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: James Venable

Student Spotlight

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Student Spotlight: Moshe Ohayon

Student Spotlight

Moshe Ohayon completed his Master of Liberal Arts in Math for Teaching, helping him develop and refine the Educational Justice Activists Program. 

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: Sarah Anne Stinnett

Student Spotlight

Sarah Anne's path to a degree has been circuitous—but immensely rewarding. Read her story.

Exposing Bias: Race and Racism in America

Article

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

Addressing the Orphan Crisis in Ethiopia

Student Success Story

A psychology graduate student works for the well-being of orphans in her home country of Ethiopia.

Three Facts from African-American History You May Not Know—But Should

Faculty Insight

A Harvard professor sheds light on three facts and figures from African-American history.

Chris Brown, a graduate of Harvard Extension School

Student Research Leads to a New Understanding of the Brain in Mental Health

Student Success Story

Chris Brown’s research on the brain of mental health patients has led to a new understanding of the roots of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. 

5 Tips for Healthy, Loving Relationships

Article

Romantic relationships, in all of their complexity, are a fundamental component of our lives. And as the poet Rainer Maria Rilke mused, “There is scarcely anything more difficult than to…