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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.

Silas Pinto, a senior lecturer in the Department of Education, leads a class that is part of the new graduate program in diversity and inclusion leadership.
Leading with Divesity

Tufts master’s program in diversity and inclusion leadership addresses a growing need for expertise in the field

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New Grad Degrees in Computer Engineering and Data Science

Tufts expands engineering graduate programs to meet the growing demand for computer and data science skills.

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From Tufts to Your Career

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

Matt Marber From Tufts to Product Design

Matt Marber, a master's student in Human Factors, researches ergonomic product design.

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Tufts Now

Feb 21, 2019

Gilbert Metcalf, the John DiBiaggio Professor of Citizenship and Public Service, argues that we can pay for pollution now or later—and the price is lower now

Feb 20, 2019

An interactive map project that highlights African American historical sites brings together decades of research

Feb 15, 2019

Fletcher Professor of Oratory Laurence Senelick’s extensive collection celebrates the performing arts across the centuries

Feb 8, 2019

Professor of Chemistry Charles Sykes and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos share the American Chemical Society Catalysis Lectureship for their groundbreaking research

Feb 6, 2019

Tufts faculty weigh in on the State of the Union address and what lies ahead for America

Jan 16, 2019

Julie Dobrow recounts the lives, loves, and lawsuits of the mother and daughter who created the legend of Emily Dickinson

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Tufts In the News

Feb 22, 2019

The Chicago Maroon
Daniel Dennett
, University Professor and the Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, participated in the panel "Religion, Identity, and the Construction of Faith" at the University of Chicago's Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge. 

Feb 21, 2019

The New York Times
The African American Trail Project, a mapping project of historic African-American sites across Massachusetts, which was overseen by Associate Professor of History Kendra Field and Kerri Greenidge, lecturer in the Consortium for the Study of Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora, is profiled in this New York Times piece.
 

Feb 15, 2019

The New York Times
Keren Ladin, assistant professor of occupational therapy, is quoted in this article exploring the inevitability of dialysis treatment among older patients with kidney disease, saying "patients didn't recognize it as a choice." Ladin's research studies on "conservative management" of kidney disease and how nephrologists approach discussing alternative treatments with older patients are also cited. 

Feb 7, 2019

ACS Publications
Professor of Chemistry Charles Sykes and Professor of Chemical and Biologial Engineering Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos share the American Chemical Society Catalysis Lectureship for their groundbreaking research. 

Feb 6, 2019

Nature
Professor of Biology Colin Orians is quoted in this article about how the study of tea plant genetics is shedding new light on the history of tea domestication, noting "tea's quality is mainly due to its secondary metabolites, [but they] are not there to make tea taste good for humans." GSAS biology student Eric Scott also discusses how farmers are exploring new tea varieties to create a better product. 

Feb 6, 2019

Nature
Associate Professor Albert Robbat is quoted in this article about the impact climate change is having on tea farming. Research by Robbat and biologist Colin Orians exploring how changing environments are affecting tea quality is also highlighted; both are quoted.

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