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October 14, 2020 Large Image
New collaboration with Noodle Partners prepares Tufts students for the “best jobs in America”


"I want to make sure beginning farmers in marginalized communities don’t get left behind,” said Jacob Weiss, N20, of the Sacramento Valley Food Hub, a food distribution platform connecting farmers with institutional customers.
October 13, 2020 Large Image
A food distribution platform managed by Jacob Weiss, N20, was awarded $25,000 in Friedman School’s annual Entrepreneurship Competition

A team of alumni from Friedman School who are supporting small farmers in Sacramento Valley, California, took home the top prize last week in...

A hand holds a vial containing a COVID test swab
October 6, 2020 Large Image
Up to 300 asymptomatic tests per week will be available to immediate neighbors in Medford and Somerville, starting October 13

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 6, 2020; Updated Oct. 9, 2020)—...

When an ecology course had to shift to remote labs, faculty got creative. Botanist George Ellmore sent students kits with seeds. "We’re saying: This is the system you will observe in nature. You tell us what questions you want to ask." Photo: Ingimage
October 5, 2020 Large Image
Faculty have transformed Experiments in Ecology amid COVID-19 but continue to provide students with a window into the natural world

Part of an occasional series of stories on how faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering are adapting to...

Images of twelve professors of history at Tufts University since the 1950s reflect the shifting demographics of the faculty. The teaching of history has changed, at Tufts and around the nation, in part because the teachers themselves have changed, says Sol Gittleman, the Alice and Nathan Gantcher University Professor Emeritus.
September 23, 2020 Large Image
Who gets to tell the story of the past? It’s a question that has transformed the Tufts curriculum.

In 1950, history courses at Tufts had not changed for two decades. All five professors in the department were white Protestant men, and three of...