When an extraordinary cold spell in Texas led to the largest sea turtle stranding in history, here’s how veterinarians, conservationists, and others stepped in to help.Read More
Aaron, who received an honorary degree from Tufts in 2000, overcame persistent racism to become the home run hero of the nation.Read More
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Gabrielle Milton, D23, is an artist, activist, and champion of diversity and inclusion efforts at Tufts School of Dental Medicine
Alumna Wilnelia Rivera talks to a Tufts audience about fighting for change in our cities—and on the ballot
In 2020, Tufts Wildlife Clinic weathered the COVID-19 pandemic with help from a new fellow, many remote volunteers, and local rehabilitators
Fletcher alumna Dalee Sambo Dorough advocates for Indigenous rights on the international stage.
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.
As an Indigenous student, Tylee Nez, E24, finds ways to educate the Tufts community about Native American issues, both past and present.
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.
Marta Gaglia, an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, is applying the approaches she has used to study viruses like influenza and herpes to better understand the virus that causes COVID-19.
Democratic strategist and author Zerlina Maxwell, A03, discusses how the country is changing—and how its politics should become more inclusive.
Terrorism laws in the United States are outdated and need to change, Fletcher student Bennett Clifford, F21, argues in his new book on ISIS in America.
Designing lunar landing gear helped Tufts School of Engineering student Colby Azersky, E19, EG20, land a job with NASA.
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.
Yuki Nakayama, V14, is helping Cummings School increase access to surgical care for pets whose owners otherwise couldn’t afford it—and giving students hands-on training in the process.