Scientific American Blog Network
Fiorenzo Omenetto and David Kaplan discuss the scientific potential of silk in medical and technological applications.
Nikkei Asian Review
Fletcher Dean Emeritus James Stavridis pens this opinion piece discussing the global impact of ongoing efforts by China to revitalize and modernize its military.
Friedman’s Feinstein International Center, in partnership with Mercy Corps, has published “ The Currency of Connections,” a new report examining the formation of informal support groups in South Sudan as a means of coping with social and economic hardships associated with displacement.
Climate Home News
This article highlights a talk that Rachel Kyte, incoming dean of the Fletcher School, gave at a Climate Home News panel. Kyte is the outgoing UN secretary general's special representative for Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All), and CEO of SE4All.
IPI Global Observatory
Fletcher postdoctoral scholar Patryk Labuda discusses the use of force and the protection of civilians by United Nations peacekeepers during conflict management operations.
Fletcher School professor Michael Klein writes this piece on indications that the Federal Reserve is anticipating an economic downturn and why policymakers have little recourse for responding to a recession.
Professor Emeritus Stuart Levy, pioneering antibiotic resistance researcher and esteemed physician, passed away on September 4. The article details Levy’s career, which includes teaching at Tufts School of Medicine for forty-seven years.
Incoming Fletcher Dean Rachel Kyte is featured in this article highlighting women who are leading on climate change action, noting Kyte has “become a go-to expert for heads of state and multinational CEOs trying to figure out how to transition away from fossil fuels.”
Fletcher's Kelly Sims Gallagher and Fang Zhang co-author this piece detailing their research on China's climate policy progress.