In the World

September 20, 2017 Large Image
Analysis of nearly 10 million college student voting records; turnout increases high among Asian and Hispanic students; women voted at higher rates than men, but gender gap held steady; voting rates varied by state and field of study

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Sept. 20, 2017) -- College and university students voted at a higher rate in 2016 than in 2012,...

soldiers carrying comrade through swampy waters in Vietnam in 1969
September 20, 2017 Large Image
The Vietnam War changed how conflicts are waged and covered, says Tufts professor

More than 30 years after the end of the Vietnam War—in which more than 58,000 Americans and up to three million Vietnamese died—it’s back in the...

damaged road in Florida
September 19, 2017 Large Image
In the wake of hurricanes in Texas and Florida comes possibility of righting past inequities during redevelopment, says Fletcher alumna

Sarah Labowitz, F09, wasn’t supposed to be facing down a hurricane in Houston. She had hoped to be working for the first female president in U.S....

woman and child in badly damaged home in Florida after hurricane Irma
September 18, 2017 Large Image
Children can be deeply affected by natural disasters like hurricanes, and their caregivers need to know the signs, says child trauma researcher

As the nation recovers from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the only two Category 4 Atlantic storms to hit the United States in the same year, it’s...

Daniel Shapiro at Tufts
September 15, 2017 Large Image
Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro says the Israelis and Palestinians view conflict as a zero-sum game

Daniel Shapiro, who served as U.S. ambassador to Israel from 2011 to 2017, is a firm believer in working toward separate, sovereign states for...