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Faculty and staff help support student financial aid and local nonprofits strained by the pandemic through the Tufts Community Appeal
Pushing for greater equity and inclusion in science education and engineering helps address inequities across the board, Gilda Barabino tells Tufts audience
World-renowned philosopher Daniel C. Dennett argues that our inner worlds and religious ideas can all be explained as evolutionary functions of the brain.
Sean Harrington, A14, managed the software team for the Patriots, and now he’s got a startup focused on nutrition for top athletes.
Alicia Pensarosa, VG18, puts her M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) degree to work at Ocean Alliance as a whale researcher and educator.
Jonah Apo, E22, finds meaningful ways to connect with his Native Hawaiian heritage, even thousands of miles from home.
A food distribution platform managed by Jacob Weiss, N20, was awarded $25,000 in the Friedman School’s annual Entrepreneurship Competition.
Fletcher alumna Dalee Sambo Dorough advocates for Indigenous rights on the international stage.
Marta Gaglia, an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, is applying the approaches she has used to study viruses like influenza and herpes to better understand the virus that causes COVID-19.
Focusing on glial brain cells, Yongjie Yang, associate professor of neuroscience at Tufts University School of Medicine, hunts for a new path to treating fragile X syndrome.
Chasing down a childhood ambition, David Gelfand, E21, trains for the Paralympics with the U.S. national team.
A grant from the TV chef’s foundation is helping Danielle Nierenberg, N01, start the conversations to transform the food system.