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Karl Reid. It’s important to take a systematic approach to dismantle racism, he told a Tufts audience
February 11, 2021 Large Image
It’s important to take a systematic approach to dismantle racism, Karl Reid tells a Tufts audience

To address the issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in society and in higher education, taking a systems approach—drawing on perspectives...

Omar Harmouche, D21, MG21 (MPH), and Alia Osseiran, D22, demonstrate teeth brushing on a stuffed animal. Their nonprofit, Box for Health, helps children in Lebanon.
February 11, 2021 Large Image
Tufts dental students find a way to reach and teach kids in Lebanon, even in troubled times

A couple of years ago, dental students Omar Harmouche and Alia Osseiran set out to develop a way to teach children in Lebanon, a country where...

Democratic strategist and author Zerlina Maxwell, who discusses how the country is changing—and how its politics should become more inclusive
February 9, 2021 Large Image
Democratic strategist and author Zerlina Maxwell, A03, discusses how the country is changing—and how its politics should become more inclusive

Zerlina Maxwell, A03, wants to change politics as we know it. Because what we’ve come to think of as politics in America today, she argues, doesn’...

Five members of The Fletcher School’s cyber team are pictured in a Zoom video grid. The group has outperformed the likes of Harvard and West Point at a trio of international competitions since late 2019, designing real solutions to online threats.
January 29, 2021 Large Image
A team of scrappy Fletcher students has taken the world of international cyber contests by storm—and designed real solutions to online threats

They call themselves FSociety, after the revolutionary hacker group in the cult TV show Mr. Robot—with a knowing wink toward The Fletcher...

Illustration of a woman sitting being attacking on all sides by angry words. The often-anonymous online attacks on women, especially those speaking up for causes, threaten not just them but our democracy, says a Tufts professor
January 25, 2021 Large Image
The often-anonymous attacks on women speaking up on social media threaten not just them but our democracy, says a Tufts professor

When Parkland, Fla., high school student Emma Gonzalez spoke forcefully against gun violence in 2018 after the mass shooting at her high school,...

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