In the World

Mount Ararat overlooking Yerevan, the capital of Armenia
May 28, 2015 Large Image
The Fletcher School’s big footprint in a small nation creates a network of leaders who think in new ways

Armenia is a crossroads between East and West. Bordered by Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Iran, it’s been part of the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman...

two 2014 spelling bee winners
May 21, 2015 Large Image
The new wave of Indian American spelling champs provides a plethora of perspicacity about the immigrant experience

Nupur Lala, a 14-year-old girl from Tampa, Florida, approached the microphone at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, anxiously awaiting her word....

pro-immigration rally in Arizona
May 15, 2015 Large Image
Improving the legal status of our country’s newest arrivals is not only humane but smart, says Tufts sociologist

Immigration is a hot topic again, as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton recently announced she would support President Barack Obama...

a street scene in Kathmandu after the earthquake
May 11, 2015 Large Image
In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake, what’s really needed is targeted long-term development assistance, says Tufts expert

For the past four years, several dozen Nepali research staffers have worked for Tufts as part of a project looking at the connections between...

May 11, 2015

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Two Tufts faculty members are continuing groundbreaking research in computer science thanks to their $500,000 Faculty...