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 Tess van Kan, VG16, looks into a microscope on a research trip in Thailand’s Nan Province. Expand This Cummings Grad Researches Vector-Borne Diseases for the CDC

Tess van Kan, VG16, credits the school’s M.S. in Infectious Disease & Global Health program for giving her a leg up.

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Sasha Fleary, the Evans Family Assistant Professor in Cognition and Learning at the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development, posed for a portrait against a colorful wall of artwork. Expand How “Sesame Street” Addresses Issues Like Addiction

When the children’s show includes a character whose mom is in recovery for addiction, it fosters belonging, tolerance, and empathy, says a Tufts professor.

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Presidential candidate and former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld speaks into a microphone. Expand A Republican Voice of Dissent

There needs to be a conservative alternative to President Trump, says presidential candidate and former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld in a Tufts podcast.

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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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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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Transformative Experiences

We are committed to providing every student with ample opportunity for transformative experiences within and beyond the classroom.

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  • A woman gesturing as she is talking. A Tufts professor of rhetoric in international literary and cultural studies explains what anime is.
    Ever Wonder: What Is Anime?

    The Japanese style of animation is distinguished by jerky motions and big eyes—and complex, sometimes ill-fated characters

  • Three people’s hands holding cellphones. Alleged spying for Saudi Arabia by Twitter employees and a WhatsApp lawsuit over a cyberattack highlight our increased vulnerability, a Fletcher professor says
    Are Twitter Spies Part of a Trend?

    Alleged spying for Saudi Arabia by employees of the firm and a WhatsApp lawsuit over a cyberattack highlight our increased vulnerability, Fletcher professor says

  • Man standing front of row of flags. In his new book, former Fletcher dean James Stavridis reflects on the lives of ten admirals—and what they teach us about steering an ethical course
    How to Be an Ethical Leader

    In his new book, former Fletcher dean James Stavridis reflects on the lives of ten admirals—and what they teach us about steering an ethical course

Tufts People

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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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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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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Walter Bentson smiles while wearing a Tufts jacket.
Our Tufts: No Judgment Here

Walter Bentson, SMFA campus security officer, talks about his job and the people he meets.

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JT Duck posing for photo
Joseph “JT” Duck Named Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

An admissions professional with wide experience, he comes to Tufts from Swarthmore.

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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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