Fletcher hosts third conference on gender and international affairs

On Nov. 17 and 18, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy hosted its third annual Conference on Gender and International Affairs, entitled “Money, Power and Influence: The Gendered Dimensions of Geopolitics.” Through five panel discussions,a breakout session, keynote and film screening the conference explored inclusivity and addressed intersectionality in international relations, nuclear security, data collection, […]

Against the grain: female students dominate environmental engineering

Tufts’ School of Engineering is an objectively male-dominated space. According to data from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website, while 54 percent of undergraduate students at the School of Arts and Sciences identified as female in 2015, that number falls to just 42 percent for engineering students. There is one program, however, in which the engineering school’s […]

Editorial: Gender imbalances in student organizations

From Tufts Democrats to Tufts Debate Society, the male to female ratio in many Tufts clubs is hugely lopsided. While there is no central database for students enrolled in each club, many club leaders have stated their male to female ratio is as high as six to one. This problem extends to even our representatives in the […]