55 min ago

Reminder that Carm and Dewick open TODAY, as ...

Reminder that Carm and Dewick open TODAY, as well as the SMFA Cafe Express. Tower and Hodgon will be open TOMORROW! As always, specific hours are available on our website homepage for every location! https://dining.tufts.edu

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13 hours ago

Veterinarians at the Cummings School of Veter...

Veterinarians at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts are testing an experimental drug to treat dogs with cancer, which could eventually lead to a breakthrough for humans, too.

    Promising Experimental Drug Treating Dogs With Cancer
    NORTH GRAFTON (CBS) - When it comes to cancer research, dogs just might be the key to unlock vital clues needed to find a cure. Veterinarians in central Massachusetts are excited about some recent results and it's also making for some extremely thankful pet owners.
    http://boston.cbslocal.com

17 hours ago

John Gibson, Political Science Professor Emeritus, Dies

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    John Gibson, Political Science Professor Emeritus, Dies
    John S. Gibson, professor emeritus of political science who was regarded as the father of the international relations program at Tufts, died on September 17 at the age of ninety-one. Serving Tufts for more than three decades, Gibson had "an insatiable passion for anything international-treaties, agreements, humanitarian law-he just loved it all," said his son, Ross Gibson, A83.
    http://now.tufts.edu

19 hours ago

Tufts University added 9 new photos.

The Medford and Somerville High School basketball teams played at the annual Tufts Classic at Cousens Gym on Sunday, January 14.

    Tufts University
    The Medford and Somerville High School basketball teams played at the annual Tufts Classic at Cousens Gym on Sunday, January 14.
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20 hours ago

More evidence of link between severe gum disease and cancer risk

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    More evidence of link between severe gum disease and cancer risk
    BOSTON (Jan. 16, 2018)-Data collected during a long-term health study provides additional evidence for a link between increased risk of cancer in individuals with advanced gum disease, according to a new collaborative study led by epidemiologists Dominique Michaud at Tufts University School of Medicine and Elizabeth Platz of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Kimmel Cancer Center.
    http://now.tufts.edu

20 hours ago

Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund Seeks Applications from Host Community Agencies

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    Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund Seeks Applications from Host Community Agencies
    MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Jan. 16, 2018) - Non-profit organizations in Somerville, Medford, Grafton, and the Boston neighborhoods of Chinatown, Mission Hill and the Fenway are invited to apply for grants from the Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund (TNSF). The TNSF collects donations from faculty and staff at Tufts University throughout the year and then awards small grants to community-based, charitable organizations that serve Tufts' host communities.
    http://now.tufts.edu

20 hours ago

An Enlightened Friendship

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    An Enlightened Friendship
    David Hume and Adam Smith were leading thinkers of the 1700s, and their ideas continue to influence us to this day. Hume is considered one of the most important philosophers in English, and his work was a precursor of modern cognitive science, while Smith, the author of The Wealth of Nations, is often called the father of capitalism.
    http://now.tufts.edu

22 hours ago

Tufts students: Start the spring semester off...

Tufts students: Start the spring semester off right and attend Environmental Studies Program, Tufts University's first Lunch and Learn of the semester!

    Tufts Institute of the Environment
    Tufts students: Start the spring semester off right and attend Environmental Studies Program, Tufts University's first Lunch and Learn of the semester!
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23 hours ago

The Tufts Marathon Team had an 11 mile run th...

The Tufts Marathon Team had an 11 mile run this weekend on a chilly 12 degree day!

    Tufts University
    The Tufts Marathon Team had an 11 mile run this weekend on a chilly 12 degree day!
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41 hours ago

How cold is too cold for your dog to be outsi...

How cold is too cold for your dog to be outside? This chart based on an assessment scale developed at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts can help you decide.

    Is It Too Cold to Walk Your Dog?
    It is so cold it hurts for many of us humans. But what about dogs? Is it safe to slip some rubber booties on Norman and take him for a walk? Dr. Kim Smyth, a staff veterinarian with pet insurance company Petplan, gets questions like this every winter, so she created a chart based on an assessment scale developed at Tufts University.
    https://lifehacker.com

44 hours ago

Welcome back, Jumbos! Meal plans begin Jan 17...

