In the World

people in Sanaa in Yemen reach out for emergency food supplies
January 18, 2018 Large Image
A new book by a Fletcher research professor details the history—and future—of famine around the world

Mass starvation killed more than three million people in Stalin-era Ukraine in the 1930s and more than 18 million in China during Mao Zedong’s...

January 16, 2018 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Jan. 16, 2018) - Non-profit organizations in Somerville, Medford, Grafton, and the Boston neighborhoods of Chinatown,...

TV show cowboys in a photo from the 1960s
January 11, 2018 Large Image
A clinical psychiatrist connects sexual and gun violence with media archetypes

If you feel as if there’s been an uptick in the frequency and lethality of mass shootings in recent years,...

workers at Andela in Nairobi office
January 9, 2018 Large Image
Fletcher alumna Christina Sass co-founded a startup that develops tech talent in Africa

Mbithe Nzomo loves computer programming. The twenty-four-year-old Nairobi native studied the subject in college while designing mobile apps for a...

January 8, 2018 Large Image
Tufts researchers find aggressive Paris Agreement goals will help alleviate sea-level rise, a devastating consequence of global warming

The Paris Agreement from 2015 has a goal to hold the increase...