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Two young girls watching an iPad. There’s a huge variety of streaming video that children watch—and parents need to help them make the right choices, a Tufts expert says
December 12, 2019 Large Image
There’s a huge variety of streaming video that children watch—and parents need to help them make the right choices, a Tufts expert says

Kids love YouTube. According to one study, more than half of American children between eight and twelve years old say they watch YouTube and other...

Two women serving food at a large kitchen. Developing a clear strategy helps organizations increase their impact, says Fletcher professor in new book
December 10, 2019 Large Image
Developing a clear strategy helps organizations increase their impact, says Fletcher professor in new book

Many organizations take on big problems like alleviating poverty or combatting climate change. But how can they—and their funders—know that their...

A Tufts alum climbs the ridgeline on the Aiguille de l'M above Chamonix. Eliza Earle, A12, travels the globe photographing extreme sports and outdoor athletes.
December 6, 2019 Large Image
The Tufts alum travels the globe photographing extreme sports and outdoor athletes

Congenial and down-to-earth, Eliza Earle, A12, is very easy to talk to—if you can manage to track her down. When I reached her in late January,...

A sign saying Happy Holidays on pine branches with a dusting of snow. The so-called “War on Christmas” captures the threat to status quo that some Americans perceive as the country’s demographics change, Tufts professor says
December 5, 2019 Large Image
The so-called “War on Christmas” captures the threat to the status quo that some Americans perceive as the country’s demographics change, Tufts professor says

“Happy Holidays” is a simple message of seasonal cheer. But to a small subset of the population, many with political motivations, this inclusive...

Portraits of seven men and one woman. A Tufts political scientist takes on the question of why so many presidential candidates have come from Massachusetts in the last 200 years.
December 4, 2019 Large Image
Political scientist Jeff Berry interrogates himself to find the answer, and it’s not eating lobster and baked beans

With the recent arrival of former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick into the 2020 presidential race, we at Tufts Now have been...

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