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Partner Spotlight

The Convergence of Law and Education Technology: A Conversation with UC Berkeley Professor Chris Hoofnagle

For National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, our Chief Privacy Officer Katie Race Brin spoke with Chris Hoofnagle, instructor in the 2U-powered @BerkeleyData program, about tech in education and the impact of privacy regulations. Learn more.

Oct 30, 2020·Deria Carr

News & Press

SDA Bocconi, Italy’s Top Business School, Partners with 2U, Inc. to Expand Online Continuing Education Programs

2U announced a new partnership with SDA Bocconi School of Management to develop and launch a suite of short courses in business essentials, sales management, blockchain, and a new offering for both organizations—sustainable fashion. Learn more about our partnership.

Oct 29, 2020·2U

Insights

As Placement Sites Shuttered Their Doors, 2U Launched the VFX to Ensure Social Work Students Could Continue Their Studies Uninterrupted

When COVID-19 upended higher ed in the spring, social work programs that required hundreds of hours of hands-on learning experiences to graduate threatened to shut down. At 2U, we found a way to support our partners and create a sustainable solution that would enable social work students to graduate on time: the Virtual Field eXperience (VFX).

Oct 28, 2020·Jessica Wang

Partner Spotlight

Celebrating National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Meet 5 Boot Camp Graduates Turned Digital Defenders

In light of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we’re celebrating the stories of students across 2U-powered programs who are committed to building and maintaining safer ways to keep information secure. Read on to learn about the lives of five boot camp graduates and what led them to pursue their passion for cybersecurity.

Oct 26, 2020·Molly Forman

News & Press

Netflix and Norfolk State University Team Up with 2U to Increase Black Representation in Tech

Today, 2U announced a partnership with Norfolk State University, one of the nation’s leading Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and Netflix to help increase Black representation in the technology sector. Together, they are providing three tuition-free, fully-online tech boot camps. Learn more about the Netflix Virtual HBCU Boot Camps.

Oct 22, 2020·2U

Insights

From Classroom to Cloud: Resources to Facilitate a Smooth Transition Online

Check out this list of resources for tips and tricks on how to facilitate a smooth transition online

Oct 20, 2020·Molly Forman

Mission

Watch Our Senior Director of Course Strategy Present on 2U’s Learning Experience Framework

Watch 2U Senior Director of Course Strategy Rachel Koblic present on 2U's Learning Experience Framework (LXF) at the ASU+GSV Summit.

Oct 16, 2020·Krista Celentano

Mission

Practice Makes Perfect: The Art of Doing in Learning

When it comes to effective learning, active learning is key. Students learn best by doing, or put more eloquently, through applied practice. Learn how 2U’s Learning Design & Development teams design learning experiences that ensure learning is usable and not inert.

Oct 15, 2020·Rachel Koblic

Insights

The “Pandemic Proof” Career: 3 Tips to Remain Employer Competitive in a COVID-Era Economy

What does it take to pandemic-proof your career and remain employer competitive during a COVID-era economy? Learn a couple of tips and tricks from 2U's Senior Vice President of Career Services Jennifer Henry and Microsoft’s Yachica Gonazlez.

Oct 13, 2020·Jennifer K. Henry

Insights

Who Will Solve the Skills Gap? We Got Our Answer at ASU+GSV.

Will universities, employers, or tech giants close the skills gap and meet the critical needs of society amid a pandemic-era economy and beyond? Learn the answer from four education industry experts.

Oct 12, 2020·Krista Celentano

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