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Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Affirms Commitment to Dismantling Racism

GSAS outlines its plan to strengthen support of diversity, inclusion, and equity. 

Uella Rodriquez and A. Sheree Brown
A Conversation with a Current Museum Studies Student and an Alumna

Current History and Museum Studies M.A. student Uella Rodriquez and A. Sheree Brown, M.A. in History and Museum Studies '03, discuss their experience receiving Cummings Collection Fellowships to complete an assessment of the Royall House and Slave Quarters' collection.

Matt Casey, Associate Director, Graduate Career Services
Meet Matt Casey, Associate Director of Graduate Career Services

Matt Casey is the new associate director, graduate career services in the Tufts Career Center.

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From Tufts to Your Career

Nelson Butten, a student in the MPP program From Tufts to Building Effective Public Policy

Nelson Butten, a second-year student in the Master’s in Public Policy program and the Director of Community, Family, and Student Engagement at Lawrence Public Schools, is helping to build policy that positively impacts his community of Lawrence, MA.

Hallie Selinger, Museum Education M.A. student, at the ICA Boston From Tufts to Museum Educator

Hallie Selinger is a student in the Museum Education M.A. program and is also a visitor experience manager at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. 

Portrait of Roan Gideon From Tufts to Renewable Energy

Roan Gideon, M.S. student in Offshore Wind Energy Engineering, is studying how to increase the global clean energy supply.

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Tufts Now

Sep 30, 2020

Program will involve large consortium of wildlife and human disease experts and networks from around the world.

Jul 16, 2020

Tufts faculty receive a new endowment that supports education, research, and civic engagement initiatives designed for individuals and families who have been affected by the opioid crisis.

Jun 29, 2020

Leonard and Jane Holmes Bernstein Professor in Evolutionary Science in the Department of Physics and Astronomy Alexander Vilenkin explains how large black holes really are and what the point of no return means.

Jun 29, 2020

On the 100th anniversary of the Band-Aid, Tufts engineer Sameer Sonkusale is working to make smart bandages.

Jun 24, 2020

The university announces initiatives to address racism and increase support of diversity.

Jun 23, 2020

Two Tufts psychology professors who study stereotyping and prejudice talk about racism, implicit bias, and what can be done

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Tufts In the News

Jul 6, 2020

Daily Sabah
Kris Manjapra
, associate professor, Department of History, is quoted in this article exploring how protests associated with the police killing of George Floyd, and other race-related issues in the United States may influence how racism is viewed in Britain.

Jun 24, 2020
Michael Levin
, Vannevar Bush Professor of Biology, comments on research showing that groups of cells can be precisely moved by electric fields that mimic those found in the body during healing.

Jun 18, 2020

The Conversation
Julian Agyeman
, professor of urban and environmental policy and planning, co-authors this piece examining how a historical lack of land ownership has negatively impacted Black wealth, and the current opportunity for creating collective economic development. 

Jun 12, 2020

Justin Hollander
, A96, professor in the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, comments on the challenges facing Calgary, Alberta, as the city struggles to adapt in the wake of economic shifts due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Jun 12, 2020

The Boston Globe
Neil Miller
, lecturer, Department of English, writes this opinion piece highlighting notable moments in the LGBTQ movement since the first Pride parade 50 years ago. Miller is the author of "Out of the Past: Gay and Lesbian History from 1869 to the Present."

Jun 11, 2020

Food Tank
This overview of essays related to a post-COVID food system includes a piece from Julian Agyeman, professor, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, and GSAS student Alexandra Duprey on protecting undocumented immigrants during the COVID-19 pandemic. A link to the full essay is included.

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