Fletcher hosts One Billion Rising performances to end gender-based violence

The Fletcher Henry J. Leir Institute and the Fletcher Global Women group hosted a “Performances in Solidarity Against Sexual Violence” event last night in the ASEAN auditorium. The evening was held in conjunction with the annual One Billion Rising movement. The event consisted of seven performances including an a cappella performance and spoken monologues concentrated on sexual […]

Fletcher set to launch new online master’s program

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy will launch an online masters degree in global business beginning in May 2019. According to its website, students will be able to complete the new online degree program in 16 months or two years, with each student able to set their own pace. Applications are open for the program’s inaugural class. The […]

New Fletcher trek policies to provide more opportunities for students

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s Office of Student Affairs has implemented new policies regarding the coordination of Fletcher treks, which are student-organized, school-subsidized educational and cultural tours of a country or region, according to Katie Mulroy, the director of student affairs at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Mulroy cited recent controversy surrounding […]

Fletcher Arctic VII Conference speaks about science diplomacy, sustainability

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy hosted “Fletcher Arctic VII: Innovation and Sustainability in the Arctic,” the seventh annual Arctic Conference last Friday. The conference was organized by the Fletcher Arctic Initiative, according to the conference website and took place in the ASEAN Auditorium. Around 30 people, including Tufts students, visiting students and Tufts faculty, were in attendance. […]

Panelists address religious literacy, ethnic discrimination in discussion on Rohingya crisis

Panelists spoke about Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, covering historical religious tensions and ethnic discrimination, during a panel last night entitled “Myanmar in Crisis: What Happens Next?”. The event, held in the ASEAN Auditorium at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, was hosted by the Fletcher Initiative on Religion, Law & Diplomacy (RLD) and co-hosted by the Fletcher […]

Op-Ed: Unapologetically demanding a travel review process that is clear, sensible, fair

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy prides itself on breaking conventional assumptions and prejudices by exposing its students to diverse perspectives and experiences. When we learned that Fletcher offered only two spring break treks to foreign countries during our first year, we took it upon ourselves to initiate the first-ever Fletcher Pakistan Trek. Since […]

‘House of Cards’ creator Michael Dobbs talks Tufts, politics, inspirations

Michael Dobbs, author and executive producer of “House of Cards” (2013–), spoke at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life on Oct. 25. He graduated from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in 1977 with an M.A., M.A.L.D. and Ph.D in nuclear defense studies. At the event, Dobbs discussed his […]

Events on the Hill: Week of 9/18

MONDAY “CIERP Research Seminar: Vehicle Electrification in China: Preferences, Policy and Technology Trajectories.” Details: John Paul Helveston, a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Boston University, will be speaking on what influences the transition to environmentally sustainable technologies. Where and When: Cabot 205, The Fletcher School for Law & Diplomacy; 12:30–2 p.m. […]

Richard Haass proposes strategies for modern U.S. foreign policy dilemmas

Richard Haass, the president of the Council on Foreign Relations and a longtime diplomat for the U.S. Department of State, gave his perspective on several critical areas of contemporary American foreign policy in a discussion with The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Dean James Stavridis. Sophomore Eva Kahan, a member of the Education for […]

New prayer room in Fletcher School provides convenience and community

Tufts opened a multifaith meditation and prayer room, or musallah, inside the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy earlier this month. The room is intended for use by Tufts’ Muslim community, but is open to use by people of all faiths and was organized by a group of both Muslim and non-Muslim students, according to Jack Whitacre […]