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2014-03-28 00:23:35

LANDOVER, Md., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 9,175,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $13.00 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on March 28, 2014 under the ticker "TWOU." A total of 8,000,000 shares are being offered by 2U and 1,175,000 shares are being offered by selling stockholders. In addition, 2U and certain of the selling...

2014-03-18 08:29:31

iOS and Android apps provide anywhere, anytime access to online course content LANDOVER, Md., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that enable leading nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver their high-quality education to qualified students anywhere, today released six new mobile apps that provide students with anytime, anywhere access to course content without the need for an Internet connection. This launch...

2014-02-24 08:34:57

LANDOVER, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions that enable leading nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver their high-quality education to qualified students anywhere, today announced that it intends to expand its board of directors and will then appoint two new members to fill those seats: Sallie Krawcheck and Earl Lewis. Sallie Krawcheck, a renowned executive and thought leader in the financial industry, is...

2014-02-21 16:26:16

LANDOVER, Md., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. A portion of the shares will be issued and sold by 2U, and another portion is expected to be sold by certain...

2014-01-22 04:20:43

Authors of new book "Education & Skills 2.0: New Targets & Innovative Approaches" convene at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos to foster dialogue on key issues in education WASHINGTON, NEW YORK, BOSTON, and DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeking to increase awareness of the need to improve education systems around the world, members of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Education & Skills, including Harvard School of Public Health...

2014-01-15 08:34:58

White House Event Showcases Technology and Innovation in Education WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. CEO, Chip Paucek, will be a featured speaker today at the "Education Datapalooza" event hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the U.S. Department of Education. The full-day event is focused on the presentation of technology products, tools, innovations and developments designed to drive success in post-secondary education. "2U fully...

2013-12-11 12:27:59

2U Represents Maryland in Honored Companies List; One of Two Education Companies Recognized for Best Places to Work LANDOVER, Md., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc., a leader in developing the world's best online educational experiences in partnership with leading universities, has been honored as one of the Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work For in 2014, a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award. The Employees' Choice Awards rely solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide...

2013-10-01 12:34:05

Semester Online Expands to offer 19 Courses from Growing List of Prestigious Schools LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Semester Online(TM), a first-of-its-kind program offering rigorous, for-credit undergraduate online courses has opened enrollment for 19 courses in its spring 2014 catalog. Through a consortium of prestigious colleges and universities including Boston College, Brandeis University, Emory University, Northwestern University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel...

2013-09-12 12:33:16

Wake Forest is added to Consortium of top-tier universities offering a new online learning initiative LANDOVER, Md., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Semester Online, the first-of-its-kind program to offer for-credit undergraduate courses through a consortium of top-tier universities, announced today that Wake Forest University is joining the consortium and will offer its first course in 2014. In a partnership with 2U, Inc., Semester Online offers rigorous, small, online,...

2013-08-08 12:29:42

New Offering Gives Undergraduate Students Instant Access To Semester Online Courses LANDOVER, Md., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Semester Online, the first-of-its-kind program offering rigorous for-credit undergraduate courses through a consortium of prestigious colleges and universities announced today the launch of a new mobile application for iOS and Android mobile devices. Developed by 2U, Inc., the leader in creating online academic experiences for top colleges and universities,...