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Ellen Kullman offers “career constants” to 2018 Tufts graduates to guide them in a rapidly changing world

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Residences for juniors and seniors will be created from wood-frame houses on northern edge of campus

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A graduating dentist first discovered her calling at Tufts special-needs clinics

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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

Neuroscience Lab director Dennis Steindler poses for a photo in his lab on May 19, 2015. Steindler's work involves modifying stem cells to repair the aged brain, which could lead to using diet or supplements to treat Alzheimer's disease. Photo: Kelvin Ma
Dennis Steindler, director of the Neuroscience and Aging Laboratory

According to a new study co-written by Dennis Steindler, director of Neuroscience and aging Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, a brain parasite that infects about one in three people may contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases.

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Karen Panetta, Professor and Associate Dean, Electrical and Computer Engineering, poses for a photo on September 16, 2015. Photo: Alonso Nichols
Karen Panetta, Dean of Graduate Education Engineering

Karen Panetta was named one of the Top 100 influencers in EdTech by EdTech Digest for her work with children, parents, and educators on engineering outreach activities.

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Jeffrey Berry, Professor of Political Science, interviews NPR reporter Anthony Brooks during the common reading book event sponsored by the Tisch College of Civic Life on October 10, 2017. Photo: Alonso Nichols
Jeffrey Berry, professor of political science

Jeffrey M. Berry is quoted in a Boston Globe article about the gun control fight. Find out what he has to say and discover how students around Massachusetts are feeling about the whole gun control issue.

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Zachary Wallace, A18, competes in the 200-yard IM during a swim meet against Boston College on Jan. 17, 2017. Photo: Anna Miller
Zach Wallace, A18

Star swimmer Zach Wallace, a Tufts university senior, isn’t letting his hearing impairment slow him down. Read about this inspired All-American, four-time school record holder, and Dean’s list student.

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Teron Nezwek, M20, gives remarks at a rally in remembrance of the 17 victims of gun violence at Marjory Stoneham Douglas High School in Parkland Florida at the Tufts University School of Medicine on February 21, 2018. Photo: Alonso Nichols
Teron Nezwek, M20

Teron Nezwek, M20, a 2011 graduate of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida, organized a rally against gun violence on the one-week anniversary of the deadly shootings there. He brought more than 100 Tufts medical students together at the Jaharis Courtyard to draw attention to gun violence as a public-health crisis.

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