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Najah Walton, a Ph.D. student in neuroscience, stands in the Maguire Lab at Tufts’ Graduate School for Biomedical Sciences. Photo: Alonso Nichols/Tufts University Expand Finding a Path to Neuroscience—and Blazing a Trail

Najah Walton, a Ph.D. student at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, is already mentoring younger students interested in careers in science.

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Illustration of antibody proteins. Tufts researcher finds combining the right antibody with the right delivery system may prevent many diseases before they wreak havoc in the body. Expand Harnessing Antibodies as Pathogen Hunters

Tufts researcher Chuck Shoemaker finds combining the right antibody with the right delivery system may prevent many diseases before they wreak havoc in the body.

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To reduce contamination in recycling bins on the Tufts University campus, student Mia Nixon has launched a pilot project using QR codes to help people sort out what’s trash and what’s recyclable. Expand Want to Know If You're Recycling Right? Point and Click

A pilot project led by Tufts student Mia Nixon, E21, uses QR codes to help people sort out what's trash and what really belongs in the bin.

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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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Mehdi Harandi enters the US through customs after the Trump administration's travel ban
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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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
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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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

Colby Azersky, E19, EG20, designing lunar landing gear.
Student Shoots for the Moon, Lands A Career

Designing lunar landing gear helped Tufts School of Engineering student Colby Azersky, E19, EG20, land a job with NASA.

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Sonia Raman, J96, the Memphis Grizzlies as an assistant coach and the first Indian American woman to coach in the NBA, dribbling a basketball.
She Calls the Shots

Sonia Raman, J96, learned to coach basketball while she was a student at Tufts, but she didn’t see coaching as a career option. Now, she is the first Indian American woman to coach in the NBA.

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Jennifer O'Malley Dillon, White House deputy chief of staff, speaking as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series at Tufts University.
Biden’s Deputy Chief of Staff on Humanity and Healing a Nation

Alumna Jennifer O'Malley Dillon, White House deputy chief of staff for President Biden, shared lessons from the virtual campaign trail and more in the first Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series event of 2021.

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Kate Fuller, Tufts' first female groundskeeper, driving a truck on campus.
She Loves Seeing the Fruits of Her Labor

Whether the job calls for power tools or perennials, Kate Fuller, Tufts’ first-ever female groundskeeper, gets it done.

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Rachel Kyte, Fletcher School's first female dean.
Rachel Kyte, F02, Has Advice for Women Leaders: Rage at the Machine, Not Each Other

In honor of Women’s History Month, Fletcher School’s first female dean reflects on her life, career, and why this is a moment for women’s leadership.

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Tufts alumna Wilnelia Rivera, inaugural recipient of the Lyon and Bendheim Citizenship Award from the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life.
Politics Is About What's Possible

Political strategist and activist Wilnelia Rivera, A04, AG14, the inaugural recipient of the Lyon and Bendheim Citizenship Award presented by Tisch College of Civic Life, is fighting for change in our cities—and on the ballot.

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Zerlina Maxwell, A03, veteran Democratic strategist, MSNBC analyst, and talk show host on Peacock TV and Sirius XM radio.
How Race Affects U.S. Politics, from Elections to the Capitol Attack

Democratic strategist and author Zerlina Maxwell, A03, discusses how the country is changing—and how its politics should become more inclusive.

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School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts graduate Khaldoun Hijazin, executive director of the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, in his studio in Jordan.
In Jordan, a Painter Forges Artful Collaborations

School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts graduate Khaldoun Hijazin aims to “democratize the appreciation of art” in his new role as executive director of the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts in Amman.

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Washington Post reporter Geoff Edgers at his desk, writing in a notebook.
Interviewing the Stars—from Yo-Yo Ma to Anthony Fauci

For the Washington Post's Geoff Edgers, A92, being stuck at home didn’t mean slowing down—he's started a weekly Instagram Live show to prove it.

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Madina Agénor, the inaugural Gerald R. Gill Assistant Professor of Race, Culture, and Society at Tufts University.
Making Health Care for the Most Marginalized a Priority

Madina Agénor, the inaugural Gerald R. Gill Assistant Professor of Race, Culture, and Society, examines how social inequities related to race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity influence people’s access to life-saving services.

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