In the World

a boy in Senegal receiving an iron supplement
November 22, 2017 Large Image
Tufts researchers are hunting for a safer supplement to use in malaria-endemic countries

Treating iron deficiency—the most common nutritional deficiency in the world—is a double-edged sword. Iron supplements help, but in a paradox that...

Joseph Dunford at Tufts
November 15, 2017 Large Image
Fletcher alum Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, tells a Tufts audience about U.S. responses to cyber attacks, North Korea, and other military challenges

General Joseph F. Dunford Jr., F92, is confident that the United States can defend against the current threat posed by North Korea, but the...

Melissa McInereny at Tufts
November 9, 2017 Large Image
A Tufts researcher is quantifying Medicaid participation rates among low-income seniors, and the policy implications could be huge

Medicare and Medicaid—the federal programs that provide health coverage for more than 100 million Americans—cost $1 trillion annually. That number...

November 7, 2017 Large Image
85% believe the rights of women and girls are a “very high priority”; two-thirds think more participation from women will lead to a more peaceful world

(MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE) November 7, 2017 — Most Americans strongly support a U.S. foreign policy that promotes global gender equality, according to a...

Young student at Light on the Hill ceremony at Tufts
November 6, 2017 Video
With the launch of the largest fundraising initiative in its history, Tufts University is enhancing its ability to tackle the globe’s toughest challenges

Tufts University on November 4 launched a $1.5 billion campaign that will strengthen teaching and research, support a distinctive culture of...