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The work we do with our university partners is life-changing for students across the globe. Here’s a look at what we’ve done together to transform digital higher education.

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5 Veterans Share Their Journeys from Service to Education to Career

Much like military training, education can be structured, rigorous, intensive, and it can offer the critical skills needed to succeed in the field. We know this to be true for 2U-powered programs, many of which are utilized by veterans to pave the way for their future careers. Learn the stories of five veterans who have found fulfillment in education and now, in the workforce.

Nov 11, 2020·Molly Forman

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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

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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

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Webinar Recap: How to Lead on Racial Equity

GetSmarter hosted a LinkedIn live event titled “How to Lead on Racial Equity: Turn dialogue into action.” Ellen McGirt, senior editor at Fortune Magazine, was joined by Dr. Alvin Tillery, founding director of Northwestern University’s Center for the Study of Diversity and Democracy, to discuss what it means to promote racial equity and achieve statistical parity in organizations. Watch the video.

Oct 6, 2020·Natalie Williams

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University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Is Serving as an Agent of Change During COVID-19—Here’s How

Maureen MacDonald, dean of University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies talks about aligning programming to a pandemic world and delivering on the promise of continuing education schools as agents of change.

Sep 30, 2020·Shadee Barkan

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Relationships Matter: The Story Behind Columbia AI

Beneath the headlines and inside 2U, 2U's newest partnership with Columbia Engineering to launch the Columbia Artificial Intelligence Program is actually the story of why relationships matter, and how meaningful relationships can open doors.

Sep 8, 2020·Andrew Hermalyn

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A Negotiation Course for a Student Negotiating a Battlefield

Nigel Preisner enrolled in a GetSmarter short course while on assignment with NATO in Iraq. Learn what happened after a drone strike near his Baghdad residence threatened to derail his learning—and his safety.

Sep 1, 2020·Stephen Eichinger

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How the University of Denver is Planning for a Fall of Ethical Contact Tracing and COVID Preparedness

The dean of The Morgridge College of Education shares how the University of Denver has prepared for the fall and how their partnership with 2U has helped them create quality online education.

Aug 27, 2020·Stephen Eichinger

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Ready for Liftoff: How a Cybersecurity Boot Camp Prepared Kyle Baxter for a Future at NASA

Read how Trilogy's Career Services team helped Kyle Baxter land a data controller role at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Aug 18, 2020·Stephen Eichinger

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Learn How to Improve Breakout Room Discussions in Online Teaching From This Pepperdine University Professor

Dr. Dennis Lowe, Ph.D., has been teaching in Pepperdine’s Online Master of Psychology Program for more than three years. Learn what he suggests faculty do to improve online breakout room discussions.

Aug 17, 2020·Krista Celentano

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