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Three people’s hands holding cellphones. Alleged spying for Saudi Arabia by Twitter employees and a WhatsApp lawsuit over a cyberattack highlight our increased vulnerability, a Fletcher professor says
November 18, 2019 Large Image
Alleged spying for Saudi Arabia by employees of the firm and a WhatsApp lawsuit over a cyberattack highlight our increased vulnerability, Fletcher professor says

The simple act of signing up for a Twitter account or using the WhatsApp messaging service could expose users to international spying and...

Two brothers stand with their employees. The brothers behind the Farida Group give every employee their cell phone numbers, wear uniforms to work, and refuse to promise jobs to their kids. It just might keep the family enterprise afloat.
November 18, 2019 Large Image
The brothers behind the Farida Group give every employee their cell phone numbers, wear uniforms to work, and refuse to promise jobs to their kids. It just might keep the family enterprise afloat.

The Farida group started in 1957 as a single tannery that shipped semi-finished leather to England from the South Indian town of Ambur. Today the...

An illustration of an ice cream cone. Using microflora, alum Ryan Pandya and Perfect Day are creating animal-free dairy.
November 18, 2019 Large Image
Using microflora, alum Ryan Pandya and Perfect Day are creating animal-free dairy

When Ryan Pandya, E13, went vegan, he missed cheese so badly that he once drove thirty minutes out of his way to visit a bagel shop that offered...

Man standing front of row of flags. In his new book, former Fletcher dean James Stavridis reflects on the lives of ten admirals—and what they teach us about steering an ethical course
November 18, 2019 Large Image
In his new book, former Fletcher dean James Stavridis reflects on the lives of ten admirals—and what they teach us about steering an ethical course

As the former supreme allied commander of NATO, Fletcher School Dean Emeritus James Stavridis, F83, F84, is an accomplished leader with a long...

A teen participant at a SparkShare Fall 2018 Youth Summit. SparkShare, a Boston-based nonprofit, is creating a network that introduces teens to people they wouldn’t connect with otherwise, helping them get skills they wouldn’t otherwise and see that they’re part of something bigger than themselves.
November 15, 2019 Large Image
SparkShare brings diverse teens together to work through the tough stuff

When racist, homophobic, and antisemitic graffiti showed up on the campus of Needham High School, a group of students in that Boston suburb sought...

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