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Muhammad Faizan, E20, and computer scientist Jivko Sinapov collaborate on Faizan’s project, Augmented Reality for Collaborative Service Robots. Expand Hands-on Research for Undergraduates

From robots to bee pollen, Summer Scholars are learning the value of research firsthand with Tufts faculty

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A 3D graphic visualization of charted data points. Expand New Master’s Program in Data Analytics

The degree offered by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is designed for both full-time students and working professionals

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A book lying open on a table outdoors Expand Recommended Summer Books

The Tufts community offers suggestions for your reading pleasure and edification

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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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Jack Derby, Cummings Family Chair in Entrepreneurship; Director, Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies Program at the Tufts Gordon Institute, teaches
Jack Derby, Cummings Family Chair in Entrepreneurship

Jack Derby, long-time professor of the practice in entrepreneurial marketing and sales, understands what makes some businesses tick with the precision of a Swiss watch. Recently named to the Cummings Family Professorship in Entrepreneurship, Derby also understands what makes students tick.

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Annalisa DeBari, E18
Annalisa DeBari, E18

Annalisa has been working in Assistant Professor Iryna Zenyuk's lab, researching the reliability and safety of metal and lithium ion batteries, which are used in many smartphones. She designed a battery holder researchers can use to X-ray the battery without having to take it apart.

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HNRCA Scientist Bess Dawson Hughes, (far right), describes a nutritional study to administrators from the USDA and the National Institute for Food and Agriculture on August 15, 2017. Photo: Anna Miller
Dr. Bess Dawson-Hughes, Director, Bone Metabolism Lab at the USDA Nutrition Center at Tufts University

Ever wonder if you can get enough vitamin D from sunlight? “10 minutes a day of exposure to 10 percent of your body’s surface area will give you what you need,” says Dr. Bess-Dawson-Hughes, director of the Bone Metabolism Lab at the USDA Nutrition Center at Tufts University. Read more about it in this recent insightful New York Times article.

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Winnona DeSombre, A18, and Gabriella Roncone, A19, won the $10,000 grand prize in the National Student Hackathon.
Winnona DeSombre, A18, and Gabriella Roncone, A19

Winnona DeSombre, A18, and Gabriella Roncone, A19, won the $10,000 grand prize in the National Student Hackathon. Their security app, Sanity Check, works to identify threats and irregularities online.

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