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Nine small photos in a grid. In a year dominated by COVID-19, Tufts Now highlights stories that looked past the pandemic
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In a year dominated by COVID-19, we’re highlighting stories that looked past the pandemic

The big story this year was clearly the pandemic, which writers at Tufts Now have been busy covering, from our first story on Jan. 27, “...

Katrina Dimalanta, Anne Lau, Avni Ambalam, and Emai Lai sitting outdoors. When the Marriage Pact came to Tufts this fall, socially distanced undergrads came together in whimsical matchmaking project
December 21, 2020 Large Image
For socially distanced undergrads, the Marriage Pact may be a light-hearted backup plan, but they were ready to take a leap of faith

You don’t usually think of Tufts undergraduates as marriage-minded, focused as they are on more pressing matters, like turning in term papers or...

Miles Reid and Peter DeMaria wearing masks and holding baseball gloves and bats. In the aftermath of the wider reckoning with racism in American, some Tufts teams are using their virtual time together to become more informed about the issues
December 18, 2020 Large Image
In the aftermath of the wider reckoning with racism in America, some Tufts teams are using their virtual time together to become more informed about the issues

It’s Monday morning around 10, and a member of the women’s soccer team has just posted an item for her teammates to consider. Rather than soccer...

Jonathan Kenny in a lab. An expert in environmental chemistry, Kenny taught at Tufts for almost 40 years
December 16, 2020 Large Image
An expert in environmental chemistry, Kenny taught at Tufts for almost 40 years

Jonathan Kenny, a longtime professor of chemistry in the School of Arts and Sciences, died on Dec. 9. He was 67. An expert in analytical, physical...

David Gelfand swimming in a pool, seen from below in the water. Tufts writers and multimedia producers share their favorite pieces of 2020.
December 14, 2020 Large Image
It may have been a bad year, but there were still good stories to tell

At the end of every year, we ask Tufts Now writers and multimedia producers to pick the favorite pieces they wrote or produced. This year...

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