In the World

Dominque de Villepin at Tufts
March 8, 2018 Large Image
Former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin sees the Israeli-Palestinian conflict being subsumed by wider conflicts in the region

For decades, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been the central issue of the Middle East, seeming to defy solution. It is still a thorny issue...

March 8, 2018
Tufts’ Jessica Harney classifies athletes with disabilities for international competition, and helps bring adaptive sports to all

The Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, starting March 9, bring to the world stage extraordinary athletes competing in alpine skiing, cross-...

Cyberchase cartoon heros Jackie, Inez and Matt
March 7, 2018 Large Image
Some kids’ animated shows feature diverse characters, but too many still reinforce stereotypes, and that’s a problem, say Tufts researchers

The hype surrounding the movie Black Panther has been as hyperbolic as any feat its...

Elizabeth A. Vazquez in India
February 28, 2018 Large Image
Fletcher Women’s Leadership Award winner helps female-led enterprises from around the globe sell more to corporations

Elizabeth A. Vazquez, F96, used to dream of rescuing women from poverty. But early in her career, she realized that women weren’t helplessly...

young man holding a smartphone
February 28, 2018 Large Image
Two-factor authentication on devices secures your identity, not just your data, says Tufts expert

Smartphones store your email, your photos, and your calendar. They provide access to online social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, and even...