In the World

Elliot Ackerman
February 22, 2017 Large Image
A new novel by former Marine Elliot Ackerman focuses on hope and despair in Syria

The journalist Elliot Ackerman, A03, F03, a former Marine, landed in Gaziantep, a city of about 1.5 million in southern Turkey, in 2013 with a...

students taking notes along road in New Hampshire
February 21, 2017 Large Image
Students learn that things such as coffee shops, American flags and even Halloween decorations offer insights into voter behavior in a community

The first time Ben Kaminoff, A18, visited Manchester, New Hampshire, was last year when he was canvassing for the student group Tufts Democrats....

crowd at Logan airport protesting executive order
February 21, 2017 Large Image
Protests against the executive order banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries show how far the U.S. has come, says Tufts political scientist Deborah Schildkraut

In 1939, the U.S. government turned away Jewish refugees from Germany, Austria and elsewhere in Europe. Three years later, when more than 2,000...

February 21, 2017

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (February 21, 2017) -- Tufts University is among the country’s top producers of Fulbright scholarship winners, with 10...

February 7, 2017 Large Image
Awards support food security research, evaluation of dialogue on race and ethnicity

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Feb. 7, 2017) – Two grants from the Tisch College Community...