In the World

illustration of cloud made up of teeth
February 25, 2015
Business plan competition winner led by dental school grad hopes to use virtual visits to help those far from care

More than 49 million Americans live in areas where they have little or no access to dental care, according to the U.S. Department of Health and...

Orly Clerge
February 20, 2015 Large Image
Sociologist Orly Clerge says that the time is ripe for all blacks—from poor to rich—to unite to create political change in the U.S.

What it means to be black in America today lies at the complex intersection of race, class and space, says Tufts sociologist Orly Clerge, who is...

February 19, 2015
Data intended to inform dietary policies directed at reducing chronic disease, obesity rates

BOSTON- In a first-of-its-kind analysis of worldwide dietary patterns, a team including researchers from the Friedman School of...

February 18, 2015
Alumni are serving around the world, from Belize and Peru to Burkino Faso and Kyrgyzstan

With international relations as one of the most popular majors for Tufts undergraduates, it’s no surprise that the university is among the top...

two medical students on lobster pier
February 17, 2015 Large Image
A medical student from a lobstering family takes on the challenge of bringing effective health care to the community that raised her

The morning was hushed and cold. I wore the grubbiest clothes I could get my hands on—the kind of clothes that had cycled through the wash and...