In the World

Marine Corps officers at attention
October 9, 2015 Large Image
Just when we need smart military leaders, a study by a Fletcher School student and professor shows we might not be getting the best and brightest

At the end of a seven-month counterinsurgency operation in Afghanistan, U.S. Marine Lieutenant Matthew Cancian, F16, turned to a fellow officer...

Joseph Alexiou
October 7, 2015 Large Image
A new book by Joseph Alexiou, A06, traces the history of the poisoned and picturesque Gowanus waterway

Joseph Alexiou, A06, leaned over the railing of Brooklyn’s Union Street Bridge on a windy day, contemplating the fetid waterway on which he has...

October 5, 2015

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – October 5, 2015 – Tufts University will be honored today with the 2015 Higher Education Civic...

refugees in makeshift camp in Belgrade park
October 2, 2015 Large Image
Western nations face thorny legal, humanitarian and practical issues, says human rights law expert

We see them on the nightly TV news and on the front page of the newspaper: thousands of people fleeing war, oppression and persecution in Syria,...

Yasmin Altwaijri , N96, N02
October 1, 2015 Large Image
Yasmin Altwaijri, N96, N02, is blazing a trail for epidemiology and for Saudi women in science

In 2009, Yasmin Altwaijri, the head of epidemiology at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center in Riyadh, set out with her...