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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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USC Rossier School of Education Welcomes More Than 300 Graduates From Its Online Master’s Programs to Campus for Commencement

The University of Southern California Rossier School of Education announces a milestone fifth graduation that brings together and celebrates graduates from its residential and online programs.

What Online Degree Can Give You the Power to Transform Lives?

We believe educators have the power to transform lives, in-turn transforming the future. It's the reason why we're so enthusiastic about 2U expanding its partnership with USC Rossier School of Education to launch its first online doctorate degree.

The Beat on the Heartbleed Bug

So you’ve probably heard by now of this security bug called “Heartbleed.” If you’re confused, frustrated or unsure of what to do, look no further. 2U CTO, James Kenigsberg, and his team kindly offered to help us create a user-friendly guide on how to handle this new security threat.

Bragging Rights to the Best Boss Ever!

Yes, it's official! Christopher Paucek, CEO, the "Grand Poobah," fearless leader and best boss ever, was recognized as one of the Highest Rated CEOs. Christopher was honored as one of the Top 5 CEOs in a small to mid-sized company by Glassdoor for 2014.

Announcing SocialWork@Simmons!

We’re excited to share that today we announced our second partnership with Simmons College, SocialWork@Simmons, an online Master of Social Work!

The Rise in Education Spending [INFOGRAPHIC]

Education spending is rising across the globe as the demand for education increases.  This infographic demonstrates the five pillars of education spending.