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Zainab Johnson
Fostering Belonging Among Graduate Students

The GSAS Community Fellows work to build an inclusive community for students of color and underrepresented students at GSAS. 

Ballou Hall in the fall
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.

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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

Jul 29, 2021

Professor of English Joseph Litvak recommends podcasts and TV shows that’ll make you laugh — while they make you think.

Jul 21, 2021

Tisch College lecturers Melissa Orkin, AG08, AG12, and Leandra Elion partnered with the Department of Education to create and establish state-wide guidelines for screening young children for dyslexia.

Jul 9, 2021

Biology professor Michael Levin brings together young students he mentors across the U.S. and Canada.

Jun 14, 2021

In a new memoir, Rounder Records co-founder Bill Nowlin describes how the company with Tufts roots become a cultural force for American music.

Jun 3, 2021

Silk proteins formed fibers, crosslinks, and iron complexes similar to those used by the sea creatures

Jun 1, 2021

Tufts experts collaborate on an initiative to further STEAM education capacity in Brazilian, Kenyan, and Rwandan schools

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Tufts In the News

Sep 7, 2021

The Conversation
Julian Agyeman
, Fletcher Professor of Rhetoric and Debate, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, co-authors this piece calling for more funding from President Joseph Biden’s infrastructure bill to support "highway removal and related improvements in marginalized neighborhoods” to address racist infrastructure in the U.S.

Jul 29, 2021

The Atlantic
This article cites findings from Assistant Professor of Economics Steve Cicala’s recent research on long-distance electricity transmission.

Jul 27, 2021

Yahoo News
Moon Duchin,
professor, Department of Mathematics, of the MGGG Redistricting Lab at Tisch College is quoted about the software tools now available that allow the general public to create electoral maps that help inform the process and combat gerrymandering. A link to the MGGG’s “districtr.org,” tool is included. 

Jul 26, 2021

Nature World News
Elizabeth Crone, professor, Department of Biology, comments on a new study examining the biggest factors, including climate change, impacting the decline of monarch butterfly populations.

Jul 23, 2021

CBS SF Bay Area
Elizabeth Crone
, Department of Biology, appears in this news segment on efforts to understand and restore declining monarch butterfly populations. Crone's first comments at the 2:58 mark.

Jul 22, 2021

In These Times
Moon Duchin
, professor, Department of Mathematics, who leads the Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group Redistricting Lab, says that gerrymandering is an ​“equal opportunity activity,” used by both Democrats and Republicans.

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