In the World

Danielle Weisberg at Tufts
October 21, 2016 Large Image
Danielle Weisberg, A08, co-founder of the email newsletter theSkimm, talks about business and politics

Danielle Weisberg, A08, and Carly Zakin were young producers at NBC News when they had an epiphany: female millennials who were not interested in...

voting booths
October 20, 2016 Large Image
Tisch College helped establish project to promote understanding of Question 4, about legalizing marijuana in Massachusetts

If voters know more about often complicated ballot questions, they’ll make better decisions come election time. That’s the premise driving the...

tea drying on wicker trays in China
October 19, 2016 Large Image
Tufts researchers are finding that climate change is affecting the growing and harvesting of tea, creating small differences that could have big consequences

Whether it’s a farmer’s crops or our own skin, bug bites are something few of us seek out or covet. But the nibble of a green leafhopper is the...

David Gregory and Patrick Healy at Tufts
October 18, 2016 Large Image
Broadcast journalist David Gregory led a panel discussion at Tufts on the role of the press in this topsy-turvy election season

Last week, when Donald Trump threatened to sue the New York Times if it didn’t retract a story in which six women said the Republican...

kids using Lego blocks to make a project
October 17, 2016 Large Image
Tufts researchers are studying how “makerspaces” can be best used in schools

Neat rows of desks and chairs have dotted the landscape of elementary and secondary school classrooms for centuries. But is that really the best...