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Tufts University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Math Ph.D. alum Aaron Brown
No Longer Just Conjecture

UChicago math star Aaron Brown, Ph.D. '11, has made a breakthrough on a long-dormant mathematical conjecture. He credits Tufts with putting him on the path to success. 

Statue of Jumbo the Elephant on Tufts campus.
Introducing the Mentor Collective

Master's students Jiyoung Song and Wanjin Wu share the impact that the Mentor Collective has had on their experiences.

Aerial view of Tufts campus
New faculty join School of Engineering

The School of Engineering welcomed six new full-time faculty members this fall, with another two arriving in 2018.

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From Tufts to Your Career

Matt Marber From Tufts to Product Design

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

Bees being studied by Biology Ph.D. candidate at Tufts University Rachael Bonoan From Tufts to Bee Nutritionist

Biology Ph.D. candidate Rachael Bonoan looks for clues into honey bee colony declines using hives on the Grafton campus.

Harjinder Singh with his guitar in Tufts World Music Room. From Tufts to New Grooves

Harjinder Singh, master’s student in Ethnomusicology, explores music and dance traditions around the world

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Tufts Now

Nov 14, 2017

Tufts University is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  Charlie Mace, assistant professor of chemistry, will pursue research that could potentially revolutionize the way blood samples are analyzed and stored in the field.

Nov 13, 2017

The SMFA annual art sale, with works by both students and established artists, opens November 16. 

Nov 9, 2017

Associate Professor of Economics Melissa McInerney is quantifying Medicaid participation rates among low-income seniors, and the policy implications could be huge.

Nov 1, 2017

Dina Deitsch is relishing her new role as director and chief curator for Tufts University Art Galleries—and helping bring the university’s arts communities together

Oct 13, 2017

Interdisciplinary space to serve as hub of innovation, research and collaboration

Sep 29, 2017

Professor of Child Study and Human Development Marina Umaschi Bers explains how coding can be a playground that allows children to become producers, and not merely consumers, of technology. 

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Tufts In the News

Oct 23, 2017
The Conversation
Tisch College's Peter Levine and mathematician Moon Duchin co-write this piece on the history of gerrymandering and what impact it has on U.S. democracy.

 

Oct 13, 2017

Kaiser Health News 
Associate Professor of Economics Melissa McInerney co-authored a study that found seniors receiving Social Security benefits spent on average more than a third of it on out-of-pocket medical expenses in 2014.

Oct 4, 2017

CBS News
This article mentions Associate Professor of Mathematics Moon Duchin's summer course "Geometry and Redistricting," which trained mathematicians and other analytical professionals on creating solutions to redistricting and gerrymandering problems.

Sep 28, 2017

Time Magazine
This article mentions Associate Professor of Mathematics Moon Duchin’s summer course “Geometry and Redistricting,” which trained mathematicians and other analytical professionals on creating solutions to redistricting and gerrymandering problems. 

Sep 25, 2017

Science News
A study from the Department of Biology and Allen Discovery Center determined the brain influences muscle and nerve development long before controlling movement or other behaviors. The researchers were also able to detect birth defects, indicating therapeutic applications. Biology Professor Michael Levin and postdoctoral scholar Celia Herrera-Rincon are both quoted about their work. 

 

Sep 23, 2017

US News and World Report
Biology Professor Elizabeth Crone coauthored a study that found western North American Monarch butterflies are in greater danger of becoming extinct compared to their eastern counterparts. 

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