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The Surprising Reason We Don’t Keep Our Resolutions (and How to Overcome It)


Harvard Graduate School of Education professors Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey offer a four step process for overcoming obstacles and achieving lasting change

Other Recent Articles

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. 

Exposing Bias: Race and Racism in America


Journalist Robert Fieseler discusses American race relations as a social construct with Harvard Extension instructors and anthropologists, Michael Baran and James Herron.

John Paul Rollert Shares Lessons from the 2016 Presidential Campaign

Faculty Insight

Instructor John Paul Rollert discusses the role of ethics and empathy in politics and lessons from the presidential campaign.


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.

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.

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…

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.


Andrew Ference

Student Spotlight

After 19 years on the ice, NHL player Andrew Ference is preparing to leave the rink to launch a career in sustainability.


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.”

Cut the Clutter: 17 Phrases to Omit from Your Writing Today

Faculty Insight

The ability to write effectively gives anyone a competitive edge in their career. Learn one trick for honing these skills. 

A Recruiter's Guide to the Job Search

Join this webinar to learn what recruiters really look for when hiring.