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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: Kiron Bhaskar

Student Spotlight

Kiron Bhaskar earned his Master of Liberal Arts in the field of sustainability and earned a Corporate Sustainability and Innovation Certificate to further his professional development. ​

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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.  

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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.

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Student Spotlight: Diane Neal

Student Spotlight

Law & Order: SVU actress Diane Neal is using what she learned Harvard Extension School to fuel her campaign for New York's 19th Congressional District. 

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Building a Sustainable Supply Chain for a Food Startup

Student Success Story

An alum designs a way to use Internet of Things technology to create efficiencies.

Green Chemistry and the Future of Sustainability

Faculty Insight

The founder of green chemistry explains how chemicals manufacturing must change to support a sustainable future.

Introducing Handprints: A Net-Positive Approach to Sustainability

Faculty Insight

After all, we’ve already heard that our impact is negative. Surely any detailed consideration of our influence will just make us feel depressed or guilty.

Green Chemistry and the Future of Sustainability

Faculty Insight

The founder of green chemistry explains how chemicals manufacturing must change to support a sustainable future.

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

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

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.

Building a Sustainable Supply Chain for a Food Startup

Student Success Story

An alum designs a way to use Internet of Things technology to create efficiencies.

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