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Fletcher alumna Dalee Sambo Dorough advocates for Indigenous rights on the international stage
Tufts faculty weigh in on the prospects for incoming Biden administration policies and for the political future of the U.S.
Voters ages 18-29, especially young voters of color, propelled Biden to victory in several battleground states, election data shows
Sean Harrington, A14, managed the software team for the Patriots, and now he’s got a startup focused on nutrition for top athletes.
A food distribution platform managed by Jacob Weiss, N20, was awarded $25,000 in the Friedman School’s annual Entrepreneurship Competition.
Veterinary assistant Kate Jolly—a Tufts at Tech alum—is the glue holding clinicians, owners, and students together in the Foster Hospital ER.
Alicia Pensarosa, VG18, puts her M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) degree to work at Ocean Alliance as a whale researcher and educator.
Focusing on glial brain cells, Yongjie Yang, associate professor of neuroscience at Tufts University School of Medicine, hunts for a new path to treating fragile X syndrome.
A grant from the TV chef’s foundation is helping Danielle Nierenberg, N01, start the conversations to transform the food system.
Chasing down a childhood ambition, David Gelfand, E21, trains for the Paralympics with the U.S. national team.
Fletcher School alum Reeta Roy, CEO of Mastercard Foundation, defied critics and steered its $33 billion to help Africans solve the continent’s challenges.
World-renowned philosopher Daniel C. Dennett argues that our inner worlds and religious ideas can all be explained as evolutionary functions of the brain.
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.