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Al Gore
January 24, 2018 Large Image
Feb. 7 event will kick off semester-long Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series for spring 2018

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Jan. 24, 2018) – The Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University will host former Vice...

January 23, 2018 Large Image
In the 1700s, Montesquieu emphasized the fragility of enlightened government, a lesson that is as relevant now as ever, says a Tufts professor

It is commonplace for citizens of liberal, democratic nations to believe that despotism is foreign to their own experiences.


an injured red-tailed hawk recuperating at Tufts Wildlife clinic
January 23, 2018 Large Image
Tufts Wildlife Clinic reports another record year for number of cases, seeing close to 4,000 patients in 2017

If you had to guess, how many red-tailed hawks would you think the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine saw in 2017: a) 5; b) 63; or c) 155?...

Eitan Hersh at Tufts
January 23, 2018 Large Image
Tufts political scientist Eitan Hersh used big data sets to uncover the truth about Texas’s 2011 voter ID legislation

In 2011, the Texas state legislature passed a bill requiring that residents present certain types of identification before being allowed to vote....

January 19, 2018
As North Korea plans to send athletes and performers to South Korea, Fletcher’s Sung-Yoon Lee warns it’s all a ploy

Having rattled the world with his aggressive nuclear weapons tests and bellicose rhetoric, North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un is extending an olive branch...