14 hours ago

Need a study break? Come to Hanukkah Dinner T...

Need a study break? Come to Hanukkah Dinner TOMORROW in Carmichael and Dewick! You don't want to miss out on Matzo Ball Soup, Potato Latkes, New York Style Cheesecake, and more!! You know it will be delicious!

    Tufts Dining
    Need a study break? Come to Hanukkah Dinner TOMORROW in Carmichael and Dewick! You don't want to miss out on Matzo Ball Soup, Potato Latkes, New York Style Cheesecake, and more!! You know it will be...
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14 hours ago

Works in Progress

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    Works in Progress
    Becoming an artist can be solitary pursuit, but for students in the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, it's also important to engage with other people and talk about their ideas and their work. That's the idea behind the school's annual Open Studio Day, for students in the Senior Thesis Program.
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15 hours ago

Danielle Weisberg, A08, didn’t see news media...

Danielle Weisberg, A08, didn’t see news media reaching millennial women like herself. So she cofounded theSkimm, the wildly successful newsletter that speaks their language. Learn More

    Pure and Skimmple | Tufts Magazine
    When people leave their jobs, it's usually because they're unhappy, overworked, or underpaid. That wasn't the case for Danielle Weisberg. She loved her job at NBC News, and was doing exactly what she imagined as an aspiring journalist at Tufts. But she had an idea, and a friend willing to take the leap with her.
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15 hours ago

Boxes Full of Hope

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    Boxes Full of Hope
    It has been nearly three months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on September 20, crippling infrastructure and leaving people all across the island without power or water. As the government continues to work to restore essential services, Tufts Now reached out to three alumni born and raised in Puerto Rico, to learn how the hurricane impacted their lives and how they have pitched in to offer relief.
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16 hours ago

Thank you to our partners at Greentown Labs f...

Thank you to our partners at Greentown Labs for the opportunity to tour your facilities! Earlier this month, students and staff from Environmental Studies Program, Tufts University enjoyed their tour with our Tufts-Greentown Liaison, Benny. Read about Greentown and our other partners on our website here: http://environment.tufts.edu/about-us/partners/

    Tufts Institute of the Environment
    Thank you to our partners at Greentown Labs for the opportunity to tour your facilities! Earlier this month, students and staff from Environmental Studies Program, Tufts University enjoyed their tour...
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18 hours ago

EXCLUSIVE ANALYSIS: Role of young voters in Alabama U.S. Senate race

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    EXCLUSIVE ANALYSIS: Role of young voters in Alabama U.S. Senate race
    MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Dec. 13, 2017) - Youth turnout in yesterday's special U.S. Senate election in Alabama is estimated to be 23 percent, according to youth vote experts from the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE), the preeminent, non-partisan research center on youth engagement at Tufts University's Jonathan M.
    http://now.tufts.edu

19 hours ago

Research from CIRCLE shows young people had a...

Research from CIRCLE shows young people had an estimated turnout rate of 23% and a decisive preference for Democratic candidate Doug Jones, contributing to Jones’ win over Roy Moore in Alabama.

    CIRCLE " 23% of Youth Vote in Alabama, Propel Doug Jones to Victory
    Young people made their voices heard in yesterday's Senate special election in Alabama with an estimated turnout rate of 23% and a decisive preference for Democratic candidate Doug Jones, contributing to Jones' win over Roy Moore in a close election with a margin of victory of 21,000 votes.
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19 hours ago

The Evaptainer, created by alumni Quang Truon...

The Evaptainer, created by alumni Quang Truong and Serena Taylor, will bring much-needed refrigeration to the developing world.

    Keeping Cool | Tufts Magazine
    During an entrepreneurship course in 2013, Quang Truong's professor posed a lofty challenge: Come up with an idea that can help one billion people. With a background in agricultural development work for nonprofits, Truong, F15, immediately thought of food spoilage, a problem in developing countries where refrigeration can be scarce.
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22 hours ago

An image taken by Tufts biomedical engineers ...

