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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...

Daniel Jay
September 12, 2017

BOSTON (Sept. 12, 2017)—The Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University has named Daniel Jay, Ph.D., as the school's fifth...

September 11, 2017
Eight-item checklist may help doctors identify guidelines that can be used in the clinic

BOSTON (Sept. 11, 2017, 5:00 p.m. ET)—A team of researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine and colleagues have developed a new tool, G-...

Small increases in physical activity reduce immobility, disability risks in older adults
September 11, 2017
Older adults who add 48 minutes of moderate physical activity per week can lower their chances for major mobility disability

BOSTON (Sept. 11, 2017)—Adding 48 minutes of moderate exercise per week is associated with improvements in overall physical functioning and...

Greentown Labs
September 7, 2017
Working together to find innovative solutions that promote environmental sustainability

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Sept. 7, 2017) – Tufts University has entered into an agreement with Somerville's Greentown Labs, the nation’s largest...

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