In the World

Closeup of Juan Manuel Santos, with another man in the background. Santos tells a Tufts podcast how he fought the odds to create peace in his native Colombia after more than fifty years of war.
August 7, 2019 Large Image
Nobel Peace Prize winner Juan Manuel Santos tells a Tufts podcast how he fought the odds to create peace in his native Colombia after more than fifty years of war

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

Farah Pandith standing outside The Fletcher School. The former State Department Special Representative to Muslim Communities, Pandith talks about her new book “How We Win” in a Tufts podcast
July 24, 2019 Large Image
Former State Department Special Representative to Muslim Communities Farah Pandith, F95, talks about her new book “How We Win” in a Tufts podcast

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

Large U.S. Navy ships sailing in formation in the Strait of Hormuz. The major shipping channel for oil is a hotspot in the conflict between the U.S. and Iran.
July 23, 2019 Large Image
The major shipping channel for oil is a hotspot in the conflict between the two adversaries

Tensions between the United States, Iran and other countries are flaring again in the...

A large group of Marine Special Operations fighters pose with their weapons in an Afghan courtyard in 2008. Author Elliot Ackerman talks war, glory, and coming home in his new book Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning.
July 22, 2019 Large Image
In his new memoir, National Book Award finalist and former Marine officer Elliot Ackerman, A03, F03, explores how ongoing wars have ravaged the Middle East—and haunt his own life

A former Marine officer, Elliot Ackerman, A03, F03, writes powerful fiction about the region in which he once fought—like his second novel,...

Five astronauts pose for a photo during their Space Shuttle Challenger mission in June 1983. Astronaut Frederick Hauck, A63, talks about the Moon landing fifty years ago, meeting Neil Armstrong, and his hope for a future mission to Mars
July 19, 2019 Large Image
Frederick Hauck, A62, talks about watching Neil Armstrong, his own three journeys in space, and his hope for a future mission to Mars

Ever since he was a young man, Frederick H. “Rick” Hauck, A62, H07, was fascinated by space exploration. In May of 1961, when Alan Shepard became...

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