An image taken by Tufts biomedical engineers won an award in the Foundation of American Societies for Experimental Biology’s BioArt competition! The team’s winning image, “White fat cells in a mouse,” was based on their research into fat metabolism.

    Understanding fat metabolism
    A team of researchers, including Ph.D. student Dimitra Pouli and Professor Irene Georgakoudi of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, created a winning image for the BioArt competition put on by the Foundation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB).
    http://engineering.tufts.edu

33 hours ago

Tufts Dining added 2 new photos.

Stop by Commons to get some tasty snacks to fuel your studying! Feel refreshed with some healthy fruit crisps or get energized with some spicy Cheez-Its!

    Tufts Dining
    Tufts Dining. 2,360 likes · 17 talking about this. Welcome to the Tufts Dining Facebook page. We have created this group as a way to share feedback and ideas, ask questions, see upcoming events.
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36 hours ago

Meet Katie Young and her dog Ilsa, a Tufts Pa...

Meet Katie Young and her dog Ilsa, a Tufts Paws for People animal-assisted therapy team.

    Paws for People animal-assisted therapy program provides comfort, hope
    WORCESTER - In early 2008, a puppy who had sustained injuries after a tree fell on her was brought to a veterinary clinic in Washington state by her owner, who had intended to breed her.
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37 hours ago

“Neil had a warm place for Tufts in his heart...

“Neil had a warm place for Tufts in his heart.” We're remembering alum and former trustee and advisor Neil Chayet.

    A Natural-Born Teacher | Tufts Magazine
    The former Tufts University trustee and advisor Neil Chayet, A60, passed away on August 11, following a battle with cancer. He was seventy-eight. Chayet majored in government at Tufts. He was a member of the Tufts Board of Trustees from 1971 to 1981, serving on the trustees' University Advancement Committee and Executive Committee.
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38 hours ago

Applications for 2018-2019 are now available!...

Applications for 2018-2019 are now available! Visit our website for more: http://environment.tufts.edu/funding/fellowships/

    Tufts Institute of the Environment
    Applications for 2018-2019 are now available! Visit our website for more: http://environment.tufts.edu/funding/fellowships/
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42 hours ago

Students, remember that Tower and Hotung have...

Students, remember that Tower and Hotung have extended hours for reading period! Hotung is open until 10pm. Tower will also be open until 10pm Friday and Saturday. Stop in for a late night coffee and snack to power your studying!

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43 hours ago

After the Storm

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    After the Storm
    It has been nearly three months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on September 20, crippling infrastructure and leaving people all across the island without power or water. As the government continues to work to restore essential services, Tufts Now reached out to three alumni born and raised in Puerto Rico, to learn how the hurricane impacted their lives and how they have pitched in to offer relief.
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44 hours ago

Snowy Tufts, snowy Jumbo ❄

Snowy Tufts, snowy Jumbo ❄

    Tufts University
    Snowy Tufts, snowy Jumbo ❄
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46 hours ago

Inspired by Modern Love's 13-Word Love Storie...

Inspired by Modern Love's 13-Word Love Stories, check out these 13-word love stories about Tufts from alumni and current students. What's yours?

    13-Word Love Stories: Tufts Edition
    Here in admissions, we believe in the power of stories. We're also big fans of brevity. After all, we spend much of the year reading your word-count-restricted responses to our favorite questions. So when...
    http://admissions.tufts.edu

2 days ago

Women's basketball coach Carla Berube is a co...

Women's basketball coach Carla Berube is a co-recipient of the 2017 USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year Award!

    Berube and Showalter Share USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year Award
    Leading the USA U16 National Teams to perfect, 5-0 records and gold medals, USA head coaches Carla Berube and Don Showalter today were named as co-recipients of the USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year award.
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2 days ago

The majority of students who begin college af...

The majority of students who begin college after graduating from public, urban high schools don’t finish, but Tufts alum Neil Swidey is working to help.

