In the World

a father and son and their dog
February 11, 2019 Large Image
Alum helps develop online service that links people surrendering their dogs and cats with those looking to adopt

Brian Eriksen, E92, EG94, never planned to work in animal welfare. He was twenty-two years into his career in software development when he was...

View of Congress at 2019 State of the Union address
February 6, 2019 Large Image
Tufts faculty weigh in on the State of the Union address and what lies ahead for America

The tone was one of both conciliation and confrontation as Donald Trump spoke at his third State of the Union address February 5. He called for...

a fire flare coming off a smokestack at night
February 5, 2019 Large Image
United States and China policies could make or break global climate efforts, a Tufts professor says

The United States and China together account for nearly 45 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels, so their decisions have a...

Dan Snyder at his New York store
February 4, 2019 Large Image
Fletcher alum Dan Snyder started his career in the FBI, but followed his passion for tailoring

When Dan Snyder, F14, worked for the FBI almost a decade ago, he wore off-the-rack suits that fit so poorly he had to bring them to a tailor to be...

Graphic of increase in cardiovascular hospitalizations after Hurricane Katrina's landfall in Orleans Parish.
January 31, 2019 Large Image
Increase in hospitalization rates lasted more than a month; higher among older black population compared to older white population

BOSTON (Jan. 31, 2019)—Natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornados, and hurricanes are generally described in terms of wind speed, land...