In 2018, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine is celebrating 150 years of comprehensive dental education, pioneering research, and a commitment to serving its patients and communities.Read More
The Fletcher School will launch the low-residency online program aimed at mid-career professionals next year.Read More About The New Program
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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.
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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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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.
Changes in diet have been proposed as a way to reduce carbon emissions from the food system.
Dozens of projects, large and small, are under way on all three campuses
Five members of the 2018 Tufts University men's lacrosse team have been selected as United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III All-Americans.
In a recent Bloomberg article, Parke Wilde, a professor at Tufts University in Boston, comments on a Trump administration plan to replace food-stamp spending with boxes of “100 percent American grown food”. “Potential problems with such an initiative range from the logistics to stigmatizing the poor”, says Wilde.
Kendra Field, an assistant professor of history and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, tells the story of the post-civil War migration by African Americans to Indian Territory. She now brings that story to a wider audience in a new book, Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race and the Nation after the Civil War.
Led by Roger Gu, who had a hand in setting nine meet records, the men's swimming and diving team won their first-ever New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship this weekend. Read more about this historic Jumbos’ victory.
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”.
Getting an injection at the doctor’s office is never a fun thing, but a new approach is on the horizon, thanks to a Tufts research team led by Sameer Sonkusale, a professor of electrical and computer engineering. Read more about microneedles and the need to create affordable devices for the developing world.