In the World

jeepney in Manila evening traffic
October 11, 2017 Large Image
Photographer Alonso Nichols spent six months documenting Filipino life, on the streets and in the country

When Alonso Nichols saw four small boys walking closely beside along a wall in Intramuros—a historic section of Manila, the capital of the...

Zohra Drif at Tufts
October 5, 2017 Large Image
Zohra Drif spoke at Tufts about her role in the Algerian War in the 1950s, and how that struggle remains relevant today

Shortly after turning 22, Zohra Drif confronted the leader of the Algerian independence movement’s National Liberation Front (FLN) about his...

kids playing with KIBO robot and programming tools
September 29, 2017 Large Image
Coding can be a playground that allows children to become producers, and not merely consumers, of technology

It is 3 p.m. on a sunny Monday, and I have just finished giving a talk for hundreds of early childhood teachers in the Boston area. As I am making...

September 27, 2017
Community and university to partner in teaching and research

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass.(Sept. 27, 2017) – Tufts University and the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) today announced the launch of an...

Voting sign outside polling place at Tufts
September 22, 2017 Large Image
Among youth, women voted at a greater rate than men, and Hispanics and Asians voted more than in 2012, Tufts researchers say

Whether motivated by support for particular policies or enthusiasm—or ire—toward the candidates, the 2016 election captured the attention of U.S....