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Bridgette Wallace, center, with fellow Tufts alums David Supple and Bailey Siber
Transforming an Aging House into a Tech Training Hub

Bridgette Wallace, AG11, founded the nonprofit G{Code} to help young women and nonbinary people of color learn tech skills to launch successful careers. Now she aims to build a home for the project in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood.

Elizabeth Semmelhack
This Museum Director Focuses Solely on Shoes

From Renaissance platform shoes that were nearly two feet high to today’s virtual sneakers that can’t even be worn, Elizabeth Semmelhack, MA in Art History '93, illuminates the many meanings of footwear.

Patrece Joseph
Creating Healthy Communities

Patrece Joseph, Ph.D. in Child Study and Human Development '21, has focused on research that benefits young people in underserved communities in Boston. 

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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

Dec 6, 2021

What does the Medford/Somerville campus look like in miniature? A new video shows the familiar campus from a very different point of view.

Nov 29, 2021

The latest version of xenobots can swim, heal, record information—and create new versions of themselves.

Nov 18, 2021

A preview shows an amiable, vibrant academic building, with vistas of the Medford/Somerville campus and Boston.

Nov 17, 2021

A decade-long research-practice partnership between the Eliot-Pearson Department and ABCD Head Start has improved science education for children and professional development for teachers.

Nov 15, 2021

As Nancy Bauer prepares to step down, she leaves a legacy of advancing art education for Tufts students amid record growth.

Oct 26, 2021

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, exhibition inspired by travel made possible by SMFA at Tufts Traveling Fellowship.

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Tufts In the News

Dec 9, 2021

The Boston Globe
Julian Agyeman
, Fletcher Professor of Rhetoric and Debate, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, provides insight into Mayor Michelle Wu's vision for planning and development in Boston. Agyeman is part of Wu's transition committee. 

Dec 6, 2021

National Public Radio
Michael Levin
, Distinguished Professor, Department of Biology, discusses the latest collaborative xenobot research, which found that living robots can reproduce, without any manipulation, in an entirely different manner than any animal or plant known to science.

Oct 26, 2021

The New York Times
Professor of Psychology Ani Patel comments on new research examining singing and rhythmic abilities among Indri indri lemurs, noting that “only a few primate species sing, so they are precious resources in our search for the evolutionary origins of human musicality.”

Oct 20, 2021

Michael Levin
, University Professor, Department of Biology, is quoted regarding Xenobots in this article exploring the potential for nanobots to deliver targeted drugs in the body.

Oct 19, 2021
Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Timothy Atherton is quoted about collaborative research developing a groundbreaking method for altering the shape of liquid crystal materials without any external stimulus such as heat or light

Oct 15, 2021

National Public Radio
Adriana Zavala
, Associate Professor, Department of History of Art and Architecture, notes that the work of artist Yolanda López, who recently died at age 78, began getting deserved attention only in the last decade or so.

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