Tracy Jan

Jan covers national politics as well as healthcare and education policy from the Washington, D.C. bureau. She previously was the higher education reporter for the Globe, where her work has won the National Headliner Awards. She was also a finalist for the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists in 2010 and 2008.

Latest stories

In Nahant, NU eyes federal funds for climate research

By Tracy Jan , Globe Staff

Northeastern’s pursuit of research money for its marine science center provides a case study of how universities are competing for federal dollars.

Supreme Court limits birth control coverage rule

By Tracy Jan , Globe Staff

The 5-4 ruling lets family-owned firms decline to include contraceptive coverage for religious reasons.


Clark on making connections across the aisle

By Tracy Jan , Globe Staff

Six months into her term, the Globe checks in with Katherine Clark, 50, in her Capitol Hill office on adjusting to Washington.

Supreme Court bans warrantless cellphone searches

By Tracy Jan , Globe Staff

The high court, displaying rare unanimity on a major issue, issued a sweeping endorsement of Americans’ right to digital privacy.