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illustration of the Statue of Liberty with its mouth covered
June 13, 2017 Large Image
Only by understanding the long and disturbing history of “alternative facts” can we diminish their disruptive power

Anyone following the 2016 presidential campaign could be forgiven for feeling a little confused. The country depicted in article after article...

Lab work
June 13, 2017 Large Image
$100K grant from Cummings Foundation continues Tufts University's BioSeq Program, which encourages science students to think critically about genetics

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 13, 2017) – Tufts University's popular Bioinformatics Inquiry through Sequencing (BioSeq) program will continue to...

Tufts professor Patrick Forber
June 12, 2017 Video
The opposite of altruism, spite might well have an evolutionary purpose

The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions for the...

Scott Brown and K. Riva Levinson
June 12, 2017 Large Image
Tufts alum Scott Brown is confirmed as the new ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa

Scott Brown, A81, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 8 to be ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa by a 94-4 vote.

Brown, most recently...

June 9, 2017
President Anthony Monaco signs open letter committing to support the Paris Agreement

Tufts University has joined a group of more than 1,200 cities, states, corporations and nonprofits pledging to uphold the goals of the Paris...