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Denise LaRocca, OTD '19, gives the doctoral hooding address at the Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Lead With Your Heart

2019 GSAS doctoral hooding student address by Denise LaRocca, O.T.D. '19.

Jim Kanagy and Tom Varkey, GSAS alums
A Q&A with 2019 Graduate Alumni Award Winners

GSAS Alumni Tom Varkey, M.A. in Economics ’92, and Jim Kanagy, M.S. in Chemistry ’73 discuss their careers, their experiences at Tufts, and advice for current graduate students.

Wind turbines in the water
New Master's Degree in Offshore Wind Energy Engineering

Tufts will offer the nation’s first graduate program dedicated to engineering for offshore wind power.

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From Tufts to Your Career

Abhishek Verma, a student in Tufts' Diversity and Inclusion Leadership M.A. program, at an on campus event From Tufts to Diversity and Inclusion Leadership

Before coming to Tufts, Abhishek Verma, a student in the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership master’s program, was an HR professional looking to broaden his experience in the field. Now he’s working with Tufts Chief Diversity Officer on diversity and inclusion initiatives across campus.

Ph.D. candidate Joanne Lin in the CLIC building at Tufts University From Tufts to Teaching Code

As a doctoral student in Mathematics, Joanne Lin developed deep interests in coding, data science, and teaching that are shaping her future career choices and are making an impact on programming at Tufts.

Amanda Strawhacker works with local children on a research study at the Boston Museum of Science From Tufts to STEM Advocate

Tufts Ph.D. candidate Amanda Strawhacker is helping to develop a tool to foster a love for science, technology, engineering and math in young children

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Tufts Now

May 28, 2019

The artist and writer will work on a collaborative project to create performances, sound pieces, and sculptures

May 21, 2019

With up to one million species on the brink of disappearing in the coming decades, what can we do? Michael Reed, professor of avian ecology and conservation biology, gives his perspective on a new U.N. report.

May 19, 2019

Giving shout-outs to student groups, the actor and activist told grads of the Class of 2019 to “write your own script”

May 17, 2019

Guess the number of folding chairs—and number of languages spoken by Fletcher grads

May 14, 2019

Elizabeth Crone, professor of biology, is lead author on a new paper which finds that using just 15 percent of urban space for favorable habitat can help species reach more complete, suitable habitats more quickly

May 10, 2019

Abani Patra, who has been at the forefront of the rapid growth of big data, starts at Tufts on August 15

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Tufts In the News

Jun 12, 2019

The New York Times
Samuel Sommers, professor of psychology, provided expert testimony in the trial of Craig Hicks, who is accused of killing three Muslim students in North Carolina in 2015.

Jun 12, 2019

Progressive Radio Network
In this "It's All About Food" radio segment, Sheldon Krimsky, Lenone Stern Professor in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, discusses his new book, GMOs Decoded

Jun 10, 2019

Jeffrey Zabel, professor of economics, is quoted in this segment on the role density restrictions play in Greater Boston's affordable housing development. 

Jun 9, 2019

Co-directors of the African American Trail Project Kendra Field, associate professor of History and Africana Studies, and Kerri Greenidge, lecturer and director of the American Studies program, discuss the history of Medford's Salem Street Burying Ground and slavery in the state. A new memorial honoring slaves buried in unmarked graves was recently unveiled at the cemetery. 

Jun 5, 2019

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Laura Gee, assistant professor of economics, is quoted about a new county-level bill in Missouri, which bans inquiries about salary history during the hiring process, saying that "the idea behind it is really good."

May 24, 2019

Pacific Standard
This article quotes Gilbert Metcalf, John DiBiaggio Professor of Citizenship and Public Service, Department of Economics, from his 2019 Brookings paper "On the Economics of a Carbon Tax for the United States."

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