In the World

student writing on map divided into blue and red states
February 9, 2016 Large Image
New report shows top 10 states and districts where young people could have high impact on elections

If you’re wondering who really wields the power to influence this year’s presidential election, think young. A new Tufts report points to the...

Linda Abriola
February 8, 2016 Large Image
Linda Abriola will seek to advance research and impact by fostering interdisciplinary collaborations

Linda Abriola, a nationally recognized authority on groundwater contamination and remediation, has been appointed director of the...

February 8, 2016
The event running from Feb. 17 to 21 features discussions led by practitioners, academics, policymakers and journalists

Tufts’ Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) will host its 31st annual Norris and Margery Bendetson...

Medellin, Colombia cable car system
February 5, 2016 Large Image
New strategies for communal welfare can promote justice and sustainability, says Julian Agyeman

In this age of rapid urbanization and growing inequality, cities can promote justice, solidarity and sustainability by developing new strategies...

meeting reflected in sunglasses of soldier
February 4, 2016 Large Image
A new book argues that in the Horn of Africa, politicians, generals and insurgents are driven by money and power, not ideology

For the past 30 years, the Horn of Africa has seen famine, brutal civil wars and floods of refugees fleeing violence. But the upheaval is not...