Cacas

Thursday - 07/02/2009, 06:30am EDT

A balloon recreation shows off first attempt at an air force

The National Air and Space Museum recreated a key moment in the nation's first attempt to build an air force, by inflating a balloon on the National Mall.

Tags: National Air and Space Museum , the National Mall , Thaddeus Lowe , Civil War , balloons , Tom Crouch ,

Saturday - 06/11/2011, 02:25pm EDT
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