Tufts Now

Dec 5, 2016

Tufts biology researchers have discovered a possible explanation for the occurrence of a genetic error that causes over a dozen neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders, including Huntington’s disease, myotonic dystrophy and forms of spinocerebellar ataxia.

Nov 28, 2016

Psychology Associate Professor Sam Sommers talks about what makes fans tick.

Nov 24, 2016

Research led by Associate Professor Ayanna Thomas, psychology, shows learning by taking practice tests, a strategy known as retrieval practice, can protect memory against the negative effects of stress.

Nov 21, 2016

Computer Science Professor Diane Souvaine, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest scientific society.

Nov 15, 2016

School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University's 2016 Master of Fine Arts colloquium features expert discussion on social, political implications of masquerade.

Nov 15, 2016

School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University's Art Sale directly supports artistic community, funds creative educational opportunities at one of nation's premier art schools.

Oct 24, 2016

An exhibition in Somerville curated by Karl Stephan, G15, highlights the role of street art. The show features more than two dozen local artists, including several alumni of the SMFA at Tufts.

Oct 24, 2016

David R. Walt joins exclusive academy advising on national health and science policy.

Oct 17, 2016

Tufts researchers are studying how “makerspaces” can be best used in schools.

Oct 12, 2016

Continuation of Mellon Sawyer Seminar – an innovative research collaboration – includes four public lectures and panel discussions this semester.