Inside Extension

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Telling Without Selling: Personal (Un)Branding

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Wendy Lawton, a communications and public relations expert, discusses how you can craft an authentic statement that captures who you are as a professional. 

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Student Spotlight: Lena Hajjar

Student Spotlight

Lena Hajjar launched her career as a software engineer with a graduate degree in the field of Software Engineering, which bolstered both her skills and confidence.

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Student Spotlight: Rafael Gracioso Martins

Student Spotlight

Rafael Gracioso Martins founded his own venture capital firm while completing a Master of Liberal Arts in the field of Information Management Systems.

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Student Spotlight: Pamela Lim

Student Spotlight

Pamela Lim started her Harvard Extension journey alongside her teenage son, leading her to a Digital Media Design degree and inspiring a new career as the founder and CEO of an online school.

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Student Spotlight: Hannah Riggs

Student Spotlight

Hannah Riggs enjoyed an exciting career as a dancer before pivoting to Software Engineering, earning both a Master of Liberal Arts and a Web Technologies Certificate.  

9 Spring Courses on Big Data, Internet of Things, and Cybersecurity

Article

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

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Student Spotlight: Elias Polcheira

Student Spotlight

Elias Polcheira completed his Master of Liberal Arts in the field of Digital Media Design all while balancing family and a full-time job.

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.

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Student Spotlight: Fadwa Khalil

Student Spotlight

A Q&A with an information management systems graduate about her Extension experience.

How Cyberspace is Transforming International Security

Faculty Insight

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

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