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Janice Lourie with Charles Boberg behind a computer monitor. Fifty years ago, Janice Lourie started a revolution in textile manufacturing with IBM’s first software patent, and now as an artist continues to transcend boundaries
September 21, 2020 Large Image
Fifty years ago, Janice Lourie started a revolution in textile manufacturing with IBM’s first software patent, and now as an artist continues to transcend boundaries

Janice Richmond Lourie, J57, was only 7 when she and her mother happened upon a demonstration by traditional weavers from Berea, Kentucky. “I went...

September 17, 2020
Network promotes communication among top global universities, sharing strategies and encouraging cooperation

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLEMass. (September 17, 2020)—The...

A woman meets with three female African mechanics in work clothes and hard hats. Reeta Roy, a Tufts Fletcher School alumna and president and CEO of the Mastercard Foundation, defied critics and steered its $33 billion to help Africans solve Africa’s problems.
September 16, 2020 Large Image
Reeta Roy, CEO of Mastercard Foundation, defied critics and steered its $33 billion to help Africans solve the continent’s challenges

In 2007, a search firm contacted Reeta Roy, F89, with a surprising opportunity: Would she be interested in the top post at the year-old Mastercard...

Illustration of person holding a cell phone, with silhouettes of other people in the background. To increase racial justice, we must get involved in politics, build a better diplomatic corps, and foster a more diverse Tufts, alumni argue
September 14, 2020 Large Image
To increase racial justice, we must get involved in politics, build a better diplomatic corps, and foster a more diverse Tufts, alumni argue

As the world reckons with racism, one truth is painfully clear: Dismantling it will require more than rhetoric. It will take sustained effort...

The border fence between the United States and Mexico, shown from the southern side, stretches to the ocean's edge at Tijuana, Mexico. In a documentary film, a professor from The Fletcher School at Tufts University explores how U.S. immigration policy affects migrants in Mexico.
September 14, 2020 Large Image
In a new documentary, a Fletcher School professor explores how U.S. immigration policy affects migrants in Mexico

In 2018, images of migrant children separated from their parents and crowded into cage-like cells in detention centers near the United States-...

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