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  • Will the Olympics Calm Nuclear Tensions? January 19, 2018
    As North Korea plans to send athletes and performers to South Korea, Fletcher’s Sung-Yoon Lee warns it’s all a ployHaving rattled the world with his aggressive nuclear weapons tests and bellicose rhetoric, North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un is extending an olive branch of sorts by agreeing to send a few athletes, 230 cheerleaders, a 140-member orchestra, […]
  • Record Number of Applications January 18, 2018
    Tufts sees applicants for undergraduate Class of 2022 from all fifty states and 132 countries A record 21,501 students applied to the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering this year, a 2 percent increase over last year, according to figures released by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Karen Richardson, dean of undergraduate admissions and […]
  • Mass Starvation as a Political Weapon January 18, 2018
    A new book by a Fletcher research professor details the history—and future—of famine around the worldMass starvation killed more than three million people in Stalin-era Ukraine in the 1930s and more than 18 million in China during Mao Zedong’s Great Leap Forward in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Yet by the start of this […]
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium at Tufts on January 22 January 18, 2018
    “The Fierce Urgency of Now” university event will feature performance and talks, with keynote by Emery Wright, A99Tufts University will mark the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr., with a wide-ranging symposium on civil rights on Monday, January 22.