In the World

1986 panel discussion at Tufts
May 3, 2016 Large Image
As the Institute for Global Leadership celebrates its 30th anniversary, alumni from the first year reflect on their careers and how the program shaped them

After a TWA flight from Athens to Rome was hijacked by Shiite Hezbollah terrorists in the summer of 1985, Tufts political science lecturer Sherman...

2016 Republican primary debate in Miami
May 2, 2016 Large Image
Coming to grips with the mathematical obstacles to fair elections

Is there such a thing as a better method of choosing our leaders? It’s a question that pops up among the general public whenever we slog through a...

Edward Schumacher-Matos at the Murrow Center at Tufts
April 28, 2016 Large Image
A new director wants to make the Murrow Center a player in 21st century media and international relations

Edward Schumacher-Matos, F73, learned about newspapering from the best and the brightest: while at Fletcher, he took a course with the Pulitzer...

Amy Bower
April 22, 2016 Large Image
Amy Bower, J81, may have lost her sight, but that hasn’t slowed her career as an oceanographer—or sailor

Some scientists like to follow up on other people’s research, going back to where discoveries were first made to see what else there is to learn....

April 15, 2016 Large Image
Mellon Sawyer Seminar in Comparative Global Humanities to bring distinguished visiting humanities scholars to Tufts; inaugural event features acclaimed director Mira Nair

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. Tufts University will launch the Mellon Sawyer Seminar in Comparative Global...