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By Kathy Kemper | Posted: 08/25/2015 3:12 pm EDT |  Huffington Post President Obama sure gets one thing exactly right, promoting, celebrating, and encouraging public sector innovation. So the Institute for Education did the same, applauding over one hundred of our country’s brightest and most badass minds gathered for a summer cook out at historic Congressional…

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On August 9, the Institute for Education celebrated public sector innovation at the historic Congressional Country Club. Over one hundred of our country’s brightest and most badass minds gathered for a summer cook out on The Great Lawn overlooking the 18th hole of the world renowned Blue Course. Coach Kathy Kemper, IFE Founder & CEO,…

Host George Zaidan (left) tests out a new type of foam in the lab. Inventors are trying to create a discreet, hat-friendly protective headgear for skaters. (Photo: CNBC)

Could CNBC’S New ‘Make Me A Millionaire Inventor’ Ever Make Millionaires? Back in 2005 at the National Institutes of Health , chemist George Zaidan had a puzzle on his hands. He was trying to learn how much oxygen was inside proteins, without ever breaking them open. He knew the project could prove impossible. But Zaidan…

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The future is being shaped at this very moment. An idea today is the technology in our hands tomorrow. The future starts now. The University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering is leading the way by offering a free computer science camp to local LA kids in third through ninth grade. The camp is…

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In the late 1970s, I was part of the woman’s pro tennis tour playing exhibition games throughout Japan. In many places, children would touch my freckles to see if they came off. They wanted to touch my blond hair because they’d never seen it in real life. Margaret Court was among the players with us,…