Health & Science

November 9, 2020
The virtual, public event on Nov.17-18 will address the pandemic’s impacts on health and society

On Nov. 17 and 18, faculty and researchers from across Tufts University will join experts from around the globe for a wide-ranging discussion of...

Digital binary numbers and layered tiles on purple background. A new cross-school initiative at Tufts aims to change how we teach data science in STEM and non-STEM disciplines alike
November 6, 2020 Large Image
A new cross-school initiative at Tufts aims to change how we teach data science in STEM and non-STEM disciplines alike

Big data permeates our lives these days, in everything from health care to marketing to voting. But without context and a story to tell, data...

Three microphones in a studio. Covering everything from food to comedy to justice and politics, these Tufts podcasts await your listening pleasure
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Covering everything from food and comedy to justice and politics, these podcasts await your listening pleasure

Listening to podcasts is a way to explore new ideas and hear compelling stories—while you are driving, cooking, exercising, or just folding the...

Marty Allen, an associate teaching professor in the department of computer science, sits on a bench holding a laptop. He teaches a new course titled Ethical Issues in Computer Science and Technology.
November 4, 2020 Large Image
In his new computer science course, Marty Allen challenges students to ponder the bigger and messier questions raised by technology

Part of an occasional Tufts Now series on how faculty are integrating issues of racial and social justice into the curricula...

Brian Felter (pictured left), A21, and Nkem Aduka, A21, are two of approximately 120 students involved with the COVID education ambassador program.
November 2, 2020 Large Image
Tufts COVID education ambassadors encourage mask wearing and social distancing to improve safety for students on campus and residents in the community

Returning to campus during the COVID-19 pandemic has meant adjusting to a new normal for students.

To emphasize the importance of following...

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