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Confronting Racism to Renew America’s Promise
Author Theodore Johnson sees progress among marginalized groups when moral issues are attached to national interests.
Eight Cybersecurity Skills in Highest Demand
Demand for professionals with the skills to detect, respond to, and prevent cyber attacks is at an all time high. And it’s likely to continue growing for the foreseeable future. Discover the key skills you need to advance your career in cybersecurity.
Five Reasons Why You Should Consider a Career in Cybersecurity
Organizations around the world are in desperate need of skilled professionals who can detect, respond to, and prevent cybercrime. If you've been considering a career change, you might want to take a closer look at cybersecurity.
How to Navigate Remote and Hybrid Workplaces
Learn how managers and employees alike can navigate a remote or hybrid work environment, how to ensure equity in a virtual workplace, how to address the needs of workers as the pandemic continues to affect the lives of many.
Biggest Threat to America? Not Terrorism But Apathy, Expert Says
One of the biggest threats to American democracy right now isn’t nuclear war or terrorism, but the growing narcissism and nihilism of the public, says Tom Nichols. Nichols, an instructor at Harvard Extension School and the U.S. Naval…
Preparing for Future Cyberattacks
In July, more than a dozen major cyberattacks were recorded globally by government and other high-level agencies, according to the Center for Strategic & International Studies. As the number of cyberattacks increased so did the demand for cybersecurity professionals. To…
8 Tips to Start Your Semester Off Right
Getting back into the classroom after a break—no matter how long—can be tricky. Settling into a good routine right from the start, while maintaining a healthy balance between work, school,…
What Is Sustainable Finance and Why Is It Important?
Creating a more sustainable future requires an all-hands-on-deck approach from most industries—finance chief among them. The financial sector holds enormous power in funding and bringing awareness to issues of sustainability, whether by allowing for research and development of alternative energy…
DCE Juneteenth Panel: A Discussion of our Past, Present, and Future
On June 17, 2021, Harvard Division of Continuing Education hosted a discussion panel featuring four experts on race, history, and anthropology. They speak to questions including what Americans can do to celebrate Juneteenth, fight for equity, and invoke calls to…