Constantinos Angelakis

Constantinos Angelakis is a features editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a senior majoring in Classics and International Relations. He can be reached at

Fletcher School panel discusses recent elections in Myanmar

On Nov. 8, Myanmar held elections that resulted in the victory of the nation’s opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD). Convening to discuss recent developments regarding these elections, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy held a panel called “Myanmar in Transition: Unpacking the Recent Elections” on Friday, Nov. 20. The panel featured three speakers: U Shwe Maung, a member […]

Tufts CAMP study finds Boy Scouts helps build character according to John Templeton virtue scale

Many students may have heard of the pinewood derby, or of the rigors of achieving the Eagle Scout rank. Perhaps they even know some Boy Scouts or have been directly involved in the organization themselves. According to a recent report published by the Tufts Character and Merit Project (CAMP) Study, researchers have found that involvement […]

CIRCLE works to increase civic engagement among young people through Tisch College

American political pundits often focus on racial, socioeconomic and gender demographics. But if you want to talk instead about age demographics — and the teenage to college-age demographic in particular — you go to CIRCLE. CIRCLE, which stands for Center for Information and Research on Civil Learning and Engagement, operates both as a research center and […]

Q&A: Professor Keren Ladin discusses recently published study about organ donor designation

Keren Ladin, assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy and Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, recently published a study in the “Milbank Quarterly,” a health and public policy journal. Ladin, who has been researching organ donations since 2007,  finds that social capital — which, according to the Harvard Kennedy School, refers to the “specific benefits […]