Recent Highlights

  • Reflections from Peacebuilding in Colombia and Security in Latin America by Piper Goeking (A’22)

    The Tufts Latin American Committee (LAC) hosted its second panel of the semester on the Colombian peace process and its connection to security in Latin America. The panel featured Tufts alumni Mauricio Artiñano (A’06, EPIIC’04) of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia and Helaina Stein (A’10, EPIIC’08) of the United States Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS).

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  • AmnesTEA & Write for Rights by Leah Yohannes (A’21)

    On October 16th and 17th, Tufts Amnesty International hosted, AmnesTEA, an event organized to promote Amnesty USA’s “Write for Rights Campaign.” The idea behind AmnesTea is simple: get some people together, put the kettle on and raise money for Amnesty International’s human rights work around the world.

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  • To the Waters Initiative by Magnifique Mukundwa (E’20)

    This summer, I was fortunate to go to Rwanda to conduct internal market research for To The Waters, a social enterprise that aims to use engineering, innovation, and entrepreneurship to promote access to water, sanitation, hygiene, and nutrition (WASH-N) in developing nations. To The Waters is an initiative that I have been working on since November 2018.

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  • Amazon Rainforest Fires by Ariana Barreiro (E’23)

    On the afternoon of October 16th, the Latin American Committee at Tufts (LAC) hosted its first panel of the semester to discuss the causes and implications of the Amazon Rainforest fires, which have burned down over 2.2 million acres of primary and secondary forests in 2019 alone. The panelists, Dr.

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  • The Importance of Water by Aditi Periyannan (E’22)

    Tufts University’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders joined many Tufts clubs, as well as Somerville and Medford community groups, at the 17th Annual Tufts Community Day on September 22nd, 2019. The event is a great way for local residents to connect with Tufts students so that they can learn more about what is happening on campus.

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  • The Women in International Relations Mentorship Program by Ellen Murphy (A’22)

    This past Saturday, Women in International Relations (WIIR) hosted their Mentor and Mentee (M&M) kickoff event! (WIIR )is a recently founded organization committed to exploring opportunities for women in international relations (IR) and strengthening the IR female community at Tufts.

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  • On the Privilege of Leaving by Dawson Stout (A’21)

    The walk down from my last shift in the camp – kids’ reading circle – was without dramatic fan fair. The multilingual drone of human activity faded to the hum of cicadas. Soon, the smell of pine and dry earth won out over decaying food, sweaty bodies, spices, firewood, and human excrement.

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  • Grant supports education and training for next generation of ethical global leaders

    $100K grant from Cummings Foundation will fund Tufts University's Institute for Global Leadership programming, including renowned EPIIC program.

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