In the World

A Zoom screen with many participants. With summer internships in computer science gone due to COVID-19, the Tufts community stepped up and created a new way of learning skills—and helping others with the Coding for Good program
August 11, 2020 Large Image
With summer internships in computer science gone due to COVID-19, the Tufts community stepped up and created a new way of learning skills—and helping others

Early in the spring semester, Kiran Misner, A22, had set his sights on a summer internship, in part to explore research as a career path, but also...

The mushroom clouds above Hiroshima and Nagasaki following the atomic bombings on August 6 and August 9, 1945. Three Tufts professors discuss the legacy of the bombings and how are they viewed in Japanese culture.
August 4, 2020 Large Image
The effects of the atomic bomb are still felt in Japan and the world, 75 years later

August 6 marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of the atomic bombing of the Japanese city Hiroshima. It was the first time nuclear weapons had been...

A young woman points to a coffee bush with beans on it. Eric Wilburn helps run a business that directly benefits the people and wildlife in a national park in Mozambique—and hopes it will be a model for others
July 31, 2020 Large Image
Alum Eric Wilburn helps run a business that directly benefits the people and wildlife in a national park in Mozambique—and hopes it will be a model for others

Can you make the world a better place with a cup of coffee? Eric Wilburn, E12, is hoping so.

He is helping lead an experiment in social...

A chart showing income levels of perceived government assistance
July 30, 2020 Large Image
Latinos, those with only high school education, and under-30s hit harder by layoffs than other groups, according to new Tufts University national survey

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (July 30, 2020)—College graduates and high earners...

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