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The 2U blog is designed to offer you information about our programs as well as news from all of the fields our programs represent. We also strive to bring the latest news from online education, a field we are watching grow and evolve every day.

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How Is Higher Education Taking the Virtual Leap?

On October 22, 2015, we will be at The Economist’s 2015 Higher Education Forum 2015: Disrupting Traditional Models in New York. In anticipation of our panel, Taking the Virtual Leap: Navigating the Online Education Market panel featuring AnnaLee Saxenian, Lucas Swineford, Harrison Keller and Jim Shelton, we asked our panelists a few questions about the future of higher education.


Changing Lives Through Education: Pencils of Promise and 2U in Guatemala

Our trip to Guatemala with Pencils of Promise and the first education story by 2Ute Abigail Garcia. 

Dream 2U15: Keynotes, Activities and Farewells

Today was the last day of the 2U annual company meeting, in which we heard from leaders inside and outside of the company.

Dream 2U15: Workshops, Networking and Fun

Yesterday was a full day at Dream 2U15, our annual company meeting. Check out our full recap!

Dream 2U15: MSW@USC Graduate Performs at 2U Annual Meeting

Jabari “Naledge” Evans performed his new single, “Push the Limit,” this morning in a surprise appearance at the 2U annual company meeting, Dream 2U15. Evans, who graduated from the MSW@USC in 2014, wrote the song to explore education’s impact on society and to celebrate his own experiences earning his MSW online at the University of Southern California School of Social Work.

Dream 2U15: 2Utes Gather in Orlando for Annual Company Meeting

Since 2U’s founding in 2008, we have held a yearly off-site meeting for all employees. Yesterday we arrived in Orlando, Florida, for our eighth annual company meeting, Dream 2U15.