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Harvard Extension Student Association Elections Abruptly Postponed Over Alleged Campaign Rules Violations

The Harvard Extension Student Association yearly elections were abruptly postponed until at least the fall semester over campaign rule violations, the Division of Continuing Education’s Student Elections Team announced last week.

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Extension School

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.

Harvard Extension School
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.

The White House

Former White House Economic Adviser Discusses Covid Policies at HUEA Event

Former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers Tomas J. Philipson discussed Covid policies and his experience in the Trump administration at a Harvard Undergraduate Economics Association event Wednesday evening.

Graduate School of Design

Landscape Architect Discusses Design Philosophy at Harvard Design School Event

Landscape architect Catherine Mosbach spoke about her criteria for designing landscapes – considering climate, surrounding architecture, and local culture – at a talk hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Design Tuesday.

Chuck Todd at the IOP

Former NBC Moderator Chuck Todd Talks Future of Journalism and Presidential Election at IOP Forum

Former moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press Chuck D. Todd tackled the 2024 presidential election and the role of journalism in today’s political climate at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Wednesday evening.