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The Founders
edX

The Founders

Dimitar Sasselov
Commencement

Dimitar Sasselov

Astronomy professor Dimitar Sasselov teaches the edX course “Super-Earths and Life.”

Gregory Nagy
Commencement

Gregory Nagy

Professor Gregory Nagy teaches CB22x: “The Ancient Greek Hero.”

The Founders
Central Administration

The Founders: The Evolution of edX at Harvard and MIT

While the two schools co-founded the online learning platform three years ago, some say its effect has been greater on MIT’s campus.

HarvardX Studio
edX

HarvardX Studio

Professors film in the HarvardX studio.

HarvardX
University

HarvardX

HarvardX is the Harvard-specific branch of online platform EdX, which offers courses free of charge to students across the globe.

Dean Fitzsimmons Discusses Class of 2019 Regular Admissions
College

Harvard Admissions Office Considers How To Weigh MOOCs

Admissions officers are still considering how to weigh edX courses against conventional AP or IB classes when evaluating applicants.

Higher Education

HarvardX Participation and Completion Rates Vary by Discipline, Study Says

The report found that only 5 percent of participants who did not pay a fee for ID verification actually completed their online course.

Harvard Law School

EdX Settles With Department of Justice

The edX settlement will require the platform to become accessible for people with disabilities—including those who are deaf or visually impaired.

School of Public Health

School of Public Health Will Launch Blended Master’s Degree

The Harvard School of Public Health will launch a new master’s degree program that will be offered largely online, with a small residential component.

FAS

EdX Partnership with Microsoft, Smithsonian Could Provide Professional Preparation

In collaboration with Microsoft and the Smithsonian Institution, edX will launch seven courses on programming and cloud technologies and three American history courses.

Harvard Law School

Analysis: Experts Say ADA Case Has Merit

Filed earlier this month, the complaint alleges that by not captioning its online content, edX, a virtual education platform founded by Harvard and MIT in 2012, violates the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

A Dynamic Speaker
Harvard in the City

Ed Portal Celebrates Opening of New Location

More than 200 people joined on Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston’s new location at 224 Western Avenue.

Higher Education

Lawsuit Alleges that Harvard's Online Content Discriminates

Harvard and MIT face lawsuits for allegedly discriminating against Americans with hearing impairments in their online educational content.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

HBX Will Open Online Introductory Courses to Students Worldwide

Any college student and those who have been out of college for up to nine years will have the opportunity to apply for the upcoming iteration of the Credential of Readiness (CORe) program, according to Bharat N. Anand ’88, HBX faculty chair.

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
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Year in Sports 2015

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers