In the World

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....

Speakers at the Leir naming event at Tufts
September 21, 2017 Large Image
Tufts officially names the Henry J. Leir Institute for Human Security

Tufts paid tribute to a close friend and advocate of the university with the naming of Henry J. Leir Institute for Human Security on September 18...

September 20, 2017 Large Image
Analysis of nearly 10 million college student voting records; turnout increases high among Asian and Hispanic students; women voted at higher rates than men, but gender gap held steady; voting rates varied by state and field of study

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Sept. 20, 2017) -- College and university students voted at a higher rate in 2016 than in 2012,...

soldiers carrying comrade through swampy waters in Vietnam in 1969
September 20, 2017 Large Image
The Vietnam War changed how conflicts are waged and covered, says Tufts professor

More than 30 years after the end of the Vietnam War—in which more than 58,000 Americans and up to three million Vietnamese died—it’s back in the...