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Akram Da’darah (left) and Patrick Skelly (right) looking into a petri dish in their laboratory, where they are researching schistosomiasis. Expand New Hope for a Neglected Disease

Two Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine researchers studying schistosomiasis find molecules that may hold the key to a cure.

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Chanel Richardson, E20, poses for a photo. Expand Why Engineering? We Asked Five Women

As more women enter the School of Engineering—their numbers equaling those of men in an undergraduate class—it’s clear that challenging opportunities with far-reaching impact are a big draw.

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Author Kerri K. Greenidge, director of American Studies at Tufts and co-director of the African American Trail Project at the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, speaks to an audience. Expand New Book on Race and Radicalism Reminds Us Inequality Is Still a Problem

"Black Radical" by Director of American Studies Kerri Greenidge tells the story of a civil rights agitator who empowered working black people at the turn of the 20th century.

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ncoming first-year students celebrate during the Global Orientation scavenger hunt
Diversity and Inclusion

"Tufts represents more than an opportunity to educate oneself. It offers a place to be oneself.”

— President Anthony P. Monaco

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Mehdi Harandi enters the US through customs after the Trump administration's travel ban
Global Leadership

With more than 1,700 international students, 450 international faculty and scholars, and 6,000 alumni living outside of the United States, our global community is an essential part of our identity. 

Tufts is committed to global engagement and international research. 

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Michael Avery holds his patient, a Box Turtle, who is recuperating from a leg injury at the Tufts Wildlife Clinic

Our community thrives on embracing complex issues and marshaling the capacities of our unique constellation of schools to develop innovative approaches to local and global challenges.

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aylor Fasolo leads his group of students across campus during Kids Day
Societal Impact

We encourage our students, alumni, faculty and staff to connect with the community on local, national and global levels. Through leadership, partnership, mentorship, service and discussion, the active citizens of the Tufts community use their knowledge and research to develop solutions to social challenges. 

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New solar panels at the Cummings School for Veterinary Medicine

From class projects and cutting-edge research, to extracurricular activities and internships, sustainability is an integral part of Tufts life. We offer numerous opportunities to get involved in developing solutions to local and global sustainability challenges.  

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Owen Amadasun is hooded at theTufts University School of Medicine commencement ceremony
Transformative Experiences

We are committed to providing every student with ample opportunity for transformative experiences within and beyond the classroom.

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Tufts People

Ariana Neumann, A92, facing the camera, with a bookshelf behind her.
Discovering a Father’s World War II Secrets

In her new memoir, Ariana Neumann, A92, uncovers a harrowing story hidden for decades—the story of her own father and a family destroyed by the Holocaust.

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Michael Tutt posing for photo
For This Navajo Doctor, Listening Is Medicine

Michael Tutt, M88, employs traditional and western practices to heal his community.

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This Education Contains Multitudes

Not wanting to choose between a career as a researcher or a doctor, dual Ph.D./D.V.M. student JJ Stone chose a veterinary path.

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Physician scientist Eric Rubin, M90, GBS90, the new top editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, looking into the camera.
At the Helm of the World’s Most Influential Medical Journal

Physician scientist Eric Rubin, M90, GBS90, is the new top editor of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Anjali Narasimhan, VG19, drives a zodiac research vessel while scanning the ocean for humpback whales in southeast Alaska.
A Day in the Life of a Whale Researcher

Anjali Narasimhan, VG19, shares a first-person account of studying humpback whales in the remote wilderness of southeast Alaska.

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Saherish Surani, A21, holding her book
Letting Immigrants Tell Their Stories

Tufts undergrad Saherish Surani, A21, interviewed people new to the country for her book "The Stories of U.S."

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Jula Harrington, A22, a student assistant coach for the Tufts football team, poses for a photo overlooking Tufts Football's Zimman Field.
A Football Student Manager on Her Way Up

Tufts sophomore Jula Harrington is one of only forty women nationwide picked to attend the NFL’s Women’s Careers in Football Forum.

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Sofia Corella, who is taking part in the Post-Baccalaureate Research Program (PREP) at Tufts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, poses for a photo.
Kick-Starting a Career in Neuroscience Research

Thanks to Tufts’ Post-Baccalaureate Research Program, Sofia Corella is searching for predictive biomarkers for post-traumatic epilepsy.

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Saving Lives by Making Water Safe to Drink

Environmental engineer Amy Pickering is leading a test to see if a simple solution to bringing clean water to low-resource communities improves health outcomes.

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Sika Henry trains on a bike with six-time Ironman World Champion Dave Scott.
Sika Henry Aims to Be the First African American Female Pro Triathlete

A serious bike accident hasn't held back Henry, A05, who is a triple threat on the race course.

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