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As Harvard Extension School Increasingly Shifts Online, Students, Faculty Grapple With the Change

Over the years, HES’ mission of access has increasingly shifted online, opening up classes to students not located on Harvard’s campus. Now, some affiliates said it has impacted their experience in the classroom — raising questions about tradeoffs between online learning and the core aspects of an in-person education.

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Extension School

New HES Sustainability, Global Development Degrees Director Hopes to Strengthen Programs

The Harvard Extension School appointed Michael J. Mortimer to lead the school’s Sustainability and Global Development Practice master’s degree programs earlier this year, as he seeks to fill gaps and refine the program curriculum.

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Extension School

HES Students Call on Next Harvard President to Promote Equality Across Schools

Following former University President Claudine Gay’s resignation early last month, some Harvard Extension School students are advocating for a president who will promote equality across Harvard’s schools.

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Extension School

Harvard Extension School Students Protest Degree Names Through Postcard Campaign

Harvard Extension School students have sent more than 3,000 postcards since December to top University administrators demanding a name change on Extension School degrees.

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Social Sciences Division

Harvard Prof. Hochschild Apologizes For Comments on Rufo Extension School Degree

Harvard professor Jennifer L. Hochschild apologized after facing backlash from Harvard Extension School affiliates for remarks on X which were perceived as denigrating students at the school.

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Undressed for Success: Primal Screamers Streak Through Yard on Rainy Eve of Finals Period

Enduring rain and muddy conditions, undergraduates screamed and stripped for a naked sprint around Harvard Yard to relieve the stress of finals period.

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Panelists Discuss Future of Black Land Ownership in the U.S. at Harvard IOP Forum

Panelists discussed the ongoing challenges and goals of Black land ownership in the United States at a forum co-hosted by the Harvard Institute of Politics and the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project Wednesday evening.

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‘Bubbling Up From The Community’: Experts Discuss Fight Against Intergenerational Poverty at HGSE Talk

Students and experts discussed “cradle-to-career” initiatives in a conversation about “promise cities” and fighting intergenerational poverty hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s EdRedesign Lab Thursday evening.

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Higher Education

Education Experts Talk Admissions in the Wake of Supreme Court Decision at Harvard Ed School Webinar

Education experts discussed paths forward for colleges and students in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision effectively striking down affirmative action during a webinar hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education Wednesday.