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Exploring Migration and Citizenship Around the World

Faculty Insight

A scholar looks at these topics through a global lens.

How Cyberspace is Transforming International Security

Faculty Insight

An expert explores the complexities cyber introduces in the national security landscape.

Statue of Paul Revere

Why We Celebrate Patriots' Day

Faculty Insight

Robert J. Allison, expert in the history of Boston and colonial America, shares the origin and evolution of Patriots’ Day in Massachusetts.

Local produce being prepped for cooking.

Buying Local: Do Food Miles Matter?

Faculty Insight

Gary Adamkiewicz, instructor of From Farm to Fork: Why What You Eat Matters, discusses the nuances of food miles and their impact on our climate.

Saint Patrick: The Cantankerous Hero of Ireland

Faculty Insight

Kate Chadbourne, Harvard Extension School instructor and scholar of Irish folklore, shares stories about St. Patrick, and how she likes to celebrate the Irish holiday.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Chocolate

Article

Extension instructor Carla D. Martin shares surprising facts about the popular Valentine's Day treat.

Best of Inside Extension 2016

Editors’ Picks: Best of Inside Extension 2016

Article

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

Why Inclusive Hiring Is Good for Business

Article

Hiring people with disabilities is ethical—and strategic.  

How to Use Real Estate Trends to Predict the Next Housing Bubble

Faculty Insight

A real estate expert explains the predictability of the market.

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