In the World

an oil rig being towed to sea
June 11, 2018 Large Image
OPEC and Russia say they are trying to boost oil prices by lowering production, but the real reasons for the current price increase lie elsewhere

It’s hard not to notice rising gas prices as we head to the pumps—and they have indeed been climbing. A year ago, a gallon cost about $2.40; now...

maps of the world
June 6, 2018
The Fletcher School will launch the low-residency online program aimed at mid-career professionals next year

The Fletcher School will launch a new digitally mediated business degree program aimed at working professionals in May 2019.

Students will...

Girls engineering workshop on robotics at the CEEO at Tufts University (Kelvin Ma/Tufts University).
June 4, 2018 Large Image
Tufts University to host LEGO® Education Symposium and Tufts STEM Education Conference
long view of Boston Harbor and downtown Boston on a sunny day
June 1, 2018 Large Image
Researchers dive into the historical record to recreate a 200-year sea-level history—and predict increased flooding in the 2030s

In 1825, a local engineer named Loammi Baldwin, Jr., was commissioned by federal government to build a dry dock at Charlestown Navy Yard. Baldwin...

Mike Pompeo shakes hands with Kim Jong-Un in North Korea
May 31, 2018 Large Image
As the president prepares for his on-again-off-again summit with North Korea‘s leader, Fletcher’s Sung-Yoon Lee examines the possible risks and rewards

President Trump abruptly canceled a high-stakes summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un last week, but it appears the meeting may still move...