In the World

Chinatown Gate
December 20, 2017 Large Image
Community Research Center provides grants to projects that combine health and education in Tufts host community of Boston’s Chinatown

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Dec. 20, 2017) – The Tisch College Community Research Center at...

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December 19, 2017 Large Image
A new report suggests that sexual assault is pervasive within the ranks of humanitarian groups

Even as they are providing humanitarian assistance to others, many aid workers are experiencing sexual harassment and assault themselves, with the...

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December 14, 2017 Large Image
The digital currency is riding a wave of interest in decentralized—and secure—technologies, says Fletcher School professor

The digital cash known as bitcoin has soared in value this year, and earlier this week investors bet positively on a new financial product based...

December 13, 2017 Large Image
Young people (18-29) in Alabama vote for Doug Jones by wide margin -- estimated youth turnout 23 percent

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Dec. 13, 2017) – Youth turnout in yesterday’s special U.S. Senate election in Alabama is...

Michelle Ramirez with boxes of relief supplies for Puerto Rico
December 13, 2017 Large Image
Michelle Ramirez, J99, led an effort from her apartment in New York to send medical relief supplies to Puerto Rico

It has been nearly three months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on September 20, crippling infrastructure and leaving people all...