In the World

Peter Walker
March 23, 2011 Large Image
As Japan struggles to respond to the devastation, it has experience on its side, says disaster relief expert Peter Walker

The catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan earlier this month is presenting overwhelming challenges for relief agencies. But disasters...

Voting during the referendum
March 22, 2011 Large Image
As seen in Eritrea, the author’s homeland, the path to true independence is long and difficult, yet rewarding

Following a U.N.-sponsored independence referendum in January, South Sudan is emerging as the newest country in Africa, a distinction that was for...

Dana Blander
March 10, 2011 Large Image
The turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa has the country on edge, but not all change is for the worse, says expert

With much of the Arab world in tumult, Israel is understandably anxious, says an Israeli political scientist who is currently teaching at Tufts....

Molly Pindell and her goats
March 3, 2011 Large Image
Molly Pindell, N05, took her own path to making scrumptious, sustainable goat cheese

Molly Pindell’s handcrafted goat cheese is in high demand, be it the rounds of soft, light chèvre or truncated pyramids of creamy Sterling. Still...

February 28, 2011 Large Image
Tufts heifers take top prizes

The Tufts farm team knows a thing or two about quality livestock. Two of the veterinary school’s cows won prizes this fall at the largest fair in...

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