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The exterior of the Jaharris building on Harrison Avenue at the Tufts Health Sciences Campus. Expand A Fresh Take on Food Hubs

A food distribution platform managed by Jacob Weiss, N20, was awarded $25,000 in Friedman School’s annual Entrepreneurship Competition.

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Grace Talusan, J94, award-winning author of Expand Reading to Remember, Awaken, and Savor

Grace Talusan, J94, award-winning author of “The Body Papers,” explores pandemic life, racial justice, and the immigrant tradition.

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A young boy standing in front of a chalkboard with books in his hands. Expand How Does COVID-19 Create Inequity in K-12 Education?

Amid COVID-19, professor of sociology Natasha Warikoo says educators and parents must keep equity as their focus.

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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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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
Innovation


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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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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Sustainability


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

Reeta Roy shown listening to a mechanic at SolarTaxi in Ghana before the pandemic.
Investing in Africa

Fletcher School alum Reeta Roy, CEO of Mastercard Foundation, defied critics and steered its $33 billion to help Africans solve the continent’s challenges.

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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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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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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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Veterinary assistant and Tufts at Tech alum Kate Jolly with a small black dog at Foster Hospital ER.
She Came for the Pets. She Stayed for the People.

Veterinary assistant Kate Jolly—a Tufts at Tech alum—is the glue holding clinicians, owners, and students together in the Foster Hospital ER.

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David Gelfand, E21, who is training for the Paralympics, swimming in a pool.
Tokyo Dreams

Chasing down a childhood ambition, David Gelfand, E21, trains for the Paralympics with the U.S. national team.

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Sean Harrington, A14, posing for a headshot while wearing a Tufts Jumbos sweatshirt with a beach in the background.
Young Innovators: Nutrition for Athletes

Sean Harrington, A14, managed the software team for the Patriots, and now he’s got a startup focused on nutrition for top athletes.

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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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Tufts professor of philosophy Daniel C. Dennett sitting at a desk with a dark background.
Our Brains, Our Selves

World-renowned philosopher Daniel C. Dennett argues that our inner worlds and religious ideas can all be explained as evolutionary functions of the brain.

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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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