Oct 10

Fake News in Brazil's Elections by Piper Goeking(A’22)

by jtijssen

The Latin American Committee (LAC) held its first bi-weekly discussion of the semester as a discourse on the role of fake news in Brazil’s elections. The group explored the topic primarily through the lens of WhatsApp, given that the social media platform has increasingly been used as a vehicle to circulate fake news.

Oct 02

Driving Change in Johnstown by Arjun Padalkar (A’21)

by cpinkerton

This past August, I traveled to Johnstown, Pennsylvania with two classmates, Carlos Irisarri and Elliot Lam. We had decided in the spring that we wanted to understand how cities and towns in the middle of the U.S. are continuing to cope (or not) with the loss of manufacturing jobs overseas, especially in the steel industry.

Sep 27

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

by heatherbarry

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.

Sep 26

Establishing an Educational Center in Pambamarquito by Santiago Martinez-Moure (A’22)

by cpinkerton

I joined Tufts International Development’s Ecuador team during the first semester of my freshman year.

Sep 26

A Federation in the Making: The East African Region by Daniel Ndirangu (A’21)

by cpinkerton

This summer, I am conducting fact-finding research in Kenya on the proposed East African Federation – a union in which six East African countries are to merge and form one super nation.

Sep 25

Setting the Ground for New Horizons by Jorge Eguiguren (A’20)

by cpinkerton

On August 2019, I travelled to Ecuador with the Tufts International Development team to monitor our current digital library projects and expand into a new community using an improved technology.