In the World

Jumpstart volunteers take a photo of themselves at the event
September 15, 2014 Large Image
At the AmeriCorps 20th anniversary celebration held at Tufts, volunteers are told they will transform America—and themselves

Wearing his AmeriCorps alumni jacket, Alan Solomont, A70, A08P, dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of...

September 15, 2014

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass.—In collaboration with the White House, Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and...

September 12, 2014
Discussion will focus on race relations on 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. –Tufts University's Center for the Study of Race and Democracy will draw on the widely reported shooting of unarmed...

abstract painting of light and dark colors
September 11, 2014 Large Image
A psychiatrist wonders if hopelessness has its place

As a psychiatric physician, I have sometimes found myself on the horns of a dilemma. I am caring for a severely impaired patient—with chronic,...

High school students in chemistry lab at Tufts
September 8, 2014 Large Image
High school students came to Tufts this summer to learn the intricacies of bioinformatics

In a typical biology experiment, especially those involving genomic sequencing, scientists might have to analyze up to 20 million pieces of data....