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Harvard to Caption Online Video Content Following Lawsuit Settlement

Harvard reached a settlement with the National Association of the Deaf Wednesday in a 2015 lawsuit alleging that the University failed to adequately close caption its publicly accessible online video and audio content.


Extension School Degree Names 'Academically Wrong,' Dean Says

Dean of the Division of Continuing Education Huntington D. Lambert said in an interview Friday that he agrees with student complaints saying degrees awarded by the Harvard Extension School should be rephrased to more accurately reflect students’ programs of study.


With Contingent Worker Policy Change, Major Benefits and Unforeseen Challenges

As more than 150 temporary and less-than-half-time Harvard employees transition into permanent, benefited staff positions following a policy change that went into effect in March, the shift has brought “extraordinary” opportunities for some, but unintended challenges for others.


Harvard Extension School Welcomes Degree Candidates in Second Annual Convocation

Harvard Extension School welcomed around 350 recently admitted degree candidates at its second annual convocation on Saturday at Memorial Church. The Extension School admitted over 1500 students to its various degree programs this year.


Extension School Convocation

Dean of Students and Accessibility Robert H. Neugeboren '83 assures students that they "belong here" during Harvard Extension School's Convocation held at Memorial Church Saturday afternoon.


Division of Continuing Education Dean Announces Retirement

Huntington D. Lambert has held the deanship for six years. Starting next January, Henry H. Leitner, DCE associate dean and chief innovation officer, will serve as interim dean until a permanent replacement can be found.


Harvard Extension School Ends Agreement with Saudi Crown Prince’s Foundation to Allocate Seats to Its Affiliates

Harvard Extension School will no longer allocate 100 spots in its summer school program to students sponsored by MiSK, Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s personal charity, according to University spokesperson Jonathan L. Swain.


Extension School Layoffs

This past week, four people were allegedly laid off at the Harvard Extension School without the school properly following union contract procedures.


Extension School and MIT Develop New 'MicroMasters' Initiative

Huntington D. Lambert, dean of the Division of Continuing Education and Extension School, hailed the new program as a great addition to the School’s existing offerings.


Harvard Extension School Holds Inaugural Convocation

Harvard Extension School held a convocation for admitted students for the first time in its 108-year history.


Harvard Extension School Adds New Fields of Study, Joint Degree Program

The Division of Continuing Education has added two new fields of study, a joint bachelor’s and master’s degree program, and several new master’s capstone tracks.


Iced Tea & Flowers

Students left notes, candles, flowers, red apples and several cans of kiwi-strawberry Arizona iced tea on Weeks Footbridge in memory of Tyler S. Greene, who drowned Friday night. The iced tea was, according to a fellow student who wished to remain anonymous, Greene's favorite drink.


In Memory of Tyler

A small memorial was set up at Weeks Footbridge over the weekend, in memory of Tyler S. Greene, an 18-year-old Summer School student who drowned after jumping into the Charles River Friday night.


Extension School Students Rally for Degree Name Change

A small crowd of students from Harvard Extension School gathered on the steps of University Hall Saturday afternoon to protest the degree name that will appear on each of their diplomas, arguing for a certificate more representative of their experience at the school.


Extension School To Offer ‘Accelerated’ BA-MA Degree Program

The inaugural cohort of students will begin online coursework in June 2016 and will earn a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in global studies and a Master of Liberal Arts in management.


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