Inside Extension

Passions and perspectives, inquiry and discovery, campus and community. Explore our alumni, student, and faculty stories; event listings; and career and academic articles.


The Power of Crowdsourcing Knowledge in Online Communities

Faculty Insight

Instructor David Weinberger shares insights on how online social networks have facilitated new discoveries, and discusses the challenges of crowdsourcing knowledge.

How Cyberspace is Transforming International Security

Faculty Insight

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

7 Fall Courses on Big Data, Internet of Things, and Cybersecurity


These fall courses explore the complexities of an internet-connected society, and prepare you with the skills to succeed in the industry.

10 Soft Skills Every IT Professional Should Develop


If you're struggling to advance in your IT career, it may be time to stretch yourself beyond technical expertise.

5 Spring Courses for Self-Discovery


Along your journey to self-improvement, consider these five spring courses that may inspire you to discover the "new you" in the new year.

Pursuing a PhD in the Arts & Sciences

Learn helpful tips for applying to PhD programs and discuss some essential questions you must consider before applying.

Why Cybersecurity Skills Are in Demand


In a Q&A, to technology instructors explain why cybersecurity is a problem that professionals from diverse arenas must tackle together. 

The Promise of Tissue Engineering

Faculty Insight

A lecturer in biomedical engineering and her Extension student explore the promise of tissue engineering in this video.

The Theory of Cosmic Evolution

Faculty Insight

Chaisson, a cosmologist, discusses the theory of cosmic evolution with Jenny Attiyeh of ThoughtCast.