In the World

A student and a veterinary professor kneeling on the floor working on a simulation dog. Emergency care veterinarian Sean Majoy is working to ensure that police K-9s receive lifesaving care.
July 17, 2019 Large Image
After years of treating military working dogs, a Tufts emergency care veterinarian is trying to ensure that police K-9s receive the same lifesaving care


Notre-Dame Cathedral, with scaffolding for repairs to the roof. Art and architecture historian Christina Maranci talks about the restoration of Notre-Dame and other beloved cathedrals in need of attention.
July 16, 2019 Large Image
Careful and sensitive restoration of sacred monuments is critical, says Tufts art historian

When the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris was...

Sarah Glover with an El Salvadoran mother and her 13 year old son outside a Subway sandwich shop. Sarah Glover recounts how she is assisting refugees in Brownsville, Texas.
July 15, 2019 Large Image
Taking stock of her life, Sarah Glover, J91, decided to do what matters most—in her case, assisting refugees in Brownsville, Texas

Many students and alumni have taken unconventional paths through Tufts and in their life choices. In this occasional series, Tufts Now...

A giraffe’s long neck and head against a blue sky. Researchers are studying a skin disease spreading in wild giraffes.
July 11, 2019 Large Image
Researchers study a skin disease spreading in wild giraffes to understand its cause and the potential threat to these endangered animals

Besides their graceful long necks and legs, giraffes are most recognizable by their distinctive spots. Now conservationists are concerned about a...

Illustration of Bangladeshi woman who works in the garment industry. A Fletcher School student entrepreneur is helping workers in garment factories in that country.
July 9, 2019 Large Image
A Fletcher School student entrepreneur is helping workers in garment factories. Plus, three more startups set to make a positive social impact

Thanks to $25,000 in seed money from two Tufts competitions, Farah Momen, F20, is piloting a project this summer to aid Bangladeshi women who work...