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The 2U blog is designed to offer you information about our programs as well as news from all of the fields our programs represent. We also strive to bring the latest news from online education, a field we are watching grow and evolve every day.

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How to Build an Agile and Scalable SaaS for Long-Term Success

By 2U Staff, January 15, 2014

The Next Web: A few pieces of advice from 2U CTO, James Kenigsberg, for building well-loved software-as-a-service (SaaS) platforms.


Aspiring Data Scientists Jump into UC Berkeley’s New Online Master’s Program

By 2U Staff, January 14, 2014

VentureBeat: Twenty-seven students began their first classes in the multi-course data science program. AnnaLee Saxenian, dean of the university’s School of Information is interviewed by VentureBeat.


Online LL.M.s Offer U.S. Law Study Abroad

By 2U Staff, January 14, 2014

U.S. News & World Report: Students can pursue the credential, which can help attorneys practice international law, from home.


We Need To Change How We Think About Talent

By 2U Staff, January 10, 2014

Firms are adopting the strategy of partnering with universities to ensure students are graduating with the skills they need. Just like with datascience@berkeley.


Jeremy Johnson Selected as one of “30 Under 30” in education in 2014

By Jenn Pedde, January 07, 2014

Jeremy Johnson is honored with "30 Under 30" in education for the second year in a row by Forbes. 


Getting to Know: Chip Paucek

By Jenn Pedde, January 06, 2014

Kicking off our 2014 2U interview series is none other than our CEO, Chip Paucek.  Get to know his leadership style, what it's like to work here, and how 2U started.