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Al Gore talking to an audience Expand Anger and Hope on Climate Change

Al Gore told a Tufts audience that a sustainability revolution is possible, but political will is necessary

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Tufts Provost David Harris Expand Provost David Harris Named President of Union College

After six years of innovation and success at Tufts, Harris will lead Union College in Schenectady, New York

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Biologist Study the Waters of Our Planet Expand New Degree in Sustainable Water Management

Launched by the Tufts Institute for the Environment, the one-year interdisciplinary master’s program begins in September

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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

Nika Korchok in front of her Coding inspired work
Nika Korchok

Nika  Korchok, senior at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, parlays a fascination for code into art that bridges technology and drawing. Nina and her classmates recently showcased their work at the SMFA at Tufts' Open Studio Day.

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Henry Zhou and Jeremy Slavitz of Ridgeline Labs. Photo: Alonso Nichols
Henry Zhou and Jeremy Slavitz, E17

Henry and Jeremy of the game-development startup Ridgeline Labs, have created RoVR—a virtual-reality game that lets players experience the joys of pet ownership, without the actual pet. Users interact with RoVR via virtual-reality goggles, and using two controllers to manipulate onscreen hands to put Peanut on a leash and dress him in PJs.

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Frank Lehman
Frank Lehman, Assistant Professor of Music

Studying film music and the way it shapes a moviegoer’s experience, Lehman has analyzed John Williams’ music more systematically than most, and recently updated his “Complete Catalogue of the Motivic Material in ‘Star Wars,’ Episodes I-VIII,” to include The Last Jedi, which premiered in December.

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Rebeckah Lucier Pryles, D11, DG13
Rebeckah Lucier Pryles, D11, DG13

Since graduating from Tufts Dental and completing her residency in endodontics, Rebeckah became a partner at an endodontics practice, co-wrote a textbook, became a director with the Vermont State Dental Society and travels internationally to lecture on endodontics.

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Denis Alma Kuindje, F07
Denis Alma Kuindje, F07

Denis, F07, is a senior protection coordinator with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). In 2015, he began working in Dadaab, where he and a staff of about seventy-five, help protect the rights of around 240,000 refugees.

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