Inside Extension

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The Freestyle Life: Lane Changes and Intersections

Student Success Story

An Extension alumnus has found success and satisfaction as a triathlete, professor, artist, and advocate.

Admissions Chat: The Bachelor of Liberal Arts (ALB) – April

Learn more about the Harvard Extension School's undergraduate degree program in this webinar.

Admissions Chat: The ALM Degree in the Liberal Arts Fields – April

Learn more about the graduate degree fields in the liberal arts.

Harvard Extension School Offers CS50 Scholarship for Educators


Harvard Extension School is pleased to offer the CS50 Educator Scholarship for computer science instructors.

Harvard Extension School Announces Collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution


The Harvard Extension School’s graduate program in Museum Studies is pleased to announce a collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution of Washington, DC.

The Declaration of Independence Day signed on July 4, 1776

The History of America’s Independence Day

Faculty Insight

Professor Robert Allison shares some facts about the history of Independence Day.

Father playing with son

The Role of Fathers in Childhood Development

Faculty Insight

As we celebrate Father's Day, Dante Spetter, instructor of Human Development and Adolescent and Young Adult Development, shares insights on how a father or father-figure plays into a…

Announcing New Courses and Certificates for 2016–17


Planning ahead for the next academic year at Harvard Extension School? Course listings and new 2016–17 academic offerings—including eight new graduate certificates—are now live…

Harvard Extension Commencement 2016 Recap


Graduates, family, and fans captured Commencement 2016 via social media.

Commencement 2016 Award Winners


Announcing the recipients of the 2016 Commencement awards.


Brian Sullivan

Student Spotlight

“I am excited to take what I’ve learned and help schools that are poorly served and underfunded realize the amazing potential of connected learning, without busting their budgets.”