News Releases

October 5, 2017
Only location in Massachusetts to host “Robert Frank: Books and Films, 1947–2017”

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 5, 2017) – Tufts University will be the only institution in Massachusetts to host “Robert Frank: Books and Films,...

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...

Research in frogs shows that the brain shapes normal development very early in embryogenesis.
September 25, 2017
Scientists demonstrate, and then rescue, muscle and nerve defects caused by removing brains of day-old frog embryos; reveal earliest known example of brain-body interface

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Sept. 25, 2017) —The brain plays an active and essential role much earlier than previously thought, according to new...

September 24, 2017

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Sept. 25, 2017) – In its most recent effort to challenge the Trump administration’s approach to immigration policies,...

Tufts students in the classroom. (Alonso Nichols/Tufts University)
September 20, 2017
McDonnell Family Foundation gift will enable Tufts to establish new institute focused on learning and instruction

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (September 20, 2017) — Tufts University will elevate its standing as a national leader in improving student learning...

Voters
September 20, 2017
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,...

Michael Levin, Ph.D., Director of the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University
September 19, 2017
Scientists consider “dark matter of biology,” including possibility of regenerating limbs and organs, preventing birth defects and cancer

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Sept. 19, 2017) – Eight researchers in the vanguard of biological science gathered at the inaugural symposium of the...

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