In the World

Tufts student walking on street in Madrid
August 24, 2016 Video
Working with developmentally disabled Spanish youth taught students on Tufts’ inaugural service-learning program about commitment, perseverance—and themselves

A young woman and a girl moved along a street in a quiet neighborhood of Madrid. They held hands and talked fast in Spanish. The girl, perhaps...

Tufts student in Leon, Nicaragua in a classroom
August 24, 2016 Slideshow
Spending nine months in Central America doing community service, these students were challenged and inspired—and surprised by what stayed with them

Before Abigail Barton, A20, could flourish during her gap year in León, Nicaragua, she had to grasp the basics. On her walk to work, she learned...

August 15, 2016 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (August 15, 2016) Tufts University has appointed Rocco DiRico, a Medford native with extensive political and public...

Anthony Kulukulualani
August 12, 2016 Large Image
My life as a minority of one has made me stronger and inspired me in ways I never could have imagined, says medical student

The weather was frigid. Snow fell lightly onto the windshield of the van as my dad sped down the highway to our new home. Strange music played...

mosquito on a hand
August 8, 2016 Large Image
A cattle disease spread by bodily fluids may offer clues for stemming the epidemic

As Rio de Janeiro welcomes athletes to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, concerns about the Zika virus continue to grow. The virus has spread...