Fletcher conference discusses ocean’s role in global affairs

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article incorrectly identified the Taiwanese government as the sole sponsor of this year’s conference. The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston was one of several sponsors. The article has been updated to reflect this change. The Daily regrets this error. Business leaders, academics and politicians discussed the ocean’s […]


Computer science department announces cybersecurity focus area

The Department of Computer Science has introduced its first-ever focus area in cybersecurity, according to Senior Lecturer Ming Chow. The rollout of the focus area, which is available to all class years, is being done under the leadership of Chow. The new focus comes as Tufts has seen a surge of popularity in computer science […]


New center at Fletcher hosts conference on cybersecurity

The Center for International Law and Governance (CILG) at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy hosted its inaugural event — a two-day conference on the world of cybersecurity — in Breed Memorial Hall over the weekend.  Titled “Protecting Civilian Institutions and Infrastructure from Cyber Operations: Designing International Law and Organizations,” the conference featured presentations from cybersecurity experts in […]


Op-Ed: After 13 white male deans, Fletcher students say ‘it’s time’

Editor’s note: The Daily obtained the letter printed below in a Sept. 10 email to the university administration from the six individuals identified as the organizers of the effort. Immediately after Admiral James Stavridis’ announcement that he would step down as dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Sophie Pouget (F ’18) posted […]


Stavridis departs Fletcher after five years as dean

Admiral James Stavridis (F ’83, F ’84) stepped down on Aug. 1 as Dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy after five years in the position. Stavridis had served in multiple senior leadership roles in the U.S. military prior to assuming the deanship, including as head of the U.S. Southern Command from 2006 […]


Fletcher’s Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) team advances to final round of regional challenge

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) team advanced to the final round at the Americas Regional Challenge after winning the local final of the CFA Institute Research Challenge, an annual research competition in global financial analysis, last month. While the team did not advance to the global round of the competition, they stand as the […]


Peter Chronis discusses the state of U.S. cybersecurity

Peter Chronis, senior vice president and chief information security officer at Turner, gave a talk entitled “The Cyber Conundrum: How Do We Fix Cybersecurity?” about the faults of U.S. cybersecurity and possible improvements on Tuesday evening. The lecture was sponsored by the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the Department of Computer Science and was streamed live on The Fletcher School’s Facebook page. Kathleen […]


Fletcher alumnus Kingsley Moghalu campaigns for Nigerian presidency

Kingsley Moghalu (F ’92), senior fellow in The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s Council on Emerging Market Enterprises, announced his campaign for the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria on Feb. 28. After 16 years of working for the United Nations and five years as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Moghalu was […]


Humanitarian professionals get a mid-career boost from Friedman, Fletcher joint master’s program

For Samuel Girma (F ’17, N ’17), there isn’t anything unusual about famine. Growing up in southern Ethiopia exposed him to numerous droughts and acclimated him to the constancy of food insecurity endemic to his region. He remembers seeing the hunger in the faces of the people that would pass through his village and his own […]


Fletcher Political Risk Conference tackles technology’s global ramifications

The Fletcher Political Risk Group (FPRG), a student group at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, hosted its annual political risk conference, entitled “New Frontiers: Emerging Technologies and Political Risk,” on March 2. The conference is the only one of its kind in North America, according to co-chair Zoltán Fehér, a diplomat from Hungary and […]


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