For Edwin Ortega, N20, family struggle and sacrifice inspire his research into chronic disease and vaccine efficacy.Read More
For 40 years, photojournalist April Saul, J76, has documented the lives of people in Camden, New Jersey—honoring both their sorrow and their joy.Read More
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From the national tour of “In the Heights” and the Tony-winning “Fun Home” to shows he writes himself, Joel Perez brings a fresh perspective to the stage
Negotiating the balance between ‘thinking’ and ‘feeling’ can make for more inclusive experiences
Tufts philosopher Daniel C. Dennett debates in a new co-authored book about free will, moral responsibility, and getting our just deserts
Brad Snyder, F19, won the paratriathlon gold medal in the PTV1 category of vision-impaired athletes at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo on August 27. It was his sixth Paralympics gold medal overall.
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.
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.
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.
As Boston’s public realm director, Jacob Wessel, A14, helped reimagine the city’s outdoor spaces when the pandemic first hit. He hopes those changes will promote a more equitable city.
Entrepreneur Diane Hessan, J76, A11P, reveals surprising findings in her new book on American voters.
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.
Arts and Sciences first-year student Gaurika Singh was on Nepal’s swim team, and carried her nation’s flag at the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics.
Tufts Distinguished Achievement Award winner Bill Abrams, A75, A11P, A16P, reflects on 16 years at the helm of the international nonprofit Trickle Up.
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.