In the World

A Tufts student volunteers at a YMCA pop-up food pantry.
December 2, 2019 Large Image
The Tufts Community Appeal, which runs through the end of December, is a way for faculty and staff to contribute to many worthy causes

Near Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus are many parents who don’t know how they’re going to feed their children breakfast or dinner tomorrow. In...

Closeup of a wavy U.S. flag. With so many advantages and strengths, the U.S. towers over its rivals worldwide, despite misperceptions of the threats from China and Russia, says a Tufts political scientist
November 21, 2019 Large Image
With so many advantages and strengths, the U.S. towers over its rivals worldwide, despite misperceptions of the threats from China and Russia, says a Tufts political scientist

If you read the headlines on any given day, it seems like the United States is headed for a fall, as rivals China and Russia push their weight...

Police officers in Senegal stand with shields as they receive training in crowd control. Fletcher School graduate Querine Hanlon leads assistance programs to help make nations’ military and police forces more effective and accountable, as part of broader efforts in security sector reform.
November 20, 2019 Large Image
Fletcher graduate Querine Hanlon leads reforms to make nations’ military and police forces more effective and accountable

If you give a soldier in Senegal night-vision goggles and teach him how to use them, will that make his country safer? What if you provide masks...

Sika Henry on a stationary bicycle training with six-time Ironman World Champion Dave Scott.
November 19, 2019 Large Image
A serious bike accident hasn't held back Henry, A05, who is a triple threat on the race course

Look fast or you might miss Sika Henry speeding by on a bike. Or on foot. Or in the water. Henry, A05, is a triathlete who has her sights set on...

Man standing front of row of flags. In his new book, former Fletcher dean James Stavridis reflects on the lives of ten admirals—and what they teach us about steering an ethical course
November 18, 2019 Large Image
In his new book, former Fletcher dean James Stavridis reflects on the lives of ten admirals—and what they teach us about steering an ethical course

As the former supreme allied commander of NATO, Fletcher School Dean Emeritus James Stavridis, F83, F84, is an accomplished leader with a long...

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