In the World

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...

January 18, 2017 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Jan. 18, 2017) —If a job hunt is in your plans for 2017, your social network may be the best place to start. But...

TNSF Class of 2016
January 13, 2017 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Jan. 13, 2017) – The ...