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Dec. 19, 2005
A Year in Review

A look back at members of the Tufts community who were subjects of this year's cover stories.

solomont

Dec. 12, 2005
A Unique Situation Room

A political science class led by Trustee Alan Solomont (A'70) sits Tufts students at the same table as policymakers from the Clinton administration.

walden

Dec. 5, 2005
For Them, Filmmaking is an Open Book

With their innovative production company Walden Media, Tufts graduates—and former housemates— Cary Granat and Micheal Flaherty have merged entertainment and education.

Nepal

Nov. 28, 2005
Treating Animals, Treating Communities

When Tufts veterinarians Gretchen Kaufman and Christine Jost went to Nepal to educate people about disease prevention, they learned a few lessons of their own.

Construction

Nov. 14, 2005
Building Blocks

When is a construction site not just a construction site? When it serves as a classroom for budding engineers.

Microfinance Fund

Nov. 4, 2005
Business As a Tool for Social Good

eBay and Omidyar Network founder launches $100 million microfinance fund in partnership with Tufts University.

Jeff Griffiths and Matthew Waldor

Oct. 31, 2005
Microbiologists Without Borders

Jeff Griffiths and Matthew Waldor approach their research, which includes the study of waterborne diseases like cholera, through a global lens.

OpenCourseWare

Oct. 24, 2005
The Great Wide Open

Through the OpenCourseWare initiative, Tufts is using the power of the Internet to share its greatest resource – its knowledge – across the globe.

Jeff Taliaferro

Oct. 17, 2005
Asking Why

Taking an approach that blends political science and psychology, Tufts' Jeff Taliaferro sheds new light on the reasons states become embroiled in risky and counterproductive military situations.

Hisham Ashkouri

Oct. 10, 2005
Man With A Plan

Iraqi-born Tufts graduate Hisham Ashkouri, principal architect of the Baghdad Renaissance Plan, views design as a way to positively impact people's lives.

Laurie Sabol

Oct. 3, 2005
Renewal in Poland

Tufts librarian Laurie Sabol traveled to Poland, helping to transform the neglected site of a notorious concentration camp into a commemorative park.

Baseball at Tufts

Sept. 26, 2005
It's More Than Just a Game

From the classroom to the mound, Tufts and baseball are inextricably bound – particularly when it comes to the home team.

Rob Burnett

Sept. 19, 2005
Late-Night Luminary

As the Emmy-winning executive producer of "The Late Show with David Letterman," Tufts graduate Rob Burnett has maintained his lifelong empathy for the underdog.

Sean Callahan

Sept. 12, 2005
Providing a World of Help

Tufts graduate Sean Callahan has made a career - and a life - of helping to improve the lives of people all over the world.

Summer Scholars

Sept. 5, 2005
A Summer To Discover

Dozens of Tufts students spent their vacations collaborating with Tufts faculty on research projects that spanned the globe.

Matriculation

Aug. 29, 2005
Incoming!

The sound of luggage being rolled uphill and the buzz of parents and students descending onto the Medford/Somerville campus mark the arrival of the Class of 2009.

Citizens of Summer

Aug. 22, 2005
Citizens of Summer

In the University College's Active Citizenship Summers program, Tufts students spread out across the globe, blending their academic interests with a commitment to public service.

 Max Felker-Kantor

Aug. 15, 2005
A Historian In Paradise

Tufts senior Max Felker-Kantor spent the summer getting acquainted with never-before-studied pieces of America's past.

 Max Felker-Kantor

Aug. 8, 2005
Bright Ideas

Tufts Biology Professor Sara Lewis' groundbreaking research - performed in conjunction with colleagues, students, and even her husband - has shed much light on fireflies and people alike.

Shawn Klein

Aug. 1, 2005
Taking 'Harry' Higher

With "Harry Potter and Philosophy," Tufts graduate Shawn Klein bridges the gap between pop culture and philosophical thought.

