‘Science Presents DNews’ Welcomes President (and Science Enthusiast) President Obama

Science has been a part of Discovery’s DNA since we first launched in June 1985, and it continues to be a priority for us…and one of our neighbors down the road in D.C. In December, Science Channel debuted Science Presents DNews, nightly nuggets of science goodness hosted by DNews’ Trace Dominguez and Amy Shira Teitel. But this week, Science Presents DNews will welcome a special guest host: President Barack Obama.…

Discovery to Lend Support to ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative

Today, President Barack Obama will announce a new public and private partnership, My Brother’s Keeper, to address a U.S. crisis with regard to minority men and boys. Discovery Communications, as a part of its commitment to equality and education — regardless of color or economic circumstances, will join the President and other leaders in the business, philanthropic and non-profit sectors to develop an aggressive agenda targeted at narrowing and eliminating…

Discovery Attends The White House Science Fair

As I have mentioned on the blog many times, working at Discovery Communications has some major perks, but yesterday may be an all-time high point for me. I was lucky enough to be able to attend the White House Science Fair yesterday, with students from all across the country exhibiting their incredible projects for President Obama and Science Fair attendees. When I arrived at the White House, I was immediately…

President Obama Puts the Spotlight on STEM Education, Young Scientists

Today I had the honor of attending the second White House Science Fair, hosted by President Barack Obama to shed light on the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and our next generation of scientists. It was an amazing experience, and not just because it was at the White House. For several hours, students and guests were immersed in a world where Bill Nigh and Neil deGrasse…