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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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Tufts to Offer Evening Course for Biotechnology Professionals

Advanced Genetics and Genome Editing is offered in the evenings for part-time study to accommodate the schedules of working professionals in the greater Boston area.

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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.

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.

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Tufts Now

Jan 16, 2019

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

Dec 13, 2018

Marina Umaschi Bers, professor and chair, Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development, writes this piece for The Conversation about finding tech toys for kids that encourage free play and creativity

Dec 11, 2018

The new program, in collaboration with Bunker Hill Community College, offers prisoners at MCI-Concord a chance to earn a college degree

Dec 5, 2018

John Sununu, chief of staff for President George H.W. Bush and one-time governor of New Hampshire, talks to School of Engineering Associate Professor and Dean of Undergraduate Education Chris Swan on the latest episode of the Tufts podcast, Tell Me More.

Dec 3, 2018

A team of researchers led by Mechanical Engineering Professor Igor Sokolov has developed a non-invasive, convenient, and more accurate diagnostic method for bladder cancer detection.

Nov 29, 2018

SMFA alum and lecturer Ria Brodell's new book tells the stories of twenty-eight "Butch Heroes"

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Tufts In the News

Jan 16, 2019

The Boston Globe
Marina Bers, Professor, Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development writes this piece on how programming is a necessary intellectual tool that should be taught to all students. Bers is the author of Coding as a Playground: Programming and Computational Thinking in the Early Childhood Classroom

Jan 15, 2019

Reuters UK
Collaborative research from Tufts University School of Medicine and Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development finds that gay fathers continue to face persistent social stigma. 

Jan 11, 2019

The Christian Science Monitor
Justin Hollander, Associate Professor, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, was interviewed as part of an article about brownfields in Lawrence, Massachusetts. 

Jan 10, 2019

The Conversation
Professor of Economics Gilbert Metcalf outlines why he supports a carbon tax for reducing carbon pollution and suggests ways the U.S. could enact such a tax. 

Dec 21, 2018

Science Blog
This blog post discusses the work of Michael Levin, Vannevar Bush Professor, Department of Biology, who recently gave a lecture summarizing two decades of his research at the Levin Lab. 

Dec 20, 2018

The KIBO robotics kit developed by professor and chair of the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development Marina Bers is included in this roundup of notable toys for teaching STEM principles.

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