In the World

Anthony Monaco and David Harris at forum
February 6, 2017 Large Image
University leaders reaffirm commitment to the value of a global community and join legal challenge of executive order

As the status of President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting entry to the U.S. by individuals from seven predominantly Muslim Middle...

resdient medical doctor with patient in clinic
February 2, 2017 Large Image
How a Tufts medical residency program is helping a small community of Haitian refugees in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Six people were seated at a table in a bright, modern room on the second floor of the public library in Lawrence, Massachusetts. For generations,...

Maria Kristensen in Chechnya
January 31, 2017 Large Image
Fletcher Women’s Leadership Award winner Maria Kristensen, F02, helps people displaced by war in sites from Sudan to Afghanistan

For Maria Kristensen, F02, hearing gunfire at night in Darfur was so common that even when it sounded closer than usual, she went back to sleep....

illustration of two soldiers, one with flames in his torso
January 27, 2017 Large Image
I was diagnosed with it—and I plan to continue serving in the Army for the rest of my career

It was late 2012 and I was commanding an infantry company in Kandahar. At night, when we came back from foot patrols, five of us would build a...

a water retention pond
January 26, 2017 Large Image
How do development projects succeed after the organizers go home? 

It’s a useful cliché—give a man a fish and he eats for a day; teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime. Veterans of international food-aid...