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Michelle Kwan meets IOC president Thomas Bach
February 15, 2018 Large Image
Figure skater Michelle Kwan, F11, advocates for overcoming bias at the Winter Games and beyond

The daughter of working-class immigrant parents, figure skater Michelle Kwan, F11, often performed in homemade costumes because money was tight....

Sen. Susan Collins
February 15, 2018 Large Image
Feb. 21 event is 5th Alan D. Solomont Lecture on Citizenship and Public Service, part of Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Feb. 15, 2018) -- The Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University will host U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, for...

Monroe Coleman and his family in Oklahoma circa 1910
February 15, 2018 Large Image
Historian Kendra Field tells the story of the post-Civil War migration by African Americans to Indian Territory

When Kendra Field was growing up in New Jersey, her grandmother told her stories about her own grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Brown, an African...

Two adults show a karate move to a young patient at a hospital
February 14, 2018 Large Image
Rob Brockman, A84, helps bring martial arts program to pediatric oncology patients at the Floating Hospital

Young cancer patients don’t have too much control over their health, but studies have found that practicing martial arts can help alleviate the...

American speed skater competing at 2018 winter Olympics
February 13, 2018 Large Image
Three questions with psychology professor Sam Sommers about competition, fans, and the Olympics

As skiers, snowboarders, and figure skaters start what for most is the biggest competition of their lives at the Winter Olympics in South Korea,...

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