In the World

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January 2, 2018 Large Image
In Afghanistan, I reported on the costs of war—and learned from the Green Berets about how to live

True stories of combat defy retelling. So I won’t tell you a war story here. But I will relate one conversation I had in Afghanistan early in the...

December 22, 2017
Wechsler had a long medical career as a surgeon in New Jersey

Harold “Hal” Wechsler, A53, J91P, died peacefully on February 8 at the age of eighty-five. Wechsler was born July 30, 1931, in New York. Raised in...

Chinatown Gate
December 20, 2017 Large Image
Community Research Center provides grants to projects that combine health and education in Tufts host community of Boston’s Chinatown

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Dec. 20, 2017) – The Tisch College Community Research Center at...

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December 19, 2017 Large Image
A new report suggests that sexual assault is pervasive within the ranks of humanitarian groups

Even as they are providing humanitarian assistance to others, many aid workers are experiencing sexual harassment and assault themselves, with the...

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December 14, 2017 Large Image
The digital currency is riding a wave of interest in decentralized—and secure—technologies, says Fletcher School professor

The digital cash known as bitcoin has soared in value this year, and earlier this week investors bet positively on a new financial product based...