Welcome back, Jumbos! Meal plans begin Jan 17th with breakfast at Carmichael and Dewick. Also, starting January 16th, Mugar, KIndlevan, Hotung, and Commons will all be OPEN! Pax et Lox does not open until 1/22/ Check the website for specific hours on any location! https://dining.tufts.edu

    Tufts Dining
    Tufts Dining
    https://dining.tufts.edu

46 hours ago

“The function of education, therefore, is to ...

“The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.” We're honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today. #MLKDay

    Tufts Alumni
    "The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically." We're honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today. #MLKDay
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47 hours ago

Today we are honoring Dr. Martin Luther King,...

Today we are honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Tufts University
    Today we are honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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2 days ago

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine se...

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine secured a spot on College Magazine's list of Top Ten Vet Schools in the U.S.! Check out why!

    Top 10 Veterinarian Schools in the U.S.
    When fur babies get sick, veterinarians offer the loving, capable hands that animals trust to make them better. Veterinarians understand what animals from pets to zoo creatures are trying to say when they can't tell anyone else what's wrong. These 10 schools train the best veterinarians to cure animal ailments and prevent future creatures from suffering through the same illnesses.
    https://www.collegemagazine.com

2 days ago

Interested in conversations about housing, tr...

Interested in conversations about housing, transportation, and other basic needs in Medford? Join us for the 2018 Winter-Spring series of Medford Conversations, either at our opening event, or as a member of our multi-week conversation circles. Please register at bit.ly/MCEvents2018 by February 18th. Alternatively, if you are interested in being a trained as a facilitator for small group discussions, you can sign up here: bit.ly/MCFacilitation2018, by February 2nd. All of our events are free and open to all, but space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Every voice enriches the conversation, we hope to hear yours!

    Medford Conversations
    Interested in conversations about housing, transportation, and other basic needs in Medford? Join us for the 2018 Winter-Spring series of Medford Conversations, either at our opening event, or as a...
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2 days ago

How do snowflakes form? Research led by Tufts...

How do snowflakes form? Research led by Tufts' Mary Jane Shultz shows ice crystal formation in a new light.

    Uncovering the answer to an age-old question: how do snowflakes form?
    MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 10, 2017) - More than 400 years ago, renowned mathematician and scientist Johannes Kepler speculated about the creation of one of nature's most angelic and unique shapes: the six-sided snowflake.
    http://now.tufts.edu

3 days ago

Medford and Somerville High School basketball...

Medford and Somerville High School basketball at Tufts! The second annual Tufts Classic is tomorrow, Sunday, January 14 - girls play at 2:30pm and boys at 4pm. Free admission, but donations of hats, gloves, coats and blankets will be accepted for the Somerville Homeless Coalition.

    Medford and Somerville H.S. basketball teams to tip off at 2018 Tufts Classic
    MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Jan. 11, 2018) - The Medford High School Mustangs and Somerville High School Highlanders girls and boys basketball teams will continue their rivalry at the 2nd Annual Tufts Classic on Sunday, Jan. 14, at the Cousens Gymnasium on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus.
    https://now.tufts.edu

3 days ago

Nostalgic for Tufts' magic cookie bars?! Here...

Nostalgic for Tufts' magic cookie bars?! Here's the recipe so you can enjoy them at home!

    Tufts Alumni
    Nostalgic for Tufts' magic cookie bars?! Here's the recipe so you can enjoy them at home!
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3 days ago

Assistant Professor Frank Lehman is analyzing...

Assistant Professor Frank Lehman is analyzing John Williams' music in the Star Wars movies.

    A Professor Turns to the Dark Side
    For a sci-fi fan, is anything more thrilling than a darkened theater, the flash of the yellow Stars Wars logo, and the first rousing notes of John Williams' score ringing out? The 85-year-old composer, who wrote the music for eight of the nine films in the space saga and is working on Episode IX, is as integral to the success of the Star Wars franchise as the Force itself.
    http://now.tufts.edu

4 days ago

“We’ve been so scared of appearing partisan o...

“We’ve been so scared of appearing partisan or political that we’re really not educating for democracy.” - Tisch College's Nancy Thomas discusses teaching students about citizenship.

    Turning Students Into Citizens
    ldquo;We’ve been so scared of appearing partisan or political that we’re really not educating for democracy,” says Nancy Thomas, director of the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education, at Tufts University. Colleges are trying
    https://www.chronicle.com

4 days ago

Research from Tufts and New York University s...

Research from Tufts and New York University suggests a national excise tax on junk food manufacturers may help fight obesity.

