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Strandbeests in Boston!

on Museum Studies at Tufts University

by Colleen Sutherland

11 hours, 9 minutes ago

Photo credit Strandbeests, the fascinating creatures built by artist Theo Jansen are coming to the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in September. These sculptures move of their own accord and, as PEM puts it, "blur the […]

News & Views: Nigeria celebrates one year without a single polio case

on Great Diseases

by Katherine Malanson

13 hours, 15 minutes ago

Rotary International Health officials in Nigeria are celebrating an impressive milestone: The country has gone one year without a single case of polio. The world is now one step closer to making polio the […]

News & Views: World's first malaria vaccine gets green light

on Great Diseases

by Katherine Malanson

13 hours, 17 minutes ago

AMISOM via Flickr The world’s first malaria vaccine has just passed an important hurdle. The vaccine, which researchers have been working on for 30 years, has been given a green light by European […]

Local favorites

on The Fletcher School - Admissions News and Updates

by Jessica Daniels

15 hours, 10 minutes ago

Summer is when I like to ask my Admissions pals to share a little about themselves on the blog.  Naturally, when we're writing in the summer, we lean toward writing about the summer.  My assignment for the team, […]

On corruption and mass atrocities

on Reinventing Peace

by Alex de Waal

1 day, 9 hours ago

The Enough Project’s new-found interest in the links between corruption and mass atrocity is welcome. Here are some proposals for how it could make a difference. In the introduction to its new project, The […]