In the World

a woman and young boy looking at toys in a shop
December 13, 2018 Large Image
Make sure the toy is more like a playground, encouraging free play and creativity, than a proverbial playpen, keeping kids boxed into set routines

Shopping for a new high-tech gift for the child in your life this holiday season? It’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the options. Bright boxes,...

Hilary Binda at Tufts
December 11, 2018 Large Image
The new program, in collaboration with Bunker Hill Community College, offers prisoners at MCI-Concord a chance to earn a college degree

Hilary Binda, AG03, believes in the human capacity to observe, question, and reflect—in short, to learn and grow—at any stage of life. Binda,...

Henry Worsley in Antarctica, ice on his face
December 10, 2018 Large Image
David Grann’s new book, "The White Darkness," examines an explorer’s attempt to cross Antarctica, alone and without help

National Book Award finalist David Grann, F92, has loved reading...

John Sununu at Tufts
December 5, 2018 Large Image
John Sununu, chief of staff for President George H.W. Bush and one-time governor of New Hampshire, talks in a Tufts podcast about campaigning and the road ahead for Republicans and Democrats

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

Maura Healey speaking at Tufts
December 3, 2018 Large Image
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey tells a Tufts audience how she is pushing back on efforts to curtail rights, resources, and freedom of vulnerable people

In June 2018, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey was preparing to sue the Trump administration for separating undocumented immigrant...