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Edit: The AMA is live! Join now and ask your questions! This Tuesday, March 15, ask your questions of Professor Lauren Duncan, who is teaching the upcoming course Psychology of Political Activism: Women Changing the World. (Check back here for the link when live!) Professor Lauren Duncan studies political psychology and gender; she has been engaged with this scholarship for over 25 years. She is particularly interested...

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Celebrate Pi Day with an extra slice of knowledge The year was 1988, the day was Monday and the place – San Fransisco. A physicist named Larry Shaw at the San Fransisco Science museum realized the date and said, it’s March 14th, the number of Pi – let’s celebrate. And that is how the tradition came about. On March 12, 2009, the day became official when...

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Fall in love with learning this Valentine’s Day.  Looking for something special this Valentine’s Day? The gift of learning lasts a lifetime. At edX, our mission is to not only provide high-quality education, but to offer courses in a wide variety of subject areas and skills you are looking for. This Valentine’s Day, we encourage you to take a course in a subject area you love. With over 800 courses, it’s hard to chose, but we have...

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Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow. So, is it really an early spring? Every year, on February 2nd, Punxsutawney Phil emerges from his burrow in the early morning hours as thousands watch in suspense to see if he will see his shadow. Legend goes, if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather in the U.S. If he doesn’t...

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Creativity & Entrepreneurship AMA
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Leverage your creativity to build a business with expert guidance from BerkleeICE Director Panos Panay. This Wednesday, January 27, ask your questions of Panos Panay, head of Berklee’s Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE). He is currently teaching Creativity and Entrepreneurship course on edX. AMA means “Ask Me Anything.” Questions about entrepreneurship, creativity, the music industry, his research, and more, are all fair game. (Current students,...

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reddit AMA: Tsunamis and Storm Surges
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What causes tsunamis? How can we better prepare? What questions do you have about tsunamis and storm surges? This Thursday, January 21, ask your questions of Tomoya Shibayama, who is currently teaching Waseda University’s Tsunamis and Storm Surges: Introduction to Coastal Disasters MOOC on edX. AMA means “Ask Me Anything.” Questions about tsunamis, storm surges, the professor’s research, and more, are fair game. (Current students,...

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Today honors Martin Luther King Jr., a civil rights pioneer in America and beyond. MLK Jr. was an advocate for humanity, justice, education and service. Though a leader from the U.S., the King holiday is observed by more than 100 nations around the globe. It is a day to honor his work and his legacy. MLK Jr. was fully committed to education and to furthering human rights around...

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