Learn from the best! Times Higher Education (THE) recently released its 2016-17 World University Rankings list, and we’re excited to announce that eight of the world’s top 10 universities are edX partners! Continue reading at the edX blog.
To celebrate the conclusion of the series World Religions Through Their Scriptures, HarvardX invites students, and anyone interested in learning more about the course, to share their experience and meet fellow classmates and faculty members. Harvard Divinity School Professor Diane L. Moore will deliver remarks and present students who completed all six of the modules of the course with a certificate and commemorative gift. This event, to be held on October 24 at 5:30 pm, is open to the public and will also be live-streamed. You can register here.
Can we predict the future? PredictionX, taught by Alyssa A. Goodman, the Robert Wheeler Willson Professor of Applied Astronomy, looks at the history of attempts — from omens and oracles in ancient civilizations to modern computer simulations. Join Goodman on October 5 to hear the history of how humanity has predicted its own future and to view demonstrations of “predictive systems.” For more information on this free talk, visit the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
Coming this September: HarvardXPLUS, new higher-touch versions of select HarvardX online courses that offer expanded content, more engagement with faculty and peers, and access to the HarvardXPLUS credential. Read more.