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Taliban fighters with weapons. Tufts expert Monica Duffy Toft explains that The U.S. mission in Afghanistan was vague and relied too heavily on military might
August 17, 2021 Large Image
The U.S. mission there was vague and relied too heavily on military might, a Fletcher School professor argues

The fall of Afghanistan’s American-backed government to the insurgent Taliban this week, nearly 20 years after the U.S. first sent troops to the...

August 4, 2021
The ranking is based on innovative patents granted in the United States in 2020

Tufts is one of the top 100 universities around the world in U.S. patents granted for 2020, according to the...

Gaurika Singh in front of the Olympic rings in Tokyo. Tufts first-year student Gaurika Singh is on Nepal’s swim team, and carried her nation’s flag at the opening ceremonies.
July 26, 2021 Large Image
Arts and Sciences first-year student Gaurika Singh is on Nepal’s swim team, and carried her nation’s flag at the opening ceremonies

Most of Tufts’ Class of 2025 first-year students are at home now, resting up before their move to campus in Medford, but not Gaurika Singh. She’s...

Trickle Up president Bill Abrams stands with three women in a field in India. Abrams has led the international nonprofit Trickle Up for the last 16 years, working to help the poor start businesses, earn, and save.
July 14, 2021 Large Image
Tufts Distinguished Achievement Award winner Bill Abrams reflects on 16 years at the helm of the international nonprofit Trickle Up

Three decades after leaving the Hill, Bill Abrams, A75, A11P, A16P, had hit a media trifecta, working as a journalist and senior executive at ...

A hand puts a container with testing swabs into a box containing other swabs
June 17, 2021 Large Image
Funds from Cummings Foundation bolster testing model that has contributed to safe in-person learning for Medford PK-12 schools

Tufts University and Medford Public Schools are the joint recipients of a Cummings Foundation $...

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