    Should We Tax Junk Foods To Curb Obesity?
    A new study out today proposes a strategy for fighting obesity that may seem unrealistic in the current era of business-friendly government policies: a national excise tax on junk food manufacturers. But it's not such a crazy idea, say researchers from New York University and Tufts University.
    https://www.forbes.com

4 days ago

Tufts assistant professor Frank Lehman studie...

Tufts assistant professor Frank Lehman studies the music of "Star Wars."

    A Professor Turns to the Dark Side
    For a sci-fi fan, is anything more thrilling than a darkened theater, the flash of the yellow Stars Wars logo, and the first rousing notes of John Williams' score ringing out? The 85-year-old composer, who wrote the music for eight of the nine films in the space saga and is working on Episode IX, is as integral to the success of the Star Wars franchise as the Force itself.
    http://now.tufts.edu

4 days ago

"Tufts lets your studies get as unique as a l...

"Tufts lets your studies get as unique as a leopard’s spots." CONGRATS on making the list: https://www.collegemagazine.com/top-10-veterinary-schools/

    Top 10 Veterinarian Schools in the U.S.
    When fur babies get sick, veterinarians offer the loving, capable hands that animals trust to make them better. Veterinarians understand what animals from pets to zoo creatures are trying to say when they can't tell anyone else what's wrong. These 10 schools train the best veterinarians to cure animal ailments and prevent future creatures from suffering through the same illnesses.
    https://www.collegemagazine.com

4 days ago

Center for International Environment & Resour...

Center for International Environment & Resource Policy, The Fletcher School has announced their spring 2018 research seminars! Be sure to put this first one on your calendar for Monday, January 29th.

    Tufts Institute of the Environment
    Center for International Environment & Resource Policy, The Fletcher School has announced their spring 2018 research seminars! Be sure to put this first one on your calendar for Monday, January 29th.
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4 days ago

It’s possible to get too much of a good thing...

It’s possible to get too much of a good thing, says Tufts' Alice Lichtenstein, discussing vitamin-enhanced water.

    Is Vitamin-Enhanced Water Better For You Than Regular Water?
    According to experts, bottled water with vitamins might not be better for you than plain H2O.
    http://time.com

4 days ago

Tufts University added an event.

Each year, Tufts University hosts observances honoring the life and work of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This afternoon symposium on civil rights will include a performance by the Tufts Black Theater Troupe, comments from Dr. Kerri Greenidge, a conversation among community organizers, and a discussion by activists on how this contemporary moment is shaping their work at the local and national levels. A community dinner and keynote lecture to inspire ongoing action for civil rights in our time will conclude the event. More information at: http://chaplaincy.tufts.edu/blog/2017/12/20/mlk-2018/

    The Fierce Urgency of Now - Tufts MLK Symposium
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4 days ago

A Professor Turns to the Dark Side

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    A Professor Turns to the Dark Side
    For a sci-fi fan, is anything more thrilling than a darkened theater, the flash of the yellow Stars Wars logo, and the first rousing notes of John Williams' score ringing out? The 85-year-old composer, who wrote the music for eight of the nine films in the space saga and is working on Episode IX, is as integral to the success of the Star Wars franchise as the Force itself.
    http://now.tufts.edu

4 days ago

Interested in children's media? Check out thi...

Interested in children's media? Check out this awesome writing fellowship at Sesame Street for writers from underrepresented racial backgrounds. Applications due February 4!

    Sesame Street Writers' Room
    A writing fellowship opportunity for diverse talent in children's media from the creators of Sesame Street. Applications are now open for 2018!
    https://sesamewritersroom.org

4 days ago

Tufts University Film and Media Studies Progr...

Mark your calendar for this upcoming event about online "maker" culture with renowned filmmaker and media scholar John Caldwell of UCLA.

    Televisioning MakerWorld
    Join award-winning filmmaker and media studies scholar John Thornton Caldwell of UCLA for his talk on "Televisioning MakerWorld: A Poetics of...
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4 days ago

Don't forget: applications for our next round...

Don't forget: applications for our next round of TIE Fellowships are due next month!

    Tufts Institute of the Environment
    Don't forget: applications for our next round of TIE Fellowships are due next month!
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5 days ago

Scientists at Tufts are using engineered silk...

Scientists at Tufts are using engineered silk to understand the details of how bones regenerate.

