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Ann Compton

Media, Politics, and Public Discourse: Rebuilding Trust in the Digital Age

Ann Compton, a former ABC News journalist and member of the White House Press Corps, to deliver Lowell Lecture.

Best of Inside Extension 2016

Editors’ Picks: Best of Inside Extension 2016


Of the over 40 articles we published in 2016, these are the stories that challenged and inspired us this year.

6 Tips for Service Members Going Back To School


Adam Fullerton, Marine Corps reservist, offers advice on how to pursue a degree as an active military officer or veteran. 

35 Courses to Pique Your Interest This Spring


Check out new additions to our course catalog since June. 

Get Your Pop Culture Fix in These Spring Courses


These spring courses use the lens of pop culture to study history, science, philosophy, and modern society.

A Look Back at Harvard’s First Distance Program


In the 1960s, we brought courses to US Navy service members aboard submarines. Learn the history. 

Kristen Strezo, Harvard Extension School, Master of Liberal Arts, Journalism '16

My Challenges and Triumphs on the Road to a Harvard Degree

Student Success Story

Kristen Strezo shares how she balanced life changes and rigorous coursework in pursuit of a degree.

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.