In the World

People standing in Mumbai slum. As the world becomes increasingly urban, Tufts faculty look at inequities that drive chronic poverty, poor health, and discrimination
March 26, 2021 Large Image
As the world becomes increasingly urban, Tufts faculty examine inequities that drive chronic poverty, poor health, and discrimination

More than half the world’s population now live in cities, and continued global urbanization is amplifying complex challenges at the intersection...

Charles Scott, a graduate of The Fletcher School at Tufts, quit his corporate career to go on athletic adventures with his kids. He now helps other people craft their own paths toward a more vital, meaningful life.
March 19, 2021 Large Image
I wanted to go on athletic adventures with my kids. But could I pursue my vision of a meaningful life and still pay the bills?

This is the first in a series of essays called My Moment, in which Tufts graduates from across the university share stories of personal...

Rachel Kyte. In honor of Women’s History Month, Fletcher School’s first female dean reflects on her life, career, and why this is a moment for women’s leadership.
March 19, 2021 Sound Clip
In honor of Women’s History Month, Fletcher School’s first female dean reflects on her life, career, and why this is a moment for women’s leadership

Fletcher School Dean Rachel Kyte has dedicated her career to increasing access to clean, affordable energy for the world’s poor. A 2002...

Mary Goode listens to a lecture at Tufts in 1974. From being a student at Tufts in the 1970s, she rose to become one of Massachusetts’ first female Black legislators
March 18, 2021 Large Image
From being a student at Tufts in the early 1970s, Mary Goode rose to become one of Massachusetts’ first female Black legislators

Even after three years as a Tufts student, Mary Goode regularly questioned her decision as she crossed the Academic Quad. “Every semester—no,...

Seven women in outline on a purple background
March 18, 2021 Large Image
Women share stories of those who inspired them—and challenges still facing women today

In honor of Women’s History Month, Tufts Now reached out to members of the Tufts...

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