    Silky secrets to make bones
    A recent study guided by supercomputers found that genes could be activated in human stem cells that initiate biomineralization, a key step in bone formation. Scientists achieved these results with engineered silk derived from the dragline of golden orb weaver spider webs, which they combined with silica.
    https://sciencenode.org

5 days ago

From Cowboys to Commandos

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    From Cowboys to Commandos
    If you feel as if there's been an uptick in the frequency and lethality of mass shootings in recent years, you're not imagining it. The time between mass shootings (involving four or more casualties) in the U.S. has been shrinking since the 1990s, and the death rate in these massacres has almost tripled since 2000.
    http://now.tufts.edu

5 days ago

Earthos Institute, Inc. and Tufts University ...

Earthos Institute, Inc. and Tufts University are hosting the Alewife Corridor Resilience Symposium on January 19 & 20. (And we're proud to say TIE Fellow Isabel Beavers will be presenting her interdisciplinary research on art & the environment!) Reserve your spot for this FREE symposium here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alewife-corridor-resilience-symposium-collaboratively-framing-scenarios-tickets-38514455774

    Alewife Corridor Resilience Symposium: Collaboratively Framing Scenarios
    PLEASE NOTE: Friday evening's kickoff Keynote is at Arlington Town Hall, 730 Mass Ave, Arlington The Saturday symposium is at Tufts University, Alumnae Lounge, 40 Talbot Ave, Medford Please join us! Earthos Institute and Tufts University invite you to a symposium on Alewife corridor collaborative resilience.
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5 days ago

Medford and Somerville H.S. basketball teams to tip off at 2018 Tufts Classic

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    Medford and Somerville H.S. basketball teams to tip off at 2018 Tufts Classic
    MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Jan. 11, 2018) - The Medford High School Mustangs and Somerville High School Highlanders girls and boys basketball teams will continue their rivalry at the 2nd Annual Tufts Classic on Sunday, Jan. 14, at the Cousens Gymnasium on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus.
    http://now.tufts.edu

5 days ago

TIE Celebrates Fellows’ Research

210 Packard Ave

    TIE Celebrates Fellows' Research - Tufts Institute of the Environment
    Friday, December 15, 2017: The Tufts Institute of the Environment's Environmental Fellowship Research Program (TIE Fellowship), celebrated the interim findings of the eleven 2017-2018 TIE Fellows on November 30, 2017.
    http://environment.tufts.edu

5 days ago

Tufts research suggests physicians should pre...

Tufts research suggests physicians should prescribe physical activity to all older patients, regardless of their frailty status.

    Exercise may reduce disability even in frail elders
    By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Sedentary older adults who start exercising may not reduce their risk of becoming frail, but they may experience less disability, a new study suggests. Researchers randomly assigned 1,635 adults ages 70 to 89 to participate either in a structured exercise program or in health education workshops.
    https://www.reuters.com

5 days ago

Our partners at Center for International Envi...

Our partners at Center for International Environment & Resource Policy, The Fletcher School's Climate Policy Lab are seeking a research associate. See details below--deadline to apply is January 19.

    CPL seeks a research associate in climate policy finance and investments for work in Haiti
    The Climate Policy Lab (CPL) at the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy (CIERP), The Fletcher School, Tufts University, is seeking a research associate for climate policy work in Haiti and Puerto Rico. Required Education, Experience, and Skills Applicati
    https://www.climatepolicylab.org

6 days ago

The storm last week dropped more than a foot ...

The storm last week dropped more than a foot of snow on campus! But warm temps are on the horizon for the next few days!

    Tufts Alumni
    The storm last week dropped more than a foot of snow on campus! But warm temps are on the horizon for the next few days!
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6 days ago

Come see "Cinderella" - performed by the Tang...

Come see "Cinderella" - performed by the Tanglewood Marionettes - at Tufts! Saturday, February 3, 3pm, Cohen Auditorium. $9 in advance online; $10 at the door. Tickets and info: http://ase.tufts.edu/epcs/performance2018Cinderella.asp

    Tufts University
    Come see "Cinderella" - performed by the Tanglewood Marionettes - at Tufts! Saturday, February 3, 3pm, Cohen Auditorium. $9 in advance online; $10 at the door. Tickets and info:...
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6 days ago

