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.

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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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Student Spotlight: Quentin Wright

Student Spotlight

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

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Student Spotlight: Evangelos Nikolados

Student Spotlight

A Q&A with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts graduate about his Extension experience.

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Student Spotlight: Victoria Pizzini

Student Spotlight

A Q&A with a management graduate about her Extension experience.

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Student Spotlight: Fadwa Khalil

Student Spotlight

A Q&A with an information management systems graduate about her Extension experience.

Saint Patrick: The Cantankerous Hero of Ireland

Faculty Insight

Kate Chadbourne, Harvard Extension School instructor and scholar of Irish folklore, shares stories about St. Patrick, and how she likes to celebrate the Irish holiday.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Chocolate

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Extension instructor Carla D. Martin shares surprising facts about the popular Valentine's Day treat.

The Economy of Roses

The Economy of Roses

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Learn why the price of roses doubles around Valentine's Day in this infographic.

Best of Inside Extension 2016

Editors’ Picks: Best of Inside Extension 2016

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Of the over 40 articles we published in 2016, these are the stories that challenged and inspired us this year.

Honoring Trailblazers in the Fight for Human Rights

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In honor of this day, we’ve compiled a list of quotes from great leaders who have fought for the rights of marginalized groups. We hope they inspire you to stand up for someone’s rights today.

6 Tips for Service Members Going Back To School

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Adam Fullerton, Marine Corps reservist, offers advice on how to pursue a degree as an active military officer or veteran. 

A Look Back at Harvard’s First Distance Program

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In the 1960s, we brought courses to US Navy service members aboard submarines. Learn the history. 

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