In the World

A donut chart showing youth support for Democratic presidential candidates among young voters, with the largest portion supporting Sanders.
February 18, 2020 Large Image
Need for more campaign outreach to mobilize support, especially among Latinos

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Feb. 18, 2020)Millennial and Gen-Z voters could be on track for a big turnout in the Texas primary...

A male student with a backpack walks out of Barnum Hall, a grey stone building with a red, white and blue balloon arch framing its door
February 13, 2020 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Feb. 13, 2020)–Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic...

A chart showing the breakdown of which Democratic candidates young voters supported in the 2020 New Hampshire primary. Senator Bernie Sanders received 51 percent of the youth vote.
February 12, 2020 Large Image
Youth turnout in New Hampshire is strong, despite barriers; Sanders benefits

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Feb. 12, 2020)In a very close race in the New Hampshire Democratic primary, young people made the...

A young woman and man standing by a stairway in an office building. Started by a couple of former Tufts engineering students, Potentia matches volunteer English language tutors with immigrant students.
February 10, 2020 Large Image
Started by a couple of former Tufts engineering students, Potentia matches volunteer tutors with immigrant students

Young Innovators is an occasional series showcasing Tufts students who are turning opportunities and ideas into new and original...

A traditional African Zulu woman speaks on a mobile phone in rural Africa. Researchers at The Fletcher School are trying to understand how the mobile phone can potentially reduce inequalities in Africa and around the world.
February 7, 2020 Large Image
A new ranking system created by Fletcher researchers assesses countries’ potential for digital economic success and provides recommendations for improvement

In Africa, more people have access to cell phones than to toilets or clean drinking water, according to Bhaskar Chakravorti,...