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Gaurika Singh in front of the Olympic rings in Tokyo. Tufts first-year student Gaurika Singh is on Nepal’s swim team, and carried her nation’s flag at the opening ceremonies. Expand Incoming Tufts Student Competing in the Olympics

Arts and Sciences first-year student Gaurika Singh is on Nepal’s swim team, and carried her nation’s flag at the opening ceremonies.

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Melissa Orkin, AG08, AG12, and Leandra Elion, both lecturers with the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts. Expand Bringing Equity to Dyslexia Screenings in Massachusetts

Two Tufts lecturers partnered with the Department of Education to create and establish state-wide guidelines for screening young children for dyslexia.

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Kate Bayard applauding one of her tennis players. Bayard is named National Coach of the Year after leading the Tufts women’s tennis team to the NCAA Final Four. Expand Kate Bayard Honored as National Coach of the Year

Following a season in which she led the Tufts women’s tennis team to the NCAA Final Four, Kate Bayard has been named the Wilson/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Coach of the Year for Division III.

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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
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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Roger Gu, E20, and Adam Hoyt in front of a large indoor swimming pool. Gu is the first Tufts Jumbo to qualify for the Olympic swimming competition.
Tufts Alum in Olympic Swimming Trials

Roger Gu, E20, won the B final in the 50-meter freestyle on June 7 with a time of 22.68 seconds. He is the first Jumbo ever to swim an Olympic trials.

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A woman, Lise Deguire, whose face shows some scars from surviving a fire. In her award-winning memoir, clinical psychologist and Tufts graduate Deguire shares lessons learned from a painful childhood.
A Burn Survivor’s Triumph over Trauma

When Lise Deguire, J85, was 4 years old, she almost died in a fire that left her with third-degree burns over most of her body. In her award-winning memoir, she shares her experiences to help others.

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Joanne Diaz. Three questions with the poet, professor, and podcast host about the pleasures of verse.
Poetry for People Who Aren’t Sure About Poetry

Too many people feel intimidated by poetry, says Joanne Diaz, J94—and with a podcast, she’s hoping to change that by making poems more accessible.

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Christopher Wiley on the Tufts campus. A Tufts scientist is testing senolytics to counter senescent cells that promote age-related afflictions
Taking on Harmful Cells That Contribute to Age-Related Diseases

Christopher Wiley, a researcher on the Basic Biology of Aging Team at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts, is testing senolytics to counter senescent cells that promote afflictions like arthritis and Parkinson's disease.

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María Belén Power. The Tufts alumna advocates for justice-centered change from Chelsea, Massachusetts to the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council
A Call for Environmental Justice for All

María Belén Power, AG20, advocates for justice-centered change from Chelsea, Massachusetts to the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council.

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Trickle Up president Bill Abrams stands with three women in a field in India. Abrams has led the international nonprofit Trickle Up for the last 16 years, working to help the poor start businesses, earn, and save.
Helping the Poor to Create Successful, Life-Changing Businesses

Tufts Distinguished Achievement Award winner Bill Abrams, A75, A11P, A16P, reflects on 16 years at the helm of the international nonprofit Trickle Up.

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Members of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine’s Asian Dental Organization pose in a garden.
Reaching for New Levels of Understanding in Chinatown

Irene Lang, D21, confronts language barriers in the community and the clinic.

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Yonatan Brafman, who joins the Tufts Department of Religion in September, tackles life’s big questions through the examination of Jewish law and ethics.
What Should You Do and Why?

Yonatan Brafman, who is joining Tufts as an assistant professor of religion, tackles life’s big questions through the examination of Jewish law and ethics.

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A man stands leaning on two stacks of books nearly as tall as he is, all written or edited by him.
How an Indie Folk Label Made It Big

In a new memoir, Rounder Records co-founder Bill Nowlin describes how the company with Tufts roots become a cultural force for American music.

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Michael Levin, Tufts University Professor of Biology, in the laboratory at Tufts University.
Keeping a Passion for Science Alive in High School Students

By bringing together young students he mentors across the U.S. and Canada, Michael Levin, Vannevar Bush Professor of Biology and director of the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts, helps keep a passion for science alive in high school students.

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