    Continuing Education | Tufts Magazine
    Higher ed has a problem: The majority of students who begin college after graduating from public, urban high schools don't finish. To address this completion gap, the author and Boston Globe Magazine staff writer Neil Swidey, A91, founded the Alray Scholars Program. Through mentoring and scholarships, the decade-old nonprofit helps dropouts return to campus and earn a degree.
    https://tuftsmagazine.com

2 days ago

Kenya hosts one of the world’s largest refuge...

Kenya hosts one of the world’s largest refugee camps, but is now threatening to shut it down. The U.N.’s Denis Alma Kuindje, a Fletcher alum, is a senior protection coordinator working there. Read more: http://tuft.su/2jvlLeW

    Tufts University
    Kenya hosts one of the world's largest refugee camps, but is now threatening to shut it down. The U.N.'s Denis Alma Kuindje, a Fletcher alum, is a senior protection coordinator working there. Read...
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2 days ago

Behind the Scenes: The Organizer

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    Behind the Scenes: The Organizer
    It has been nearly three months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on September 20, crippling infrastructure and leaving people all across the island without power or water. As the government continues to work to restore essential services, Tufts Now reached out to three alumni born and raised in Puerto Rico, to learn how the hurricane impacted their lives and how they have pitched in to offer relief.
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2 days ago

Tufts Institute of the Environment is at Time...

We managed to squeeze in one night of fun last week with our staff and interns at the Time Warp Room in Peabody before the semester wrapped up...and they luckily escaped the 1960's! Last day of classes for students on the Medford campus--sending best wishes to all as finals begin!

    Tufts Institute of the Environment
    We managed to squeeze in one night of fun last week with our staff and interns at the Time Warp Room in Peabody before the semester wrapped up...and they luckily escaped the 1960's! Last day of...
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3 days ago

Starting this week COMMONS and HOTUNG will ha...

Starting this week COMMONS and HOTUNG will have different hours due to the reading period. Click on the link below and check our website for details! https://dining.tufts.edu

    Tufts Dining
    Tufts Dining
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3 days ago

Kevin Galasso pitched a perfect inning of rel...

Kevin Galasso pitched a perfect inning of relief for the Tufts baseball team on March 18 in Newport News, Virginia, helping clinch a 22-0 Jumbos victory over St. Vincent College. Galasso’s outing marked his collegiate debut—and a triumph in his fight of more than two years against cancer.

    Striking Out Cancer | Tufts Magazine
    Kevin Galasso pitched a perfect inning of relief for the Tufts baseball team on March 18 in Newport News, Virginia, helping clinch a 22-0 Jumbos victory over St. Vincent College. The next day, Galasso's effort appeared in the box score as a small part of the runaway win.
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3 days ago

Looking for a place to study for finals? Carm...

Looking for a place to study for finals? Carmichael will be open for study only from 9PM to 3AM Sun. 12/10 - Thurs. 12/14 and Sun. 12/17 - Thurs. 12/21. Coffee, Tea and Light Snacks provided. Good Luck on Finals!

    Tufts Dining
    Looking for a place to study for finals? Carmichael will be open for study only from 9PM to 3AM Sun. 12/10 - Thurs. 12/14 and Sun. 12/17 - Thurs. 12/21. Coffee, Tea and Light Snacks provided. Good...
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3 days ago

Using stem cells, Tufts researchers created a...

Using stem cells, Tufts researchers created a 3D model of the human small intestine to test the progression of intestinal diseases, including cancer

    Gut Check
    Many diseases affect the human small intestine system-from bacterial, viral and parasitic infections to cancer-but scientists trying to study how those diseases progress have been stymied by the limitations of animal and laboratory models, which often don't correlate with human responses to disease.
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4 days ago

First snow of the season! ❄⛄❄

First snow of the season! ❄⛄❄

    Tufts University
    First snow of the season! ❄⛄❄
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4 days ago

Tufts alum Kara Brown is a Forbes Magazine 30...

