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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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Ever wonder if you can get enough vitamin D from sunlight? “10 minutes a day of exposure to 10 percent of your body’s surface area will give you what you need,” says Dr. Bess-Dawson-Hughes, director of the Bone Metabolism Lab at the USDA Nutrition Center at Tufts University. Read more about it in this recent insightful New York Times article.
Jack Derby, long-time professor of the practice in entrepreneurial marketing and sales, understands what makes some businesses tick with the precision of a Swiss watch. Recently named to the Cummings Family Professorship in Entrepreneurship, Derby also understands what makes students tick.
Jessica Perry Hekman, V12, VG12, now a postdoctoral associate at the Karlsson Lab, is studying how genetics affects canine behavior. In this interview, she talks about dog anxiety, the influence of genetics, and lessons she’s learned from her own dogs that she chronicles on her blog “The Dog Zombie”.
Winnona DeSombre, A18, and Gabriella Roncone, A19, won the $10,000 grand prize in the National Student Hackathon. Their security app, Sanity Check, works to identify threats and irregularities online.
Annalisa has been working in Assistant Professor Iryna Zenyuk's lab, researching the reliability and safety of metal and lithium ion batteries, which are used in many smartphones. She designed a battery holder researchers can use to X-ray the battery without having to take it apart.