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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…

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.

Extension Student Proposes in Annenberg Hall

Article

Jaouad Didi wanted to make his marriage proposal to Geneviève Harbec perfect. …

Harvard Is for (Library) Lovers

Article

Take a photo tour of some of our favorite spaces to curl up with a book.

Cut the Clutter: 17 Phrases to Omit from Your Writing Today

Faculty Insight

The ability to write effectively gives anyone a competitive edge in their career. Learn one trick for honing these skills. 

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.

7 Tips to Start Your Extension Semester Off Right

Article

Whether you're taking a class online or studying on campus, these tips—suggested by our advisors and current students—can help set yourself up for success this semester.

6 Tips for Getting The Most Out of Your On-Campus Experience

Article

Your guide to navigating Harvard Yard and beyond during your on-campus course.

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

Article

Three topics to explore through Extension School courses this spring.

To Conquer Stress: Manage Mood, Mindset, and Sleep

Article

A life coach explains how an understanding of the mind/body connection can help mitigate stress.

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