Tufts alum Kara Brown is a Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 honoree, a former writer and editor for Jezebel, and a current writer for "Grown-ish", a spinoff of the ABC sitcom "Black-ish". This is her story: http://bit.ly/2AFj66z

    Tufts Alumni
    Tufts alum Kara Brown is a Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 honoree, a former writer and editor for Jezebel, and a current writer for "Grown-ish", a spinoff of the ABC sitcom "Black-ish". This is her...
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4 days ago

Tufts' Sol Gittleman says that in the 1920s T...

Tufts' Sol Gittleman says that in the 1920s Tufts stood nearly alone in opposing the eugenics movement.

    When Bigotry Was a Science | Tufts Magazine
    he Boston scientific community, in particular, rallied around the eugenics movement. Harvard Medical School faculty, along with Harvard College biologists, social scientists, and economists, exhorted Americans to look to the country's racial character. Graduates of Boston colleges and universities led the way in propagating theories of race.
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5 days ago

REMINDER that this is the LAST WEEK of for LA...

REMINDER that this is the LAST WEEK of for LATE NIGHT dining at Carmichael and Commons until after winter recess! Happy Holidays!

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5 days ago

This photo was taken of the Tufts Medford/Som...

This photo was taken of the Tufts Medford/Somerville campus sometime before 1970.

    Tufts University
    This photo was taken of the Tufts Medford/Somerville campus sometime before 1970.
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5 days ago

A good time was had by all at our holiday par...

A good time was had by all at our holiday party with Tufts Office of Sustainability and Environmental Studies Program, Tufts University!

    Tufts Institute of the Environment
    A good time was had by all at our holiday party with Tufts Office of Sustainability and Environmental Studies Program, Tufts University!
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5 days ago

Gut Check

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    Gut Check
    Many diseases affect the human small intestine system-from bacterial, viral and parasitic infections to cancer-but scientists trying to study how those diseases progress have been stymied by the limitations of animal and laboratory models, which often don't correlate with human responses to disease.
    http://now.tufts.edu

5 days ago

"Killers of the Flower Moon" by Fletcher alum...

"Killers of the Flower Moon" by Fletcher alum David Grann was named a finalist this year for the prestigious National Book Award!

    The Storyteller | Tufts Magazine
    By 2012, Grann had developed something of a cult following, not only because of his New Yorker stories but also because of his eclectic Twitter feed, which had attracted thousands of followers. But that spring he went completely dark-for five years. His byline didn't appear again in The New Yorker until 2017.
    https://tuftsmagazine.com

5 days ago

Professor Sarah Sobieraj discussed Time magaz...

Professor Sarah Sobieraj discussed Time magazine’s Person of the Year, the #MeToo silence breakers, on On Point Radio.

    Time's Person Of The Year: People Who Broke Silence On Sexual Abuse
    Time magazine's Person of the Year is the #MeToo silence breakers. Where does the movement go?
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6 days ago

Tufts Dining added 3 new photos.

Happy Holidays from Tufts Dining! Photos by Ray Bernoff '18, Leila Li '19, and Yang Lowe '21

    Tufts Dining
    Happy Holidays from Tufts Dining! Photos by Ray Bernoff '18, Leila Li '19, and Yang Lowe '21
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6 days ago

There's a rumor there will be snow this weeke...

There's a rumor there will be snow this weekend! ❄️☃️ What are your favorite campus snow activities?

    Tufts Alumni
    There's a rumor there will be snow this weekend! ❄️☃️ What are your favorite campus snow activities?
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6 days ago

In her new book, Tufts cybersecurity expert S...

In her new book, Tufts cybersecurity expert Susan Landau says it’s more important than ever to protect our data and communications

    Who's Listening In?
    In early 2016, Apple was faced with a dilemma: give the FBI a way to break into a terrorist's iPhone-or protect the security and privacy of every other iPhone by refusing the request. The couple who killed 14 people in San Bernardino in December 2015 had destroyed their personal smartphones, but one work phone was later found, and the FBI wanted to get inside it.
    http://now.tufts.edu

6 days ago

Tufts alum Morton Cohen, who died earlier thi...

