In the World

December 13, 2011

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. –The Tufts Community Research Center has awarded a grant to the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (...

a Republican debate lineup of candidates
December 8, 2011 Large Image
Political scientist and commentator Jeffrey Berry handicaps the contest for the Republican nomination

As one Republican presidential hopeful after another has raced to the front of the pack, only to fall back again, Jeffrey Berry has been keeping a...

voters in Cairo
December 6, 2011 Large Image
Between demonstrations and elections, Egypt finds itself on the cusp of necessary change, writes religion professor Ken Garden

There is an Egyptian joke that made the rounds for years. Driving Hosni Mubarak home from his inauguration, his chauffeur, who had also driven the...

illustration of bird with cash flying over wall
November 30, 2011 Large Image
With war blocking food aid for drought-stricken Somalia, cash and innovation may be the only lifelines

The news made headlines in July: The United Nations declared famine in drought-stricken Somalia, warning that up to 750,000 people, most of them...

November 30, 2011

BOSTON (November 30, 2011) — In celebrating the Sharewood Project’s 15th anniversary, the Longwood Symphony Orchestra will...