In the World

Bill McKibben and Julian Agyeman speaking at Tufts
October 31, 2018 Large Image
Bill McKibben tells a Tufts audience to organize in movements to fight climate change and stand up for the Earth’s future

The clock is ticking for a livable planet as climate scientists point—by now with increasing alarm—to melting glaciers, rising sea levels,...

October 30, 2018 Large Image
10 SMFA at Tufts alumni to travel on four continents as part of 119-year-old program devoted to artist development

BOSTON and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 30, 2018)—The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University (SMFA at Tufts)...

Jeanne Ashworth skaing on outdoor ice, circa 1960
October 22, 2018 Large Image
Jeanne Ashworth, J60, competed in three winter Olympics, and won a bronze in speed skating

Jeanne C. Ashworth, J60, the first American woman to win an Olympic speedskating medal, died at her home in Wilmington, New York, on October 4....

Timothy Manalo spray paints the Tufts cannon
October 19, 2018 Large Image
Filipino students paint the Tufts cannon to protest the Philippine government—just like those opposed to the Marcos regime did in 1977

When he arrived at Tufts from Toronto last fall, Timothy Manalo was hard pressed to find other Filipino students, especially those who shared his...

Kingsley Moghalu
October 15, 2018 Large Image
Kingsley Moghalu, F92, is a first-time candidate for the top position in Africa’s most populous country

Kingsley Moghalu, F92, a former United Nations official and deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has announced that he is running for...