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.

5 Strategies for Academic Success: Using Your Strengths


These five tips show you how to keep a clear head and have a successful semester.

Akbar Khuwaja

Making an Impact

Student Success Story

Akbar Khuwaja wants to impact lives.

Portrait of Nancy Springett

Building Sustainable Communities

Student Success Story

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


Pursuing His Entrepreneurial Dreams

Student Success Story

An entrepreneur pursues his business venture.

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…

Chanda Rubin at Harvard Commencement

Life After Professional Tennis

Student Success Story

Chanda Rubin discusses how she embraced her education after playing professional tennis.

Tips on Public Speaking: Eliminating the Dreaded "Um"


Learn how to remove filler words from formal speeches to present with confidence.

How to Write a Great Resume and Cover Letter


Linda Spencer offers helpful tips and resources to help you write your résumé and cover letter.

Our Journey Through Extension: Four Alumni Perspectives

Student Success Story

Meet four graduates from our undergraduate and graduate programs, and learn what led them to Extension and where they see their lives going now.