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Dental School Expand Tufts School of Dental Medicine marks 150 years of education, training and research

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.

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Spring stock of the sign at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy photographed on Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Expand New Master of Global Business Administration Degree Coming

The Fletcher School will launch the low-residency online program aimed at mid-career professionals next year.

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Summer Courses at Tufts Expand Summer at Tufts

Session 2 courses are available for registration through early July!

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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

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

Jessica Perry Hekman, VG12, MS12, poses for a photo with her dog Dash on October 3, 2017. Photo: Alonso Nichols
Jessica Perry Hekman, V12, VG12

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”.

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Roger Gu, A20, of the men's swimming and diving team poses for a roster photo on November 6, 2017. Photo: Alonso Nichols
Rodger Gu, A20

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.

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Sameer Sonkusale, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, holds a plate of microneedles in his nano at the Tufts University School of Engineering on February 13, 2018. Photo: Alonso Nichols
Sameer Sonkusale, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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.

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Parke Wilde, an associate professor and expert in food policy at the Friedman School of Nutrition and Science Policy, stands among fresh fruits and vegetables at Haymarket in Boston on July 22, 2011. Photo: Emily Zilm
Professor Parke Wilde, Associate Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition and Science Policy

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.

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Kendra Field, Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Tufts University Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, poses for a portrait on November 2, 2017. Photo: Alonso Nichols
Kendra Field, Assistant Professor of History, Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy

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.

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