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Culture

5 Ways to Build an Inclusive Future—From Members of 2U's Abilities Resource Network

For International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we asked 2U employees with a diverse range of abilities—and who are all members of our Abilities Resource Network—to share one way they feel society can work together to build a more inclusive future.

Partner Spotlight

Investing Time and Heart: How This 2U Community Partner Is Helping Diverse Students Thrive in Tech

Learn how the Marcy Lab School, an innovative nonprofit college alternative, is providing young adults from low-income backgrounds with clear pathways to successful careers in software engineering—and how 2U is helping them level the playing field.

Nov 30, 2021·Adam Hill | Ellen Herrera

Culture

Democratizing Education for All: Meet Anant Agarwal, edX Founder and 2U’s New Chief Open Education Officer

Anant is indisputably one of the most influential and humble harbingers of progressive education. It won’t take you long to learn why.

Nov 19, 2021·Luyen Chou

Culture

Culture, Connection, and Community: 4 Indigenous Perspectives on Native American Heritage Month

Four 2U employees of different Indigenous backgrounds across North America share what this November observance means to them—and how they express their culture in their daily lives.

Nov 18, 2021·Mosaic

News & Press

2U, Inc. and edX Complete Industry-Redefining Combination

Together, 2U and edX create one of the world’s most comprehensive free-to-degree online learning platforms, reaching over 40 million learners globally.

Nov 16, 2021·2U

Mission

Potential, Unlocked

Each and every one of us has more to learn in order to unlock our full potential. Now, we can.

Nov 16, 2021·Chip Paucek | Anant Agarwal

Partner Spotlight

“A Rising Tide Raises All Ships”: One Instructor’s Testament to the Power of Teamwork and Endless Curiosity

Meet Graydon Scates, an instructor at the University of Connecticut Coding Boot Camp who inspires his students to work together in dynamic ways on the path to becoming lifelong learners.

Mission

How the Lens of Accessibility Is Helping 2U Transform Higher Education

As 2U’s senior director of product accessibility, I’ve made it my mission to advocate for people of all abilities—helping to lay the groundwork for 2U teams to develop more accessible online educational experiences for students, faculty, and our university partners.

Nov 12, 2021·Kevin Blemel

Culture

“Mission First, People Always”: 5 Veterans and a Milspouse Reflect on Their Military Experience and Passion for Service at 2U

For Veterans Day, we sat down with six mission-driven 2U employees to hear what the holiday personally means to them, why they’re passionate about education, and how they’re applying their military experience to their role at 2U today.

Nov 11, 2021·Mosaic

Insights

Affordable Online Education is Better for Students and Better for Our Business

Learn why lower tuition rates are better for students, better for universities, and what’s best for 2U's business from Co-Founder and CEO Christopher "Chip" Paucek.

Nov 10, 2021·Chip Paucek

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