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Tufts University class of 2020 well-wishes video wall screenshot. Expand Congratulations, Class of 2020!

On Sunday, we honored our graduates during the all-university Degree Conferral Ceremony and conducted virtual commencements for several of our graduate and professional schools. Watch the celebrations and the hundreds of congratulatory videos from around the world.

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An up-close picture of Margot Cardamone, Director, FIRST Resource Center. Expand COVID-19: The Tufts Community Responds

Students, faculty, alumni, parents, and staff have all contributed to help deal with the pandemic in many ways. Here are 19, and counting.

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Two students studying at an outdoor table on the campus Tufts University. Expand Summer at Tufts

Students of all ages can participate in world-class academic programming. Now enrolling for Pre-College and courses at Tufts, learn more today.

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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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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

Barry Trimmer, the Henry Bromfield Pearson Professor of Natural Science, and Daniel Caron, A20, in Professor Trimmer's lab at Tufts University.
Insight into Insect Pain—and Scientific Research

Daniel Caron, A20, discovers how some insects sense and respond to pain, and may have created a new model for scientists.

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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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Professor of the Practice of Poetry Natalie Shapero reading her poems in honor of National Poetry Month.
Take a Breather for Poetry

Professor of the practice Natalie Shapero shares three poems to celebrate National Poetry Month.

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Wiku Adisasmito—a prominent professor of public health at the University of Indonesia and an adjunct professor of infectious disease and global health at Cummings School—being appointed head of Indonesia’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Task Force.
Meet the Man Leading Indonesia's COVID-19 Response

Wiku Adisasmito, an adjunct professor at Tufts' Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, leads the fight against the novel coronavirus in the world’s fourth-largest nation.

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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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India Napier, V20, in a classroom at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine with a bird on her arm.
A Future Veterinarian with a Vision

India Napier, V20, channeled her passion for diversity and inclusion into a STEM program for under-privileged elementary students.

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Christine Jost, a graduate of Cummings School and Fletcher school, in the Somali region of Ethiopia talking to a group of women about access to quality animal health services.
The Veterinarian-Humanitarian

Christine Jost, a Cummings School and Fletcher School alum, works to get U.S. aid where it’s needed to fight COVID-19, locusts, and other emergencies across the globe.

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Henry Klapholz, dean of clinical affairs at Tufts University School of Medicine.
He Brought 5,500 Babies into the World. Then He Started Raising Doctors.

As dean of clinical affairs at Tufts School of Medicine, obstetrician Henry Klapholz knows how to deliver on a good medical education.

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Lisha Shakya-Lee, D20, at Tufts School of Dental Medicine wearing a white coat.
A Steep Path to a New Home

Tragedy threatened to derail Lisha Shakya-Lee’s dream of becoming a dentist—until her community at Tufts stepped up.

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Emal Lesha, a new doctor, posing in a white coat at Tufts University School of Medicine.
A New Doctor Finds His Calling

Emal Lesha, a recent graduate from the Tufts School of Medicine, talks about his path from Albania to matching to a residency in neurosurgery.

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