In the World

Christine Jost with a number of Somali women. A Cummings School and Fletcher School alum, Jost works to get U.S. aid where it’s needed to fight COVID-19, locusts, and other emergencies across the globe
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A Cummings School and Fletcher School alum works to get U.S. aid where it’s needed to fight COVID-19, locusts, and other emergencies across the globe

Disease. Locusts. Famine. Floods. If an international disaster sounds biblical in nature, it is all in a day’s work for Christine Jost, V96, F03...

Christina Holman, Lee Ann Song, Ashton Stephens, Earn Khunpinit, and Sai Wang. Tufts Gordon Institute students’ startup FoodEase hopes to help communities struck by natural disasters
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Gordon Institute students’ startup FoodEase hopes to help communities struck by natural disasters

“Young Innovators” is an occasional series showcasing Tufts students and alumni who are turning opportunities and ideas into new and original...

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MEDFORD/SOMERVILLEMass. (May 14, 2020)—Thirty-four local organizations in Tufts’ four host communities have been awarded $28,000 in...

In the video above, urban and environmental policy and planning professor Justin Hollander talks about the ways that thinking about public spaces will change with the pandemic. Video: Jandro Cisneros
May 14, 2020 Video
“Lessons from a Pandemic” — Cities adapted in the past to pandemics, and one place to start is in parks, says a Tufts urban planning professor

“Lessons from a Pandemic” is an occasional video series featuring Tufts faculty offering perspectives on COVID-19.

“The COVID-19...

An array of pins that read "20 years of Tisch College" are on a brown table
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Tisch College program available to students across the university to encourage civic engagement in fight against pandemic; Tufts alumni to serve as volunteer mentors

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLEMass. (May 12, 2020)—Tufts University’s Tisch...

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