In the World

Sarah Glover with an El Salvadoran mother and her 13 year old son outside a Subway sandwich shop. Sarah Glover recounts how she is assisting refugees in Brownsville, Texas.
July 15, 2019 Large Image
Taking stock of her life, Sarah Glover, J91, decided to do what matters most—in her case, assisting refugees in Brownsville, Texas

Many students and alumni have taken unconventional paths through Tufts and in their life choices. In this occasional series, Tufts Now...

A giraffe’s long neck and head against a blue sky. Researchers are studying a skin disease spreading in wild giraffes.
July 11, 2019 Large Image
Researchers study a skin disease spreading in wild giraffes to understand its cause and the potential threat to these endangered animals

Besides their graceful long necks and legs, giraffes are most recognizable by their distinctive spots. Now conservationists are concerned about a...

Illustration of Bangladeshi woman who works in the garment industry. A Fletcher School student entrepreneur is helping workers in garment factories in that country.
July 9, 2019 Large Image
A Fletcher School student entrepreneur is helping workers in garment factories. Plus, three more startups set to make a positive social impact

Thanks to $25,000 in seed money from two Tufts competitions, Farah Momen, F20, is piloting a project this summer to aid Bangladeshi women who work...

An instructor leads classes for inmates at a correctional institution in Massachusetts
June 28, 2019 Large Image
$100K grant from Cummings Foundation will fund Tisch College at Tufts University program that supports associate degrees for people in a Massachusetts correctional institution

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 28, 2019)—A $100,000 grant from Cummings Foundation will support the...

Excited students speak with Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary General
June 26, 2019 Large Image
$100K grant from Cummings Foundation will fund Tufts University's Institute for Global Leadership programming, including renowned EPIIC program

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 26, 2019)—Amidst rising global tensions and many interconnected global challenges, it is crucial that the world's...

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