In the World

Two men wearing protective masks carry an oxygen tank from a gas supplier in New Delhi.
June 1, 2021 Large Image
From undercounted deaths to vaccine shortages, researchers see signs of a difficult road ahead

Over the last two months, a devastating second wave of COVID-19 has swept through India. People around the world have watched as a record-breaking...

Two Nepali boys working on an engineering projects at a table. Tufts experts are collaborating on an initiative to further STEAM education capacity in Brazilian, Kenyan, and Rwandan schools
June 1, 2021 Large Image
Tufts experts collaborate on an initiative to further STEAM education capacity in Brazilian, Kenyan, and Rwandan schools

Across the globe, young people live in a changing world where success is increasingly dependent on facility in science, technology, engineering,...

Alan D. Solomont, A70, A08P, the Pierre and Pamela Omidyar Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, was the U.S. Ambassador to Spain and Andorra under President Barack Obama.
May 25, 2021 Video
Dean Alan Solomont, former U.S. Ambassador to Spain, shares his experience representing American interests abroad and offers advice for new ambassadors under President Biden

One of the many things on President Joe Biden’s to-do list is nominating up to 190...

A chart of remote schooling broken down between white students and students of color
May 25, 2021 Large Image
New nationwide survey by Tufts University researchers finds that parents credit schools with limiting academic harms but see damage to social relationships

More than 70% of K-12 students across the country experienced some remote schooling during the 2020-21 school year, with stark differences...

A man poses for a formal portrait in front of the American flag. Pritesh Gandhi, A04, M11, MG11 (MPH) was appointed chief medical officer for the Department of Homeland Security by President Joe Biden.
May 18, 2021 Large Image
Promoting wellbeing of ‘communities and families’ makes the nation safer, says the triple Jumbo who is chief medical officer for DHS

Earlier this spring, physician Pritesh Gandhi, who studied international relations, economics, medicine, and public health at Tufts, was sitting...