The digital revolution is urging us to rethink how college works

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Knowledge can no longer be confined to marble-clad institutions.

While the internet has made online learning virtually free, the price of traditional teaching is still soaring. When the job market is transforming more quickly each year, how can we reinvent education to keep up?

The Future of College is part of What Happens Next, a series of deeply reported short documentaries that examine aspects of life poised to transform radically in the next decades. We’ve spent two years traveling the world to find the people who aren’t simply making predictions about the future, but are already living them out.