A food distribution platform managed by Jacob Weiss, N20, was awarded $25,000 in Friedman School’s annual Entrepreneurship Competition.Read More
Grace Talusan, J94, award-winning author of “The Body Papers,” explores pandemic life, racial justice, and the immigrant tradition.Read More
Amid COVID-19, professor of sociology Natasha Warikoo says educators and parents must keep equity as their focus.Read More
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Tufts researchers explore the idea of conducting more experiments from home, with benefits for scientists and society
Op-Ed: As early voting begins, signs of growing participation are encouraging, but there are still red flags signaling risk for our democracy
Alicia Pensarosa, VG18, puts her MAPP degree to work at Ocean Alliance as a whale researcher and educator
Tragedy threatened to derail Lisha Shakya-Lee’s dream of becoming a dentist—until her community at Tufts stepped up.
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.
Daniel Caron, A20, discovers how some insects sense and respond to pain, and may have created a new model for scientists.
Emal Lesha, a recent graduate from the Tufts School of Medicine, talks about his path from Albania to matching to a residency in neurosurgery.
World-renowned philosopher Daniel C. Dennett argues that our inner worlds and religious ideas can all be explained as evolutionary functions of the brain.
Chasing down a childhood ambition, David Gelfand, E21, trains for the Paralympics with the U.S. national team.
Veterinary assistant Kate Jolly—a Tufts at Tech alum—is the glue holding clinicians, owners, and students together in the Foster Hospital ER.
Fletcher School alum Reeta Roy, CEO of Mastercard Foundation, defied critics and steered its $33 billion to help Africans solve the continent’s challenges.
Sean Harrington, A14, managed the software team for the Patriots, and now he’s got a startup focused on nutrition for top athletes.
India Napier, V20, channeled her passion for diversity and inclusion into a STEM program for under-privileged elementary students.