In the World

person shuffling deck of JadedAid cards
January 11, 2017 Large Image
A cheeky game co-created by a Fletcher alum is a hit among stressed-out international development workers

What’s the secret to peace in the Middle East?

How about “a vial of Bono’s tears,” “bombing in the name of freedom,” or “another damn...

man grinding peanuts in Guinea-Bissau village
January 9, 2017 Large Image
A nutritional supplement developed at Tufts is helping people in one West African village thrive—and earn a living

When Tufts nutritionist Susan Roberts went to the small village of Dandu in Guinea-Bissau, on West Africa’s Atlantic coast, to test nutritional...

Masha Gordon at the South Pole
December 16, 2016 Large Image
Masha Gordon, F98, summited the highest peaks of all seven continents and skied the last stretch to the North and South poles in record time

Masha Gordon, F98, failed gym class as a girl and never thought of herself as an athlete. But about eight years ago, while on maternity leave from...

Exterior photo of Fletcher School in spring
December 15, 2016
Students can now pursue a joint degree in transatlantic affairs, a Ph.D. in economics and policy, or a dual degree in international law

The Fletcher School has established two new joint-degree programs—a master’s in transatlantic affairs with the College of Europe and a Ph.D. in...

December 14, 2016 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE (Dec. 14, 2016) – Kelly M. Greenhill, Ph.D., a political science professor in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts...