In the World

Two women, physician Akjemal Magtymova of the World Health Organization and Benedetta Berti of NATO, will receive the Fletcher Women’s Leadership Award. They are both graduates of The Fletcher School at Tufts University.
May 17, 2021 Large Image
The Fletcher School honors graduates for their leadership on global health and security

After the COVID-19 pandemic hit war-torn Syria, Akjemal Magtymova, F14, didn’t hesitate to move there from Oman in April 2020, even though all...

Snapshots show friends Sara Mason Ader and Julia Brady Hoexter, who are both Tufts graduates, in different scenes over 30 years, including high school in the 1980s, Sara’s wedding day in 1997, and Sara’s 50th birthday.
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Growing up in Kentucky, Sara and I felt like outsiders. After we moved North for college, meeting again was the friendship equivalent of falling in love.

This is the third in a series of essays called My Moment, in which Tufts...

A woman in a dentist's white coat tucks her hair into a head covering.
May 13, 2021 Large Image
Headgear for health care workers didn’t cover everyone’s needs. One dentist decided to change that

When Joke Alesh, a Rhode Island dentist, became a new mother, one of her worries was whether germs would be able to hitch a ride home from the...

Kwame Firempong, A14, splits the defense to make a layup during a basketball game at Tufts. An outstanding student-athlete, he led as a point guard on the basketball team and worked toward his goal of becoming a doctor.
May 5, 2021 Large Image
Tufts graduate and aspiring doctor Kwame Firempong was a joyous leader on and off the court

Kwame Firempong’s love for basketball was rivaled only by his dream of becoming a doctor. A member of the Class of 2014, he was a standout point...

An image of the exterior of the Gantcher Center, Tufts University
May 4, 2021 Large Image
New Metro North COVID-19 Vaccination Partnership to open three regional vaccination sites, aims to expand vaccine equity

The new Metro North COVID-19 Vaccination...