Tufts alum Morton Cohen, who died earlier this year, was perhaps the world’s leading authority on Lewis Carroll.

    It's a Wonderland Life | Tufts Magazine
    Morton Norton Cohen first learned of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson-the author better known as Lewis Carroll-when his older sister gave him Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and said, "You ought to read it by yourself." Cohen, A49, recounted the moment in an article he wrote for the New York Times in 1990.
    https://tuftsmagazine.com

6 days ago

Respecting Our Food

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    Respecting Our Food
    Winona LaDuke, an environmentalist, political activist, author, and farmer, wants to "make American great again." Her idea of when America was great? "When there were 8,000 varieties of corn," she said. LaDuke was the keynote speaker at the Community Food Systems Conference held December 5-7 in Boston.
    http://now.tufts.edu

6 days ago

Tufts Dining updated their cover photo.

    Tufts Dining
    Tufts Dining. 2,359 likes · 13 talking about this. Welcome to the Tufts Dining Facebook page. We have created this group as a way to share feedback and ideas, ask questions, see upcoming events.
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6 days ago

Join us and Environmental Studies Program, Tu...

Join us and Environmental Studies Program, Tufts University for our weekly #LunchandLearn TODAY at 12:00 PM in the Rabb Room - featuring a recipient of a past TIE travel grant!

    Tufts Institute of the Environment
    Join us and Environmental Studies Program, Tufts University for our weekly #LunchandLearn TODAY at 12:00 PM in the Rabb Room - featuring a recipient of a past TIE travel grant!
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6 days ago

Tufts is one of 12 Boston-area arts organizat...

Tufts is one of 12 Boston-area arts organizations coming together to present a series of exhibitions exploring the symbiotic relationship between art and technology.

    Boston arts organizations team up for sprawling look at art, technology - The Boston Globe
    This February, 12 Boston-area arts organizations will band together to present a sprawling series of exhibitions exploring the symbiotic relationship between art and technology - a rare cross-institutional collaboration that includes painting, film, and Web-based art, among others.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

Dec 06

Tufts Dining added 44 new photos.

Happy Holidays from Tufts Dining! Photos by Ray Bernoff '18 and Leila Li '19

    Tufts Dining
    Happy Holidays from Tufts Dining! Photos by Ray Bernoff '18 and Leila Li '19
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Dec 06

Tufts Dining added 30 new photos.

Happy Holidays from Tufts Dining! Photos by Ray Bernoff '18 and Leila Li '19

    Tufts Dining
    Happy Holidays from Tufts Dining! Photos by Ray Bernoff '18 and Leila Li '19
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Dec 06

Tufts Dining added 34 new photos.

Happy Holidays from Tufts Dining! Photos by Ray Bernoff '18 and Leila Li '19

    Tufts Dining
    Happy Holidays from Tufts Dining! Photos by Ray Bernoff '18 and Leila Li '19
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Dec 06

Get your early bird tickets for Tufts Energy ...

Get your early bird tickets for Tufts Energy Conference today - only $10 for Tufts students! On sale until January 1.

    Tufts Energy Conference 2018
    Price: $15.00 - $150.00 (price depends on options selected)
    https://secure.touchnet.net

Dec 06

Need a good book this winter? Check out these...

Need a good book this winter? Check out these recommendations from the Tufts community!

    Books for Long Winter Nights
    Books are having a moment. Sales of physical books are up, independent bookstores are showing signs of growth, and even Amazon is opening brick-and-mortar bookstores. So we polled faculty and staff, asking for their suggestions for good books to help us make it through the dark months ahead-curling up on the couch, throw blanket at the ready.
    http://now.tufts.edu

Dec 06

Who’s Listening In?

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    Who's Listening In?
    In early 2016, Apple was faced with a dilemma: give the FBI a way to break into a terrorist's iPhone-or protect the security and privacy of every other iPhone by refusing the request. The couple who killed 14 people in San Bernardino in December 2015 had destroyed their personal smartphones, but one work phone was later found, and the FBI wanted to get inside it.
    http://now.tufts.edu

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