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Michelle Obama

First generation college students go viral

Nov 21, 2013
A new campaign on YouTube aims to encourage more students to be the first in their families to go to college.
Posted In: higher education, Michelle Obama, YouTube

The First Lady economy

Nov 12, 2013
Michelle Obama has a new pet project: Getting kids into college. But will her involvement help or hurt the initiative?
Posted In: Michelle Obama, childhood, obesity

Two years after the Partnership for Healthier America, have calorie counts decreased?

May 30, 2013
In 2010, 16 food and beverage companies promised to reduce calories as part of the First Lady’s Partnership for a Healthier America. Two years later, how have they done?
Posted In: food and drink, Food, calorie, Michelle Obama, obesity

Does Obama fashion trickle down to JCrew?

Jan 22, 2013
Michelle Obama has long been the trendsetter; now it's her daughters' clothes that are turning heads.
Posted In: fashion, JCrew, Retail, Michelle Obama

First Lady's 'Let's Move' program expands to military

Feb 10, 2012
Michelle Obama will announce a Pentagon venture to make the food offerings in the U.S. military more healthy. It’s the first change to military rations in 20 years.
Posted In: Food, Health, Let's Move, Michelle Obama, military

USDA announces healthier school lunches

Jan 25, 2012
Fruits, vegetables and whole grains to replace high-fat, sodium-heavy menu items for American school kids.
Posted In: school lunches, Michelle Obama, USDA, Health

MID-DAY UPDATE: Ireland in the spotlight

Nov 22, 2010
Today's big story was Ireland. Yesterday, the country agreed to a bailout from The European Central Bank and the IMF, though the terms and...
Posted In: cell phones, China, Detroit, Housing, Ireland, London, Michelle Obama, mid-day update, utilities

The Michelle Obama Effect

Oct 28, 2010
Image from the Harvard Business Review. Click image to see a larger version...
Posted In: fashion, Michelle Obama, Retail