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Students and faculty members gathering in the academic quad as the new Jumbo statue is being unveiled. Expand Tufts Milestones of the Decade

As part of our series looking back at the decade just passed, Tufts Now highlights the milestones that marked those years across all campuses.

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An aerial shot of the Tufts University campus in Medford, Massachusetts. Expand Applications Are Strong for Undergraduate Class of 2024

With the most diverse applicant pool in recent history, more than 23,000 apply to Tufts.

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A Tufts University sign on the Medford/Somerville campus with snow falling in the background. Expand On Campus Across the Decade

Photos of Tufts campus life 2010-2019 shows change and continuity.

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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

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

Newly appointed Fletcher School Dean Rachel Kyte, F02, smiles while standing in an office setting.
A Conversation with Rachel Kyte, New Dean of The Fletcher School

Rachel Kyte, a visionary leader on climate change, describes her hopes for the school.

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John Casey, Tufts baseball coach, on the field during a game
Longtime Tufts Baseball Coach Honored

John Casey, who won his 750th game this spring, is selected as American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame inductee.

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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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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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Javier Rincon wearing a grey coat and a blue tie.
Creating a New Life

Javier Rincon, E19, whose parents are immigrants, came to Tufts as an undergraduate after serving almost a decade in the Marines.

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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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Christopher Sedore sits in front of a laptop at a desk.
New Tufts Chief Information Officer Named

Christopher Sedore brings extensive experience in higher education.

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Ethan Murrow working on his “Hauling” exhibition.
The Work of Art That Disappeared

The SMFA’s Ethan Murrow created a monumental drawing installation dedicated to industrial workers. Then it was painted over.

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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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Gregory Crane, professor of classical studies and computer science at Tufts, sits in a library while holding a book.
Nothing Gets Lost in Translation in the Perseus Digital Library

Gregory Crane, professor of classical studies and computer science at Tufts, recently won a large grant to further his work digitizing ancient literature in multiple languages.

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