Food lies at the core of many of the world’s problems, but Friedman School Professor Patrick Webb is leading a new innovation lab to find solutions to hunger and malnutrition.Read More
Scientists at Tufts University and the University of Vermont have created the world’s first lab-made multicellular organisms that can self-replicate.Read More
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New research finds that study sites with diverse personnel do a better job of recruiting volunteers from underrepresented groups
The impact of 9,347 gifts to Tufts, totaling more than $4.2 million, will touch every corner of the university
In a wide-ranging discussion provided through the Tisch College of Civic Life, the Democratic U.S. senator didn’t hold back on topics from parenting to politics
Noe Montez, chair of the Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, shares the plays and shows that inspired him toward a career in Latinx theater and performance.
With his student leadership and outreach efforts, Perez, D23, is determined to boost awareness of oral care in Hispanic communities.
Madeleine Oudin, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, received a $2.3 million award from the National Institutes of Health for her research into a critical pathway to tumor growth.
Rachel Arlene Redeye Porter, F17, is exploring what it means to be Indigenous and helping others connect with who they are.
Michael Bruce, M94, MG94, one of Alaska’s leading infectious disease research doctors, investigates COVID-19 and other threats to the state’s Indigenous peoples.
M. Soledad Caballero, AG02, explores memory, body, and identity in her first poetry collection, "I Was a Bell," which won the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award.
The only Black member of the Tufts Class of 1953, one-time track star Bob Jones tells of his life growing up facing discrimination and barriers, and overcoming them all.
From Renaissance platform shoes that were nearly two feet high to today’s virtual sneakers that can’t even be worn, Elizabeth Semmelhack, AG93, illuminates the many meanings of footwear.
Eva Bibas, BFA22, channels her lifelong passion for art into multimedia works that explore spirituality and connect her audience to her environment.
Talia Quandelacy, A07, uses her expertise as an epidemiologist to help raise awareness of inequities that affect health in urban areas and reservation communities.