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Michael V. Rothberg
SEAS Refines Plans for Move to Allston
Administrators and planning committees at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are continuing to outline broad goals for the eventual relocation of their school to Allston.
Aspiring Engineers Face Recruiting Challenges
Students and administrators say there are limited structured recruiting resources for aspiring engineers and that companies are less interested in recruiting at Harvard for engineering positions.
Affiliates Raise Hands, Snarl Traffic in Largest Harvard Protest Yet Following Non-Indictments
The “March on Harvard,” as the demonstration has been billed, is the latest in a series of protests on campus and around the country in recent weeks.
EdX Hosts First Open edX Conference
EdX held its inaugural Open edX conference Tuesday and Wednesday to bring together nearly 200 of the platform’s collaborators, who hail from as nearby as Cambridge to as far away as Japan.
News Analysis: Potential CS50 Partnership Could Model Future Collaboration
If approved, Yale's proposal to adopt a version of CS50 could lay the foundation for a new model of inter-university curricular partnerships in an era of institutional experimentation with online education.
HarvardX Has an Anthem, and It Gets Better
Nothing screams educational innovation and massive open online courseware like dubstep.
Amidst Competition, HarvardX Turns to New Marketing Strategies
HarvardX faculty and administrators are applying a variety of marketing strategies to spread the word about the courses they offer.
At Conference, Top Admins Weigh Ups, Downs of Virtual Education
Despite voicing concerns about blending online courseware and in-person teaching, Vice Provost for Advances in Learning Peter K. Bol expressed cautious optimism for new technology’s potential in higher education at a conference on Tuesday.
Q & A with Anant Agarwal
Anant Agarwal, an MIT computer science professor who has served as CEO of edX since its establishment, sat down to recount the challenges of creating courses for an online learning environment, discuss the non-profit’s business model, and speculate about what the future might hold for edX.
New Ed Portal Initiative Combines Online Courseware, In-Person Lecture For Allstonians
The new initiative was formalized and kicked off by Peter K. Bol during a lecture Monday night.