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Happy Earth Day! For nearly 50 years, people around the world have celebrated Earth Day to support environmental movements and build awareness around issues such as climate change. The Earth Day campaign this year is environmental and climate literacy. In order to change the way we treat our planet, we need to be knowledgeable about the environmental issues we face today and the actions we can take...

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We are excited to announce that we have teamed up with 20th Century Fox to offer our learners a chance to win an exclusive X-Men experience as part of the edX X-Men: Apocalypse sweepstakes. One lucky learner will be awarded the Grand Prize, which includes a trip for two to New York City for an experience with Hollywood special effects artists to transform you into...

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On April 22, 1970, thousands of colleges and universities across America organized protests against the deterioration of the environment, marking the first-ever Earth Day.  More than 20 million Americans marched through the streets & parks, in order to fight against environmental problems –  oil spills, polluting factories, toxic dumps, and more Nearly a half a century later, we still find ourselves facing many of the same...

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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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This course review was written by Andrea Novicki for the Duke CIT blog. We’re always excited to read student reviews of edX courses, and getting positive feedback from Andrea, a MOOC creator herself, was an additional compliment! Read on for a behind-the-scenes look at Tropical Coastal Ecosystems from UQx, which starts again November 24. I miss my MOOC! I just received my certificate in Tropical...

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Learn the history behind space travel, how to use business intelligence tools to share data, or discover the depths of your own creativity and thought process. Check out an edX course today and learn from the world’s leading universities and institutions. Engaging new courses are starting soon!