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Dec. 27, 2004
The Power of One

With each new year come new resolutions. In 2005, many members of the Tufts community are planning to make a difference - whether on a global level or in their own backyards. Responding to a campus-wide solicitation, Tufts students, faculty and staff shared their plans for making an impact on the world around in the coming year.

Dec. 20, 2004
Lab Medicine

Researchers at Tufts' Tissue Resource Center - the first of its kind in the country - are advancing science one cell at a time.

Dec. 13, 2004
More Than Just A ‘Pet' Project

Dr. Lisa Freeman, one of the nation's only veterinarians to be board-certified in clinical nutrition, is reshaping nutrition's role in veterinary medicine.

Dec. 6, 2004
Using their Imagi-Nations

Seniors Melissa Pickering and Lindsay Shanholt balanced engineering know-how and conceptual creativity to produce an award-winning restaurant design for Disney.

Nov. 29, 2004
Communities, Conflicts and Coming Together

Alissa Wilson has a mission: to help people solve their conflicts in non-violent ways that build upon commonalities instead of eliminating them. While maintaining her sense of optimism and love of the performing arts, Wilson has traveled the globe researching and implementing the art of conflict resolution.

Nov. 15, 2004
Views From The Hill

On November 10, the Tufts community turned out in record-high numbers to hear Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton deliver the 2004 Issam M. Fares Lecture. One thing all the attendees had in common? An interest in hearing what the senator and former first lady had to say on issues both international and domestic.

Nov. 8, 2004
Dispatches From Iraq

Dr. Richard Wolfert, D81, a lieutenant colonel in the Army National Guard Reserve, was deployed to Iraq in April with A Company, 118th Medical Battalion. The following are his reports from the field.

Nov. 1, 2004
The Power Of A Single Vote

On Election Day, students, faculty and staff from across Tufts exercised the right to vote. Responding to a campus-wide solicitation, many members of the University community wrote in and reflected on what voting means to them. Their views covered a wide-range of ideas. This is a collection of their comments.

Oct. 25, 2004
Dispatches from the DNC: An Unconventional Summer

In July, 45 Tufts students experienced the Democratic National Convention up close: not on the TV screen or on a newspaper page, but in person. Read about their experiences.

Oct. 18, 2004
Campaigning 101

Joe Coletti has his eye on the White House. But the recent Tufts graduate is more interested in running a successful presidential campaign than holding the top job himself. At 22, he's getting his first taste of the campaign trail as field manager for a local state senate campaign.

Mark Pokras

Oct. 11, 2004
Where the Wild Things Are

As head of the Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine's Wildlife Clinic, environmental crusader Mark Pokras teaches his students to view veterinary medicine through a conservation lens - and to communicate the message that human, animal and environmental health are interlinked.

Gloria White-Hammond

Oct. 4, 2004
The Healer

She's painfully shy. She's soft-spoken and demure. But in her roles as a pediatrician, minister and anti-slavery activist, Gloria White-Hammond doesn't know how to quit.

Ify Mora

Sept. 27, 2004
Beyond Child's Play

As one of eight siblings, Tufts graduate Ify Mora entered college with plenty of experience interacting with children. Now, after four years at Tufts, she also has plenty of experience advocating for them.

Photo by Matt Edmundson

Sept. 13, 2004
Through His Lens

From refugee camps in Kenya to the streets of Tehran, Tufts' undergraduate Matt Edmundson is using his camera to give voice to what he sees as the world's most pressing international issues.

Barry Trimmer

Aug. 30, 2004
Little Creatures, Big Ideas

Barry Trimmer isn't your average neurobiologist. He rides a motorcycle to work every day, builds his own lab equipment and has found a caterpillar that may inspire a new generation of robots.

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