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.

Managing Disasters and Leading through Crises

Faculty Insight

Arnold Howitt talks about how organizations respond to large-scale emergencies like Hurricane Sandy.

Portrait of Nancy Springett

Building Sustainable Communities

Student Success Story

An architect and '14 graduate seeks to enhance lives in Saudi Arabia

Christian Botting displays his Hamlet app alongside a skill—a symbol from Hamlet.

At the Crossroads of Publishing and Technology

Student Success Story

A alumnus shares discusses how his Extension School experience has helped his be a stronger publishing professional.

A Passion for Food and Technology

Student Success Story

Natali combined her passion of technology and food in her app.

Akbar Khuwaja

Making an Impact

Student Success Story

Akbar Khuwaja wants to impact lives.


Pursuing His Entrepreneurial Dreams

Student Success Story

An entrepreneur pursues his business venture.

Caffeinated Development: Student's Startup Promotes Growth, Stability in Yemen

Student Success Story

Anda Greeney's startup was a finalist for the President's Challenge at Harvard.

Beyond the Monuments Men: Saving Cultural Infrastructure

Student Success Story

Robert Swithers, who received his undergraduate degree from the Extension School, is not exactly a modern day Monuments Man. He’s never recovered a stolen work of art as the famed group of WWII…

solar panels

Sustainability Student Brings Sunshine to Local Communities

Student Success Story

Follow one student’s path to a green career.

The Classics and Humanism

Faculty Insight

In an video interview, Professor Gregory Nagy discusses how studying the classics gives us a better understanding of humanism.

Henry Leitner on the Future of Online Learning at Harvard

Faculty Insight

In this video Henry Leitner discusses why online education has become mainstream.