In the World

A row of multi-ethnic and multi-racial hands holding up speech bubbles.
October 5, 2021 Large Image
Faculty spend a semester having the ‘uncomfortable’ conversations, with the goal of more inclusive classrooms

Part of an occasional Tufts Now series on how faculty are integrating issues of racial and social justice into the curricula...

Afghans at a military facility in New Jersey in September choose clothing
October 4, 2021 Large Image
Thousands of evacuees face a long process to rebuild their lives, but communities can make integration easier, a Fletcher School professor says

Resettlement agencies in the United States are scrambling to find new homes for tens of thousands of Afghans who fled their country as its...

U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, pictured in 2014
October 1, 2021 Large Image
The U.S. Presidential Envoy for Climate, Kerry urged universities to address climate change in keynote speech at Talloires Network Leaders Conference

As the U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry’s mission is not an easy one: Get countries to face the reality of what needs to be...

portrait of Tufts graduates Jason and Chloe Epstein at their house in NYC
September 28, 2021 Large Image
Jason and Chloe Epstein fund a new certificate program that links business and sustainability

As raging wildfires and other severe weather events demonstrate the destructive impact of climate change, entrepreneurs Jason Epstein, A96, and...

The border fence between the United States and Mexico, shown from the southern side, stretches to the ocean's edge at Tijuana, Mexico. In a documentary film, a professor from The Fletcher School at Tufts University explores how U.S. immigration policy affects migrants in Mexico.
September 15, 2021 Video
In a new documentary, a Fletcher School professor explores how U.S. immigration policy affects migrants in Mexico

Editor's Note: The documentary Waylaid In Tijuana is now available for viewing on YouTube.

In 2018, images of...