Stanford Open edX Changes its Name to Lagunita

Stanford’s Open edX platform,, has been rebranded to Lagunita (, changed its look and introduced some behind-the-scenes improvements.

“We named Lagunita after the lake near our headquarters on the Stanford University grounds. It’s a peaceful place to walk, ruminate, and spot Northern California wildlife in the midst of a vibrant campus,” explains Stanford’s team.

This Open edX instance, launched in April 2013, is part of the Stanford Online initiative.