Junk food tax is legally and administratively viable, finds new analysis

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    Junk food tax is legally and administratively viable, finds new analysis
    NEW YORK and BOSTON (Jan. 21, 2018)-An original analysis by researchers at New York University College of Global Public Health and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University finds that a federal tax on junk food is both legally and administratively feasible.
    http://now.tufts.edu

6 days ago

TIE Fellow Creates New Course

210 Packard Ave

    TIE Fellow Creates New Course - Tufts Institute of the Environment
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017: Emerging from the culmination of her thesis project and her summer in Montana working on the Upstream project, Isabel Beavers (TIE Fellow 2017-2018 cohort) returns to Tufts and the Boston area with an exciting new project that once more allows her to explore the nexus between art, advocacy, and science.
    http://environment.tufts.edu

6 days ago

Graduate students! It's your last chance to s...

Graduate students! It's your last chance to sign up for the Tisch Library Research Retreat--registration closes at noon TODAY. Don't miss this opportunity to hone your research skills: https://tischlibrary.tufts.edu/about-us/news/2017-12-15-9433

    News | Tisch Library website
    Attend mini-workshops on strategies for starting a literature review, organizing your reading list, cleaning your data, or just dedicate some time to working, reading, and thinking in good company. Sign up is limited to graduate students in the School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering.
    https://tischlibrary.tufts.edu

6 days ago

Interested in clean energy? Explore Greentown...

Interested in clean energy? Explore Greentown Labs TOMORROW night at their EnergyBar event. Network with professionals in the field, tour their new facility, and enjoy some appetizers! For more information and to reserve your spot: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/greentown-labs-energybar-global-center-preview-tickets-41472777193

    Greentown Labs EnergyBar: Global Center Preview!
    OUR GLOBAL CENTER FOR CLEANTECH INNOVATION IS NOW OPEN! ...and we're inviting our closest partners, friends, and cleantech champions to come check it out! Please join us for our first EnergyBar in our new facility which will offer a preview (and tour) of the space, remarks from the Greentown Labs team, and networking among your cleantech industry peers.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

6 days ago

We're remembering Nelson Gifford, Tufts alum ...

We're remembering Nelson Gifford, Tufts alum and former chair of the Board of Trustees, who died on December 20.

    Former Trustees Chair Nelson Gifford Dies
    Nelson Gifford, A52, H96, a former chair of the Board of Trustees who championed a bold strategic vision for Tufts, died December 20. He was eighty-seven. A straight-talking and successful businessman, Gifford merged a gift for leadership with an abiding passion for civic engagement.
    http://now.tufts.edu

Jan 10

Tufts' Ronald Pies looks at the shifting medi...

Tufts' Ronald Pies looks at the shifting media role models for young American men since the 1950s and '60s.

    From cowboys to commandos: Connecting sexual and gun violence with media archetypes
    If you feel as if there's been an uptick in the frequency and lethality of mass shootings in recent years, you're not imagining it. The time between mass shootings (involving four or more casualties) in the U.S. has been shrinking since the 1990s, and the death rate in these massacres has almost tripled since 2000.
    http://theconversation.com

Jan 09

Fletcher alum Christina Sass co-founded a com...

Fletcher alum Christina Sass co-founded a competitive four-year paid fellowship program that trains top talent in Africa and onboards the developers into long-distance roles with businesses like Microsoft, Google, and IBM.

    Continent of Technology
    Mbithe Nzomo loves computer programming. The twenty-four-year-old Nairobi native studied the subject in college while designing mobile apps for a start-up on the side. But when she graduated, she faced tough choices. Would she pay her own way through a master's program with uncertain job prospects?
    http://now.tufts.edu

Jan 09

Come watch Medford and Somerville High School...

Come watch Medford and Somerville High School basketball teams at the Tufts Classic at Cousens Gym on Sunday, January 14!

    Tufts University
    Come watch Medford and Somerville High School basketball teams at the Tufts Classic at Cousens Gym on Sunday, January 14!
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Jan 09

Continent of Technology

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    Continent of Technology
    Mbithe Nzomo loves computer programming. The twenty-four-year-old Nairobi native studied the subject in college while designing mobile apps for a start-up on the side. But when she graduated, she faced tough choices. Would she pay her own way through a master's program with uncertain job prospects?
    http://now.tufts.edu

Jan 09

HEY TUFTS: shovel your sidewalks plz

HEY TUFTS: shovel your sidewalks plz

    Stephanie Power
    HEY TUFTS: shovel your sidewalks plz
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