Each human being is made up of 5 trillion to 10 trillion cells, and each cell is “a small universe” with its own tremendous complexity, Harvard Professor Robert A. Lue told his audience at the Ed Portal, drawing from his upcoming HarvardX course Cell Biology: Mitochondria. This course takes a human-centered approach to the fundamentals of cell biology with a focus on the power plants of the cell - mitochondria. As Lue notes, “There’s a lot that goes on inside cells that is truly remarkable, and that has tremendous relevance for us and our own health." Read more
Professor Robert Lue, whose course Cell Biology: Mitochondria starts on May 25, will be at the Harvard Ed Portal as part of the Faculty Speaker Series. Join Lue to explore the world of mitochondria, tiny organelles that harness energy for use in every cell's essential processes. RSVP online for the talk through Eventbrite.
Michael Sandel, author and instructor of Justice, talks about his childhood, how he persuaded Ronald Reagan to speak at his high school (jelly beans), and what he hopes students take away from his teachings. Read more
Calling all “Professional Learners”! Online courses are growing in popularity and changing lives. This edX post looks at four trending career areas and courses that can help you launch or advance your career—including Christianity Through Its Scriptures. Review the blog post and enroll in the course to jumpstart your learning.