Rounder Records

July 18, 2005
Rounder's Fellow Rebels

Thirty-five years ago they went looking for the soul of American music. Ken Irwin and Bill Nowlin found that and more as they built Rounder Records.

Strong Women

July 4, 2005
Taking the "Strong Women" Message to Heart

For Tufts’ Miriam Nelson and Alice Lichtenstein, writing a book that provides women with accessible, applicable information on heart disease was both a professional and personal mission.

Diana Bianchi

June 20, 2005
Baby Docs

Tufts' Diana Bianchi and her research team have found that fetal cells may be the key to repairing diseased or injured tissues.

Meg Hourihan

June 6, 2005
A Web Of Innovation

Meg Hourihan, co-creator of the personal publishing application Blogger, changed the way people interact and find information online.

Commencement 2005

May 23, 2005
Commencement 2005

Kostas Karamanlis - Prime Minister of Greece and Fletcher School graduate - delivered the keynote address to the thousands of graduates, families and friends on hand for Tufts' 2005 commencement ceremonies.

Student Awards

May 16, 2005
Student Awards

Over the past several months, a large number of undergraduate and graduate students have received national recognition for their work in fields as divergent as computer science and international relations.

Cafeteria With A Conscience

May 9, 2005
Cafeteria With A Conscience

Locally-grown produce is helping Tufts students and staff satisfy their hunger and their appetite for environmental activism.

May 2, 2005
A Prince With A Mission

Tufts senior Cedza Dlamini is using his passion for social entrepreneurship to help fight poverty and disease worldwide.

Apr. 25, 2005
A Couple With Conviction

Married 50 years, Ben and Judy Sands - with the help of swim teams from Tufts and several other universities - traveled to the Dominican Republic in January to distribute nearly 5,000 pounds of food, clothes, toys and medical supplies.

Apr. 11, 2005
Rising To The Challenge

A team of nearly 200 Tufts runners - led by President Lawrence S. Bacow - has set its sights on Boston's historic marathon.

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Apr. 4, 2005
Medical Students Without Borders

Along with an interdisciplinary Tufts team of medical students, an environmental engineer and several physicians, fourth-year medical student David Solondz got a hands-on lesson in international medicine while spending a month in Nicaragua providing medical treatment and resources to the local community.

March 28, 2005
An Eye For The Dramatic

A veteran of the Broadway stage as well as the big and small screens, versatile Tufts graduate Peter Gallagher has entertained millions.

March 21, 2005
River of Hope

Daniel Lee serves as an emissary of health - and hope - in one of Europe's poorest nations

March 14, 2005
Cooking Up Possibility

When things heat up in the kitchen, Tufts graduate Jon Weinrott keeps a cool head.

March 7, 2005
It's In the Genes

Working in what he calls "the lab of the future" at Tufts' Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, senior scientist Jose Ordovas explores the ways in which the linkages between nutrition, behavior and genetics impact human health.

Feb. 21, 2005
Two Decades of International Inquiry

Tufts' unique EPIIC program encourages students to think big and think global.

Feb. 14, 2005
Animals As Sentinels

Wildlife can act as a barometer for human and environmental health by helping us gauge levels of risk from toxins, emerging diseases, or bioterrorism.

Feb. 7, 2005
Taking Loews To New Heights

By harnessing the power of partnerships instead of giving in to cutthroat corporate culture, Loews Hotels Chairman and CEO Jonathan Tisch has simultaneously achieved business success and positively impacted communities.

Jan. 31, 2005
Studying Struggle and Sacrifice

With his city- and University-wide research, History Professor Gerald Gill sheds light on Boston's complicated racial history, explores the role Tufts students played in the civil rights movement, and uncovers previously unknown information about race relations at the University during the 20th century.

Jan. 17, 2005
The Last Mile

Individual efforts, says Tufts' Peter Walker, can play an important part in strengthening international humanitarian relief efforts.

Jan. 10, 2005
Striking A Balance

In a section founded by Friedman School graduate Kimberley Hodgson, Tufts' nutrition students are helping classmates form a healthy relationship with food.

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