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.


Valerie Kramis Hollands

Student Spotlight

Valerie Kramis Hollands, ALM Management ‘16, left the corporate world behind to launch a social enterprise.


Student Spotlight: Jennifer Buchli

Student Spotlight

Research scientist Jennifer Buchli, ALM ‘16, Biotechnology Management, earned new career opportunities at NASA's International Space Station.

Local produce being prepped for cooking.

Buying Local: Do Food Miles Matter?

Faculty Insight

Gary Adamkiewicz, instructor of From Farm to Fork: Food, Sustainability, and the Global Environment, discusses the nuances of food miles and their impact on our climate.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholar Finds Passion in Psychology

Student Success Story

“I recall how meaningful it was when I found out that I had received the Phi Theta Kappa scholarship. It said that Harvard Extension School believed in my abilities as a student. I still have…

Man holding compass in front of a railroad track

4 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.

Discovering Community on the Harvard Campus

Student Success Story

A undergraduate student revels in the on-campus experience

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


Three topics to explore through Extension School courses this spring.

Studying Sustainability at a Distance

Student Success Story

Q&A with Molly Smith, a candidate for the Master of Liberal Arts in the field of sustainability.

How Students Balance Full-Time Work and School


Balancing work and school is a common problem. Recently, in a New York Times Opinion column, grad student and writer Rainesford Stauffer detailed the challenges she’s encountered throughout…


5 Tips for How to Succeed as an Online Student


Online learning platforms are still relatively new in the timeline of higher education. Starting a degree program or an online graduate certificate can be intimidating, especially if you’re…

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Courses to Help You Navigate a Heated Political Climate


Important debates are occurring that could forever shift our view of presidential power, the electoral process, the media’s role in politics, foreign relations, and more. One of the most…

Harvard Extension Commencement 2018 Recap


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