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A man at a podium speaking, with family around him. Democratic gains in Virginia and Kentucky, and a narrow Republican win in Mississippi, point to the need for high turnout, says Tufts political scientist
November 6, 2019 Large Image
Wins in Virginia and Kentucky, and a narrow loss to a Republican in deep-red Mississippi, suggest Democrats have an edge with young, diverse voters, Tufts professor says

Election results from southern U.S. states that have traditionally been Republican strongholds showed surprising turnarounds on November 5. In...

People standing on the ground and on the Berlin Wall, with a towering old building in the background. The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 led to German reunification because diplomats seized on the momentum after East Germany eased travel restrictions.
November 5, 2019 Large Image
Fletcher alum and former German ambassador to the U.S. tells how the November 9, 1989 event led to German reunification

For twenty-eight years, the Berlin Wall split East and West Germany, separating families and symbolizing the wider Iron Curtain that divided the...

A group of women in a Ugandan village. Tufts alums are helping Ugandan women grow strong roots and reach new heights through financial, literacy, and agricultural programs
October 30, 2019 Large Image
Two Tufts alums are helping Ugandan women grow strong roots and reach new heights through financial, literacy, and agricultural programs

While doing humanitarian work in Mozambique after the civil war in the early 1990s, Linda Eckerbom Cole, F06, N06, noticed something missing....

Woman with microphone walking amidst a seated crowd. Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor talks agreeing to disagree, diversity of experience, and fallibility in a Tufts podcast
October 30, 2019 Large Image
The Supreme Court justice talks about agreeing to disagree, diversity of experience, and fallibility in a Tufts podcast

Tell Me More is a Tufts University podcast featuring brief conversations...

Andy Youniss standing speaking in front of a slide projection. Youniss, founder and CEO of Rocket Software, says his company’s long-term growth has its roots in a humanist outlook.
October 28, 2019 Large Image
Andy Youniss, co-founder and CEO of Rocket Software, tells a Tufts audience that his company’s long-term growth has its roots in a humanist outlook

Andy Youniss knows that founders of high-tech startups often imagine success as a “great idea that hopefully Google or Facebook wants to buy for a...

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