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Getting More Girls Into STEM Careers: Lessons From a Principal

Lydia Dobyns | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology
Lydia Dobyns

Currently about 25 percent of the workforce in life sciences and 15 percent of the workforce in engineering/computer science is female. "That is better than what it has been, but not where it should and can be," said Mansoureh.

Michelle Obama To Delve Into President's Education Initiative

AP | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Edging into a broader policy role, Michelle Obama is joining President Barack Obama's eff...

Opportunity and Accountability Now

Dr. Carol E. Quillen | Posted 10.30.2013 | College
Dr. Carol E. Quillen

Graduation rates, post-graduation employment rates, and loan repayment rates are crucial metrics for all schools, and we should make this data widely available. Beyond this, however, one size does not fit all.

How Michelle REALLY Feels About Aging (It's The Best Thing We've Heard All Week)

Posted 08.16.2013 | Fifty

First Lady Michelle Obama said she's okay with the idea of turning 50 in January. "I have never felt more confident in myself, more clear on who I ...

Obama, First Lady To Address Convention Of Disabled Veterans

Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will cite progress in reducing the backlog of disability claims w...

First Lady Likens White House Living To 'A Really Nice Prison'

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

First lady Michelle Obama shared a laugh with Laura Bush on Tuesday while describing some of the restrictions of White House living. Speaking with...

Officer Accused Of Michelle Obama Threat: It Was A Joke

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.24.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The D.C. police officer accused of threatening to shoot first lady Michelle Obama claimed Wednesday in a disciplinary hearing that he wa...

WATCH: First Lady Speaks Of 'Hunger' For Education In Commencement

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 07.17.2013 | College

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- First lady Michelle Obama spoke passionately about the importance of education to the African-American community in a commencemen...

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama Stops By D.C. Bookstore

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.07.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ignoring a steady drizzle, the long line that stretched along Connecticut Avenue in upper Northwest Tuesday morning was a sign that it w...

FLOTUS Praises Measure Meant To Help Vets

AP | MICHELLE JANAYE NEALY and BRIAN WITTE | Posted 04.17.2013 | Black Voices

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- First lady Michelle Obama says a Maryland measure to help military personnel and their spouses find jobs is one of the bills of its ...

Michelle's Night Out

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.25.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Friday night was family night for first lady Michelle Obama, who enjoyed dinner at Cedar in Penn Quarter alongside sister-in-law Maya So...

Style In The Wild: A Toast To First Lady Michelle Obama's Awesomeness

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.11.2013 | Black Voices

There's no denying the awesomeness of Michelle Obama. She's a fabulous wife, mother, daughter, sister, First Lady and is a bona fide fashion star. Thu...

First Lady Returns Home To Mark Anniversary Of Healthy Kids Effort

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 04.30.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Michelle Obama says people worried about youth gun violence have to do more than simply tell children they care about the problem and ...

WATCH: Big Bird, First Lady, Sesame Street Promote Good Eating, Exercise

AP | Posted 02.22.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Sesame Street's Big Bird is helping Michelle Obama encourage kids to eat healthier and be more active. They're starring in a pair of pu...

You Won't Want To Miss This

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.19.2013 | Comedy

First Lady Michelle Obama is coming to "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on Friday, Feb 22, Entertainment Weekly confirmed. Despite laying relatively ...

Thoughts on Michelle Obama's Red Hot Jason Wu Gown

Laura Mack | Posted 03.24.2013 | Style
Laura Mack

She has captured our hearts with her spirit and all she has done to improve our country. At the same time, she has captured our eyes with her elegance and style.

Happy 49th Birthday, FLOTUS!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.17.2013 | Black Voices

Happy 49th Birthday, Michelle Obama! It goes without saying that we're huge fans of Michelle Obama around these parts. What's not to love? She sup...

Michelle Obama Weighs In On Running For Office

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

First Lady Michelle Obama, who some have speculated would make a good politician, denied any plans to run for office in an interview with ABC's Barbar...

WATCH: Bo Steals The Show At First Lady's Christmas Reading

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics

First Lady Michelle Obama recently took some time to read the holiday classic "'Twas The Night Before Christmas" to kids at Children's National Medica...

WATCH: Michelle Obama On White House Holidays: 'I'm The Hostess In Chief'

Posted 12.20.2012 | Black Voices

With Barack Obama earning TIME magazine's "Person Of The Year" title today, there's bound to be even more magic and merriment underway behind the Whit...

The Mask of the Strong Black Woman

Sarah Springer | Posted 02.16.2013 | Black Voices
Sarah Springer

Don't let the mean mug fool you; strong black women feel pain too. At least that's what Behind the Mask of the Strong Black Woman by Dr. Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant claims.

PHOTOS: Did Ann Romney Just Get Herself Some First Lady Hair?

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens | Posted 10.05.2012 | Style

See the haircut that's become a rite of passage for presidential wives.

WATCH: Michelle Obama Shares Her Version Of 'First Kiss' With Barack On 20th Wedding Anniversary

Posted 10.03.2012 | Black Voices

POTUS is poised to take on an array of issues in his first presidential debate against opponent Mitt Romney Wednesday night, but there's one topic tha...

Satellite Voting: Only in Iowa

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa –- Jesus said that wherever two or more were gathered, he would be among them. The state of Iowa says that in whatever place 10...

D.C. Cop Won't Be Charged For Alleged Threat Against Michelle Obama

The Washington Post | Paul Duggan | Posted 09.07.2012 | DC

A D.C. police officer will not be prosecuted for allegedly telling colleagues that he wanted to shoot first lady Michelle Obama, although he could be ...