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kids playing with KIBO robot and programming tools
September 29, 2017 Large Image
Coding can be a playground that allows children to become producers, and not merely consumers, of technology

It is 3 p.m. on a sunny Monday, and I have just finished giving a talk for hundreds of early childhood teachers in the Boston area. As I am making...

September 27, 2017
Community and university to partner in teaching and research

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass.(Sept. 27, 2017) – Tufts University and the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) today announced the launch of an...

Voting sign outside polling place at Tufts
September 22, 2017 Large Image
Among youth, women voted at a greater rate than men, and Hispanics and Asians voted more than in 2012, Tufts researchers say

Whether motivated by support for particular policies or enthusiasm—or ire—toward the candidates, the 2016 election captured the attention of U.S....

Speakers at the Leir naming event at Tufts
September 21, 2017 Large Image
Tufts officially names the Henry J. Leir Institute for Human Security

Tufts paid tribute to a close friend and advocate of the university with the naming of Henry J. Leir Institute for Human Security on September 18...

September 20, 2017 Large Image
Analysis of nearly 10 million college student voting records; turnout increases high among Asian and Hispanic students; women voted at higher rates than men, but gender gap held steady; voting rates varied by state and field of study

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Sept. 20, 2017) -- College and university students voted at a higher rate in 2016 than in 2012,...