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.

Two women discussing personal branding

Telling Without Selling: Personal (Un)Branding

Article

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: Zachary Hadley

Student Spotlight

Zachary Hadley enhanced his professional pursuits by learning from leading scholars at Harvard Extension School. 

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Student Spotlight: Onege Maroadi

Student Spotlight

“When I make up my mind about doing something, I get it done,” said the former Navy pilot, speaking recently from her Virginia home.

Featured Spring Courses in Global Studies

Article

In these courses, you can broaden your perspective and gain insight into international relationships and today’s pressing global issues.

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Student Spotlight: Leanne Littrell DiLorenzo

Student Spotlight

Leanne Littrell DiLorenzo used her Harvard Extension education as fuel to become an agent for change in state government.

Climate Change, Security, & Immigration: 6 Spring Courses to Explore

Article

Three topics to explore through Extension School courses this spring.

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Student Spotlight: Daniel Yamashiro

Student Spotlight

A Q&A with a government graduate about his Extension experience.

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Discovering the Next Grassroots Markets

Article

An economics professor and two graduate students team up to research grassroots markets.

Working Toward a Just World

Faculty Insight

For Mathias Risse, a government instructor, the question of global justice is one of the great challenges of our time.

Ted Johnson

From the Navy to Harvard to the White House

Student Success Story

One alumnus’ story of triumph at Harvard