In the World

three students looking at a laptop presentation
May 6, 2019 Large Image
JumboCode student teams are having an impact on social issues by offering free technical support for nonprofits

When the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter needed an internal tracking system to manage resources and assist...

Recipients of Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund grants pose with Tufts University President Tony Monaco, Senior Vice President Mary Jeka and members of the Office of Government and Community Relations during a reception on the Medford/Somerville campus on April 26, 2019.
May 3, 2019 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 3, 2019) – Thirty-six local organizations in four communities have been awarded a record $28,000 in grants from the...

Ellen Ochoa
May 1, 2019 Large Image
Astronaut Ellen Ochoa talks in a Tufts podcast about her career and how mentoring is crucial for advancing in STEM fields

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

Erin Kelly
April 29, 2019 Video
The criminal justice system has become fixated with assigning moral blame and imposing retribution, and that’s not right, says a professor

Currently there are some 2.3 million Americans in prison—locked away for offenses from possession of marijuana to murder—and in recent decades,...

Tufts students with Moroccan political experts
April 25, 2019 Large Image
Fifteen students fanned out over the North African country in March to learn more about topics ranging from migration to religion

During spring break this year, fifteen undergraduates who are studying the politics of peace in the Middle East got to learn their subject matter...