Crimson staff writer
Ivy League Native American Students Convene at Conference
From Friday to Sunday, the conference consisted of socials, panel events, and keynote addresses all focusing around the conference’s theme of “Economic Vibrancy in 21st Century Native Communities.”
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.
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.
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.
Asian American Students Discuss Intersectionality at Conference
The Harvard-Radcliffe Asian American Association hosted the East Coast Asian American Student Union annual conference this weekend, the largest Asian American student conference in the U.S.
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.
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.
HarvardX for Alumni Drew High Enrollment, Mixed Reviews
HarvardX for Alumni, a program launched last March that offers online course content specifically to University alumni, drew 25,000 registrants in its first iteration last March.
EdX Offers Amazon Web Services Credit for Course Completion
The offer is an effort to incentivize students to take and complete the two online entrepreneurship courses, according to edX spokesperson Nancy Moss.
The Best of Flyby in 2014
2014 was a great year here at Flyby. You laughed, you shared it with your friends, and then you laughed some more. In no particular order, here are some of the highlights that you won’t want to miss reading (or rereading).