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Jun 15, 2016, 09:30 ET EdX, Cornell University, and University of Queensland to Offer First Shark-Focused Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

 Now available for enrollment on edX, the nonprofit online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT, a new Cornell University and...


Feb 18, 2016, 10:00 ET Thousands of Refugees to Receive College Credit Online through edX Partnership with Kiron

 As part of a joint effort to improve the lives of thousands of newly arrived Syrian and other refugees in Europe, edX today announced a...


Jan 06, 2016, 08:00 ET Qualified 7th Graders Can Earn Special Consideration For Cooke Scholarships By Completing An edX Online College Course

 Outstanding 7th grade students from families with financial need can earn special consideration for a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarship...


Jun 25, 2015, 09:00 ET Open edX powered by Bitnami now available in Amazon Web Services Marketplace

EdX, the open-source, nonprofit online learning destination offering MOOCs from some of the world's best universities and institutions to learners...


Jun 15, 2015, 09:30 ET EdX Expands Free Course Offerings for Summer Learners

 EdX, the nonprofit online learning initiative founded by Harvard and MIT, today announced a special selection of high-quality, free courses...


Apr 02, 2015, 12:46 ET EdX Commits to Accessibility for Individuals with Disabilities

On April 2, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced an agreement with edX related to Title III of the Americans with Disabilities...


Mar 10, 2015, 10:00 ET EdX collaborates with Microsoft to Launch IT Development Courses

 EdX, the nonprofit online learning initiative, welcomes Microsoft Corp. as its first corporate member to offer MOOCs on edX.org. Through this...


Mar 03, 2015, 11:08 ET EdX Launches Three New Courses from the Smithsonian Institution

 EdX, the nonprofit online learning initiative, will offer three, new, free MOOCs from the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum...


Mar 24, 2014, 09:00 ET EdX Appoints Wendy Cebula as President and COO

EdX, the nonprofit online learning initiative, today announced the appointment of Wendy Cebula as the company's president and chief operating...


Mar 06, 2014, 10:00 ET EdX Announces New Membership Structure; Expands edx.org

 EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative composed of the 32 charter members of the xConsortium, today announced a new expanded...


Dec 19, 2013, 13:13 ET Make Learning Your New Year's Resolution with edX's New Top 10 MOOCs for 2014

 Whether you're seeking a new job or a new passion, the New Year provides an opportunity to set and reach goals that will enhance your personal...