In the World

February 23, 2011
William Perry, former U.S. Secretary of Defense; Rose Gottemoeller, chief negotiator on the new START treaty; Laura Holgate, National Security Council senior director for WMD terrorism and threat reduction; among the speakers

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Today, leading academics, activists and public leaders from around the world will debate our global nuclear...

Finance graphic
February 22, 2011 Large Image
Fletcher professor exposes the limits of financial models and calls for a return to old-fashioned banking values

Too much unproven theory, too little common sense. That, as Amar Bhidé argues in articles, books and Wall Street Journal opinion pieces, is...

Jennifer Zambriski and Miranda Hillyard
February 18, 2011 Large Image
From South America to the subcontinent, they make their mark in the field as Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars

Every year, the nation’s graduate students in the health sciences compete to become Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars. Designed to...

Rami G. Khouri
February 15, 2011 Large Image
With the overthrow of longtime authoritarian leaders in Egypt and Tunisia, a Middle East expert asks, who’s next?

The overthrow of two longtime authoritarian rulers in Tunisia and Egypt in just six weeks caught many world affairs watchers by surprise, even as...

February 10, 2011
Tufts Finds "Outrage Talk" on the Rise among Liberals & Conservatives

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. -- While the tragic shooting in Arizona has spotlighted the vitriol that seems to pervade political...